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2015 in Ireland
|See also:||2015 in Northern Ireland
Other events of 2015
List of years in Ireland
- President: Michael D. Higgins
- Taoiseach: Enda Kenny (FG)
- Tánaiste: Joan Burton (Lab)
- Minister for Finance: Michael Noonan (FG)
- Chief Justice: Susan Denham
- Chief Whip: Paul Kehoe (FG)
- Dáil: 31st
- Seanad: 24th
- 12 January – It was reported that defence co-operation between the Irish and British armies is to be formalised and increased in scope when the Irish Minister for Defence and the British defence secretary sign a historic memorandum of understanding at a ceremony in Dublin by the end of January. New developments will include the Irish Army training British soldiers in peacekeeping operations, and surplus British Army equipment being donated to the Irish.
- 14 January – A red-alert weather warning was issued by Met Éireann as Storm Rachel struck the country.
- 18 January – Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, revealed his homosexuality on radio, thus becoming the first openly gay government minister in Ireland.
- 4 February – The ferryboat service from Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead in Wales ended after 204 years. The boat from Dublin Port to Holyhead remained in service.
- 9 February – An Garda Síochána arrested Paul Murphy, TD, along with three other anti-austerity activists and politicians, leading to public speculation about "political policing".
- 13 February – Former Fianna Fáil minister Pat Carey revealed his homosexuality publicly.
- 17 February – The Irish Times announced the reintroduction of a paywall for its website, beginning on 23 February.
- 3 March – The Government confirmed it would lock away for 75 years any statements it received from victims of child sexual abuse (almost twice the normal length), prompting criticism from survivors.
- 13 March – A new political party, Renua Ireland, is launched.
- 26 March – Kathleen Hayes Rollins Snavely became the oldest Irish-born person to have ever lived.
- 5 April – President Higgins paid an official visit to Turkey, including a trip to Gallipoli.
- 9 April – President Higgins paid an official visit to Lebanon.
- 6 May – Ireland was circumnavigated by a trimaran with a seven-man crew of Omani, French, and Spanish sailors in a record-breaking 40 hours, 51 minutes, and 57 seconds, breaking the previous Round Ireland sailing record by almost four hours.
- 15 May – Broadcaster and political editor of the TV3 television channel, Ursula Halligan, publicly declared her homosexuality and her support for a 'yes' vote for marriage for homosexuals and lesbians in the Constitutional marriage equality referendum. TV3 was thus obliged for the sake of visible journalistic objectivity to remove her from broadcast coverage of the referendum.
- 19 May – Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife visited the west of Ireland, including Mullaghmore, County Sligo, where his great-uncle, Lord Mountbatten, was murdered by a Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb in 1979.
- 22 May – A referendum was conducted on two amendments to the Constitution of Ireland – the 34th (marriage equality) and the 35th (presidential election voting) amendments – and of the Carlow–Kilkenny by-election.
- 16 June – Five Irish students and one Irish American are killed after an apartment collapses in California.
- 26 June – 3 Irish people die in a terrorist attack in Tunisia.
- 13 July – A new national postcode system called Eircode was inaugurated by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. It suffered immediate criticisms from various quarters upon its launch.
- 26 July – The celebration of Reek Sunday was cancelled because of dangerous weather but hundreds of people ignored warnings by the police, coastguard, and mountain rescue teams not to climb Croagh Patrick because rescues would not be possible, and even brought children onto the mountain.
- 23 September – The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, visited Dublin, where he was presented with a hurley and sliotar, and where he was greeted by a thousand Indian people at a gathering in Ballsbridge.
- 2 October – The postal service, An Post, told the public not to post any mail owing to a staff dispute, then stated that staff might be dismissed if no post arrived for them to sort.
- 10 October – 10 people die in a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines in Dublin.
- 11 October – A garda is among two people who died in a shooting in Omeath near Carlingford in Louth.
- 12 October – The Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin told a synod of bishops in Rome that Irish people "struggle to understand abstract moral principles" while remaining capable of understanding that people need to be happy and to belong. He also claimed that the recent debate about same-sex marriage in Ireland was conducted by laypeople in language that belonged to the Roman Catholic Church, concepts he described as "traditionally our language: equality, compassion, respect and tolerance."
