Advertisement

#RIP

# rip - April April 2022

Gilbert Gottfried, stand-up comic and actor, dies aged 67
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Gilbert Gottfried, stand-up comic and actor, dies aged 67

Apr 12th 2022, 10:25 PM 37,408 Views 9 Comments

He first came to national attention with frequent appearances on MTV in its early days.

Steelers' quarterback Haskins dies after being struck by car
# RIP
# RIP

Steelers' quarterback Haskins dies after being struck by car

Apr 9th 2022, 9:13 PM 9,498 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old was struck by a car in South Florida.

Tánaiste pays tribute to Ukrainian man who died after leaving 'second home' Ireland to fight
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Tánaiste pays tribute to Ukrainian man who died after leaving 'second home' Ireland to fight

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 1:30 PM 54,603 Views 21 Comments

Oleksandr’s friend Alex Cucuet said he was an energetic and funny person.

Former Scotland and Lions prop Tom Smith dies aged 50
# RIP
# RIP

Former Scotland and Lions prop Tom Smith dies aged 50

Apr 6th 2022, 7:49 PM 59,692 Views 9 Comments

The former player was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in November 2019.

Bye Bye Birdie star Bobby Rydell dies aged 79
# Singer
From TheJournal.ie
# Singer

Bye Bye Birdie star Bobby Rydell dies aged 79

Apr 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 17,417 Views 1 Comment

Rydell was among a wave of US teen idols who emerged after Elvis Presley and before the rise of The Beatles.

EastEnders stalwart June Brown, best known as Dot Cotton, dies aged 95
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

EastEnders stalwart June Brown, best known as Dot Cotton, dies aged 95

Apr 4th 2022, 1:36 PM 28,424 Views 12 Comments

The veteran actress left the soap in 2020.

Sligo footballer Red Óg Murphy dies aged 21
# RIP
# RIP

Sligo footballer Red Óg Murphy dies aged 21

Apr 1st 2022, 9:41 PM 145,150 Views 16 Comments

Murphy was studying in DCU and was a star on their Sigerson Cup team.

# rip - March March 2022

Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'
# Pierre Zakrzewski
From TheJournal.ie
# Pierre Zakrzewski

Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 12:40 PM 23,105 Views 4 Comments

Family and friends of the cameraman addressed his funeral in Dublin today.

Tributes paid to Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins after sudden death at age 50
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Tributes paid to Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins after sudden death at age 50

Updated Mar 26th 2022, 3:18 PM 91,699 Views 50 Comments

Tributes have been pouring in from music industry heavyweights, describing the news as “heart breaking”.

Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright dies aged 84
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright dies aged 84

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:00 PM 21,416 Views 18 Comments

In a statement, Albright’s family said she died “surrounded by family and friends”.

Suspect charged over murder of rugby star Aramburu in Paris
# RIP
# RIP

Suspect charged over murder of rugby star Aramburu in Paris

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 8:50 PM 9,476 Views 2 Comments

The former Argentina international won 22 caps for his country.

Suspect detained over Paris killing of Argentina rugby star Aramburu
# RIP
# RIP

Suspect detained over Paris killing of Argentina rugby star Aramburu

Mar 21st 2022, 12:42 PM 7,042 Views 1 Comment

The former Argentina international was shot and killed in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Scottish Parliament rugby player dies during game against Ireland's Oireachtas team
# Rugby
From TheJournal.ie
# Rugby

Scottish Parliament rugby player dies during game against Ireland's Oireachtas team

Updated Mar 20th 2022, 1:47 PM 128,751 Views 11 Comments

David Hill died while playing for the Scottish Parliament rugby club in Dublin against Ireland’s Dáil and Seanad team.

Former Argentina international Federico Aramburu shot and killed in Paris
# RIP
# RIP

Former Argentina international Federico Aramburu shot and killed in Paris

Mar 19th 2022, 4:14 PM 17,240 Views 2 Comments

The 42-year-old won 22 caps for his country.

