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Passenger dies after becoming seriously ill on Waterford to Dublin train
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Passenger dies after becoming seriously ill on Waterford to Dublin train

Oct 12th 2022, 4:05 PM 40,135 Views 0 Comments

The train was stopped at a level crossing for several hours as the man received assistance.

Angela Lansbury: Late TV star said she was 'eternally grateful' for her Irish roots
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Angela Lansbury: Late TV star said she was 'eternally grateful' for her Irish roots

Updated Oct 12th 2022, 1:25 PM 23,415 Views 6 Comments

The actress was best known for her portrayal of Jessica Fletcher in American drama series Murder, She Wrote.

'Murder, She Wrote' star Angela Lansbury dies aged 96
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'Murder, She Wrote' star Angela Lansbury dies aged 96

Updated Oct 11th 2022, 9:34 PM 55,227 Views 48 Comments

Her family released a statement to US media Tuesday evening.

'We do not have words to explain it': First funerals for victims of Creeslough explosion take place
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'We do not have words to explain it': First funerals for victims of Creeslough explosion take place

Updated Oct 11th 2022, 3:11 PM 44,464 Views 8 Comments

Separate funeral masses will be held for Jessica Gallagher (24) and Martin McGill (49) at St Michael’s Church.

The lives and loves of the 10 Creeslough locals lost in tragedy
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The lives and loves of the 10 Creeslough locals lost in tragedy

Oct 10th 2022, 3:43 PM 29,975 Views 6 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the victims of the explosion, who ranged from the age of five to 59.

Former RTÉ presenter Val Joyce dies
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Former RTÉ presenter Val Joyce dies

Oct 9th 2022, 7:16 PM 52,115 Views 9 Comments

Joyce presented several shows over his career with the national broadcaster.

Woman (40s) and baby boy found dead in Dublin 15 house
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Woman (40s) and baby boy found dead in Dublin 15 house

Oct 8th 2022, 7:17 PM 61,768 Views 0 Comments

The woman and infant were pronounced dead at the scene.

All GAA games in Donegal cancelled after Creeslough tragedy
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All GAA games in Donegal cancelled after Creeslough tragedy

Oct 8th 2022, 12:15 AM 4,593 Views 0 Comments

This includes the county senior football final, which was due to be held in Ballybofey on Sunday.

Harry Kane leads tributes to Tottenham fitness coach Gian Piero Ventrone
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Harry Kane leads tributes to Tottenham fitness coach Gian Piero Ventrone

Oct 6th 2022, 9:04 PM 12,546 Views 0 Comments

The Italian joined Spurs last November alongside manager Antonio Conte.

Tributes paid to country music pioneer Loretta Lynn, who has died aged 90
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Tributes paid to country music pioneer Loretta Lynn, who has died aged 90

Updated Oct 4th 2022, 8:54 PM 25,000 Views 8 Comments

A family statement shared online said the songwriter died peacefully in her sleep this morning.

Motorcyclist (50s) dies after collision with a car in Louth
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Motorcyclist (50s) dies after collision with a car in Louth

Oct 2nd 2022, 7:38 PM 19,969 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a fatal traffic collision on the R132 in Dunleer.

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Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68
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Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68

Sep 30th 2022, 6:20 PM 61,995 Views 24 Comments

Mullins won four All-Ireland senior medals in Dublin colours.

Tributes paid to 'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio after death at 59
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Tributes paid to 'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio after death at 59

Updated Sep 29th 2022, 2:28 PM 60,897 Views 27 Comments

Known for his 1995 hit Gangsta’s Paradise, Coolio was remembered for his ‘grind’ following reports of his death.

Death toll rises to 17 in school shooting in Russia as survivors hospitalised in Moscow
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Death toll rises to 17 in school shooting in Russia as survivors hospitalised in Moscow

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 12:49 PM 59,097 Views 33 Comments

The gunman killed himself after he opened fire, officials said.

Man (20s) dies after being struck by car near Naas
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Man (20s) dies after being struck by car near Naas

Sep 24th 2022, 11:47 AM 38,202 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said a male pedestrian was struck on the M7 early this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Wolf Hall author Hilary Mantel dies aged 70
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Wolf Hall author Hilary Mantel dies aged 70

Sep 23rd 2022, 12:30 PM 16,072 Views 4 Comments

The British writer won the Booker Prize twice, first for her 2009 novel Wolf Hall and again for its sequel in 2012.

Drag performer George Ward, known as Cherry Valentine, dies aged 28
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Drag performer George Ward, known as Cherry Valentine, dies aged 28

Sep 23rd 2022, 10:38 AM 61,560 Views 0 Comments

He appeared on the second series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK in 2021.

Remembering Nevin Spence ten years on: 'It was like losing a brother'
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Remembering Nevin Spence ten years on: 'It was like losing a brother'

Sep 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 20,944 Views 6 Comments

Spence was on the cusp of an international call-up when an accident on the family farm ended in tragedy. Former team-mates relive the anguish of a day that changed their lives.

Legendary rugby commentator Eddie Butler dies aged 65
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Legendary rugby commentator Eddie Butler dies aged 65

Sep 15th 2022, 6:39 PM 14,610 Views 15 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the man whose distinctive voice is indelibly linked to the sport.

€100,000 to be given to families of healthcare staff who died due to Covid-19 through work
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€100,000 to be given to families of healthcare staff who died due to Covid-19 through work

Sep 13th 2022, 7:04 PM 21,738 Views 29 Comments

The Minister for Health said the scheme “offers some support from the state to provide for the family’s needs”.

