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#Obituary

# obituary - Monday 31 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Remembering the Irish men and women we lost in 2018 RIP

Remembering the Irish men and women we lost in 2018

It was the year we bid our final farewells to…

# obituary - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81 Obituary

US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81

The veteran politician is survived by his wife Cindy and seven children.

# obituary - Friday 20 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One of the ultimate 'that guy' character actors has passed away Miguel Ferrer

One of the ultimate 'that guy' character actors has passed away

Miguel Ferrer had an acting career that spanned four decades.

# obituary - Monday 9 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's man of the century, TK Whitaker, dies aged 100 Service To The State

Ireland's man of the century, TK Whitaker, dies aged 100

The humble civil servant created the blueprint for modern Ireland with his economic policies.

# obituary - Monday 2 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Prodigious British author and art critic John Berger has died aged 90 RIP

Prodigious British author and art critic John Berger has died aged 90

Berger’s Ways of Seeing programme changed the face of art criticism.

# obituary - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 'Irishman dies from stubbornness, whiskey': This man's brilliant obituary is going viral Legend

'Irishman dies from stubbornness, whiskey': This man's brilliant obituary is going viral

“Absolut vodka and Simply Orange companies are devastated by the loss of Connors.”

# obituary - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From Rome to Manila: Muhammad Ali 'shook up the world'

The world lost The Greatest last night.

# obituary - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge A woman used her obituary to diss both Trump and Clinton Shots Fired

# obituary - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Magician Paul Daniels dies aged 77 RIP

Magician Paul Daniels dies aged 77

Daniels had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour.

# obituary - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This man used his obituary to urge people not to vote for Donald Trump and now he's going viral Dying Wish

# obituary - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Deaths in 2015: Saying goodbye to those we loved and lost this year RIP

Deaths in 2015: Saying goodbye to those we loved and lost this year

It was the year we bid our final farewells to…

# obituary - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died RIP

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died

Howe, former chancellor of the exchequer among other things, has died from a heart attack aged 88.

# obituary - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This lady has the cutest obituary you'll read today Wonderful

This lady has the cutest obituary you'll read today

“She disliked very much the end of the football season, her middle name and McDonalds.”

# obituary - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This man's to-the-point obituary is going viral Deadpan

# obituary - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Veteran RTE broadcaster Liam Ó Murchú has died RIP

# obituary - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Is this the harshest obituary headline ever? Ouch

Is this the harshest obituary headline ever?

The internet thinks so.

# obituary - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died. RIP

Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died.

The singer was 76.

# obituary - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This grandmother's obituary has one very interesting detail Add It Up

This grandmother's obituary has one very interesting detail

She has how many grandchildren?!

# obituary - 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.

# obituary - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This man's obituary says he died "due to an uppercut from Batman" Superhero

This man's obituary says he died "due to an uppercut from Batman"

Here’s how it all came about.

# obituary - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This man's obituary lists his cause of death as 'uppercut from Batman' Fitting Tribute

This man's obituary lists his cause of death as 'uppercut from Batman'

This has an unexpectedly brilliant opening paragraph.

# obituary - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 'Plain and overweight': This dreadful obituary of a female author is causing a storm online Nevertheless

'Plain and overweight': This dreadful obituary of a female author is causing a storm online

Twitter users are posting their own obituaries in response to an Australian newspaper’s gaffe.

# obituary - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Golden era Hollywood actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104 RIP

Golden era Hollywood actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104

Her roles ranged from the 1930s German stage to television’s The Love Boat.

# obituary - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dad with cancer writes funny, lovely obituary before death Obituary

# obituary - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72 RIP

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

The glamrock singer had a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 80s.

# obituary - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An Post's anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful Brill-ately

An Post's anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful

For when you want to rest the squat pen between finger and thumb and, you know, write a letter…

# obituary - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A risk taker, a dealer and a peacemaker: Remembering Albert Reynolds (1932-2014) RIP

A risk taker, a dealer and a peacemaker: Remembering Albert Reynolds (1932-2014)

The 81-year-old former taoiseach passed away in the early hours of this morning.

# obituary - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94 Rags To Riches

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94

He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.

# obituary - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Prolific actor Eli Wallach dies at the age of 98 RIP

Prolific actor Eli Wallach dies at the age of 98

The actor was best known for his roles in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, and The Magnificent Seven.

# obituary - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Writer Maya Angelou has died at 86 RIP

Writer Maya Angelou has died at 86

She was best known for her work I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.

# obituary - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This obituary for 'Pervert Dave' is completely real Rest In Peace

This obituary for 'Pervert Dave' is completely real

He loved motorcycles.

# obituary - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died RIP

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died

The Colombian writer was 87.

# obituary - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole books, has died RIP

Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole books, has died

The author died at home at the age of 68.

# obituary - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins pays tribute to former Senator Sam McAughtry RIP

President Higgins pays tribute to former Senator Sam McAughtry

McAughtry, who was a writer and broadcaster, had played a role in the peace process throughout his life.

# obituary - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Family discover wonderful obituary grandfather wrote for himself before he died Raise A Glass

# obituary - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's the touching police dog obituary that has the internet bawling its eyes out One Last Ride

Here's the touching police dog obituary that has the internet bawling its eyes out

Christopher Coscia’s heartfelt tribute to his canine companion went viral after appearing on Facebook.

# obituary - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Folk legend Pete Seeger dies at 94 RIP

Folk legend Pete Seeger dies at 94

The folk music champion died of natural causes at a New York hospital last night.

# obituary - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela: Prisoner, president and father of 'Rainbow Nation' Obituary

Nelson Mandela: Prisoner, president and father of 'Rainbow Nation'

The former president of South Africa, who spent 27 years in prison, inspired a nation and the world.

# obituary - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 'Loving' father's obituary ends on surprising note The Last Word

'Loving' father's obituary ends on surprising note

He didn’t hold back when it came to the end!

# obituary - Friday 9 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 unbelievable things from the obituary of a 91-year-old veteran RIP

9 unbelievable things from the obituary of a 91-year-old veteran

Flight Lieutenant Tony Snell shows us how it’s done.

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