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irishone
31 Dec 22 22:46
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Got to be Henry Kissinger first to go this year
He's reached the ton fair play to him
...but all that stress in the job must take its toll one day
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Report Lee Ho Fooks May 2, 2023 12:58 PM BST
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vST6hVRj2A
Report lfc1971 May 2, 2023 1:07 PM BST
Yes sad news , If You Could Read My Mind Love
is a work of genius , one of the most beautiful songs ever recorded
Report irishone May 2, 2023 10:57 PM BST
You speaking from the grave lfc ?
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- May 20, 2023 8:46 PM BST
Martin Amis, 73.

Another gone too soon.
Report irishone May 20, 2023 10:22 PM BST
wont be missed....black humour is no humour
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- May 23, 2023 11:00 AM BST
Ray Stevenson: Thor, Volstagg and Star Wars actor dies aged 58

And Titus Pullo in Rome.


A very talented and underrated actor

Sad news
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- May 23, 2023 1:08 PM BST
Rolf Harris joins the list.

Not sad news.
Report irishone May 23, 2023 1:13 PM BST
Feck me thats a result
Report sageform May 24, 2023 7:51 AM BST
Only just picked up this thread. I thought that Barry Humphries was one of the funniest comics that I have ever seen. Right up there with Billy Connolly. Having just turned 79, I am concerned about the term Coffin CheaterGrin
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- May 24, 2023 12:59 PM BST
A woman hit by a police motorcycle escorting Sophie, the Duchess of Edinburgh, through London has died.

The family of 81-year-old Helen Holland, from Birchanger in Essex, said she fought "for her life for nearly two weeks... but irreversible damage to her brain finally ended the battle".

Buckingham Palace said the duchess was "deeply saddened" and sent her "deepest condolences" to all the family.

The police watchdog is investigating the crash
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- May 24, 2023 1:03 PM BST
95 year old Clare Nowland tasered by police has
sadly died.

A dreadful story and my thoughts are very
much with her friends and family
Report irishone May 24, 2023 1:19 PM BST
"I am concerned about the term Coffin Cheater"

Don't get too concerned , we are all in it, or as Shanks said  "its not a matter of life or death..... much more important than that"
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- May 24, 2023 8:02 PM BST
Tina Turner

Simply the Best

Sad news
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- June 15, 2023 1:29 PM BST
Glenda Jackson politician and actress 87
Gordon McQueen footballer 70

Sad news.
Report lovegod June 16, 2023 7:22 AM BST
John Hollins the other day aswell.
Report irishone June 16, 2023 7:45 AM BST
olly,olly ,olly

love that cheer shen he had to come up and take a long throw

then hutchinson came along
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- June 19, 2023 11:59 PM BST
Actress Angela Thorne, best-known for starring in To The Manor Born, has died aged 84, her family has said.

She played Marjory Frobisher in the BBC comedy series, alongside Penelope Keith as Audrey Fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere from 1979 to 1981.

Thorne also starred in the BBC comedy Three Up, Two Down opposite Michael Elphick, in 1979.

Her family said she died "peacefully at home".

Thorne was also the mother of actors Rupert and Laurence Penry-Jones. and had been married to the late actor Peter Penry-Jones, who appeared in two episodes of To the Manor Born in 1981,


Sad news, I enjoyed to the manor born.
Report irishone July 1, 2023 8:14 PM BST
Versatile Oscar-winning American actor Alan Arkin dies at 89


The star, who was nominated for an Academy Award four times, appeared in more than 100 films and TV programmes. His family said he was a "uniquely talented force of nature, both as an artist and a man".
Report lfc1971 July 6, 2023 3:16 PM BST
Journey founder member George Tickner
has died - age 76 . Original guitarist left the band
to become a doctor
Just a city boy
Born and raised in south Detroit
He took the midnight train - going anywhere
Sad news, don’t stop believin’
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- July 13, 2023 2:32 PM BST
George Armstrong aka Grange Hill's Alan Humphries passed away yesterday

Sad news
Report irishone July 13, 2023 10:42 PM BST
Coronation Street star Johnny Briggs dies aged 85
Report Escapee July 13, 2023 10:54 PM BST
News Reader Huw Edwards's career  1984--2023
Report irishone July 14, 2023 6:21 AM BST
Laugh
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- July 16, 2023 3:52 PM BST
The singer, actress and fashion icon Jane Birkin
has died at the age of 76.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- July 21, 2023 2:11 PM BST
Tony Bennett, the legendary New York pop
and jazz singer, has died aged 96.