'Ireland has lost an outstanding diplomat': Tributes paid to ambassador Jim Kelly after sudden death
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

'Ireland has lost an outstanding diplomat': Tributes paid to ambassador Jim Kelly after sudden death

Mar 19th 2022, 8:08 AM 54,057 Views 6 Comments

Jim Kelly had served as Ireland’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations since 2020.

To The Manor Born star Peter Bowles dies aged 85
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

To The Manor Born star Peter Bowles dies aged 85

Mar 17th 2022, 1:20 PM 29,436 Views 12 Comments

He was best known for his role in the BBC sitcom starring alongside Penelope Keith.

Oscar-winning actor William Hurt dies age 71
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Oscar-winning actor William Hurt dies age 71

Mar 14th 2022, 7:15 AM 39,704 Views 8 Comments

Hurt won two academy awards in his career.

Frank O'Farrell, Manchester United's only Irish manager, passes away aged 94
# RIP
# RIP

Frank O'Farrell, Manchester United's only Irish manager, passes away aged 94

Mar 7th 2022, 2:13 PM 20,730 Views 10 Comments

The Cork native’s playing career as a wing-half in England began with West Ham United, amassing 213 appearances, scoring nine times.

Thai police post-mortem shows Shane Warne died of natural causes
# Thailand
From TheJournal.ie
# Thailand

Thai police post-mortem shows Shane Warne died of natural causes

Mar 7th 2022, 1:32 PM 27,218 Views 0 Comments

Preliminary evaluations from Thai authorities suggested the cricketer died from a heart attack.

Brian Cody on Paul Shefflin: 'It’s just an absolute tragedy'
# RIP
# RIP

Brian Cody on Paul Shefflin: 'It’s just an absolute tragedy'

Mar 6th 2022, 4:42 PM 57,184 Views 5 Comments

The brother of Kilkenny legend Henry Shefflin passed away suddenly on Friday.

Ballyhale Shamrocks 'shocked and saddened' by sudden death of Paul Shefflin
# RIP
# RIP

Ballyhale Shamrocks 'shocked and saddened' by sudden death of Paul Shefflin

Mar 5th 2022, 1:21 PM 29,762 Views 3 Comments

Mr Shefflin, who is the younger brother of Kilkenny great Henry, started in Ballyhale’s 2007 and 2010 All-Ireland final wins.

Game Of Thrones actor John Stahl dies at the age of 68
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Game Of Thrones actor John Stahl dies at the age of 68

Mar 4th 2022, 10:08 PM 40,175 Views 2 Comments

The Scottish actor featured in numerous TV shows and theatrical productions during his career.

Man (70s) dies following three-vehicle road crash in Kerry
# Castleisland
From TheJournal.ie
# Castleisland

Man (70s) dies following three-vehicle road crash in Kerry

Mar 3rd 2022, 8:48 AM 10,126 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened yesterday evening at around 5.30pm.

Tributes paid to ‘much-loved’ children’s author and illustrator Shirley Hughes
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Tributes paid to ‘much-loved’ children’s author and illustrator Shirley Hughes

Mar 2nd 2022, 12:31 PM 17,445 Views 4 Comments

The 94-year-old’s Alfie series has been a long-running hit with children and parents alike.

# rip - February February 2022

Former All Black and Samoa player Va'aiga Tuigamala dies aged 52
# RIP
# RIP

Former All Black and Samoa player Va'aiga Tuigamala dies aged 52

Feb 24th 2022, 7:33 PM 10,709 Views 10 Comments

Affectionately known as ‘Inga the winger,’ Tuigamala played in both the rugby union and rugby league.

Garda probe launched after man found dead in Trinity College library
# Trinity
From TheJournal.ie
# Trinity

Garda probe launched after man found dead in Trinity College library

Feb 23rd 2022, 10:10 PM 144,165 Views 0 Comments

He was discovered this evening.

Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan
# SCREAMING TREES
From TheJournal.ie
# SCREAMING TREES

Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:50 AM 24,828 Views 5 Comments

Lanegan was a member of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins.

Tributes paid to music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards who has died aged 31
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Tributes paid to music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards who has died aged 31

Feb 21st 2022, 2:10 PM 36,796 Views 2 Comments

Tributes to Edwards flooded social media with many expressing their condolences to his mother.

Northern Ireland politicians to gather to pay tribute to Christopher Stalford
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Northern Ireland politicians to gather to pay tribute to Christopher Stalford

Feb 21st 2022, 1:32 PM 11,729 Views 0 Comments

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the party was still in shock following the sudden death of the father of four.

Council worker dies in Wexford while responding to Storm Eunice
# Storm Eunice
From TheJournal.ie
# Storm Eunice

Council worker dies in Wexford while responding to Storm Eunice

Feb 18th 2022, 1:59 PM 75,701 Views 23 Comments

It is understood the incident happened in the Ballythomas area of north Wexford earlier this morning.

US satirist PJ O'Rourke has died aged 74
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

US satirist PJ O'Rourke has died aged 74

Feb 16th 2022, 7:31 AM 16,623 Views 6 Comments

O’Rourke was known for skewering both Democrats and Republicans.

Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman dies aged 75
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman dies aged 75

Feb 14th 2022, 7:25 AM 18,050 Views 7 Comments

Among other notable films he directed are Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Dave, Junior and 1998’s Six Days, Seven Nights.

Former Major League Baseball standout Jeremy Giambi dies aged 47
# RIP
# RIP

Former Major League Baseball standout Jeremy Giambi dies aged 47

Feb 10th 2022, 6:49 PM 8,301 Views 4 Comments

Giambi spent six seasons in MLB and had his best success alongside older brother Jason in Oakland.

Betty Davis, hard funk pioneer, dies aged 77
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Betty Davis, hard funk pioneer, dies aged 77

Feb 10th 2022, 7:51 AM 29,761 Views 4 Comments

Her records sold modestly at the time, but their impact has been cited often in the decades following.

First University Challenge host Bamber Gascoigne dies aged 87
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

First University Challenge host Bamber Gascoigne dies aged 87

Feb 8th 2022, 1:05 PM 16,369 Views 11 Comments

The TV presenter died at his home in Richmond after a short illness.

Munster and Ireland rugby legend Tom Kiernan dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Munster and Ireland rugby legend Tom Kiernan dies aged 83

Feb 3rd 2022, 3:50 PM 24,127 Views 12 Comments

Kiernan won 54 caps for Ireland and coached Munster to a legendary win against the All Blacks in 1978.

# rip - January January 2022

President leads tributes to Traveller rights activist Ronnie Fay
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

President leads tributes to Traveller rights activist Ronnie Fay

Jan 31st 2022, 4:18 PM 20,380 Views 0 Comments

Fay, who had been an activist for Traveller people for some 40 years, died today.

Fulham pay tribute to fan who died after collapsing during Blackpool game
# RIP
# RIP

Fulham pay tribute to fan who died after collapsing during Blackpool game

Jan 30th 2022, 9:50 AM 5,321 Views 7 Comments

Paul Parish suffered a cardiac arrest while watching yesterday’s Championship fixture at Craven Cottage.

Former France out-half Guy Laporte dies at 69
# RIP
# RIP

Former France out-half Guy Laporte dies at 69

Jan 29th 2022, 4:51 PM 7,782 Views 4 Comments

Laporte was manager of the French national team from 1993 to 1995.

Tributes paid to British comedian Barry Cryer after his death aged 86
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Tributes paid to British comedian Barry Cryer after his death aged 86

Jan 27th 2022, 12:20 PM 15,796 Views 13 Comments

The comedy star has been remembered by comedians and celebrities.