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# rip - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Funeral takes place for two brothers killed in murder-suicide
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Funeral takes place for two brothers killed in murder-suicide

Mar 4th 2021, 3:58 PM 39,611 Views 12 Comments

Willie, 66, and Paddy Hennessy, 60, are believed to have been killed by their younger brother Johnny, 59.

# rip - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Former West Ham manager Glenn Roeder dies aged 65
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Former West Ham manager Glenn Roeder dies aged 65

Feb 28th 2021, 6:20 PM 10,712 Views 4 Comments

Roeder pased away following a long battle with a brain tumour.

Johnny Briggs – Coronation Street’s Mike Baldwin – dies aged 85
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Johnny Briggs – Coronation Street’s Mike Baldwin – dies aged 85

Feb 28th 2021, 1:11 PM 44,068 Views 22 Comments

A statement from his family said Briggs died peacefully after a long illness.

President leads tributes to 'giant of broadcasting' Mike Burns
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President leads tributes to 'giant of broadcasting' Mike Burns

Feb 28th 2021, 11:08 AM 22,175 Views 1 Comment

Mr Burns spent the majority of his career at RTÉ becoming head of news and later London Editor.

# rip - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Tributes for Irish goalkeeping coach Des McAleenan who has died aged 53
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Tributes for Irish goalkeeping coach Des McAleenan who has died aged 53

Feb 27th 2021, 12:45 PM 21,095 Views 6 Comments

The Dubliner was on the staff of the Colombian national team.

# rip - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Tributes paid after father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker dies in Brazil
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Tributes paid after father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker dies in Brazil

Feb 25th 2021, 9:20 AM 10,147 Views 8 Comments

Reports in Brazil say that 57-year-old Jose Agostinho Becker drowned after going for a swim on his property in Lavras do Sul.

# rip - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Tributes paid after the passing of Tom Foley, trainer of the legendary Danoli
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Tributes paid after the passing of Tom Foley, trainer of the legendary Danoli

Feb 24th 2021, 9:14 PM 5,985 Views 1 Comment

Foley trained the popular winner at Cheltenham in 1994.

Former Ireland international Gary Halpin passes away age 55
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Former Ireland international Gary Halpin passes away age 55

Feb 24th 2021, 11:56 AM 66,539 Views 14 Comments

The prop represented Ireland at two Rugby World Cups.

# rip - Friday 19 February, 2021

Dr Emer Holohan, wife of Chief Medical Officer, dies following long illness
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Dr Emer Holohan, wife of Chief Medical Officer, dies following long illness

Feb 19th 2021, 7:01 PM 222,143 Views 70 Comments

She had been receiving palliative care since last year.

# rip - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins
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'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins

Feb 18th 2021, 8:55 PM 10,929 Views 3 Comments

Physiotherapist Mark Van Drumpt passed away following an illness.

# rip - Monday 15 February, 2021

Former NFL star Vincent Jackson found dead aged 38
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Former NFL star Vincent Jackson found dead aged 38

Feb 15th 2021, 11:00 PM 14,409 Views 1 Comment

Jackson played wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Diego chargers.

Argentina World Cup winner dies of heart attack after contracting Covid-19
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Argentina World Cup winner dies of heart attack after contracting Covid-19

Feb 15th 2021, 9:19 PM 17,133 Views 1 Comment

Leopoldo Luque has died at the age of 71.

# rip - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Two-time UK champion Doug Mountjoy dies aged 78
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Two-time UK champion Doug Mountjoy dies aged 78

Feb 14th 2021, 10:25 PM 5,840 Views 1 Comment

The Welshman won the UK Championship in 1978 and 1988.

Argentina’s former president Carlos Menem dies aged 90
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Argentina’s former president Carlos Menem dies aged 90

Feb 14th 2021, 5:01 PM 15,611 Views 8 Comments

His rule was marked by economic stability and a rapprochement with the US.

Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him
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Facing The Master: The brilliance of Eamonn Ryan - by those who tried to beat him

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 21,639 Views 3 Comments

An insight into coming up against the legendary Cork coach on the one-month anniversary of his death.

# rip - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Coronavirus restrictions prevent Jurgen Klopp from attending mother’s funeral
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Coronavirus restrictions prevent Jurgen Klopp from attending mother’s funeral

Feb 10th 2021, 1:50 PM 10,051 Views 11 Comments

The Liverpool boss paid an emotional tribute to his mother Elisabeth following her death at the age of 81.

Tributes paid after former Cork captain and All-Ireland club winner passes away
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Tributes paid after former Cork captain and All-Ireland club winner passes away

Feb 10th 2021, 11:40 AM 13,565 Views 2 Comments

The dual player captained Cork to Munster senior glory in 1983 and won four All-Ireland titles with St Finbarr’s.

# rip - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash was likely disoriented: investigator
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Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash was likely disoriented: investigator

Feb 9th 2021, 6:54 PM 4,781 Views 1 Comment

The accident resulted in the deaths of the NBA legend, his daughter and six other passengers.

Abbey Theatre actress and Fr Ted star Rynagh O'Grady dies
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Abbey Theatre actress and Fr Ted star Rynagh O'Grady dies

Feb 9th 2021, 2:41 PM 55,452 Views 21 Comments

O’Grady first appeared on the stage of Ireland’s National Theatre in 1969.