Sad news.
Report casemoney July 21, 2023 2:15 PM BST
great Singer RIP
Report irishone July 21, 2023 3:58 PM BST
cilla will be happy
she was looking for his heart years ago
but he lost it in san francisco
Report casemoney July 23, 2023 5:19 PM BST
Vince Hill "Edelweiss"  RIP
Report Dotchinite July 23, 2023 5:26 PM BST
Sad to hear about Johnny Briggs dying again. Thats twice in just over two years.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- July 24, 2023 12:39 PM BST
It is with deep sadness that the BBC is announcing the death of its much-loved journalist and presenter George Alagiah.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- July 24, 2023 1:38 PM BST
And a

Trevor Francis tracksuit from a mush in Shepherd's Bush.


Dreadful news, great player
Report casemoney July 24, 2023 2:50 PM BST
Heart Attack 69 , RIP Trevor
Report irishone July 24, 2023 6:28 PM BST
watched him a couple of times
both times he did feck all
then he pops up at the holy ghost
to win a euro cup for cloughie
funny old game
Report irishone July 24, 2023 10:49 PM BST
Chris Bart-Williams dies aged 49 as tributes flood in for former Premier League star
Chris Bart-Williams came through the ranks at Leyton Orient, before shining for Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest, while he also made 16 England Under-21 appearances and won one cap for England 'B'
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- July 26, 2023 6:58 PM BST
Sinead O’Connor, acclaimed Dublin singer, dies aged 56

A beautiful voice

Very sad news
Report casemoney July 26, 2023 7:03 PM BST
Shocked fookin Ell , what appened there ?
Report leif July 26, 2023 7:18 PM BST
Nothing compared to Sinead back in the dayCry

Her 17yr old son committed suicide last year Plain

way too soon for both of 'em

#verysad
Report morpteh mackem July 26, 2023 7:25 PM BST
For Sinead and Terry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8oqKyVW978&list=RDs8oqKyVW978&start_radio=1
Report casemoney July 26, 2023 7:47 PM BST
I had forgot about the Son Lief , all very sad  , She Became a Muslim  , she didnt have much time for the Catholic Religion , Ripping pictures of the Pope up on Live TV
Report irishone July 28, 2023 8:43 AM BST
that was over the pervert priests
lot gone since
Report lfc1971 August 1, 2023 9:06 AM BST
Pilcher of the Yard - obituary in last weeks Times,
Although he died in March 2021 the death of the
former head of the drug squad had gone unreported
In his day well known even notorious died in such
obscurity the news has only just come through

Disguised as a postman Pilcher banged on the door
of 34 Montagu Sq Marylebone where John Lennon
and Yoko were living . The publicity seeking Pilcher
had alerted a Daily Mirror  journalist who in turn alerted
Lennon , who got busy with his vacuum cleaner
Somehow they managed to find cannabis hidden
This irritated Lennon , ‘ I’m not stupid he said later
‘ I went through the whole damn house ‘… rip
Report irishone August 10, 2023 8:23 AM BST
Robbie Robertson, guitarist and songwriter for Canadian-American group The Band, has died aged 80.

A statement from his manager said he died on Wednesday surrounded by his family after a long illness.

The Band were an influential act in the late 1960s and also the subjects of The Last Waltz, a 1978 Martin Scorsese film about their farewell concert.

Robertson wrote some of their best-known songs, including The Weight and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.

Born Jaime Royal Robertson in Toronto in 1943, he left home to pursue a career in music aged 16
Report Jumper45 August 10, 2023 3:24 PM BST
https://deathlist.net/

Bringing some gallows humour to the sad events.

Bennett leaves heart (and other organs) in San Francisco (Tony Bennett)
Daylight come and Harry’s not going home… (Harry Belafonte)

Two recent examples. There are plenty more.
Report leif August 10, 2023 8:56 PM BST
Henry Kissinger [100 yrs] in at number two and only has Dick van **** ahead of him at the top.

HK flew to China last month. a 14 hour plane ride to smooth things over with Xi


he's definitely eating magic carrots Mischief
Report irishone August 10, 2023 9:55 PM BST
Errrrmmmm

Does Brain dead count as dead ?

LFC won it years ago LaughLaughLaughLaughLaugh
Report leif August 17, 2023 11:07 AM BST
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Michael Parkinson could struggle to see 2024
outsider for some



Need David Attenakhanaten for the doubleMischief
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- August 17, 2023 11:33 AM BST
Parky was part of life, just about ever present.

Sad news.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- September 5, 2023 11:18 PM BST
Joe Fagin no longer "living alright"

Sad news

Auf widerhesen Joe
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- September 8, 2023 10:35 PM BST
Mike Yarwood, sad news

I think harold Wilson, Ted heath, and Parky...
Report casemoney September 9, 2023 1:11 AM BST
Mikes show an Audiance of 21 Million on Christmas Day PlainRIP
Report irishone September 9, 2023 8:06 AM BST
brilliant bloke
could do anyone
sad to hear
Report paulo47 September 9, 2023 8:59 AM BST
Saw him live in Scarborough ....phenomenal RIP .
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- September 13, 2023 1:16 PM BST
Jean Boht passed away yesterday Tuesday 12 September.

