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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 8 August, 2020

#RIP

# rip - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'He was Ireland's Martin Luther King': Derry and Ireland say goodbye to John Hume RIP

'He was Ireland's Martin Luther King': Derry and Ireland say goodbye to John Hume

“Make no mistake about it – there are people alive today who would not be alive had it not been for John’s vision and his work.”

From TheJournal.ie 'We're in tears': Derry's people on what John Hume meant to the city Northern Ireland

'We're in tears': Derry's people on what John Hume meant to the city

The city is in mourning ahead of the funeral of John Hume today.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it Good Friday Agreement

Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it

Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza pays tribute to John Hume, the peacemaker, who will be laid to rest today.

# rip - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie John Hume's family ask public to 'light a candle for peace' tonight John Hume

John Hume's family ask public to 'light a candle for peace' tonight

His family asked people to light a candle at 9pm in their homes or at their doors.

# rip - Monday 3 August, 2020

Sporting tributes from Derry paid to 'wonderful ambassador' John Hume RIP

Sporting tributes from Derry paid to 'wonderful ambassador' John Hume

The former SDLP leader, who was president of Derry City FC, has passed away at the age of 83.

From TheJournal.ie 'A great hero and a true peace maker': President leads tributes to former SDLP leader John Hume John Hume

'A great hero and a true peace maker': President leads tributes to former SDLP leader John Hume

The Clintons said that Hume’s ability “to see his adversaries as human beings”, helped forge a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's peacemaker, John Hume (1937-2020) Obituary

Ireland's peacemaker, John Hume (1937-2020)

The former SDLP leader has died aged 83.

From TheJournal.ie Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83 RIP

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83

The Irish peace icon passed away after a long struggle with dementia.

# rip - Friday 31 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Alan Parker - the director of The Commitments and Angela's Ashes - has died aged 76 RIP

Alan Parker - the director of The Commitments and Angela's Ashes - has died aged 76

Parker’s storied career included directing credits for Bugsy Malone, Fame and Mississippi Burning.

# rip - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

All Black legend Andy Haden dies aged 69 RIP

All Black legend Andy Haden dies aged 69

The former lock passed away after a battle with cancer.

# rip - Monday 27 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Irish man (20s) dies after being hit by car in Costa del Sol, Spain Marbella

Irish man (20s) dies after being hit by car in Costa del Sol, Spain

The Dublin man died in the early hours of this morning following the incident.

# rip - Sunday 26 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Gone With The Wind star Dame Olivia de Havilland dies aged 104 RIP

Gone With The Wind star Dame Olivia de Havilland dies aged 104

She was best known as Melanie Wilkes in the 1939 classic.

From TheJournal.ie US TV personality Regis Philbin dies aged 88 RIP

US TV personality Regis Philbin dies aged 88

He hosted the American version of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’

# rip - Saturday 25 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green dies aged 73 RIP

Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green dies aged 73

He helped to found the rock and blues group in 1967.

# rip - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Beautiful, caring and wise': Ruth Morrissey remembered at funeral CervicalCheck

'Beautiful, caring and wise': Ruth Morrissey remembered at funeral

The 39-year-old CervicalCheck campaigner and mother died on Sunday.

# rip - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Famous Walkinstown Roundabout scenes recreated as Ireland remembers Big Jack Legend This post contains videos

Famous Walkinstown Roundabout scenes recreated as Ireland remembers Big Jack

There were a number of events held around the country to mark the former Ireland manager’s funeral today.

# rip - Monday 20 July, 2020

Mick McCarthy to wear green again and radio stations to play iconic song in memory of Jack Charlton

The former Ireland manager and England World Cup winner died earlier this month at the age of 85. His funeral takes place tomorrow.

# rip - Sunday 19 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'She gave generously to anyone who knew her': Family of Ruth Morrissey pay tribute after CervicalCheck campaigner dies aged 39 RIP

'She gave generously to anyone who knew her': Family of Ruth Morrissey pay tribute after CervicalCheck campaigner dies aged 39

“Neither the HSE nor the State has ever apologised to her, and now it is too late,” a family statement said.

# rip - Saturday 18 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80 RIP

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80

He was the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists.

# rip - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Kieran O’Connor: A club hero, a county star, a tragic loss RIP

Kieran O’Connor: A club hero, a county star, a tragic loss

The 2010 All-Ireland winner passed away yesterday.