The Supremes singer and co-founder Mary Wilson has died aged 76
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The Supremes singer and co-founder Mary Wilson has died aged 76

Feb 9th 2021, 9:10 AM 21,767 Views 10 Comments

The Supremes struck success in the late sixties with hits like Stop! In the Name of Love and Baby Love.

# rip - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67
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Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67

Feb 7th 2021, 9:24 AM 6,325 Views 6 Comments

The Olympic gold medal winner was among the few to defeat Muhammad Ali in a title bout.

# rip - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Tributes paid at funeral of teenage boy killed in Dublin last month
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Tributes paid at funeral of teenage boy killed in Dublin last month

Feb 6th 2021, 11:11 AM 64,972 Views 0 Comments

The funeral heard of a talented young man who would have frequently have his peers “in stitches laughing”.

# rip - Friday 5 February, 2021

Sound of Music actor Christopher Plummer dies aged 91
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Sound of Music actor Christopher Plummer dies aged 91

Updated Feb 5th 2021, 10:14 PM 46,518 Views 61 Comments

Plummer was the oldest actor to win an Academy Award for his role in 2010′s Beginners.

# rip - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies
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Tony Trabert, who produced one of the greatest seasons in tennis history, dies

Feb 4th 2021, 11:39 PM 3,800 Views 1 Comment

The ATP Tour and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced his death at the age of 90.

Shelbourne legend Ben Hannigan dies aged 77
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Shelbourne legend Ben Hannigan dies aged 77

Feb 4th 2021, 10:31 PM 3,732 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner lined out for six League of Ireland sides during his career.

# rip - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Captain Tom Moore dies aged 100 after testing positive for Covid-19
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Captain Tom Moore dies aged 100 after testing positive for Covid-19

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:27 PM 48,722 Views 57 Comments

His fundraising efforts raised more than £32 million for the NHS.

# rip - Friday 29 January, 2021

Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96
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Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson dies aged 96

Jan 29th 2021, 8:34 AM 19,557 Views 8 Comments

Tyson’s acting career spanned seven decades and often tackled issues of racism and social justice.

# rip - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Josh Dunne's family pay tribute to a 'happy boy' who was 'a dreamer and a do-er'
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Josh Dunne's family pay tribute to a 'happy boy' who was 'a dreamer and a do-er'

Updated Jan 28th 2021, 5:10 PM 49,801 Views 0 Comments

Youth football clubs around Ireland have been paying tribute to the 16-year-old, who died on Tuesday night.

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94
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'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94

Jan 28th 2021, 8:26 AM 30,716 Views 14 Comments

Millions of viewers knew the actor as the self-absorbed neighbour Phyllis in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

# rip - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan
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Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan

Jan 27th 2021, 8:37 AM 93,036 Views 14 Comments

“When she unleashed her vocal fireworks, she made time stand still,” the artistic director of Irish National Opera said of Cara.

Former Aston Villa and Celtic boss Dr Jozef Venglos dies aged 84
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Former Aston Villa and Celtic boss Dr Jozef Venglos dies aged 84

Jan 27th 2021, 8:11 AM 4,932 Views 2 Comments

Venglos paved the way for foreign managers in English football.

# rip - Saturday 23 January, 2021

US talk show host Larry King dies aged 87
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US talk show host Larry King dies aged 87

Updated Jan 23rd 2021, 4:55 PM 50,415 Views 19 Comments

Larry King’s media company has said that the tv and radio interviewer died this morning.

# rip - Friday 22 January, 2021

Baseball mourns death of long-time home run king Hank Aaron
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Baseball mourns death of long-time home run king Hank Aaron

Jan 22nd 2021, 9:31 PM 2,726 Views 1 Comment

Aaron passed Babe Ruth’s long-standing record in 1974 and his mark stood until an era rife with performance enhancing drugs.

'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'
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'What stood out was how Kiernan’s public persona matched up exactly with who he was in private'

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 8:35 AM 36,965 Views 11 Comments

Cathal Dennehy pays tribute to the Irish athletics legend.

# rip - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan
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Ciara Mageean pays tribute to 'friend, mentor and father figure' Jerry Kiernan

Jan 21st 2021, 8:20 PM 8,430 Views 2 Comments

The former Olympic long-distance runner from Listowel in Kerry has passed away at the age of 67.

Irish athletics great Jerry Kiernan has died aged 67
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Irish athletics great Jerry Kiernan has died aged 67

Jan 21st 2021, 2:26 PM 102,394 Views 33 Comments

Kiernan finished ninth in the 1984 Olympic Marathon, and went on to coach many of Ireland’s top athletes.

# rip - Monday 18 January, 2021

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19
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Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19

Jan 18th 2021, 5:07 PM 66,377 Views 29 Comments

Solson Payyappillil Saviour passed away over the weekend.

# rip - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'
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# Eamonn Ryan

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'

Jan 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,044 Views 2 Comments

The late Eamonn Ryan leaves behind a great legacy with the impact he made on players he coached.

# rip - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy
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Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy

Jan 14th 2021, 9:28 PM 18,552 Views 5 Comments

The Cork great passed away today.

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
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3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Jan 14th 2021, 8:35 PM 10,999 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.