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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 28 April, 2017

#RIP

# rip - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73

He also directed Philadelphia in 1993, which earned Tom Hanks an Oscar as best actor.

# rip - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert Pirsig dies aged 88 RIP

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert Pirsig dies aged 88

The book became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down.

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

# rip - Monday 24 April, 2017

Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan

President Michael D Higgins said Toolan was “a deeply committed advocate for legislation on disability rights”.

From The42 Czech Republic defender found dead at his home aged 31 RIP

Czech Republic defender found dead at his home aged 31

Frantisek Rajtoral, who was on the books at Turkish club Gaziantepspor, was discovered by police after he didn’t show up for training.

# rip - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Actress who played Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days dies aged 56

Erin Moran was a mainstay in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi.

# rip - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Man (40s) dies after Cliffs of Moher parachute jump RIP

Man (40s) dies after Cliffs of Moher parachute jump

The man was airlifted to Galway University Hospital.

From The42 Former Giro winner Scarponi dies after being hit by van while training RIP

# rip - Friday 21 April, 2017

From The42 'Ugo was the first person to come and say hello' Reaction

'Ugo was the first person to come and say hello'

Stan Collymore and others have paid tribute to the former Aston Villa footballer following the tragic news of his death.

From The42 Former Aston Villa star Ugo Ehiogu dies aged 44 RIP

Former Aston Villa star Ugo Ehiogu dies aged 44

The Tottenham U23 coach collapsed at training yesterday.

# rip - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident RIP

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.

# rip - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Aslan pay tribute as keyboardist Patrick 'Fitzy' Fitzpatrick dies following battle with cancer RIP

Aslan pay tribute as keyboardist Patrick 'Fitzy' Fitzpatrick dies following battle with cancer

The keyboardist had played with Aslan for over 20 years.

# rip - Monday 17 April, 2017

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry

“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.

# rip - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The42 'A player who gave his heart on the field' - Panama footballer shot dead RIP

'A player who gave his heart on the field' - Panama footballer shot dead

33-year-old midfielder Amilcar Henriquez was killed outside his home in Nuevo Colon yesterday.

# rip - Saturday 15 April, 2017

The last remaining survivor of the 1800s has died RIP

The last remaining survivor of the 1800s has died

Italian woman Emma Morano was 117.

# rip - Friday 14 April, 2017

British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem RIP

British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem

The victim was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but later died from her injuries.

'She was one in a billion': George Lucas pays tribute to Carrie Fisher

Lucas, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill attended an event to mark the 40th anniversary of Star Wars.

# rip - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84 RIP

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

Donegal woman dies after falling overboard from boat into Lough Erne during family holiday RIP

Donegal woman dies after falling overboard from boat into Lough Erne during family holiday

It is believed she was on a family holiday with her husband and two kids.

# rip - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Chappelle's Show star Charlie Murphy dies aged 57 RIP

Chappelle's Show star Charlie Murphy dies aged 57

The comedian collaborated with his brother Eddie Murphy for films Norbert and Vampire in Brooklyn.

# rip - Friday 7 April, 2017

Don Rickles, comedian and voice of Mr Potato Head, dies at 90

Rickles’ career spanned decades, he recently voiced Mr Potato Head in the Toy Story films.

# rip - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'She had so much yet to give': Mourners share fond memories at funeral of Nicola Collins RIP

'She had so much yet to give': Mourners share fond memories at funeral of Nicola Collins

The young mother’s body was found in her home last week.

# rip - Monday 3 April, 2017

'We are truly overwhelmed by all your love': Family pays tribute to helicopter crash victims

Relatives of the victims have told how their lives changed in an instant.

# rip - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'I can't stop crying': Tributes after rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies aged 65 RIP

'I can't stop crying': Tributes after rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies aged 65

The former soldier was heavily involved within the San Francisco LGBT rights movement.

# rip - Friday 31 March, 2017

Man dies after his go-kart crashes into a van

He was brought to hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

Former RTÉ chair and PR consultant Tom Savage has died aged 76 RIP

Former RTÉ chair and PR consultant Tom Savage has died aged 76

He was the husband of Terry Prone and father of broadcaster Anton Savage.

# rip - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Grieving mothers of teen sweethearts embrace at funeral mass

Car crash victim Delia Keary was laid to rest today, the day after her boyfriend Gary Kelly.

The man who wrote The Anarchist Cookbook has died Anarchy In The Usa This post contains videos

The man who wrote The Anarchist Cookbook has died

The infamous manual provided instructions for violence and sabotage.

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place

The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.

# rip - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'Every day they would have a kiss and he told her he loved her'

Emotional scenes as car crash victim Gary Kelly laid to rest.

From The42 Gary Woodland plans to play in Masters following 'heartbreaking' loss of unborn child Heartbreaking

Gary Woodland plans to play in Masters following 'heartbreaking' loss of unborn child

The world number 35 and his wife tragically lost one of their unborn twins last week.

George Michael's funeral takes place three months after his death on Christmas Day

A UK coroner has ruled that his death came by natural causes.

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow RIP

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow

The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.

# rip - Monday 27 March, 2017

Female cyclist dies after being knocked off her bike by a lorry in Dublin 6 this afternoon

She was pronounced dead at Tallaght Hospital this afternoon.

# rip - Sunday 26 March, 2017

18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening

The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

'Words cannot express our appreciation': Family of Martin McGuinness touched by support

His wife Bernie McGuinness said that “our hearts are broken” following his death earlier this week.

# rip - Thursday 23 March, 2017

75-year-old man becomes fifth person to die after Westminster attack

He was pronounced dead tonight after his life support was withdrawn.

'Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son' - Adams gives graveside oration for McGuinness

The funeral of the former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister took place in his native Derry this afternoon.

From The42 Charlton pay moving tribute to season-ticket holder who died in London terror attack RIP

Charlton pay moving tribute to season-ticket holder who died in London terror attack

Policeman Keith Palmer was a regular at The Valley.

From The42 'He was brave and knew no fear' - Derry bids farewell to inspirational captain Ryan McBride RIP

'He was brave and knew no fear' - Derry bids farewell to inspirational captain Ryan McBride

The 27-year-old footballer is being laid to rest today in Derry following his untimely death.

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