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# rip - Monday 29 November, 2021

Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68
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Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

Nov 29th 2021, 6:55 PM 67,063 Views 10 Comments

The actor found fame in the 1986 hit film Crocodile Dundee but struggled with straddling two very different cultures.

Lee Elder, the first Black golfer to qualify for the Masters, dies aged 87
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Lee Elder, the first Black golfer to qualify for the Masters, dies aged 87

Nov 29th 2021, 5:25 PM 2,803 Views 1 Comment

Elder made history when he earned a place in the 1975 Masters.

'He'd be proud' - Andy Myler guides UCD to promotion a day after burying his father
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'He'd be proud' - Andy Myler guides UCD to promotion a day after burying his father

Nov 29th 2021, 6:45 AM 5,543 Views 1 Comment

The manager was speaking in the aftermath of his side’s big win over Waterford on Friday.

# rip - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Williams Racing founder Frank Williams dies aged 79
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Williams Racing founder Frank Williams dies aged 79

Nov 28th 2021, 3:02 PM 7,425 Views 2 Comments

The Englishman built his team into a dominant Formula One force in the 1980s and 1990s.

# rip - Monday 22 November, 2021

Popular Limerick 1973 All-Ireland winner dies aged 77
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Popular Limerick 1973 All-Ireland winner dies aged 77

Nov 22nd 2021, 9:55 PM 18,563 Views 8 Comments

Eamonn ‘Ned’ Rea has passed away.

# rip - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83
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Celtic legend and 'Lisbon Lion' Auld dies at 83

Nov 14th 2021, 8:43 PM 6,809 Views 4 Comments

The midfielder scored 85 goals in 283 appearances over two spells for the Hoops.

# rip - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Austin Currie remembered for his ‘fearless, immense courage’ at funeral
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Austin Currie remembered for his ‘fearless, immense courage’ at funeral

Nov 13th 2021, 4:15 PM 15,579 Views 6 Comments

The leader of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland was laid to rest in his native Edendork, Co Tyrone, on Saturday.

Businessman Glen M de Vries who went to space with William Shatner dies in plane crash
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Businessman Glen M de Vries who went to space with William Shatner dies in plane crash

Nov 13th 2021, 7:45 AM 41,567 Views 14 Comments

Glen M de Vries, 49, was on board a Blue Origin space flight last month.

# rip - Friday 12 November, 2021

Tributes paid at funeral of a ‘true giant of civil rights’ Austin Currie
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Tributes paid at funeral of a ‘true giant of civil rights’ Austin Currie

Nov 12th 2021, 12:47 PM 14,123 Views 5 Comments

Currie, a key figure in Northern Ireland’s civil rights movement, died on Tuesday at the age of 82.

Opinion: Austin Currie - peacemaker, parliamentarian and titan of the civil rights movement
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Opinion: Austin Currie - peacemaker, parliamentarian and titan of the civil rights movement

Nov 12th 2021, 11:20 AM 6,823 Views 6 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to the late politician and civil rights campaigner, who will be buried today.

# rip - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Tempered praise after South Africa's former president FW de Klerk dies aged 85
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Tempered praise after South Africa's former president FW de Klerk dies aged 85

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 4:10 PM 21,355 Views 32 Comments

De Klerk apologised for apartheid in a posthumous video released today.

# rip - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Austin Currie, civil rights activist and politician on both sides of the border, dies aged 82
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Austin Currie, civil rights activist and politician on both sides of the border, dies aged 82

Nov 9th 2021, 9:09 PM 44,503 Views 28 Comments

Austin Currie’s family confirmed the news this evening.

Quantum Leap actor Dean Stockwell dies aged 85
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Quantum Leap actor Dean Stockwell dies aged 85

Nov 9th 2021, 11:47 AM 23,828 Views 16 Comments

The actor had a long career, going back to his childhood in the studio system.

# rip - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

All-Ireland winning Dublin legend Des 'Snitchy' Ferguson passes away aged 91
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All-Ireland winning Dublin legend Des 'Snitchy' Ferguson passes away aged 91

Nov 3rd 2021, 11:32 AM 5,473 Views 1 Comment

The former dual star played with St Vincent’s and was later one of the founding members of Gaeil Colmcille in Meath.

# rip - Monday 1 November, 2021

Tributes paid to former 2FM DJ Simon Young who has died aged 70
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Tributes paid to former 2FM DJ Simon Young who has died aged 70

Nov 1st 2021, 10:30 PM 57,503 Views 29 Comments

Simon Young had been living in the US in recent years.

FAI lead tributes following the death of 'dedicated football man' Maurice Price
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FAI lead tributes following the death of 'dedicated football man' Maurice Price

Updated Nov 1st 2021, 3:00 PM 24,371 Views 4 Comments

Price was part of Jack Charlton and Mick McCarthy’s Ireland backrooms, and qualified the country for the historic 1997 World Youth Championship in Malaysia.

