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# rip - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Siegfried Fischbacher of Las Vegas illusionist act Siegfried & Roy has died aged 81
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Siegfried Fischbacher of Las Vegas illusionist act Siegfried & Roy has died aged 81

Jan 14th 2021, 3:45 PM 20,822 Views 10 Comments

Fischbacher’s long-time showbusiness partner, Roy Horn, died last year of complications from Covid-19 at a Las Vegas hospital.

'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away
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'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away

Jan 14th 2021, 2:28 PM 29,409 Views 10 Comments

The iconic Cork GAA figure steered the Rebel County’s ladies footballers to 10 All-Irelands in 11 years.

# rip - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Woman in her 80s dies in Kerry car crash
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Woman in her 80s dies in Kerry car crash

Jan 12th 2021, 8:43 PM 30,127 Views 2 Comments

The woman was pronounced dead at Univeristy Hospital Kerry.

# rip - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Tipperary hurling great Theo English dies aged 90
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Tipperary hurling great Theo English dies aged 90

Jan 10th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,376 Views 7 Comments

English won five senior All-Ireland hurling titles with the Premier in the 1950s and 1960s.

# rip - Friday 8 January, 2021

Michael Apted, director of Coal Miner’s Daughter and Seven Up documentaries, dies at 79
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Michael Apted, director of Coal Miner’s Daughter and Seven Up documentaries, dies at 79

Jan 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 15,884 Views 10 Comments

Apted is also known for Gorillas In The Mist and James Bond film The World Is Not Enough.

# rip - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54
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Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54

Jan 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 4,774 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-American, who built or accrued over 100 companies and was renowned for his philanthropy, died following a short battle with Covid-19.

# rip - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Former Manchester City and England midfielder Colin Bell dies at 74
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Former Manchester City and England midfielder Colin Bell dies at 74

Jan 5th 2021, 7:47 PM 5,815 Views 9 Comments

Bell made 492 appearances and scored 152 goals for City during his 13-year stay at the club.

# rip - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Bagatelle frontman Liam Reilly has died aged 65
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Bagatelle frontman Liam Reilly has died aged 65

Jan 2nd 2021, 11:05 AM 85,548 Views 65 Comments

“We know that his many friends and countless fans around the world will share in our grief as we mourn his loss,” his family said in a statement.

# rip - Friday 1 January, 2021

Covid-19: Guard of honour for healthcare assistant at Dublin hospital who died on Christmas Eve
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Covid-19: Guard of honour for healthcare assistant at Dublin hospital who died on Christmas Eve

Jan 1st 2021, 11:59 AM 72,596 Views 32 Comments

Filipino native Mariter Tarugo worked in St Vincent’s Hospital.

# rip - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Man (30s) dies after car crash in Wexford
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Man (30s) dies after car crash in Wexford

Dec 31st 2020, 5:34 PM 50,376 Views 5 Comments

The crash occurred at around 9.25am this morning.

Former Man Utd and Scotland manager Tommy Docherty dies aged 92
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Former Man Utd and Scotland manager Tommy Docherty dies aged 92

Dec 31st 2020, 4:30 PM 26,808 Views 24 Comments

Docherty managed 12 clubs as well as his stint in charge of Scotland.

# rip - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

In memoriam: Remembering those we lost in 2020
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In memoriam: Remembering those we lost in 2020

Dec 30th 2020, 6:00 PM 28,834 Views 8 Comments

We take a look back at some of the many greats we lost this year.

# rip - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

In memoriam: Remembering the famous faces from around the world we lost in 2020
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In memoriam: Remembering the famous faces from around the world we lost in 2020

Dec 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 57,040 Views 26 Comments

From Chadwick Boseman to Sean Connery we take a look back at some of the many greats that the world lost.

# rip - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Alex Ferguson pays tribute to ‘biggest adversary in football’ Jim McLean
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Alex Ferguson pays tribute to ‘biggest adversary in football’ Jim McLean

Dec 27th 2020, 4:58 PM 8,160 Views 1 Comment

The former Dundee United manager died yesterday at the age of 83.

# rip - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace
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Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace

Dec 24th 2020, 12:30 PM 9,977 Views 28 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to John Hume and asks what the peacemaker would have made of the events of 2020.

# rip - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Model Stella Tennant dies aged 50
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Model Stella Tennant dies aged 50

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:51 PM 89,331 Views 9 Comments

The mother-of-four was a high-profile model from the 1990s.

# rip - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Groundsman dies after heat lamp accident
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Groundsman dies after heat lamp accident

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:29 AM 10,955 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred shortly after Lorient’s 3-0 home defeat to Rennes.

# rip - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Adventurer and author Tim Severin dies aged 80
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Adventurer and author Tim Severin dies aged 80

Dec 19th 2020, 2:09 PM 24,809 Views 16 Comments

Severin is best remembered for his ‘Brendan Voyage’ across the North Atlantic.

Former State pathologist John Harbison dies
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Former State pathologist John Harbison dies

Dec 19th 2020, 9:02 AM 58,878 Views 34 Comments

Harbison was succeeded by Professor Marie Cassidy in January 2004

# rip - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Gerrard pays emotional tribute to former Liverpool boss Houllier
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Gerrard pays emotional tribute to former Liverpool boss Houllier

Dec 15th 2020, 12:20 PM 6,892 Views 0 Comments

The Rangers manager was first made Liverpool captain by Houllier.

