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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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes  after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran Belfast

'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran

Moranm has been praised for his contribution to the Peace Process.

From The42 French second division rugby player dies RIP

French second division rugby player dies

Louis Fajfrowski, 21, died in the changing room of his club Aurillac.

From The42 Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36 RIP

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36

Lyle entered palliative care last week after a third battle with cancer.

From The42 Former 400m hurdles world champion killed in car crash aged 28 RIP

Former 400m hurdles world champion killed in car crash aged 28

Nicholas Bett made his name at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing three years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Joel Robuchon, the world's most-starred Michelin chef, dies aged 73 Chef Of The Century

Joel Robuchon, the world's most-starred Michelin chef, dies aged 73

Robuchon was regarded as one of the “chefs of the century”.

From TheJournal.ie Barry Chuckle, one half of Chuckle Brothers comedy duo, dies aged 73 RIP

Barry Chuckle, one half of Chuckle Brothers comedy duo, dies aged 73

The duo are known for their work on their BBC show ChuckleVision.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid after death of renowned Donegal fiddler Tommy Peoples RIP

Tributes paid after death of renowned Donegal fiddler Tommy Peoples

He was born in St Johnston and played with the Bothy Band, as well as with other musicians.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was our little princess': Inquest hears defective gate was behind death of Sienna Joyce (5) RIP

'She was our little princess': Inquest hears defective gate was behind death of Sienna Joyce (5)

She died just weeks before her sixth birthday.

From The42 Olympic gold medallist dies in jet-skiing accident aged 38 Tragic Loss

Olympic gold medallist dies in jet-skiing accident aged 38

The body of Norwegian cross-country skiier Vibeke Skofterud was found by rescuers on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires RIP

'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp got married last week and was on his honeymoon when deadly fires swept through the town of Mati.

From TheJournal.ie Man (78) dies from injuries sustained in crash outside Dublin church where funeral was taking place Clondalkin

Man (78) dies from injuries sustained in crash outside Dublin church where funeral was taking place

Several people were injured during the incident outside the Immaculate Conception Church last month.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work RIP

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp was on his honeymoon when he and his wife Zoe Holohan were caught in the fires.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman confirmed to have died in Greek wildfires Wildfires

Irishman confirmed to have died in Greek wildfires

He has been named as Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp.

From TheJournal.ie Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85 RIP

Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85

O’Donoghue was elected to the Dáil in 1977 as a TD for Dun Laoghaire.

From The42 Medal-winning Olympic figure skater stabbed to death aged 25 RIP

Medal-winning Olympic figure skater stabbed to death aged 25

Kazakh Olympian Denis Ten died in hospital after medics fought to save his life following the attack.

From The42 'Ellen was such a great person, it was a very difficult time' Legacy This post contains videos

'Ellen was such a great person, it was a very difficult time'

Wicklow star Jackie Kinch pays a touching tribute to her late sister Ellen.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named Joshua Osahon

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named

Joshua Osahon from Portlaoise lost his life after going swimming in a lake in central Spain on Saturday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman Coast Guard

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman

The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.

From TheJournal.ie Nancy Sinatra Sr, childhood sweetheart of Frank, has died aged 101 Nancy Sr

Nancy Sinatra Sr, childhood sweetheart of Frank, has died aged 101

The two were married in 1939.

From The42 Irish jockey, 25, loses battle with cancer a day before her wedding Gone Too Soon

Irish jockey, 25, loses battle with cancer a day before her wedding

Limerick native Laura Barry sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old boy born in Ireland with sickle cell dies during deportation battle RIP

Nine-year-old boy born in Ireland with sickle cell dies during deportation battle

The “absolutely devastated” mother buried her son after his funeral Mass today.

From The42 Derry GAA in mourning following death of 19-year-old inter-county hurler RIP

Derry GAA in mourning following death of 19-year-old inter-county hurler

Tributes have been paid to Aodhán O’Donnell.

From TheJournal.ie Killing of young Limerick man 'brutal' and 'futile', funeral told Pa O'connor

Killing of young Limerick man 'brutal' and 'futile', funeral told

Canon Donal McNamara, St Munchin’s Church, offered the victim’s heartbroken family his “deepest heartfelt sympathies”.

From TheJournal.ie Love Island star's boyfriend found dead weeks after she took her own life RIP

Love Island star's boyfriend found dead weeks after she took her own life

Sophie Gradon’s funeral took place just five days ago.

From The42 Sad news as Finian's Oscar dies following 'rare' colic complications Horse Racing

Sad news as Finian's Oscar dies following 'rare' colic complications

Colin Tizzard has confirmed the news.

From TheJournal.ie Iconic 1950s actor Tab Hunter dies aged 86 RIP

Iconic 1950s actor Tab Hunter dies aged 86

The actor received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay.

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched as victim of fatal Limerick stabbing named Patrick O'Connor

Murder investigation launched as victim of fatal Limerick stabbing named

Patrick O’Connor was stabbed to death last night.

From TheJournal.ie Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race Tragic

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race

Dunlop, nephew of motorsport legend Joey, was just 32.

From The42 'He was always in the back of our minds - we're so proud we lifted that trophy for him' Touching Tribute

'He was always in the back of our minds - we're so proud we lifted that trophy for him'

Kate Flood and her Louth team paid tribute to their late manager Mícheál McKeown as they won the Leinster crown last Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Man (21) dies after overnight crash in Meath Gibstown

Man (21) dies after overnight crash in Meath

The incident happened at around 4am.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Swift, bassist with the Black Keys, has died RIP

Richard Swift, bassist with the Black Keys, has died

Swift (41) had been suffering from an undisclosed condition.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral to be held for 'much-loved' Limerick man who died after New York swim Niall Gibbons

Funeral to be held for 'much-loved' Limerick man who died after New York swim

Niall Gibbons went missing after the late-night swim on Long Island on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon Limerick

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon

Emergency services were alerted just after 5pm yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Ciara Breen, girl missing from Dundalk since 1997, dies RIP

Mother of Ciara Breen, girl missing from Dundalk since 1997, dies

Bernadette Breen died yesterday peacefully at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

From The42 Former Tottenham defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies aged 45 RIP

Former Tottenham defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies aged 45

The former Red Star Belgrade captain spent five years in the Premier League with Spurs.