# rip - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Tributes paid after the passing of Cork All-Ireland winner Kieran O'Connor RIP

Tributes paid after the passing of Cork All-Ireland winner Kieran O'Connor

The Aghada club player won an All-Ireland senior football medal with Cork in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our hero, our fighter': Stardust campaigner Christine Keegan - who lost two daughters in tragedy - has died RIP

'Our hero, our fighter': Stardust campaigner Christine Keegan - who lost two daughters in tragedy - has died

Christine’s tireless work alongside the families of other victims laid the foundations for the new inquests for the victims of the fire.

# rip - Monday 13 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies aged 59 Denmark

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies aged 59

She had been South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark since 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Kelly Preston, actress and wife of John Travolta, dies aged 57 RIP

Kelly Preston, actress and wife of John Travolta, dies aged 57

The Hawaiian-born actress had been receiving treatment for breast cancer.

# rip - Saturday 11 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'A legacy of outstanding leadership': Tributes paid to Ireland legend Jack Charlton Jackie's Army

'A legacy of outstanding leadership': Tributes paid to Ireland legend Jack Charlton

The Englishman who guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90 died yesterday aged 85.

From TheJournal.ie A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020) Big Jack

A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020)

Charlton led the Irish football team for a decade.

Ireland legend Jack Charlton dies aged 85 RIP

Ireland legend Jack Charlton dies aged 85

The Englishman guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90.

# rip - Monday 6 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'He was an icon': Tributes paid to Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone RIP

'He was an icon': Tributes paid to Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone

Morricone composed scores for films The Mission, The Untouchables and Cinema Paradiso.

From TheJournal.ie Brothers who died in Tipperary diving tragedy named as Fergus and Philip Brophy Portroe

Brothers who died in Tipperary diving tragedy named as Fergus and Philip Brophy

The brothers died while diving at the Portroe Dive Centre.

# rip - Friday 3 July, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications RIP

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications

The 57-year-old father of legendary UFC champ, Khabib, passed away earlier today.

# rip - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Veteran US comedian, director and actor Carl Reiner dies aged 98 RIP

Veteran US comedian, director and actor Carl Reiner dies aged 98

Reiner had a storied career and his son Rob also went on to great things in Hollywood.

# rip - Monday 29 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'I always told him he would change the world': Family lead tributes to 14-year-old Noah Donohoe NOAH DONOHOE

'I always told him he would change the world': Family lead tributes to 14-year-old Noah Donohoe

On Saturday, police said that a body found in north Belfast is believed to be his.

# rip - Friday 26 June, 2020

Former Ireland international and Arsenal assistant manager Theo Foley dies aged 83 RIP

Former Ireland international and Arsenal assistant manager Theo Foley dies aged 83

The Dubliner earned nine caps for his country.

# rip - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'A peacemaker and a rock of sense': TDs pay Dáil tribute and hold minute's silence for Garda Colm Horkan Garda Horkan

'A peacemaker and a rock of sense': TDs pay Dáil tribute and hold minute's silence for Garda Colm Horkan

“He never let us down, the people he had sworn to serve,” the Taoiseach told the Dáil today.

# rip - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Grand National winner Liam Treadwell dies at 34 RIP

Grand National winner Liam Treadwell dies at 34

The 2009 Aintree hero had returned from retirement last year.

# rip - Monday 22 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Joel Schumacher, director of Falling Down, Batman Forever and Veronica Guerin, dies aged 80 RIP

Joel Schumacher, director of Falling Down, Batman Forever and Veronica Guerin, dies aged 80

The filmmaker died after a year-long battle with cancer, US media reports.

Michael Kennedy, who represented host of Irish footballers, dies RIP

Michael Kennedy, who represented host of Irish footballers, dies

Eamon Dunphy referred to Kennedy as Roy Keane’s ‘lawyer, solicitor, friend, mentor’.

# rip - Saturday 20 June, 2020

European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen dies at 74 RIP

European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen dies at 74

He died in Oslo three months after suffering a stroke at his home on 15 March.

# rip - Friday 19 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Funeral details for Detective Garda Colm Horkan announced Charlestown

Funeral details for Detective Garda Colm Horkan announced

The Mayo man will be buried in his hometown on Charlestown on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Lord Of The Rings and Chariots Of Fire star Ian Holm dies aged 88 RIP

Lord Of The Rings and Chariots Of Fire star Ian Holm dies aged 88

The actor died peacefully in hospital.

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