- 7 November – The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, met the president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, at Áras an Uachtaráin. Morales was the first South American head of state to visit Ireland.
- 7–13 December – Heavy rain and strong winds grip the north-west of Ireland causing bad flooding to Athlone, Carrick on Shannon and parts of Galway.
- 28 December – 1 January 2016: More flooding takes place across the country causing serious damage.
- 29 December – The controversial Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2015 became law.
Arts, literature and sciences
- 3 February – Royal Gold Medal of the Royal Institute of British Architects presented to O'Donnell & Tuomey for lifetime achievement.
- April – Lisa McInerney's debut novel The Glorious Heresies published.
- 29 October – Kevin Barry's novel Beatlebone published.
- Ireland participated in the 2015 Cricket World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand.
- 16 February – Ireland v West Indies: Ireland won by 4 wickets.
- 25 February – Ireland v UAE: Ireland won by 2 wickets.
- 3 March – Ireland v South Africa: South Africa won by 201 runs.
- 7 March – Ireland v Zimbabwe: Ireland won by 5 runs.
- 10 March – Ireland v India: India won by 8 wickets.
- 15 March – Ireland v Pakistan: Pakistan won by 7 wickets.
- 6 September – Kilkenny 1–22 – 1–18 Galway
- 20 September – Dublin 0–12 – 0–9 Kerry
- 25 October – The Ireland men's national field hockey team qualifies for the 2016 Summer Olympics, their first Olympic Games since 1908 (108 years).
January to July
- 5 January – Harold J. Browne, 92, surgeon, short illness.
- 2 January – Billy O'Neill, 85, sportsman.
- 10 January
- 25 January
- 29 January – Colm Rapple, economist and journalist, short illness.
- 1 February
- 9 February – Daphne Carroll, 91, actress, short illness.
- 11 February – John Beresford, 8th Marquess of Waterford, 81, aristocrat.
- 12 February – Josie Murray, Leitrim Gaelic footballer, short illness.
- 14 February – Charlie Cahill, President of the Football Association of Ireland.
- 19 February – Frank Prendergast, 81, Labour Party politician.
- 1 March – Tony Reddin, 95, Tipperary hurler, short illness.
- 5 March – Jim McCann, 70, folk musician, throat cancer.
- 9 March
- 11 March – Tony Fenton, 53, radio presenter and DJ, prostate cancer.
- 13 March – J. J. Henchion, Cork Gaelic footballer.
- 25 March – Tommy Maher, 92, Kilkenny hurling coach.
- 27 March – Claus Dunne, 70, Kilkenny hurler, short illness.
- 1 April – Katherine Delahunt, 58, Circuit Court judge, illness.
- 2 April – George Byrne, 57, journalist and critic, stroke.
- 3 April – Mary O'Leary, 104, one of Ireland's longest-lived women, short illness.
- 9 April – John McNamara, 55, fashion designer, short illness.
- 10 April – Ray Treacy, 68, professional footballer, short illness.
- 13 April – Pat King, 67, former Tyrone Gaelic footballer, short illness.
- 14 April – Dave Billings, 63, Dublin dual player, suddenly.
- 20 April – Fergus O'Rourke, 72, Leitrim Gaelic footballer, short illness.
- 21 April – Jim McCarthy, 90, rugby union player who played for Ireland and the British Lions.
- 23 April – Kathleen Costine-O'Leary, 55, Cork camogie player, long illness.
- 24 April – Shane Mulholland, 27, Fermanagh hurler, road traffic accident.
- 26 April – Jim Cronin, chairman of the Cork County Board and Gaelic games historian, short illness.
- 27 April – Aidan Halligan, 57, doctor, professor of Foetal Maternal Medicine, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.
- 30 April – Valentine Lamb, Irish Times journalist and Irish Field editor, long illness.
- 3 May – Bob McDonagh, 91, civil servant and diplomat.
- 5 May – Michael Burns, 54, Cork Gaelic footballer, unexpectedly.
- 11 May – Mick Brady, Offaly Gaelic footballer.
- 13 May – Derek Davis, 67, broadcaster, stroke.
- 14 May – Micheál O'Brien, 91, Meath Gaelic footballer.