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, has died
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Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, has died

Sep 8th 2022, 6:31 PM 147,628 Views 236 Comments
  • Buckingham Palace said the queen died peacefully this afternoon.
  • The flag at the palace in London was lowered to half mast at 6.30pm.
  • President Michael D Higgins expressed sympathy on behalf of the people of Ireland.
Jockeys and trainers among hundreds at funeral of ‘charismatic’ 13-year-old Jack de Bromhead
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Jockeys and trainers among hundreds at funeral of ‘charismatic’ 13-year-old Jack de Bromhead

Updated Sep 7th 2022, 4:01 PM 75,728 Views 11 Comments

Henry de Bromhead told the congregation stories of his son Jack’s love for pony racing.

Jack de Bromhead: Family remember 'one-of-a-kind child who touched all our lives'
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Jack de Bromhead: Family remember 'one-of-a-kind child who touched all our lives'

Sep 4th 2022, 6:09 PM 51,685 Views 8 Comments

Teenager ‘filled every moment of his days, always busy, forever curious grasping at life and new interests’.

Russians bid farewell to Gorbachev, but without Putin
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Russians bid farewell to Gorbachev, but without Putin

Updated Sep 3rd 2022, 2:40 PM 45,960 Views 12 Comments

Hundreds of mourners, including Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, lined up to file past Gorbachev’s open casket.

Deaglán de Bréadún: It was clear in Moscow that Gorbachev's popularity was not reflected there
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Deaglán de Bréadún: It was clear in Moscow that Gorbachev's popularity was not reflected there

Updated Sep 3rd 2022, 8:34 AM 26,154 Views 9 Comments

Gorbachev’s popularity on the international stage did not exist to the same extent on his home ground.

'A parent's worst nightmare': Funeral held for Derry teenagers who drowned in Lough Enagh
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'A parent's worst nightmare': Funeral held for Derry teenagers who drowned in Lough Enagh

Updated Sep 2nd 2022, 4:15 PM 28,250 Views 2 Comments

Bishop of Derry Donal McKeown said that the two boys ‘were a huge gift to all of us in their life’.

BBC presenter Bill Turnbull dies aged 66 after prostate cancer fight
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BBC presenter Bill Turnbull dies aged 66 after prostate cancer fight

Sep 1st 2022, 9:59 AM 30,759 Views 7 Comments

His former co-presenter Susanna Reid said: “Bill was the kindest, funniest, most generous man in the business.”

# rip - August August 2022

Gorbachev to be buried in Moscow on Saturday as tributes pour in for last Soviet leader
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Gorbachev to be buried in Moscow on Saturday as tributes pour in for last Soviet leader

Updated Aug 31st 2022, 5:47 PM 28,659 Views 14 Comments

President Michael D Higgins said the former Soviet leader was “a man of good instinct who offered hope”.

Man (60s) dies in Wexford farming accident
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Man (60s) dies in Wexford farming accident

Aug 31st 2022, 1:28 PM 33,419 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened around 9am this morning.

Elderly Cork couple who died in crash 'well-known in the local golfing community'
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Elderly Cork couple who died in crash 'well-known in the local golfing community'

Aug 31st 2022, 11:23 AM 20,553 Views 0 Comments

The couple, named locally as Pat Allen (83) and Bernadette Allen (82), were travelling in their car towards Ringaskiddy village.

Olivia Pratt-Korbel murder: Police reissue appeal for information as two suspects bailed
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Olivia Pratt-Korbel murder: Police reissue appeal for information as two suspects bailed

Updated Aug 27th 2022, 5:40 PM 17,877 Views 0 Comments

Olivia Pratt-Korbel was shot on Monday night after a gunman chased his intended target.

FAI pays tribute after former president Des Casey dies
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FAI pays tribute after former president Des Casey dies

Aug 23rd 2022, 11:59 PM 5,203 Views 1 Comment

The Dundalk native played a key role in the appointment of Jack Charlton as Ireland manager.

Dillon Quirke remembered as club return to action following star's tragic death
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Dillon Quirke remembered as club return to action following star's tragic death

Aug 21st 2022, 5:25 PM 8,957 Views 0 Comments

Clonoulty-Rossmore beat Moycarkey-Borris by 0-25 to 1-19 in their Tipperary SHC round robin match this afternoon.

Teenage boy dies after being hit by car in Limerick
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Teenage boy dies after being hit by car in Limerick

Aug 21st 2022, 10:45 AM 28,008 Views 0 Comments

The crash occurred in Dromsally, near Cappamore.

Man appears in court over murder of Irishman Thomas O’Halloran (87) in London
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Man appears in court over murder of Irishman Thomas O’Halloran (87) in London

Updated Aug 19th 2022, 3:08 PM 41,732 Views 0 Comments

Thomas O’Halloran was stabbed in London earlier this week.

Das Boot filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen dies aged 81
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Das Boot filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen dies aged 81

Aug 17th 2022, 8:09 AM 12,210 Views 12 Comments

Heralded as an anti-war masterpiece, Das Boot was nominated for six Oscars.

Former Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh has died aged 41
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Former Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh has died aged 41

Aug 16th 2022, 4:47 PM 69,320 Views 9 Comments

He was found in his apartment in Minnesota on 11 August.

Actress Anne Heche dies aged 53, one week after major car crash
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Actress Anne Heche dies aged 53, one week after major car crash

Updated Aug 12th 2022, 10:38 PM 119,758 Views 50 Comments

The actor was hospitalised after the crash in Los Angeles last week.

Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video
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Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video

Aug 12th 2022, 2:37 PM 24,165 Views 0 Comments

A video was widely condemned after it depicted men singing a song about the 2011 murder of Michaela McAreavey.

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died
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Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died

Aug 11th 2022, 11:25 AM 30,423 Views 3 Comments

The Green Party said Mary Ryan “died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday morning”.