# rip - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Former Scotland and Lions prop Sandy Carmichael dies aged 77
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Former Scotland and Lions prop Sandy Carmichael dies aged 77

Oct 27th 2021, 10:36 PM 4,688 Views 2 Comments

Carmichael once famously finished a game despite fracturing his cheekbone in five places.

# rip - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Former Scotland and Rangers manager Walter Smith dies aged 73
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Former Scotland and Rangers manager Walter Smith dies aged 73

Oct 26th 2021, 10:33 AM 10,195 Views 6 Comments

Smith led Rangers to 10 top-flight titles, five Scottish Cups and six League Cups.

# rip - Monday 18 October, 2021

Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications
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Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications

Oct 18th 2021, 1:18 PM 68,934 Views 50 Comments

The former US Secretary of State’s family made a statement about it on social media.

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
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Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

Oct 18th 2021, 12:27 PM 15,257 Views 7 Comments

Tutt drummed for Elvis Presley with the TCB Band from 1969 until 1977.

Maori All Black Wainui killed in car accident aged 25
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Maori All Black Wainui killed in car accident aged 25

Oct 18th 2021, 12:09 PM 9,199 Views 3 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams has led tributes to the Super Rugby star.

# rip - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85
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Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85

Oct 17th 2021, 8:20 PM 42,912 Views 20 Comments

During his lifetime, Kennelly wrote over 20 books of poetry, along with plays, novels and criticism.

President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99
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President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99

Oct 17th 2021, 5:28 PM 28,134 Views 12 Comments

Máire Mhac an tSaoi was one of the leading Irish language poets of the twentieth century

# rip - Friday 15 October, 2021

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash
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Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash

Oct 15th 2021, 5:15 PM 51,144 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened around 2.10pm this afternoon.

# rip - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop
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'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop

Oct 13th 2021, 9:24 PM 6,389 Views 2 Comments

Thomas Bach and Sebastian Coe led the tributes to the two-time world bronze medallist.

World 10,000m medallist Agnes Tirop found dead at home aged 25
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World 10,000m medallist Agnes Tirop found dead at home aged 25

Oct 13th 2021, 2:01 PM 41,875 Views 3 Comments

Athletics Kenya say the runner was discovered in the western town of Iten.

# rip - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

President leads tributes to 'extraordinary' Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney
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President leads tributes to 'extraordinary' Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney

Updated Oct 12th 2021, 5:56 PM 77,887 Views 42 Comments

The musician’s death was confirmed this afternoon.

# rip - Monday 11 October, 2021

Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings passes away aged 86
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Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings passes away aged 86

Oct 11th 2021, 10:57 PM 5,627 Views 2 Comments

The London native had been in talks to purchase Cork City last December.

# rip - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35
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Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35

Sep 28th 2021, 4:20 PM 43,322 Views 14 Comments

The 35-year-old mother was diagnosed with cervical cancer in December 2018.

Legendary Liverpool and England striker Roger Hunt dies aged 83
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Legendary Liverpool and England striker Roger Hunt dies aged 83

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 2:52 PM 13,365 Views 12 Comments

Hunt, who was part of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning line-up, scored an unrivalled 244 league goals for the Reds.

# rip - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away
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Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away

Sep 26th 2021, 12:30 PM 68,496 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Prendergast was full-back on the last Mayo side to lift Sam Maguire.

# rip - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65
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Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65

Sep 23rd 2021, 10:01 PM 17,885 Views 1 Comment

The filmmaker was also responsible for films such as Morning Glory and Enduring Love.

'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89
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'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89

Sep 23rd 2021, 4:26 PM 6,565 Views 1 Comment

Van Peebles died Tuesday night at home with his family.

# rip - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57
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Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57

Sep 22nd 2021, 9:50 AM 47,525 Views 10 Comments

Garson also starred in White Collar and appeared in numerous hit shows and films.

# rip - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan
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Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan

Sep 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 26,415 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man had been diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease.

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81
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English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81

Sep 19th 2021, 10:26 AM 38,862 Views 44 Comments

The Spurs and Chelsea great died at home on Sunday morning.

# rip - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward
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Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward

Sep 16th 2021, 12:00 PM 143,370 Views 19 Comments

Heather Maddern and Sammie-Jo Forde, who provided home care for older people, were two beds away from each other in hospital.

# rip - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer
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Former Saturday Night Live comic Norm Macdonald dies of cancer

Sep 15th 2021, 7:28 AM 34,172 Views 12 Comments

He became known for his esoteric impressions.

# rip - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Tributes paid to The Wire and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael K Williams
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Tributes paid to The Wire and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael K Williams

Updated Sep 7th 2021, 7:31 AM 62,180 Views 36 Comments

Williams, 54, was found dead in his apartment in Brooklyn on Monday.

# rip - Monday 6 September, 2021

Former France defender dies aged 73 after almost 40 years in coma
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Former France defender dies aged 73 after almost 40 years in coma

Sep 6th 2021, 2:09 PM 17,405 Views 9 Comments

Jean-Pierre Adams slipped into a coma after a mistake by his anaesthetist during routine knee surgery in 1982.