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Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 26 April, 2015

#RIP

# rip - Yesterday’s News

‘A true gentleman taken before his time’ – Tributes paid after inter-county hurler dies RIP

‘A true gentleman taken before his time’ – Tributes paid after inter-county hurler dies

27-year-old Shane Mulholland was killed in a road accident last night.

From TheJournal.ie Karen Buckley to be buried on Tuesday Karen Buckley

Karen Buckley to be buried on Tuesday

The Cork woman’s body is to be returned to Ireland this weekend.

# rip - Friday 24 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Child star of Everybody Loves Raymond takes his own life RIP

# rip - Monday 20 April, 2015

Australian rugby player, 25, dies following head injury in ‘tragic accident’ on field RIP

Australian rugby player, 25, dies following head injury in ‘tragic accident’ on field

Nicholas Tooth was injured tackling an opponent in a regional NSW fixture on Saturday.

# rip - Saturday 18 April, 2015

This was a lovely gesture in memory of the late Dave Billings RIP

This was a lovely gesture in memory of the late Dave Billings

The UCD players from both counties joined together before their All-Ireland semi-final.

# rip - Friday 17 April, 2015

Connolly on Billings – ‘He was a massive influence for me, he was an exceptional man’

Former Dublin selector Dave Billings passed away this week.

# rip - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

‘I met Dave first over 50 years ago, he lit a fire in me then and it has burned ever since.’ RIP

‘I met Dave first over 50 years ago, he lit a fire in me then and it has burned ever since.’

UCD Sport produced a lovely, heartfelt tribute to the late Dave Billings.

From TheJournal.ie ‘You don’t think things like this can happen to you’: Parents of April Jones open up about daughter’s murder April Jones

‘You don’t think things like this can happen to you’: Parents of April Jones open up about daughter’s murder

Paedophile Mark Bridger murdered five-year-old April Jones. He was convicted of her murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

Tributes pour in after Dublin, St Vincent’s and UCD GAA stalwart Dave Billings passes away RIP

Tributes pour in after Dublin, St Vincent’s and UCD GAA stalwart Dave Billings passes away

Billings was also a former Dublin U21 manager.

# rip - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Percy Sledge, singer of possibly THE definitive soul ballad, has died When A Man Loves A Woman This post contains videos

Percy Sledge, singer of possibly THE definitive soul ballad, has died

He died this morning aged 73.

# rip - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds pay tribute to 13-year-old surfing champion killed by shark RIP

Hundreds pay tribute to 13-year-old surfing champion killed by shark

This was the seventh fatal attack since 2011.

# rip - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Irish football has lost one of its favourite sons

“A great man and much loved by so many.”

# rip - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Terry Pratchett’s final ‘Discworld’ book set to be published in September The Shepherd's Crown

Terry Pratchett’s final ‘Discworld’ book set to be published in September

The 41st Discworld novel is a posthumous release for the author who passed away in March.

# rip - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cynthia Lennon, ex-wife of Beatle John, has died RIP

Cynthia Lennon, ex-wife of Beatle John, has died

She was 75 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Misao Okawa lived through man’s first flight, two world wars and the moon landing RIP

Misao Okawa lived through man’s first flight, two world wars and the moon landing

Misao Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday just last month.

# rip - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Robin Williams’ family fight over his Oscar – but don’t want to go to court Family Fight

Robin Williams’ family fight over his Oscar – but don’t want to go to court

The dispute centres on objects related to the actor’s career, such as his 1998 Oscar.

From The Daily Edge 7 reasons we miss Dermot Morgan Crilllllly

7 reasons we miss Dermot Morgan

That money was just resting in his account.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed by headstone as he tended to mother’s grave Tragedy

Man killed by headstone as he tended to mother’s grave

The granite headstone weighed 140 to 180 kilos.

# rip - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Olympic runner drowns in swimming accident during Caribbean training camp RIP

Olympic runner drowns in swimming accident during Caribbean training camp

24-year-old Canadian athlete Daundre Barnaby tragically passed away on Friday.

