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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 27 July, 2017

#RIP

# rip - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former Batman star Adam West dies aged 88 RIP

Former Batman star Adam West dies aged 88

West’s representative said he had died after a short battle with leukemia.

From TheJournal.ie The creator of the ham and pineapple pizza dies aged 83 Hawaiian Pizza

The creator of the ham and pineapple pizza dies aged 83

Sam Panopoulos earned a place in history by putting canned pineapple and ham on a pizza.

# rip - Friday 9 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Spanish 'skateboard hero' who died in the London attack awarded a medal Ignacio Echeverria

Spanish 'skateboard hero' who died in the London attack awarded a medal

Ignacio Echeverria died while trying to protect a woman from one of the attackers last weekend.

# rip - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Courtney's dad passes away months after documentary on care for the elderly We Need To Talk About Dad

Brendan Courtney's dad passes away months after documentary on care for the elderly

A documentary aired at the start of this year looked at the complexities of organising home care for the elderly.

From TheJournal.ie Co-founder of Concern, Father Jack Finucane, dies aged 80 RIP

Co-founder of Concern, Father Jack Finucane, dies aged 80

Father Finucane was a director of the charity until his death.

# rip - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Meath motorbike racer dies after crash at Isle of Man TT RIP

Meath motorbike racer dies after crash at Isle of Man TT

Alan Bonner (33) is the third competitor to suffer fatal injuries at this year’s event.

# rip - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'In those games, he used to cause us plenty of problems' - Martin O'Neill pays tribute to Cheick Tioté RIP

'In those games, he used to cause us plenty of problems' - Martin O'Neill pays tribute to Cheick Tioté

Shane Duffy also paid his respects to the player, whose death at the age of 30 was confirmed yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Wallace and Gromit actor Peter Sallis has died aged 96 RIP

Wallace and Gromit actor Peter Sallis has died aged 96

Sallis was also well-known for appearing in Last of the Summer Wine for over three decades.

# rip - Monday 5 June, 2017

Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30 RIP

Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30

The Ivory Coast international reportedly collapsed while training in Beijing.

From TheJournal.ie Truck driver dies following crash on M1 this morning RIP

Truck driver dies following crash on M1 this morning

The incident happened at around 8.30am this morning.

# rip - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mother who raised nearly €100k to fund her cancer treatment has died RIP

Mother who raised nearly €100k to fund her cancer treatment has died

The mother had been fundraising to access medication.

# rip - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'He would light up the darkest room': More victims of the Manchester attack have been named RIP

'He would light up the darkest room': More victims of the Manchester attack have been named

Four more victims from the attack have been named.

# rip - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge People are loving this heartwarming story about Roger Moore meeting a young James Bond fan RIP

People are loving this heartwarming story about Roger Moore meeting a young James Bond fan

“I have to sign my name as Roger Moore… Blofeld might find out I was here.”

# rip - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The homeless men who rushed to help the Manchester Arena victims Just Instinct

The homeless men who rushed to help the Manchester Arena victims

“Just because I’m homeless, it doesn’t mean I haven’t got a heart,” Stephen Jones said.

From TheJournal.ie Aslan pay tribute to their manager and '7th member' who died yesterday Svenn Braamark

Aslan pay tribute to their manager and '7th member' who died yesterday

Svenn Braamark suffered a heart attack while helping his neighbour tackle a fire.

From TheJournal.ie 8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack RIP

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

From TheJournal.ie James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89 RIP

James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

His family released a statement saying that he passed away following a battle with cancer.

# rip - Monday 22 May, 2017

Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden, 36, dies following bicycle crash RIP

Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden, 36, dies following bicycle crash

‘The Kentucky Kid’ raced for Honda from 2003 to 2015 before moving to the Superbike World Championship for the 2016 season.