- 17 May – Joe Gormley, 79, Derry Gaelic footballer.
- 25 May – Bill O'Herlihy, 76, broadcaster.
- 26 May – Dennis Sheehan, 88, U2 tour manager, heart attack.
- 27 May – Liam Ryan, 79, Limerick hurler and professor of sociology, short illness.
- 28 May – Mickey Galvin, 47, Sligo hurling manager, suicide.
- 29 May – Willie Horgan, 71, former hurling referee, illness.
- 5 June – Paolo Tullio, 65, chef and food critic, short illness.
- 10 June
- 11 June – Mary Mulvihill, 55, science journalist and author, short illness.
- 11 June – Gerry Duffy, 84, cricket player.
- 22 June – Jimmy Doyle, 76, Tipperary hurler.
- 24 June
- 26 June – Liam Ó Murchú, 86, writer and broadcaster.
July to December
- 1 July – Val Doonican, 88, singer and entertainer, short illness.
- 6 July – Kathleen Snavely, 113, longest-lived Irish person of all time.
- 9 July
- 15 July – Alexis Fitzgerald, 70, Fine Gael TD and senator.
- 21 July – Charlie Cullinane, 72, Cork hurler, accident.
- 30 July – Aaron Devlin, 22, Derry Gaelic footballer, meningitis.
- 9 August – Astaire, 4, Irish-bred British-trained thoroughbred racehorse, colic.
- 24 August – Peter Gatenby, 92, professor of clinical medicine.
- 1 September – Frank Brennan, 67, economist.
- 10 September – Mick Murphy, 81, cyclist, short illness.
- 17 September – Eddie Connolly, 29, Tipperary hurler and Gaelic footballer, brain cancer.
- 24 September
- 25 September – Pat Dunne, 72, footballer for Everton F.C., Manchester United and Ireland.
- 2 October – Brian Friel, playwright, 86, illness.
- 4 October – Austin Darragh, 88, medical doctor, businessman and broadcaster.
- 5 October
- 11 October – Tony Golden, 36, police officer, shot.
- 19 October – Hugh Cooney, 63, businessman and former chairman of Enterprise Ireland, colon cancer.
- 24 October – Maureen O'Hara, 95, actress (How Green Was My Valley, Miracle on 34th Street, The Quiet Man).
- 28 October – Peter Barrett, 59, Anglican prelate, Bishop of Cashel and Ossory (2002–2006).
- 5 November
- 7 November – Seán Egan, 56, chairman of the Rehab Group charity organization, stroke.
- 10 November – Pat Eddery, 63, jockey, eleven-time Champion Jockey, four-time Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner, three-time Lester Award and Epsom Derby winner.
- 30 November – Gerry Reynolds, 82, redemptorist priest and Northern Ireland peace process negotiator.
- 5 December – Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh, 92, governor of the Central Bank.
- 10 December – Dermot O'Mahony, 80, Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin (1975-1996).
- 14 December – Johnny Egan, 76, Gaelic footballer (Offaly).
- 17 December – Mick Lynch, 55, frontman of 1980s punk band Stump, cancer.
- 25 December – Eric Philpott, 69, Gaelic footballer (Cork), brain tumour.
- 28 December – Patrick Curtin, 26, Gaelic footballer (Kerry), car accident.
- 31 December
- Ireland and UK agree historic defence agreement Irish Times, 2015-01-12.
- "Storm Rachel: Red alert forces school shutdown as thousands nationwide are without power". Irish Independent. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
- Kelly, Fiach (18 January 2015). "Leo Varadkar interview a significant moment in public life: Prominence in public coming out by leading Minister of traditionally conservative party". The Irish Times. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
- "Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says he is gay". RTÉ News. 18 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
- "Dun Laoghaire-Holyhead ferry ends after 204 years". RTÉ News. 4 February 2015. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
- "Paul Murphy TD was aware arrests could be made after government statements – partner". Independent. 9 February 2015.
- Minihan, Mary (9 February 2015). "Arrest of Paul Murphy and others described as 'way over the top': Ruth Coppinger believes 'over the top' action by gardaí will 'rebound completely'". Times.
