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From The42 Remembering the people the sports world lost in 2018 In Memory

Remembering the people the sports world lost in 2018

From age-old superstars to tragic figures taken far too soon, there were many to mourn.

From TheJournal.ie 'A critic relied upon by so many readers has been taken from us': Tributes pour in for former Irish Times literary journalist Eileen Battersby RIP

'A critic relied upon by so many readers has been taken from us': Tributes pour in for former Irish Times literary journalist Eileen Battersby

During her career, Battersby wrote about all aspects of art and culture, and had a particular focus on literature.

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane: In remembrance of my friend, Graham Jones RIP

Lynn Ruane: In remembrance of my friend, Graham Jones

Graham Jones, who died earlier this month, lived an extraordinary life. Here, Lynn Ruane explains about the difference he made to the people around him.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to 'Big' director Penny Marshall following her death aged 75 RIP

Tributes paid to 'Big' director Penny Marshall following her death aged 75

There were messages from Tom Hanks, Mark Wahlberg, Bette Midler, Viola Davis and Danny DeVito.

From The42 Stuttgart captain's father dies suddenly after Bundesliga win against Hertha Berlin RIP

Stuttgart captain's father dies suddenly after Bundesliga win against Hertha Berlin

The club has issued a statement stating that they were mourning the loss of Herbert Gentner.

From TheJournal.ie Former Workers' Party president Sean Garland dies aged 84 RIP

Former Workers' Party president Sean Garland dies aged 84

The former IRA member passed away at his home in Meath after a long illness yesterday.

From The42 French rugby hopeful dies following on-pitch heart attack RIP

French rugby hopeful dies following on-pitch heart attack

Nicolas Chauvin, 19, suffered the cardiac arrest while playing for the Stade Francais youth academy.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid as 'Australian icon' Roger the Kangaroo dies aged 12 Kick Boxing Kangaroo

Tributes paid as 'Australian icon' Roger the Kangaroo dies aged 12

The bulky beast was famous for his ability to crush metal buckets with his huge paws.

From The42 Tributes paid after 3-time Kerry All-Ireland football winner passes away RIP

Tributes paid after 3-time Kerry All-Ireland football winner passes away

Jerome O’Shea featured for Kerry in victories in the 1950s.

From TheJournal.ie Dónall Farmer - who played Fr Tim Devereux on Glenroe - dies aged 81 RIP

Dónall Farmer - who played Fr Tim Devereux on Glenroe - dies aged 81

Dónall is survived by his wife Eileen and children Orla, Catherine and Dónall.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris John Dowling

'He was so kind, we can't believe it': Tributes paid to Irish lecturer stabbed to death in Paris

The 66 year-old was killed at around 12:00pm yesterday outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.

From TheJournal.ie Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush RIP

Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush

An Irish tenor sang at Washington National Cathedral today.

From The42 'We do things differently': Watford fans unfurl banner in memory of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Tribute

'We do things differently': Watford fans unfurl banner in memory of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

The Leicester owner died after his helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium in October.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush 41st President

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush

The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.

From TheJournal.ie Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94 RIP

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies aged 94

The 41st President helped steer America through the end of the Cold War.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rebel' RAF veteran and Twitter phenomenon Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95 Harry's Last Stand

'Rebel' RAF veteran and Twitter phenomenon Harry Leslie Smith dies aged 95

The veteran’s illness was documented by his son after Smith gathered a huge following on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie SpongeBob SquarePants creator dies aged 57 Nickleodeon

SpongeBob SquarePants creator dies aged 57

Stephen Hillenburg passed away yesterday of Lou Gehrig’s disease.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears before South African court charged with murder of Irish charity worker Charged

Man appears before South African court charged with murder of Irish charity worker

John Curran was killed earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly couple found dead at house outside Kilkenny city Kilkenny

Elderly couple found dead at house outside Kilkenny city

Early indications suggest no foul play was involved in the couple’s deaths.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was much loved': RTÉ Radio One presenter Sandy Harsch dies aged 76 Sandy Harsch

'She was much loved': RTÉ Radio One presenter Sandy Harsch dies aged 76

Since 1996, she had presented Country Time on RTÉ Radio One.

