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#Mourning

From TheJournal.ie 'Most painful time of our life': Emiliano Sala's family mourn after body formally identified Emiliano Sala

'Most painful time of our life': Emiliano Sala's family mourn after body formally identified

The light aircraft carrying Sala from Nantes to his new club disappeared near Guernsey on 21 January.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team Tragedy

'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team

Fans gathered at stadiums on the hour the team were due to play their cup match.

From The42 'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief Mourning

'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief

Director of rugby Erasmus is trying to prepare a side to face Ulster after the intensely emotional win over Glasgow Warriors.

From TheJournal.ie Woman forced to kneel before portrait of Thai king after 'posting disrespectful comments online' Ko Samui

Woman forced to kneel before portrait of Thai king after 'posting disrespectful comments online'

Authorities are also urging calm as social media is full of criticism of people who aren’t wearing black and white clothing to mourn.

From TheJournal.ie At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan Quetta

At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan

About 200 people had gathered at the hospital to mourn the death of a senior local lawyer.

From TheJournal.ie Iraq president vows to "punish" attackers who killed 119 in suicide blasts Mourning

Iraq president vows to "punish" attackers who killed 119 in suicide blasts

Three days of mourning have been declared in the country.

From The42 Robbie Keane's message of support after cousins involved in sewer pipe tragedy Mourning

Robbie Keane's message of support after cousins involved in sewer pipe tragedy

One of the Ireland striker’s family members died yesterday while the other remains in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie "There is no end to love": Sheryl Sandberg shares emotional post on husband's death Facebook

"There is no end to love": Sheryl Sandberg shares emotional post on husband's death

The Facebook chief operation officer’s husband died a month ago in a sudden accident.

From TheJournal.ie Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones Aromatherapy

Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones

You might be able to, soon…

From The42 Death of player hit by missile thrown from stands sees Algerian football suspended Condemnation

Death of player hit by missile thrown from stands sees Algerian football suspended

The African country’s football federation has cancelled this weekend’s games in protest to the killing of Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse.

Family portrait decorates Peaches Geldof's coffin as mourners arrive for funeral RIP This post contains images

Family portrait decorates Peaches Geldof's coffin as mourners arrive for funeral

Celebrities and others will say goodbye to the 25-year-old in the church where she got married.

7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness

Funerals are a social minefield almost impossible to navigate.

From The42 ‘It’s amazing what sport can do’: Muller looks back on Mandela’s World Cup More Than Sport

‘It’s amazing what sport can do’: Muller looks back on Mandela’s World Cup

The Ulster captain looks back on the moment Pienaar and Mandela met on the field.

From TheJournal.ie Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed RIP

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed

South Africa has declared a period of mourning all next week. Here at home, books of condolence have been opened in honour of the iconic leader.

Hundreds attend 99-year-old man's funeral after appeal goes viral RIP

Hundreds attend 99-year-old man's funeral after appeal goes viral

Harold Percival died without friends or close family to attend his funeral – so the internet took over.

From TheJournal.ie ‘They lived with joy and energy’: Village united in grief at Chada brothers’ funeral Chada Brothers This post contains images

‘They lived with joy and energy’: Village united in grief at Chada brothers’ funeral

“Every day the boys lived with joy and energy, and they loved their Mam and Dad deeply,” Father Declan Foley said in his homily at the funeral mass earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie 20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy Explosion

20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy

The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter criticises Martin for not cancelling debate following garda death Garda Death

Shatter criticises Martin for not cancelling debate following garda death

The Justice Minister said that he had attempted to delay the motion until after Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe’s funeral, but Micheál Martin refused.

From TheJournal.ie Arrests made in Brazil nightclub blaze investigation Tragedy

Arrests made in Brazil nightclub blaze investigation

Local reports indicate that as many as 75 people are still in hospital in life-threatening conditions.

From TheJournal.ie “We are devastated. We are heartbroken.” Families grieve for Jill Meagher Heartbreaking

“We are devastated. We are heartbroken.” Families grieve for Jill Meagher

A statement has been issued by the McKeon family.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds mourn three brothers killed in Offaly crash Tragedy This post contains images

Hundreds mourn three brothers killed in Offaly crash

The funeral mass for David, Darren and Ryan Doyle took place yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash Days Of Mourning This post contains images

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash

The airliner crashed into a densely-populated area of Lagos yesterday.

From The42 Down and out: Broken ankle 'robs' Mournemen of Coulter GAA

Down and out: Broken ankle 'robs' Mournemen of Coulter

Teammate, Danny Hughes, is hoping Down can remain in the Championship long enough to keep the window open for a Coulter return.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea: Kim Jong Il's son and successor declared Supreme Leader North Korea This post contains videos

North Korea: Kim Jong Il's son and successor declared Supreme Leader

Kim Jong Un, only in his 20s, takes on the role of his father as he was formally declared Supreme Leader at a memorial service for Kim Jong Il on Pyongyang earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 bodies recovered off Zanzibar coast after crowded ferry sinks Zanzibar

More than 200 bodies recovered off Zanzibar coast after crowded ferry sinks

At least 200 people have been confirmed dead after a ferry sank off the coast of Zanzibar, an island off Tanzania in Africa. The country is to observe three days of national mourning for the victims of the tragedy.