# rip - Monday 11 January, 2016
One of the major figures of rock and an influence on generations of musicians, Bowie passed away after a battle with cancer.
“David’s friendship was the light of my life,” his friend and collaborator Iggy Pop said.
It’s a cross-generational sadness.
A childhood favourite.
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# rip - Thursday 7 January, 2016
Craig Hanlon, from Dublin 8, sustained serious injuries in the incident.
# rip - Wednesday 6 January, 2016
The former golfer died suddenly today.
Galway golfer best remembered for his part in Europe’s 1989 Ryder Cup success.
# rip - Monday 4 January, 2016
Claire Hewitt was struck by a car close to her Clonsilla home.
# rip - Saturday 2 January, 2016
Steve Gohouri had been missing since before Christmas and his body has reportedly been found in the River Rhine.
Trigger was then taken to a local vet to be put down.
# rip - Friday 1 January, 2016
It is thought her death was caused by ongoing health issues.
# rip - Thursday 31 December, 2015
It was the year we bid our final farewells to…
The devastating crash happened on 31 December 1975.
Gardaí say it is extremely lucky nobody else was killed in the shooting.
Irish football fans felt the loss of an old friend in May.
# rip - Tuesday 29 December, 2015
Moyvane clubman played senior football for the Kingdom in 2012 and 2013.
“His contribution to the world of music cannot be understated.”
The ex-Czech Republic international suffered a cardiac arrest just before Christmas.
Pat Dorrian (59) passed away in hospital yesterday. Her daughter Lisa disappeared in February 2005.
Almost half died at the hands of Islamic militant groups.
Michael D Higgins said his literature was both groundbreaking and complex.
He was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer on Saturday.
# rip - Monday 28 December, 2015
Two friends who were travelling with the 33-year-old were hurt in the attack.
# rip - Sunday 27 December, 2015
Tragedies hit communities in Antrim, Carlow, Cavan, Dublin and Wexford.
# rip - Saturday 26 December, 2015
When Valerie O’Riordan was told her daughter had died, she dropped to the ground.
# rip - Wednesday 23 December, 2015
My mam, Paula, was diagnosed with cancer in 1999. I was four years old when she explained to me that her hair was going to fall out because of chemotherapy, writes Amy Mulvaney.
# rip - Saturday 19 December, 2015
The iconic broadcaster has died aged 87.
Willie Crowley passed away in Naas Hospital last night.
# rip - Thursday 17 December, 2015
As he chases a fourth world title, Mick Fanning dealt with the death of his brother on Wednesday.
# rip - Friday 11 December, 2015
She had been on life support.
The midfielder was shot outside of a shopping centre in his hometown in the Central American country. He was just 26-years-old.
# rip - Thursday 10 December, 2015
Gardaí are investigating all circumstances around the discovery.
# rip - Wednesday 9 December, 2015
Dr Sarah McAnallen had trained in Dublin.
She played Edna Birch on the programme for the past 15 years.
# rip - Friday 4 December, 2015
The Oscar-nominated actor battled Alzheimer’s disease for five years.