- "Carey wishes he came out as gay man during political career". RTÉ News. 13 February 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
- "Irish Times to introduce metered paywall online". RTÉ News. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
- "The Irish Times to introduce digital subscriptions next week". The Irish Times. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
- "Irish Times to introduce paywall next week, costing up to €50 a month". Irish Independent. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
- Ó Cionnaith, Fiachra (4 March 2015). "75 years: Abuse files to be secret". Irish Examiner. Archived from the original on 9 March 2015. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
The decision not to make the files publicly available [...] was put forward yesterday by Jan O'Sullivan, the education minister, and will see the files withheld for almost twice as long as State papers are normally kept.
- "Revealed: Lucinda's new party is called Renua Ireland". Irish Independent. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
- "Oldest Irish woman to make history at midnight". Irish Examiner. 25 March 2015.
- President Higgins in official visit to Turkey RTÉ News, 2015-04-23.
- President to attend WW1 Commemorations in Turkey (Gallipoli) and visit Irish troops in Lebanon Áras an Uachtaráin, 2015-04-21.
- President Higgins praises Irish peacekeepers RTÉ News, 2015-04-28.
- Yacht breaks 20-year-old Round Ireland sailing record Irish Times, 2015-05-06.
- Ursula Halligan: Referendum pointed me towards telling the truth about myself The Irish Times, 2015-05-15.
- TV3’s Ursula Halligan comes out as she calls ‘Yes’ vote the ‘most Christian thing to do’ Irish Independent, 2015-05-15.
- Prince Charles to visit site of Lord Mountbatten's murder during Irish tour The Guardian, 2015-05-09.
- Same-sex marriage referendum to be held in May RTÉ News, 2014-12-16.
- Kenny expects 22 May date for same-sex marriage referendum RTÉ News, 2015-02-20.
- Nul points for timing of same-sex marriage referendum Irish Times, 2015-02-21.
- New postcode system launched amid criticism RTÉ News, 2015-07-14.
- Use of Eircode system ‘not compulsory’, Alex White says Irish Times, 2015-07-13.
- Hundreds climb Croagh Patrick despite warnings about bad weather RTÉ News, 2015-07-27.
- Hundreds including children ignore safety warnings to climb Croagh Patrick Sunday Independent, 2015-07-26.
- Taoiseach welcomes Indian prime minister to Dublin RTÉ News, 2015-09-23.
- An Post tells customers not to send any post RTÉ News, 2015-10-02. "An Post has advised customers not to post any items with immediate effect due to industrial action....An Post said this afternoon it has not issued protective notice to staff but noted that if there is no mail coming into the system, there is no work for its employees."
- Same-sex marriage campaign used ‘our’ language, bishops told Irish Times, 2015-10-12.
- Intervention of Archbishop Martin at Synod Archdiocese Of Dublin, 2015-10-12. Quote: "The referendum was debated within a social culture where people struggle to understand abstract moral principles. What they do understand is the predicament of individuals whom they wish to see happy and included. It is a very individualistic culture, but not necessarily an uncaring one. Indeed those in favour of same-sex marriage based their campaign on what was traditionally our language: equality, compassion, respect and tolerance."
- Flanagan calls for international investigation into Dwyer death Irish Times, 2015-11-07.
- "Councillors criticise new planning powers for minister". RTÉ. "The Irish Planning Institute (IPI), which represents planners, voiced concerns about the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2015 which became law on 29 December – during a consultation period which began the month beforehand."
- "Royal Gold Medal 2015". Architecture.com. RIBA. 2015. Archived from the original on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- Republic of Ireland to join Northern Ireland in training game Football Association of Ireland, 2015-04-27.
- All-Ireland friendly finishes scoreless RTÉ Sport, 2015-06-04.
- Fifty supporters witness 'behind closed doors' goalless draw at Aviva Irish Independent, 2015-06-04.
- Ireland to host England in friendly at the Aviva in June 2015 Irish Independent, 2014-04-08.
- Ireland and England play out stalemate in Dublin RTÉ Sport, 2015-06-07.
- Teams have just been released FM104, 2015-06-07.
- Republic of Ireland–Poland UEFA, 2014-02-24.
- Republic of Ireland–Scotland UEFA, 2014-02-24.