From The42 The GAA will honour Bloody Sunday victim tomorrow at Glasnevin Cemetery Time To Remember

The GAA will honour Bloody Sunday victim tomorrow at Glasnevin Cemetery

Tomorrow is the 98th anniversary of the atrocity.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was devastating': Republic of Ireland players lead tributes to 30 year-old fan who died in Denmark David Clerkin

'It was devastating': Republic of Ireland players lead tributes to 30 year-old fan who died in Denmark

The 30 year-old tragically died yesterday morning after falling into the water at Copenhagen Harbour.

From The42 Legendary Kerry broadcaster Weeshie Fogarty passes away aged 77 RIP

Legendary Kerry broadcaster Weeshie Fogarty passes away aged 77

His club Killarney Legion confirmed the news this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'A screenwriting god': Tributes paid to William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride RIP

'A screenwriting god': Tributes paid to William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride

The Washington Post reported that he died at his home in New York.

From TheJournal.ie De Dannan co-founder and famed bouzouki player Alec Finn dies aged 74 RIP This post contains videos

De Dannan co-founder and famed bouzouki player Alec Finn dies aged 74

The musician was born in England before making Galway his home.

From TheJournal.ie Showband singer Sonny Knowles has died aged 86 RIP

Showband singer Sonny Knowles has died aged 86

Fans and friends have been paying tribute to the singer this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary comic books writer Stan Lee dies aged 95 Marvel

Legendary comic books writer Stan Lee dies aged 95

Lee had cameos in all of the Marvel movies.

From The42 Tributes paid after the death of former Louth boss who won senior titles in 5 different counties RIP

Tributes paid after the death of former Louth boss who won senior titles in 5 different counties

Paddy Clarke managed the Wee County between 1997 and 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) dies after road crash in Galway Ballinasloe

Man (50s) dies after road crash in Galway

He was hit by a car yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins leads tributes to musician and composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin RIP

President Higgins leads tributes to musician and composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin

Ó Súilleabháin was chair and founding director of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.

From The42 'Very proud to manage a great group of men in Clonkill... I hope we did Enda and his family proud' Emotional Night

'Very proud to manage a great group of men in Clonkill... I hope we did Enda and his family proud'

It was a tough night for the Westmeath club after the untimely death of three-year-old Annabel Loughlin.

From The42 'I saw it all happen' - Helicopter tragedy will haunt Schmeichel forever Traumatised

'I saw it all happen' - Helicopter tragedy will haunt Schmeichel forever

The Leicester City goalkeeper waved owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and the other passengers off moments before the fatal crash.

From TheJournal.ie Leicester City players arrive in Bangkok to pay final respects to club chairman RIP

Leicester City players arrive in Bangkok to pay final respects to club chairman

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was one of five people to die in a helicopter crash last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely sad news': Tributes paid after former British Cabinet secretary dies from cancer Jeremy Heywood

'Extremely sad news': Tributes paid after former British Cabinet secretary dies from cancer

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have led the tributes to Sir Jeremy Heywood.

From The42 Limerick legend: Three-time All-Star hurler Leonard Enright dies aged 65 RIP

Limerick legend: Three-time All-Star hurler Leonard Enright dies aged 65

The Patrickswell man’s induction into the GAA Hall of Fame was marked last night at the All-Star awards.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's entertainment world comes out for funeral of Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds RIP This post contains images

Ireland's entertainment world comes out for funeral of Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds

The 52 year-old was found dead at his home last week.

From The42 'I have never known an owner so popular' - Former Leicester City manager Martin O'Neill pays tribute Foxes

'I have never known an owner so popular' - Former Leicester City manager Martin O'Neill pays tribute

The Ireland manager paid tribute to late Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who tragically passed away over the weekend.

From The42 Leicester's Thai boss killed in helicopter crash RIP

Leicester's Thai boss killed in helicopter crash

A stream of fans already fearing the worst had laid out flowers, football scarves and Buddhist prayers in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

From TheJournal.ie How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way RIP

How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way

The death of the promoter has sent a wave of shock through the Irish music and festival scenes.

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.