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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 30 March, 2015

#RIP

# rip - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The42 Olympic runner drowns in swimming accident during Caribbean training camp RIP

Olympic runner drowns in swimming accident during Caribbean training camp

24-year-old Canadian athlete Daundre Barnaby tragically passed away on Friday.

# rip - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Former Kilkenny hurling boss Fr Tommy Maher dies, aged 92 RIP

Former Kilkenny hurling boss Fr Tommy Maher dies, aged 92

Fr Maher masterminded seven All-Ireland championship wins.

# rip - Monday 23 March, 2015

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.

# rip - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Gerard McKerr, one of the “Hooded Men”, has died RIP

# rip - Monday 16 March, 2015

U2 play as friends, family and fans say goodbye to Tony Fenton RIP

U2 play as friends, family and fans say goodbye to Tony Fenton

The DJ had made the arrangements for his funeral.

From The42 A young Australian boxer has died two days after his first pro defeat RIP

A young Australian boxer has died two days after his first pro defeat

23-year-old Braydon Smith died in a Brisbane hospital on Monday afternoon.

From The Daily Edge Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon RIP

Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon

Aretha Franklin’s I Say A Little Prayer will be going out especially for Tony.

Toto’s bass player “now at peace” after dying in his sleep

He had been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2007.

# rip - 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.”

# rip - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge RTÉ has “no comment” after the Late Late failed to mention Tony Fenton RIP

# rip - Friday 13 March, 2015

Irish-born US Marine dies in helicopter crash

Liam Flynn was born in Clane, County Kildare.

From The Daily Edge Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself Bring Back Pratchett

Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself

It’s what he would have wanted.

Remembering the pirate days: ‘The last time you heard him on air could have been the first’ ARD

Remembering the pirate days: ‘The last time you heard him on air could have been the first’

Like most of our best DJs, Tony Fenton started underground.

From The Daily Edge ‘I was supposed to be doing my homework’ – fans remember Tony Fenton’s Hotline RIP

‘I was supposed to be doing my homework’ – fans remember Tony Fenton’s Hotline

Favourite memories from radio stars, winners and you.

# rip - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 RIP

Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66

The author was best known for his Discworld series of novels.

From The Daily Edge “Never saw him in bad humour” – Larry Gogan remembers old friend Tony Fenton RIP
From The Daily Edge Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 RIP

Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66

The writer was best known for the bestselling Discworld series.

DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53 RIP

DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53

The veteran presenter had been battling cancer for four years.

From The Daily Edge Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton RIP

Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton

Former colleagues and celebrities have paid tribute to the late DJ.

From The Daily Edge Legendary DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53 RIP

Legendary DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53

He had suffered with cancer for several years.

# rip - Monday 9 March, 2015

Co-creator of The Simpsons Sam Simon who saved Benjy the bull has died aged 59 RIP

Co-creator of The Simpsons Sam Simon who saved Benjy the bull has died aged 59

Simon had previously stated that he would be leaving his nearly $100 million fortune to his various charities.

Irish Red Setter dies after Crufts, as owners claim he was poisoned RIP

Irish Red Setter dies after Crufts, as owners claim he was poisoned

Jagger died in Belgium after the competition.

From The42 The man who famously led Antrim to 1989 All-Ireland final has passed away RIP

The man who famously led Antrim to 1989 All-Ireland final has passed away

Antrim GAA in mourning following the death of Jim Nelson

# rip - Thursday 5 March, 2015

The Dubliners’ balladeer Jim McCann has died RIP

The Dubliners’ balladeer Jim McCann has died

The folk singer was 70 years old

# rip - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Jared Leto chopped off his beautiful hair and Twitter is in mourning RIP

# rip - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 Hurling Goalkeeper of the Millennium Tipperary’s Tony Reddin passes away at the age of 95 RIP

Hurling Goalkeeper of the Millennium Tipperary’s Tony Reddin passes away at the age of 95

Reddin won three All-Ireland senior hurling medals with Tipperary during his career.

From The Daily Edge Here’s the note Gerry Ryan sent Ian Dempsey on his first day at RTÉ in 1980 Bollox

# rip - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Teenager dies after falling from horse into river

He was in the water for some time before being found, a source said.

# rip - 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.

# rip - Friday 27 February, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek, dies at 83 RIP

Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek, dies at 83

The actor died at his home in Los Angeles this morning.

From The Daily Edge 7 facts you might not have known about Leonard Nimoy RIP

7 facts you might not have known about Leonard Nimoy

The Star Trek actor passed away today, aged 83.

# rip - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Irish American businessman who brought Coca Cola to Ireland has died RIP

Irish American businessman who brought Coca Cola to Ireland has died

Enda Kenny said, “We have lost a true friend”.

Unwell student found dead in IT Sligo apartment RIP

Unwell student found dead in IT Sligo apartment

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

# rip - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Looks like the controversial manicam will NOT be on the red carpet tonight Oscars

# rip - Friday 20 February, 2015

Thomas Kennedy’s funeral hears he was a quiet family man who idolised his grandchildren RIP
From The Daily Edge Parks & Rec writer and creator of ‘humblebrag’ Harris Wittels dies of suspected overdose RIP

# rip - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

After “months of anguish for his bereft family”, Thomas Kennedy will be laid to rest

The 81-year-old went missing last summer but his remains were not identified until last week.

# rip - Monday 16 February, 2015

Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows singer Lesley Gore has died, aged 68

She had been working on a stage version of her life when she died.

# rip - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 fitting tributes to the man who brought us Nutella RIP
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