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# death - Today’s News


# death - Friday 8 May, 2015

Man in his 70s dies in house fire

The man’s body has been taken to Cork University Hospital.

Prisoner found dead in Mountjoy cell

The man was a father of four from Louth.

# death - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Gardaí renew appeal for information into the death of Peter Murphy

The body of the 37-year-old was found in his rented home in February.

# death - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Tributes paid to rally driver (34) killed in Clare crash

The remainder of the event has been cancelled as a mark of respect to Simon McKinley.

# death - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones

You might be able to, soon…

# death - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Body found as gardaí respond to early morning call-out at Limerick house

Officers discovered the body of a man in his late 30s or early 40s at around 5.30am.

# death - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Two survivors arrested as 800 die in migrant ship disaster

The two arrested are suspected to be traffickers.

# death - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with car

The accident occurred just before 10pm last night on the Tralee to Ballybunion road.

# death - Monday 13 April, 2015

Man dies after Lamborghini crash at Disney World

The man was in the passenger seat in a car at an attraction in the Florida theme park.

Police trying to trace movements of young man killed in ‘frenzied’ stab attack

A man and woman were arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.

# death - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Murdered bride-to-be’s body found the day before her wedding

People across Australia have been paying tribute to Stephanie Scott.

# death - Thursday 9 April, 2015

The Death of Rural Ireland (& dozens of mourning protesters) stage a dramatic Dublin protest

Things got a little funereal on Marlborough Street this morning.

# death - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

What do you want it to say on your tombstone?

“He loved bacon” seems a popular choice.

# death - Monday 6 April, 2015

Over 300 people donated their bodies to medical science from 2012 – 2014

There are five medical schools who take donations in Ireland.

Names of five more children buried in paupers’ graves found

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

# death - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Robin Williams’ family fight over his Oscar – but don’t want to go to court

The dispute centres on objects related to the actor’s career, such as his 1998 Oscar.

Man killed by headstone as he tended to mother’s grave

The granite headstone weighed 140 to 180 kilos.

# death - Monday 30 March, 2015

Elderly British couple found shot dead in Spanish villa

There were no signs of break-in and nothing appears to have been stolen from the house.

# death - Friday 27 March, 2015

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italian high court

She and her ex-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito both had their convictions overturned.

# death - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Gardaí hunt for two gunmen after fatal shooting in quiet Dublin suburb

A man was shot dead by two gunmen after leaving his house at around 11.30 this morning.

Businessman arrested after faking his own death to claim millions in life insurance

Jose Lantigua was wearing a wig and had dyed his beard.

# death - Monday 23 March, 2015

Irish Traveller held in US over $1 million insurance fraud murder

Anita Fox, a 72-year-old housekeeper, was stabbed seven times while at work.

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.

Singapore’s founding father, ‘a true giant of history’, dies aged 91

Lee Kuan Yew has been hailed as the person who turned Singapore into the prosperous city it is today.

# death - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Murder investigation launched after body found in Kildare field

The result will determine the course of the garda investigation.

Gradaí renew appeal after man’s body is found in Waterford

A post-mortem showed that he died from injuries sustained in a fall.

# death - Monday 16 March, 2015

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession

In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.

# death - Sunday 15 March, 2015

The announcement of Terry Pratchett’s death shows why you need a social media will

“Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night.”

# death - Saturday 14 March, 2015

‘Half an hour of absolute terror’: Dozens feared dead as massive cyclone hits South Pacific

It has left ‘complete devastation’ on the island of Vanuatu.

# death - Thursday 12 March, 2015

“Never duplicate the dude”: Tributes paid to radio legend Tony Fenton

The DJ has died at the age of 53.

# death - Saturday 7 March, 2015

These forgotten women all died without anyone knowing who they were

Now a young Irish artist has painted their images to give them back an identity.

# death - Friday 6 March, 2015

Woman dies in Clare house fire overnight

Gardaí say they are investigating the incident.

Man in his 20s charged with murder of Barney McGinley

The father-of nine was killed while attending a wedding in Newtownbutler on 11 February.

# death - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Take a break – and watch Dermot Morgan’s spot-on impressions of Dunphy, Michael Noonan and Michael D

Some of Morgan’s comedy still remains remarkably topical – 17 years after his death.

# death - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Parks & Rec writer and creator of ‘humblebrag’ Harris Wittels dies of suspected overdose RIP

This map shows what Africa’s deadliest terror group may be planning next

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

# death - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

17-year-old re-arrested over death of schoolboy (13)

Oisín died after being injured during an incident in school.

# death - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Deadly ignition switches linked to 56 deaths, brain damage and amputation

The company has received hundreds of claims for compensation.

# death - Monday 16 February, 2015

Walkinstown shooting: ‘Innocent people are being caught up in violent crime’

A man in his 60s was shot dead at his home last night.

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with parked car in Dublin

The man was brought to St Vincent’s Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time after.