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# tributes

July 2023
Sineád O'Connor: Tributes paid to one of Ireland's 'most gifted' artists
Events and memorials are underway in Dublin and abroad.
'Our girl Sinéad', 'Rebel with angel's voice': Irish and global newspapers pay tribute to an icon
The death of the singer at the age of 56 was announced yesterday.
Tributes paid after Ronan Keating's brother Ciaran killed in car crash in Co Mayo
The incident occurred at around 3.35pm yesterday on the N5 at Ballymiles near Swinford.
Munster rugby coach Greig Oliver dies in paragliding accident in South Africa
The IRFU have paid tribute after the tragic accident occurred in Cape Town this afternoon.
Munster rugby coach Greig Oliver dies in paragliding accident in South Africa
The IRFU have paid tribute after the tragic accident occurred in Cape Town this afternoon.
This year
Emails allegedly show Titan submersible chief executive dismissed safety concerns over vessel
The Titan was on its third visit to the Titanic wreck, having previously made trips to the site in 2021 and 2022.
'A legend ... a great Dub': Party leaders pay tribute to Christy Dignam in the Dáil
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressed his sadness at the news of Dignam in the Dáil today.
‘My idol growing up’ - Cork GAA icon Teddy McCarthy hailed as a ‘true legend’
The GAA great passed away suddenly yesterday.
Tributes paid to renowned Chieftains fiddle player Seán Keane after death at 76
The Dubliner, who recently performed for Joe Biden in Ballina, has been described as as “beacon” for Irish traditional music.
'Rest in peace champ': Tributes paid to talented Irish boxer (20s) who died in Sligo car crash
Oran Gethins (23) died in a crash close to his home in Co Sligo.
Tributes paid to Irish woman who died while hiking in western Australia
Fiona Lavelle, a paramedic, was originally from Co Mayo.
'Everything a journalist should be': Tributes paid to late Irish reporter Henry McDonald
He was best known for his roles as Ireland correspondent for The Guardian and Observer newspapers.
Tributes paid after ‘brilliant broadcaster’ Dickie Davies dies
He was best known for anchoring World of Sport on ITV.
GOAL says 27 of its employees died in earthquake in Turkey and Syria
A number of other staff members are still unaccounted for.
Tributes paid following death of former Education Minister Niamh Bhreathnach
Bhreathnach worked as a Labour party Councillor in Blackrock, Dublin and later as a TD for Dún Laoghaire.
Tributes paid following the death of trad musician Séamus Begley at 73
Begley released eight albums throughout his career, notably the award-winning album ‘Meitheal’ with Australian guitarist Steve Cooney
Fans mourn Pele at public viewing in Brazil stadium
Football fans started arriving at the Vila Belmiro Stadium in the early hours of this morning to pay their last respects.
Last year
'A true genius': Celebrities lead tributes following death of designer Vivienne Westwood
Westwood’s family announced her passing yesterday aged 81.
'An inspiration to generations': Tributes continue to pour in following death of Pele
The three-time World Cup winner died yesterday having been in hospital in Sao Paulo since late November.
'Before Pele, '10' was just a number' - The world pays respects to football's eternal king
Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Cristiano Ronaldo were among those to contextualise Pele’s importance to the beautiful game.
Terry Hall hailed as 'musical pioneer' following death at 63
The singer-songwriter rose to fame as part of the band, who were pioneers of the ska scene in the UK.
'He was due back before Christmas': Tributes paid at the loss of Private Seán Rooney
A former teacher recalled the 23 year old as having a clear passion for joining the Irish army from during his school days.
'A remarkable man': Bethany Home campaigner Derek Leinster dies aged 81
His legal proceedings against the State are ongoing.
The Late Late show will pay tribute to Vicky Phelan during Friday night's programme
Vicky Phelan died in the early hours of Monday morning.
Book of condolences for Vicky Phelan opened in Limerick
Cllr Daniel Butler, who presented Vicky Phelan with the freedom of the city nine months ago, called her a ‘national hero.’
Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has died
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said she was “a woman of extraordinary courage and integrity”.
Vicky died in the early hours of this morning in Limerick, surrounded by her family
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said she was "a woman of extraordinary courage and integrity"
President Michael D Higgins said the campaigner "made an enormous contribution to Irish society"
Family pay tribute to Vicky Phelan: 'Her passing will leave a void in our lives'
Vicky Phelan: A tenacious, adored campaigner who strengthened the voice of women in Ireland
Tributes paid to psychic medium and 'good character' Stefan Posschier after Westmeath killing
Stefan Posschier was found dead at a house on Tuesday evening.
Angela Lansbury: Late TV star said she was 'eternally grateful' for her Irish roots
The actress was best known for her portrayal of Jessica Fletcher in American drama series Murder, She Wrote.
'We do not have words to explain it': First funerals for victims of Creeslough explosion take place
Separate funeral masses will be held for Jessica Gallagher (24) and Martin McGill (49) at St Michael’s Church.
Rangers defy Uefa, but defeated by Napoli at Ibrox
Rangers’ return to the Champions League after a 12-year absence is quickly turning into a nightmare on the field.
'Devastating': Teenage jockey who died in Kerry named as Henry de Bromhead’s son, Jack
Tributes have been pouring in for the young jockey.
BBC presenter Bill Turnbull dies aged 66 after prostate cancer fight
His former co-presenter Susanna Reid said: “Bill was the kindest, funniest, most generous man in the business.”
Gorbachev to be buried in Moscow on Saturday as tributes pour in for last Soviet leader
President Michael D Higgins said the former Soviet leader was “a man of good instinct who offered hope”.
Tributes as Nichelle Nichols, who starred as Lt Uhura in Star Trek, dies aged 89
Her son, Kyle Johnson, said she died of natural causes.
Paul Sorvino’s daughter leads tributes to ‘talented and giving’ Goodfellas star
The actor also played starred in the TV series Law & Order.
Tributes paid to academic and policing expert Vicky Conway
Among those to pay tribute was the Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, as well as her podcasting colleagues.
Man fatally stabbed in Cork last week laid to rest
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Carrigaline today.
Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan
Lanegan was a member of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins.
Tributes paid to DUP's Christopher Stalford, who passed away suddenly aged 39
Christopher Stalford was an MLA for south Belfast.
Tributes paid to author and journalist Colm Keane, who has died aged 70
He was the author of 29 books and produced several documentaries.