# rip - Monday 14 December, 2020

Klopp pays tribute to 'true coaching legend' Houllier
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Klopp pays tribute to 'true coaching legend' Houllier

Dec 14th 2020, 9:59 PM 5,789 Views 3 Comments

‘When I arrived here, one of the first messages I received –- and I didn’t even know he had my number –- was from Gerard Houllier.’

Former Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier passes away aged 73
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Former Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier passes away aged 73

Dec 14th 2020, 11:08 AM 36,790 Views 24 Comments

The Frenchman won three cups with the Reds during the 2000/2001 season.

English espionage author John le Carré dies aged 89
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English espionage author John le Carré dies aged 89

Dec 14th 2020, 6:43 AM 11,184 Views 7 Comments

Le Carré, who’s real name was David Cornwell, passed away from pneumonia.

# rip - Sunday 13 December, 2020

US country music singer Charley Pride dies aged 86
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US country music singer Charley Pride dies aged 86

Dec 13th 2020, 9:31 AM 26,139 Views 6 Comments

The singer died yesterday of Covid-19 complications.

# rip - Friday 11 December, 2020

Eastenders actress Barbara Windsor dies aged 83
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Eastenders actress Barbara Windsor dies aged 83

Dec 11th 2020, 12:30 AM 56,013 Views 29 Comments

Windsor was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 and made the news public in 2018.

# rip - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Italian World Cup winner Paolo Rossi dies aged 64
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Italian World Cup winner Paolo Rossi dies aged 64

Dec 10th 2020, 7:21 AM 44,228 Views 21 Comments

The 64-year-old was the star of the 1982 World Cup in Spain.

# rip - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Fermanagh GAA pay tribute following death of former footballer Shane O’Brien
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Fermanagh GAA pay tribute following death of former footballer Shane O’Brien

Dec 9th 2020, 11:44 PM 5,690 Views 2 Comments

O’Brien represented the county at minor and senior level during his career.

# rip - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

US test pilot who first broke sound barrier dies aged 97
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# Chuck Yeager

US test pilot who first broke sound barrier dies aged 97

Dec 8th 2020, 9:54 AM 13,308 Views 27 Comments

Chuck Yeager was the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947.

# rip - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Peter Alliss, the 'voice of golf', dies aged 89
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Peter Alliss, the 'voice of golf', dies aged 89

Dec 6th 2020, 12:02 PM 7,808 Views 14 Comments

He became the BBC’s lead commentator in 1978 and was due to celebrate 60 years in broadcasting in 2021.

# rip - Friday 4 December, 2020

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona
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Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona

Dec 4th 2020, 8:54 PM 6,707 Views 8 Comments

Club owner Aurelio de Laurentiis announced plans to rename the San Paolo Stadium soon after the Argentinian’s death.

# rip - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Former Fulham, Portsmouth and Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42
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Former Fulham, Portsmouth and Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Nov 29th 2020, 7:22 PM 12,582 Views 8 Comments

Diop has passed away following a long illness.

Mark Hamill leads tributes to Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse following death
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Mark Hamill leads tributes to Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse following death

Updated Nov 29th 2020, 4:15 PM 39,853 Views 22 Comments

David Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85.

# rip - Friday 27 November, 2020

Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony
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Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony

Nov 27th 2020, 8:49 AM 18,299 Views 7 Comments

Only family members and close friends were permitted to attend the burial of the football icon.

# rip - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Revered but not emulated: the many Maradonas of an Irish childhood
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Revered but not emulated: the many Maradonas of an Irish childhood

Nov 26th 2020, 3:12 PM 17,554 Views 13 Comments

In the World Cups that were contested on the streets, if you weren’t Maradona, you were no one.

# rip - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

The legacy of Diego Maradona
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The legacy of Diego Maradona

Nov 25th 2020, 8:03 PM 21,936 Views 11 Comments

Maradona embodied so much of his people and his country that he elevated football to beyond just a game and the World Cup to a level it will perhaps never again reach.

Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60
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Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60

Nov 25th 2020, 4:41 PM 99,521 Views 157 Comments
  • A spokesman confirmed the news this evening.
  • He played for the likes of Napoli and Barcelona before hanging up his boots in 1997.
Patricia Carrick - who received apology from Taoiseach over missed cervical cancer diagnosis - has died
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Patricia Carrick - who received apology from Taoiseach over missed cervical cancer diagnosis - has died

Nov 25th 2020, 11:44 AM 36,383 Views 22 Comments

Patricia Carrick passed away peacefully overnight, her husband said.

# rip - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48
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Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48

Nov 24th 2020, 3:55 PM 104,952 Views 22 Comments

The wing/fullback scored 25 tries for his country in 67 caps.

# rip - Monday 23 November, 2020

Maurice Setters, Ireland assistant manager under Jack Charlton, dies aged 83
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Maurice Setters, Ireland assistant manager under Jack Charlton, dies aged 83

Nov 23rd 2020, 5:00 PM 25,179 Views 22 Comments

‘Maurice played a key role in the success of the Irish team in the 1980s and 1990s,’ reads an FAI statement.

# rip - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Tributes paid to elderly Tyrone couple who died with Covid-19 just hours apart
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Tributes paid to elderly Tyrone couple who died with Covid-19 just hours apart

Nov 17th 2020, 9:32 PM 54,433 Views 20 Comments

Owen and Bredge Ward died in Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry on Tuesday.