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# rip - Yesterday’s News

Skeffington brothers to be laid to rest in Sligo tomorrow

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

Why Louis Lentin’s Dear Daughter was so important for Ireland

Had it not been made, when would we have had the Murphy Report, the Ryan Report, the State apology?

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# rip - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

‘Dear Daughter’ director Louis Lentin passes away RIP

‘Dear Daughter’ director Louis Lentin passes away

Director Lentin is well known for highlighting abuse in Irish institutions in his documentary about Christine Buckley’s childhood.

# rip - Monday 21 July, 2014

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94

He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.

Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria RIP

Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria

Rosaleen Donaghy’s family have been in touch with a local politician asking for help in repatriating her body.

# rip - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Legendary actor James Garner of ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘The Notebook’ dies aged 86 RIP

Legendary actor James Garner of ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘The Notebook’ dies aged 86

He appeared in films over seven decades but is perhaps best known for TV roles in Maverick and the Rockford Files.

# rip - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Niall Horan leads tributes to young Irish fan who died after cancer battle RIP

Niall Horan leads tributes to young Irish fan who died after cancer battle

Six-year-old Leah Hession was battling a rare form of kidney cancer.

# rip - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dubliners are leaving tributes to this beloved Talbot Street fruit seller RIP

Dubliners are leaving tributes to this beloved Talbot Street fruit seller

Esther McAuliffe, who sold fruit on the street for decades, died earlier this week.

# rip - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

St Patrick’s Athletic fan dies in Warsaw RIP

St Patrick’s Athletic fan dies in Warsaw

The club have expressed their condolences to the supporter’s family and friends.

# rip - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Score Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win Olympic gold, dies aged 90 RIP

Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win Olympic gold, dies aged 90

The American became a pioneer after victory in the high jump at the 1948 Games.

# rip - Monday 14 July, 2014

Man dies after resurfacing from dive off Inishbofin

The diver experienced difficulty and the coastguard helicopter R118 was tasked to the scene from Sligo.

# rip - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tommy Ramone, the last of the Ramones, dies aged 62 RIP

Tommy Ramone, the last of the Ramones, dies aged 62

Tommy co-founded the Ramones with Joey, DeeDee and Johnny Ramone in 1974.

From The Daily Edge Harry Potter actor Dave Legeno found dead in California desert RIP

Harry Potter actor Dave Legeno found dead in California desert

Legeno (50) played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the films.

# rip - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The Score Marca’s front-page tribute to Alfredo di Stéfano is beautiful RIP

Marca’s front-page tribute to Alfredo di Stéfano is beautiful

The Spanish daily sports newspaper marked the death of the Real Madrid legend in style.

# rip - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Score Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88 RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

The legendary Argentine-born striker suffered a heart attack in Spain on Saturday.

# rip - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bob Geldof gives first interview since the death of his daughter Peaches RIP

Bob Geldof gives first interview since the death of his daughter Peaches

Geldof says things have been “intolerable”.

# rip - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Farmer killed in Kerry tractor crash

Gardaí are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man.

# rip - Monday 30 June, 2014

Writer Dermot Healy dies aged 66 RIP

Writer Dermot Healy dies aged 66

Roddy Doyle has described Healy as “Ireland’s greatest writer”.

# rip - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Soul legend Bobby Womack dies aged 70 RIP

Soul legend Bobby Womack dies aged 70

Womack was a stirring singer and guitarist who had hits like “Across 110th Street,” ”If You Think You’re Lonely Now” and “I Wish He Didn’t Trust Me So Much”.

# rip - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Prolific actor Eli Wallach dies at the age of 98 RIP

Prolific actor Eli Wallach dies at the age of 98

The actor was best known for his roles in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, and The Magnificent Seven.

# rip - Saturday 21 June, 2014

13-year-old dies after swimming accident RIP

13-year-old dies after swimming accident

Ricky Oasagi got into difficulty at around 6.15pm yesterday and passed away overnight.

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guilford Four, dies aged 60 RIP

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guilford Four, dies aged 60

Conlon was wrongly accused of an IRA bombing, spending 14 years in prison.

From The Score Yaya and Kolo Toure to remain in Brazil despite younger brother’s death Pushing Through

Yaya and Kolo Toure to remain in Brazil despite younger brother’s death

After a harrowing few days, the pair will stick together and try and qualify Ivory Coast for the knock-out stage.

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon RIP

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon

Gerry Conlon spent 14 years in prison for an IRA bombing that he played no part in.

# rip - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Sadness at death of student travel pioneer

Ever go on a J1? You have Gordon Colleary, co-founder of Magill magazine, to thank for that.

# rip - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

“Some man”: Sadness as Waterford character Tawdy found dead in his hut

Tawdy used to sit on a specially-made bench on the way to Tramore.

# rip - Monday 16 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# rip - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The BBC has altered its schedule tonight to pay tribute to Rik Mayall Gas Man

The BBC has altered its schedule tonight to pay tribute to Rik Mayall

It’s ditching Stephen Fry for some classic comedy…

# rip - Saturday 14 June, 2014

‘Allo ‘Allo and Porridge actor Sam Kelly has died

He passed away earlier this morning after “a long illness”.

From The Daily Edge Rory Gallagher died 19 years ago today. Here he is being amazing. RIP

# rip - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife RIP

Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife

The comedian was found dead at his London home on Monday.

# rip - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Fans are campaigning to get Rik Mayall’s World Cup song to number one Noble England

Fans are campaigning to get Rik Mayall’s World Cup song to number one

The late comedian recorded a World Cup tune in 2010 – but can it top the charts in 2014?

# rip - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Creator of Spot the Dog dies aged 86 RIP

Creator of Spot the Dog dies aged 86

Eric Hill’s family said they took solace in the “joy he brought to so many children and families through his work”.

From The Score Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari’s nephew killed in car accident RIP

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari’s nephew killed in car accident

Tarcisio Joao Schneider, 48, died after his car collided with a truck on Tuesday morning.

# rip - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guerrilla memorial to Rik Mayall in London is absolutely perfect Rik Mayall

# rip - Monday 9 June, 2014

Opinion: Goodbye Rik Mayall – you loveable, manic scoundrel RIP

Opinion: Goodbye Rik Mayall – you loveable, manic scoundrel

Rik Mayall burst onto our TV screens in the ’80s, challenging the stagnant sitcoms of the day and paving the way for new generations of comics.

Oldest man in the world dies in New York RIP

Oldest man in the world dies in New York

Speaking to US television about the secret of his long life, he had quipped: “I don’t know, I simply didn’t die earlier.”

From The Daily Edge 5 Rik Mayall moments that just couldn’t have been anyone else RIP
You have to see Rik Mayall’s first and only tweet RIP
Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies aged 56 RIP

Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies aged 56

The English actor starred in shows such as The Young Ones, Blackadder and Bottom.

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