- Republic of Ireland 1-1 Scotland: John O'Shea's second half own goal cancels out Jonathan Walters' opener to gift visitors a point Daily Mail, 2015-06-13.
- Gibraltar–Republic of Ireland UEFA, 2014-02-24.
- Ireland edge past Georgia to stay in contention
- Jon Walters on target in priceless Irish victory RTÉ Sport, 2015-09-08.
- Relieved O’Neill looks to future tests after Georgia victory Irish Times, 2015-09-07.
- Republic of Ireland–Germany UEFA, 2014-02-24.
- Poland–Republic of Ireland UEFA, 2014-02-24.
- Ireland face Bosnia and Herzegovina in play-off RTÉ Sport, 2015-10-18.
- European Qualifiers 2016 - Bosnia and Herzegovina-Republic of Ireland Head-to-head UEFA, 2015-10-18.
- European Qualifiers 2016 - Republic of Ireland-Bosnia and Herzegovina Head-to-head UEFA, 2015-10-18.
- Ireland Archived 24 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine International Cricket Council. Retrieved: 2015-03-02.
- ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cricbuzz. Retrieved: 2015-03-02.
- "Ireland's men's hockey team qualify for Rio Olympics". The Irish Times. 25 October 2015.
And they got over the line at 4.20am on Sunday morning when Australia secured their victory, watched on in the BBC offices in Belfast by the Irish squad.
- Obituary: Lauded general surgeon Harold J Browne
- Mourning the loss of billy oneill and billy kelly
- Maeve Hillery, wife of late president Patrick, dies
- Former Olympian Jim Hogan passes away
- Ireland's oldest man dies aged 107
- Death of Ronnie O'Reilly Archived 11 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine
- Death announced of economist and journalist Colm Rapple
- Death of Galway hurling legend Archived 3 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine
- The death has occurred of Patrick Aiden HEELAN SJ Archived 21 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine
- Death of Dan Hoare
- Obituaries: Daphne Carroll
- The death has occurred of John Hubert (8th Marquis of Waterford) DE LA POER
- Leitrim great Josie Murray passes away
- Irish football mourns passing of Charlie Cahill
- President pays tribute to ex-Labour TD Frank Prendergast (81)
- Death of legendary Tipp goalkeeper Tony Reddin
- Former Dubliners member Jim McCann dies at the age of 70
- Antrim’s 1989 All-Ireland final manager Jim Nelson has passed away
- Former Labour Senator Jack Harte dies
- Today FM presenter Tony Fenton has died following cancer battle
- J. Hinchion Macroom RIP
- The Godfather of Modern Hurling passes away
- "Cats mourn passing of two time All-Ireland winner". Hogan Stand. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
- Mourners pay final respects to Judge Katherine Delahunt, irishtimes.com
- George Byrne has died, irishtimes.com
- One of Ireland’s oldest women passes away at the age of 104
- Limerick fashion designer John McNamara dies aged 55
- Former Irish international Ray Treacy dies aged 68
- Tributes pouring in for late Fermanagh boss Pat King
- ‘A true blue, a great Gael’ - Dave Billings passes away suddenly
- The late Fergus O'Rourke
- Ireland mourns Slam hero Jim McCarthy
- Tributes pour in after inter-county hurling star (27) dies in crash
- Death of Cork's Jim Cronin
- Prof Aidan Halligan dies at the age of 57 The Irish Times, 2015-04-27.
- HALLIGAN, Prof. Aidan : Death notice The Irish Times, 2015-05-03.
- NHS doctor Professor Aidan Halligan dies aged 57 The Irish Post, 2015-04-29.
- Professor Aidan Halligan University of Leicester, 2015-04-27.
- Death of Prof Aidan Halligan Irish Medical Times, 2015-04-28.
- Obituary: Aidan Halligan The College of Medicine. Retrieved: 2015-05-15.
- Aidan Halligan – Obituary NHS Alliance, 2015-04-30.
- RIP Professor Aidan Halligan Health Policy Insight, 2015-04-27.
- Aidan Halligan. Goodbye to a good and wise man. LinkedIn, 2015-04-28.
- Aidan William Francis Halligan Archived 7 May 2015 at the Wayback Machine Debrett's. Retrieved: 2015-05-15.
- Tributes paid to Valentine Lamb, who has died aged 76
- Lysaght, Charles (10 May 2015). "Obituary: Bob McDonagh". Irish Independent. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
- Hurley, Denis (7 May 2015). "Castlehaven mourns Cork servant Michael Burns". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
- "Sad passing of Offaly great Mick Brady". Hogan Stand. 12 May 2015. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
- Former broadcaster Derek Davis dies RTÉ News, 2015-05-13.
- Death of Meath legend Micheal O Brien
- Derry GAA mourns Joe Gormley
- Broadcaster Bill O'Herlihy dies aged 76 RTÉ News, 2015-05-26.
- U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan dies from heart attack in LA hotel, independent.co.uk
- Duggan, Barry (31 May 2015). "Obituary: Liam Ryan". Irish Independent. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
- Sligo GAA in mourning following the tragic death of former hurling boss Michael Galvin
- Willie Horgan RIP
- ‘Incredible chef’ Paolo Tullio dies at 65
- League of Ireland legend Johnny Fullam dies, aged 75
- "Fr. Ray Reidy was dedicated priest and gifted sportsman whose death was widely mourned". The Nationalist. 18 June 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
- Pioneering science journalist Mary Mulvihill dies aged 55
- Gerry Duffy – one of the greats of Irish cricket
- Tipperary hurling great Jimmy Doyle passes away
- John Joe was a Roscommon GAA legend
- Legendary Irish player and coach Reg Treacy passes away
- Former RTE broadcaster Liam Ó Murchú has died aged 86
- Singer and entertainer Val Doonican dies aged 88
- Ireland's oldest person dies at 113 in New York
- Death of Offaly football great Sean Foran
- Ros na Run's Diarmuid Mac An Adhastair dies
- Former Fine Gael TD and senator Alexis Fitzgerald dies irishtimes.com
- Charlie Cullinane RIP
- Heartache as Aaron passes away
- Leading sprinter Astaire put down after battle with colic
- Trinity Community Mourns the Death of Peter Gatenby, Hon FTCD
- Tax amnesty economist who broke black economy dies
- Cycling great Mick 'Iron Man' Murphy dies after long and colourful life
- Tipperary's Eddie Connolly passes away
- Death occurs of former Independent chief Liam Healy, irishtimes.com
- Death takes place of former judge Paul Carney, irishtimes.com
- Tributes paid following the death of former Ireland and Manchester United keeper Pat Dunne, independent.ie
- Playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86 RTÉ News, 2015-10-02.
- Professor Dr Austin Darragh passes away aged 88, independent.ie
- Former Fianna Fáil TD John O’Leary dies aged 82, irishtimes.com
- Professor Niall Rudd, 1927-2015, bristol.ac.uk
- Garda shot by IRA suspect from Northern Ireland Archived 14 October 2015 at the Wayback Machine, www.u.tv
- Warm tributes paid to Hugh Cooney who has died after two-year long battle with cancer, irishtimes.com
- Maureen O'Hara, Spirited Movie Star, Dies at 95, www.cnn.com
- Former Church of Ireland bishop Peter Barrett dies, irishtimes.com
- Lar O'Byrne RIP Archived 18 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine, shamrockrovers.ie
- Mourners bid farewell to former garda Joe Ainsworth, irishtimes.com
- Chairman of Rehab Group Sean Egan dies following stroke, irishtimes.com
- Jockey Pat Eddery has died aged 63, irishtimes.com
- Tributes to NI peace process priest Fr Gerry Reynolds, irishtimes.com
- Swanlinbar man and former Central Bank governor passes, anglocelt.com
- Bishop Dermot O’Mahony was ‘a man of great integrity’, irishtimes.com
- Offaly great Johnny Egan passes away, hoganstand.com
- Stump singer and founder of Dowtcha puppets Mick Lynch dies, irishexaminer.com
- Former Kerry football star Patrick Curtin (26) passes away after car accident, independent.ie
- Writer of Glenroe Wesley Burrowes passes away, independent.ie
- Tributes paid to late Cork Celtic centre-forward Donal Leahy, independent.ie
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