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From TheJournal.ie 'A visionary', 'Inspirational': Tributes paid to well-known music promoter John Reynolds RIP

'A visionary', 'Inspirational': Tributes paid to well-known music promoter John Reynolds

“Ireland is less today for his passing,” Leo Varadkar said.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to former TD and 'gentle giant' Seymour Crawford who has died aged 74 RIP

Tributes paid to former TD and 'gentle giant' Seymour Crawford who has died aged 74

Crawford served on Monaghan County Council and as a TD for Cavan-Monaghan for almost 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

From The42 Peter Brackley, the legendary voice of Football Italia, dies aged 67 RIP

Peter Brackley, the legendary voice of Football Italia, dies aged 67

The broadcaster covered four World Cups throughout his career but is most fondly remembered as the man charged with covering Serie A for Channel 4.

From The42 Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94 RIP

Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94

The former Villa chairman enjoyed two stints in charge of the club.

From TheJournal.ie 'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey Kerry

'A star that inspires us': Community gathers to send Emma Mhic Mhathúna on her final journey

The first of two funeral masses took place at Seipeal na Carraige, Baile na nGall this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna Ar Dheis Dé

'She was a real lioness as a mother': Friends and neighbours remember Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Emma died yesterday – just five months after being told that her cancer was terminal.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will miss her beyond words': Cervical Check campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathúna dies aged 37 Emma Mhic Mhathúna

'We will miss her beyond words': Cervical Check campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathúna dies aged 37

She was one of the women at the centre of the Cervical Check scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85 RIP

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85

In her almost unlimited repertoire, she starred in 90 opera roles with nearly 4,000 stage performances.

From TheJournal.ie Geoffrey Hayes, presenter of children's classic Rainbow, has died RIP This post contains videos

Geoffrey Hayes, presenter of children's classic Rainbow, has died

The much-loved presenter has passed away from pneumonia aged 76

From TheJournal.ie Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94 RIP

Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94

His most famous songs include She and Dance in the Old Fashioned Way.

From The42 On this day in 2003 - Relive Liam Miller's 'magical' goal against Lyon Hoops Dreams This post contains videos

On this day in 2003 - Relive Liam Miller's 'magical' goal against Lyon

One to look back on fondly.

From TheJournal.ie Marty Balin, co-founder of iconic psychedelic group Jefferson Airplane, dies RIP

Marty Balin, co-founder of iconic psychedelic group Jefferson Airplane, dies

The group was founded in the 1960s in California.

From TheJournal.ie Creator of Postman Pat and Rosie and Jim John Cunliffe dies aged 85 RIP

Creator of Postman Pat and Rosie and Jim John Cunliffe dies aged 85

Cunliffe was the creator of some of the BBC’s most popular children’s programmes.

From The42 'It has hit everybody': Europe to pay tribute to young Spanish golfer at Ryder Cup RIP

'It has hit everybody': Europe to pay tribute to young Spanish golfer at Ryder Cup

Celia Barquin was murdered in Iowa last week, and Europe’s players will remember the 22-year-old.

From TheJournal.ie 'Heartbroken' locals raise more than €6,000 to pay for funeral of woman killed in Dundalk Ingrida Maciokaite

'Heartbroken' locals raise more than €6,000 to pay for funeral of woman killed in Dundalk

Ingrida Maciokaite was stabbed to death last week.

From TheJournal.ie Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle Chas And Dave

Musician Chas Hodges dies after cancer battle

The British star, one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave, had oesophageal cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster Tanzania

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers.

From TheJournal.ie Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus' Tran Dai Quang

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

From The42 Man charged with murder after body of Spanish golf star found at US course RIP

Man charged with murder after body of Spanish golf star found at US course

Celia Barquin Arozamena, 22, was one of golf’s rising talents.

From The42 Ex-Saint Etienne defender 'shot dead' at 19 RIP

Ex-Saint Etienne defender 'shot dead' at 19

The French club have announced the tragic passing of William Gomis.

From TheJournal.ie Founder of The Phoenix John Mulcahy has died RIP

Founder of The Phoenix John Mulcahy has died

He was 86.

From TheJournal.ie Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26 RIP

Rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26

Celebrities have been paying tribute to the young artist.

From TheJournal.ie US actor Burt Reynolds dies aged 82 RIP

US actor Burt Reynolds dies aged 82

The actor suffered a cardiac arrest.

From TheJournal.ie 'A towering figure in the struggle': Tributes after death of women's rights campaigner Sylvia Meehan RIP

'A towering figure in the struggle': Tributes after death of women's rights campaigner Sylvia Meehan

“Her death marks the passing of a remarkable woman of whom it can truly be said: ‘She made a difference’.”

From TheJournal.ie Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner RIP

Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner

The inquest took place on what would have been the singer’s 47th birthday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40 Rachael Bland

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40

Rachael Bland said she had just days to live on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91 King Of Comedy

World-renowned playwright Neil Simon has died, aged 91

The “patron saint of laughter” died in a New York hospital of complications from pneumonia.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) dies in fatal collision in Mayo Newport

Man (20s) dies in fatal collision in Mayo

The man was discovered in his car in the Newport River.

From The42 Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness RIP

Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness

Michael O’Shea lined out for the Banner senior side from 1999 to 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Lazy Town actor Stefan Karl Stefansson - 'Robbie Rotten' - dies aged 43 Robbie Rotten

Lazy Town actor Stefan Karl Stefansson - 'Robbie Rotten' - dies aged 43

Stefansson was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of crash victim Shiva Devine takes place in Donegal this morning Bundoran

Funeral of crash victim Shiva Devine takes place in Donegal this morning

The 20-year-old lost her life in a fatal crash in Bundoran in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From The42 Northern Ireland forward regarded as Burnley's 'greatest-ever player' passes away RIP

Northern Ireland forward regarded as Burnley's 'greatest-ever player' passes away

Jimmy McIlroy won the league title with the Clarets as well as reaching the World Cup quarter-finals in 1958.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three Donegal

Man arrested after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three

The man in his 20s presented himself to gardaí in Ballyshannon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews United Nations

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews

“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”

From TheJournal.ie Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died following a short illness RIP
From TheJournal.ie Aretha Franklin: How the Queen of Soul was a trailblazer of the civil rights movement RIP

Aretha Franklin: How the Queen of Soul was a trailblazer of the civil rights movement

From Martin Luther King to Barack Obama, the soul singer was heavily involved in the fight for racial equality.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen': World pays respect to Aretha Franklin RIP This post contains videos

'The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen': World pays respect to Aretha Franklin

News broke early today that the Queen of Soul had died aged 76.

From TheJournal.ie Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76 RIP

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died aged 76

The singer had pancreatic cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63 Hart Foundation

Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) confirmed the news in a statement today.