# rip - Friday 19 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia Phnom Penh

Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia

The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed it was providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

From TheJournal.ie 'A sad loss of a great talent to the world' - Tributes paid to Chris Cornell RIP

'A sad loss of a great talent to the world' - Tributes paid to Chris Cornell

Those to pay tribute to the singer included Billy Idol, Elton John and Alice Cooper.

# rip - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Autopsy of singer Chris Cornell determines death by suicide RIP
Chicago Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field RIP

Chicago Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field

The 42-year-old suffered head trauma while attempting to leave the ground following their MLB game with the Cincinnati Reds.

# rip - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Conor found something on the internet that went wrong' - Funeral held for tragic teenage boy in Clare RIP

'Conor found something on the internet that went wrong' - Funeral held for tragic teenage boy in Clare

Conor Wilmot died in Sixmilebridge last Thursday.

# rip - Saturday 13 May, 2017

European Player of the Year to receive newly-commissioned Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy

The EPCR is honouring the Munster and Ireland legend with a special tribute.

# rip - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Deplorable and revolting' treatment of deceased activist Dara Quigley is raised in the Dáil RIP This post contains videos

'Deplorable and revolting' treatment of deceased activist Dara Quigley is raised in the Dáil

A video of Dara Quigley’s arrest by gardaí was put online in the days before her death.

# rip - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Female cyclist dies after collision with tractor Killarney

Female cyclist dies after collision with tractor

The incident happened at around 7pm.

From TheJournal.ie Robert Miles, DJ behind the 1990s classic Children, has died aged 47 RIP This post contains videos

Robert Miles, DJ behind the 1990s classic Children, has died aged 47

The producer was born Robert Concina.

# rip - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK Drayton Manor

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK

The incident happened on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor.

# rip - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to "incredible person" Grace McDermott after tragic death in house fire RIP

Tributes paid to "incredible person" Grace McDermott after tragic death in house fire

Renowned blogger and PhD student Grace died in a house fire at Annacotty, Co Limerick, early yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body RIP

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body

The woman has lived in Ireland for several years, and attended University of Limerick.

'A fantastic athlete with a willingness to work hard' - Tributes paid as Irish runner dies suddenly RIP

'A fantastic athlete with a willingness to work hard' - Tributes paid as Irish runner dies suddenly

Leitrim native Joanna Duignan passed away over the weekend.

# rip - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in fresh appeal for information regarding death of Amy McCarthy Appeal

Gardaí in fresh appeal for information regarding death of Amy McCarthy

The 22-year-old’s body was found early yesterday morning in Cork city.

# rip - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Two of the funniest lads there was': Tributes paid to friends who died in Donegal crash Co. Donegal

'Two of the funniest lads there was': Tributes paid to friends who died in Donegal crash

The two young men have been named locally as Nathan Farrell, aged 18, and Nathan Fullerton, aged 17.

# rip - Friday 28 April, 2017

Legendary Roscommon GAA figure Donie Shine Snr has sadly passed away RIP

Legendary Roscommon GAA figure Donie Shine Snr has sadly passed away

Shine led his club Clann na nGael to six straight Connacht titles in the 1980s and ’90s.

# rip - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73 Cancer

Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies at 73

He also directed Philadelphia in 1993, which earned Tom Hanks an Oscar as best actor.

# rip - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert Pirsig dies aged 88 RIP

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert Pirsig dies aged 88

The book became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down.

From TheJournal.ie Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together Tragedy

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

# rip - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan Disability Rights

Tributes paid to 'fearless and brilliant campaigner' Donal Toolan

President Michael D Higgins said Toolan was “a deeply committed advocate for legislation on disability rights”.

Czech Republic defender found dead at his home aged 31 RIP

Czech Republic defender found dead at his home aged 31

Frantisek Rajtoral, who was on the books at Turkish club Gaziantepspor, was discovered by police after he didn’t show up for training.

# rip - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Actress who played Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days dies aged 56 Erin Moran

Actress who played Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days dies aged 56

Erin Moran was a mainstay in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi.