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#RIP

# rip - Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

From The42 Peter Brackley, the legendary voice of Football Italia, dies aged 67 RIP

Peter Brackley, the legendary voice of Football Italia, dies aged 67

The broadcaster covered four World Cups throughout his career but is most fondly remembered as the man charged with covering Serie A for Channel 4.

# rip - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94 RIP

Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94

The former Villa chairman enjoyed two stints in charge of the club.

# rip - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey

The first of two funeral masses took place at Seipeal na Carraige, Baile na nGall this morning.

# rip - Monday 8 October, 2018

'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Emma died yesterday – just five months after being told that her cancer was terminal.

# rip - Sunday 7 October, 2018

'We will miss her beyond words': Cervical Check campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathúna dies aged 37

She was one of the women at the centre of the Cervical Check scandal.

# rip - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85 RIP

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85

In her almost unlimited repertoire, she starred in 90 opera roles with nearly 4,000 stage performances.

# rip - Monday 1 October, 2018

Geoffrey Hayes, presenter of children's classic Rainbow, has died RIP This post contains videos

Geoffrey Hayes, presenter of children's classic Rainbow, has died

The much-loved presenter has passed away from pneumonia aged 76

Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94 RIP

Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94

His most famous songs include She and Dance in the Old Fashioned Way.

# rip - Sunday 30 September, 2018

From The42 On this day in 2003 - Relive Liam Miller's 'magical' goal against Lyon Hoops Dreams This post contains videos

On this day in 2003 - Relive Liam Miller's 'magical' goal against Lyon

One to look back on fondly.

# rip - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Marty Balin, co-founder of iconic psychedelic group Jefferson Airplane, dies RIP

Marty Balin, co-founder of iconic psychedelic group Jefferson Airplane, dies

The group was founded in the 1960s in California.

# rip - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Creator of Postman Pat and Rosie and Jim John Cunliffe dies aged 85 RIP

Creator of Postman Pat and Rosie and Jim John Cunliffe dies aged 85

Cunliffe was the creator of some of the BBC’s most popular children’s programmes.

# rip - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

From The42 'It has hit everybody': Europe to pay tribute to young Spanish golfer at Ryder Cup RIP

'It has hit everybody': Europe to pay tribute to young Spanish golfer at Ryder Cup

Celia Barquin was murdered in Iowa last week, and Europe’s players will remember the 22-year-old.

'Heartbroken' locals raise more than €6,000 to pay for funeral of woman killed in Dundalk

Ingrida Maciokaite was stabbed to death last week.

# rip - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle

The British star, one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave, had oesophageal cancer.

# rip - Friday 21 September, 2018

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers.

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

# rip - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From The42 Man charged with murder after body of Spanish golf star found at US course RIP

Man charged with murder after body of Spanish golf star found at US course

Celia Barquin Arozamena, 22, was one of golf’s rising talents.

# rip - Monday 10 September, 2018

From The42 Ex-Saint Etienne defender 'shot dead' at 19 RIP

Ex-Saint Etienne defender 'shot dead' at 19

The French club have announced the tragic passing of William Gomis.

# rip - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Founder of The Phoenix John Mulcahy has died RIP

Founder of The Phoenix John Mulcahy has died

He was 86.

# rip - Friday 7 September, 2018

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26 RIP

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26

Celebrities have been paying tribute to the young artist.

# rip - Thursday 6 September, 2018

US actor Burt Reynolds dies aged 82 RIP

US actor Burt Reynolds dies aged 82

The actor suffered a cardiac arrest.

'A towering figure in the struggle': Tributes after death of women's rights campaigner Sylvia Meehan RIP

'A towering figure in the struggle': Tributes after death of women's rights campaigner Sylvia Meehan

“Her death marks the passing of a remarkable woman of whom it can truly be said: ‘She made a difference’.”

Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner RIP

Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner

The inquest took place on what would have been the singer’s 47th birthday.

# rip - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40

Rachael Bland said she had just days to live on Monday.

# rip - Monday 27 August, 2018

World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91

The “patron saint of laughter” died in a New York hospital of complications from pneumonia.

# rip - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Man (20s) dies in fatal collision in Mayo

The man was discovered in his car in the Newport River.

# rip - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness RIP

Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness

Michael O’Shea lined out for the Banner senior side from 1999 to 2014.

Lazy Town actor Stefan Karl Stefansson - 'Robbie Rotten' - dies aged 43

Stefansson was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016.

# rip - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Funeral of crash victim Shiva Devine takes place in Donegal this morning

The 20-year-old lost her life in a fatal crash in Bundoran in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# rip - Monday 20 August, 2018

From The42 Northern Ireland forward regarded as Burnley's 'greatest-ever player' passes away RIP

Northern Ireland forward regarded as Burnley's 'greatest-ever player' passes away

Jimmy McIlroy won the league title with the Clarets as well as reaching the World Cup quarter-finals in 1958.

# rip - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Man arrested after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three

The man in his 20s presented himself to gardaí in Ballyshannon.

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews

“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”

# rip - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died following a short illness RIP
Aretha Franklin: How the Queen of Soul was a trailblazer of the civil rights movement RIP

Aretha Franklin: How the Queen of Soul was a trailblazer of the civil rights movement

From Martin Luther King to Barack Obama, the soul singer was heavily involved in the fight for racial equality.

# rip - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen': World pays respect to Aretha Franklin RIP This post contains videos

'The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen': World pays respect to Aretha Franklin

News broke early today that the Queen of Soul had died aged 76.

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76 RIP

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76

The singer had pancreatic cancer.

# rip - Monday 13 August, 2018

Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) confirmed the news in a statement today.

'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran

Moranm has been praised for his contribution to the Peace Process.

# rip - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From The42 French second division rugby player dies RIP

French second division rugby player dies

Louis Fajfrowski, 21, died in the changing room of his club Aurillac.

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