# rip - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Former Kilkenny hurling boss Fr Tommy Maher dies, aged 92 RIP

Former Kilkenny hurling boss Fr Tommy Maher dies, aged 92

Fr Maher masterminded seven All-Ireland championship wins.

# rip - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Singapore’s founding father, ‘a true giant of history’, dies aged 91 Remember

Singapore’s founding father, ‘a true giant of history’, dies aged 91

Lee Kuan Yew has been hailed as the person who turned Singapore into the prosperous city it is today.

# rip - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gerard McKerr, one of the “Hooded Men”, has died RIP

Gerard McKerr, one of the “Hooded Men”, has died

Gerard McKerr was 71.

# rip - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie U2 play as friends, family and fans say goodbye to Tony Fenton RIP

U2 play as friends, family and fans say goodbye to Tony Fenton

The DJ had made the arrangements for his funeral.

A young Australian boxer has died two days after his first pro defeat RIP

A young Australian boxer has died two days after his first pro defeat

23-year-old Braydon Smith died in a Brisbane hospital on Monday afternoon.

From The Daily Edge Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon RIP

Irish radio stations will play a song in tribute to Tony Fenton this afternoon

Aretha Franklin’s I Say A Little Prayer will be going out especially for Tony.

From TheJournal.ie Toto’s bass player “now at peace” after dying in his sleep Mike Porcaro

Toto’s bass player “now at peace” after dying in his sleep

He had been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2007.

# rip - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The announcement of Terry Pratchett’s death shows why you need a social media will HIS FINAL TWEETS

The announcement of Terry Pratchett’s death shows why you need a social media will

“Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night.”

# rip - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge RTÉ has “no comment” after the Late Late failed to mention Tony Fenton RIP

# rip - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish-born US Marine dies in helicopter crash Semper Fi

Irish-born US Marine dies in helicopter crash

Liam Flynn was born in Clane, County Kildare.

From The Daily Edge Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself Bring Back Pratchett

Terry Pratchett fans have begun to petition Death himself

It’s what he would have wanted.

From TheJournal.ie Remembering the pirate days: ‘The last time you heard him on air could have been the first’ ARD

Remembering the pirate days: ‘The last time you heard him on air could have been the first’

Like most of our best DJs, Tony Fenton started underground.

From The Daily Edge ‘I was supposed to be doing my homework’ – fans remember Tony Fenton’s Hotline RIP

‘I was supposed to be doing my homework’ – fans remember Tony Fenton’s Hotline

Favourite memories from radio stars, winners and you.

# rip - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 RIP

Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66

The author was best known for his Discworld series of novels.

From TheJournal.ie “Never duplicate the dude”: Tributes paid to radio legend Tony Fenton Pilot Of The Airwaves

“Never duplicate the dude”: Tributes paid to radio legend Tony Fenton

The DJ has died at the age of 53.

From The Daily Edge “Never saw him in bad humour” – Larry Gogan remembers old friend Tony Fenton RIP

“Never saw him in bad humour” – Larry Gogan remembers old friend Tony Fenton

The broadcaster has died at the age of 53.

From The Daily Edge Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 RIP

Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66

The writer was best known for the bestselling Discworld series.

From TheJournal.ie DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53 RIP

DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53

The veteran presenter had been battling cancer for four years.

From The Daily Edge Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton RIP

Tributes are already pouring in for much-loved DJ Tony Fenton

Former colleagues and celebrities have paid tribute to the late DJ.

From The Daily Edge Legendary DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53 RIP

Legendary DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53

He had suffered with cancer for several years.

# rip - Monday 9 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Co-creator of The Simpsons Sam Simon who saved Benjy the bull has died aged 59 RIP

Co-creator of The Simpsons Sam Simon who saved Benjy the bull has died aged 59

Simon had previously stated that he would be leaving his nearly $100 million fortune to his various charities.

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