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# death - Yesterday’s News


# death - Monday 11 April, 2016

'Mr Nice' Howard Marks has died aged 70 RIP

'Mr Nice' Howard Marks has died aged 70

The speaker and former drug smuggler had suffered from bowel cancer.

# death - Saturday 9 April, 2016

"He had huge pride in his town": Tributes following death of Wexford councillor

Fianna Fáil councillor Fergie Kehoe was found dead this morning at his home.

# death - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Man dies after falling from roof in Donegal

The man was working at the time.

# death - Monday 4 April, 2016

Man arrested after body of woman found in flat

The discovery was made last night.

# death - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Irishman dies while cycling Tour of Flanders route

It is believed the man suffered a heart attack.

# death - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Irishman dies in swimming pool while on holiday in Spain

The man is believed to have died after falling into the deep end of the pool.

# death - Monday 28 March, 2016

Bouncy castle death: “I never thought our beautiful angel would be taken away from us”

Summer Grant’s parents have released a statement about her death.

# death - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Woman found dead in walk-in freezer at US hotel

A search for the woman began when she didn’t return home after her shift at the hotel.

# death - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Man shares powerful post about the dangers of alcohol after his brother’s death

“You don’t realise the dangers of alcohol until it comes knocking on your door.”

# death - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Magician Paul Daniels dies aged 77 RIP

Magician Paul Daniels dies aged 77

Daniels had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour.

# death - Friday 11 March, 2016

Mother of teenager who died tragically by suicide speaks out about cyber-bullying

Carol Todd was speaking to 4FM’s Niall Boylan earlier today.

Former Putin press secretary died of ‘blunt force trauma’ in Washington hotel

Russian state media had said Mikhail Lesin died of a heart attack.

# death - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning

He was working alone on his farm at the time of the incident.

# death - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

‘The Beatles could have been a very different band without George Martin’

Music fanatic Pat Carty pays tribute to George Martin, who has died, aged 90.

Relative contacts police searching for family of Irishman (76) who died alone

His death is not said to be suspicious.

# death - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Mother stabbed to death by son “was prepared to sacrifice her own happiness”

Paul Henry pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to his mother’s killing.

Actor stabbed to death with sword at Japanese play rehearsal

Police are investigating whether the death was criminal or accidental.

# death - Monday 15 February, 2016

Fianna Fáil councillor dies while canvassing

Joe Crowley passed away earlier this evening.

Woman’s body found in Drogheda house

The scene has been sealed off.

# death - Friday 5 February, 2016

Police in manslaughter investigation after actor dies following hanging scene onstage

27-year-old actor Raphael Schumacher died late yesterday evening, five days after the tragic incident in Pisa, Italy.

# death - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Did you know him? Search for relatives to attend funeral of elderly man

John McMullen had not been in touch with family members in the years before his death.

# death - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Lord Lucan declared dead 42 years after he mysteriously disappeared

He vanished after the family’s nanny was found dead at his home.

# death - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

‘He was fit as a fiddle’ – At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch

The families of young people who have died of SADS want to raise awareness so lives can be spared.

# death - Monday 1 February, 2016

Irish woman (49) dies in South Africa after yacht runs aground

A Scottish man also died in the incident.

# death - Friday 29 January, 2016

Man arrested over Carlow stabbing released without charge

A file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# death - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Second arrest in connection with murder of Dubliner whose body was found in field

This is the second arrest in two weeks in relation to the killing of a Dublin man.

# death - Monday 25 January, 2016

Explorer dies trying to recreate Shackleton Antarctic crossing RIP

Explorer dies trying to recreate Shackleton Antarctic crossing

Henry Worsley was 71 days into the attempt when he called for help.

# death - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Man’s body found lying in the road

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death.

# death - Friday 22 January, 2016

Man found dead in Cork city centre

The man’s body was discovered in a car park in the south of the city early this morning.

# death - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Police looking to trace movements of car owned by pensioner who was found stabbed to death in his home

67-year-old Eddie Girvan was found dead in his home in Greenisland village last night.

# death - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Man dies after being left ‘brain-dead’ in French drug trial

Three others face irreversible brain damage after taking part in the drugs trial.

# death - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

‘Our love of Bowie brought me and my wife together. I couldn’t bring myself to wake her to tell her the news’

Damien Lennon reflects on the death of one of his musical heroes, David Bowie.

Christy O’Connor Jnr’s faith helped him through the tragic death of his son

That’s according to Fr Michael Kelly’s homily at the requiem mass for the golfer today.

# death - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Housemate Monika Matracka charged with murder of Polish man Michal Rejmer

According to the charge sheet, it is alleged she attacked the victim with a knife.

# death - Friday 8 January, 2016

‘He is bleeding all over and I may have killed him’: 911 call made by Jason Corbett’s father-in-law

Tom and Molly Martens face charges over the death.

# death - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Watch: Operation Transformation leader tells story of teenage son’s sudden death Tragedy This post contains videos

Watch: Operation Transformation leader tells story of teenage son’s sudden death

“The impact of that, no-one gives you a manual for it or no-one can understand it unless it has happened to them.”

# death - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges

He faces up to 50 years in prison if convicted on all charges.

# death - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Man was shot while sitting in a car with his wife outside Blackhorse Avenue pub

Gardaí say it is extremely lucky nobody else was killed in the shooting.

# death - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

‘A funeral should sum up a person’s life. There are tears, but laughter too’

Father Seamus Ahearne writes about the challenges, pressures – and the lessons he has learned from presiding over many funerals.

# death - Sunday 27 December, 2015

It’s an unusual career path, but being a funeral director is a rewarding job

Genuinely spoken words at a funeral service can break your heart, however, we must remain clearly focused and in control, writes Graham Gleasure.