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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# wake

This month
January 2023
# Criticism
Fifa boss Infantino under fire for behaviour at Pele's wake
The organisation’s president took a selfie with some of the late star’s old teammates on Monday right beside the open coffin.
# tributes
Fans mourn Pele at public viewing in Brazil stadium
Football fans started arriving at the Vila Belmiro Stadium in the early hours of this morning to pay their last respects.
All time
# Robert Mugabe
Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral
Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September, aged 95.
# armed checkpoints
Strong Garda presence still felt on the streets in the wake of gangland violence
Gardaí have devised an operational plan for the funerals of two men killed in separate shootings.
# Stolen
Teens lead gardaí in bizarre sea chase aboard €180,000 motor cruiser
The garda helicopter was called in – as the three teenagers tried to escape gardaí aboard the 40ft motor craft.
The medical condition that makes driving "incredibly dangerous"... Thousands of us could have it
Sleep apnoea, which results in increased sleepiness behind the wheel, affects middle-aged men in particular.
# be not afraid
How do you know if you're at an Irish funeral?
The sandwiches MUST be in triangles.
# wake
In demand: Conor O'Shea to head review of GB swimmers
British Swimming has opened the investigation into ‘poor performance’ after their target of five medals was not met in London.
# London 2012
Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap
More shocks in the pool on a day when Team GB got their first medals and Team Ireland showed green shoots of promise.