Sad news,..

Nellie Boswell....26 million viewers
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- September 18, 2023 11:03 PM BST
Folk singer Roger Whittaker, famous for his 1969 hit song Durham Town and expert whistling, has died at the age of 87.

His other hits included The Last Farewell and New World in the Morning, and he sold nearly 50 million records around the world

Sad news.
Report Dotchinite September 18, 2023 11:47 PM BST
I always liked the Skye Boat song.
Report casemoney September 19, 2023 12:25 AM BST
Used to do a bit of Whistling our Roger  from what I can remember
Report irishone September 19, 2023 8:11 AM BST
Yeah thats him
Report lfc1971 September 26, 2023 7:07 AM BST
David McCallum, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Ilya Kuryakin
has died age 90
Report irishone September 26, 2023 9:13 AM BST
i got an inheritance once from a dead uncle, a cricket bat and a pair of football boots, geyser from the antiques roadshow said they were Bobby Moore's and Colin Cowdrey's. I said "yeah ? what can I lob them out for" he said "feck all, Bobby couldnt play cricket and Colin couldnt play football".
Report sageform September 26, 2023 9:18 AM BST
Not sure I like the term coffin cheater unless it is someone who has been in a coma for 10 years. Plenty of very active people aged over 75 and an equal number of bone idle 20 somethings who would not be missed. That does not mean that I approve of 80 year olds running for the US presidency!
Report irishone September 26, 2023 9:22 AM BST
In the words of Clint Eastwood "A man's gotta know his limitations"



(sexist bar steward)
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- September 26, 2023 12:41 PM BST
Sad news David mccallum

Always loved him after he appeared in Colditz

One of the best tv series.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- September 28, 2023 1:04 PM BST
Michael Gambon, 83

Sad news,

Was pretty much a fixture of uk tv, film and theatre,

Probably best known for Dumbledore.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- October 2, 2023 4:20 PM BST
Francis Lee 79

Sad news.

What a good player he was, sharp around the box
and err, maybe brought diving into English game,
but not whilst scrapping with Norman Hunter.

Successful business man and decent racehorse trainer too.

A life well lived
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- October 2, 2023 4:22 PM BST
It is with the deepest sadness and heaviest of hearts we announce the passing of former Manchester City player and Chairman Francis Lee, aged 79.

A Club legend in every sense, Francis made 330 appearances for City, scoring 148 goals.

He won one First Division title, one FA Cup, one League Cup, a European Cup Winners’ Cup and two Charity Shields during a glittering eight-year spell as a player – a legacy that ensures his position among Manchester City’s all-time greats is secure.

He would later return to City as club Chairman in 1994, spending four years at the helm.

Franny passed away in the early hours of this morning after a long battle with cancer. His wife Gill and children Charlotte, Jonny and Nik say he will be sorely missed and would like to thank everyone for their kind words.

Everyone at Manchester City would like to send their condolences to the friends and family of Francis at this very difficult time.

As a mark of respect, flags around the Etihad Stadium and City Football Academy are flying at half-mast.

More tributes from the club will follow in the coming days.
Report irishone October 2, 2023 9:59 PM BST
he ran a toilet paper factory
norman bite yer legs did him
was he a puffer ? think he was in memory
Report TheBetterBettor October 5, 2023 1:52 PM BST
Mrs Banks of Mary Poppins fame hits 100.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- October 20, 2023 1:55 PM BST
Haydn Gwynne. Far too young. 66.

Sad news
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- October 29, 2023 11:16 PM GMT
Matthew Perry, sad news.

Friends completely passed me by, I've never sat through
a single episode, but have seen many clips.

Very much a man of his times and far too young.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 19, 2023 8:56 PM GMT
The former US First Lady Rosalynn Carter,
the wife of ex-President Jimmy Carter,
has died at the age of 96.

The longest-married first couple marked their 77th wedding anniversary in July.
Report Dotchinite November 19, 2023 9:36 PM GMT
Joss Ackland 95.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 20, 2023 6:48 PM GMT
Hannes Strydom has died in a car accident at the age of 58.

He was part of the Springbok team that famously won the 1995 Rugby World Cup after the end of apartheid in 1994.

Strydom gained 21 Springbok caps in his career between 1993 and 1997.
Report Dotchinite November 28, 2023 10:45 PM GMT
Charlie Munger dies 99.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 28, 2023 11:14 PM GMT
^^$2.6 billion to pass on.

Talented guy.

Sad news,
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 28, 2023 11:16 PM GMT
“Simplicity has a way of improving performance
by enabling us to better understand what we are doing.”

C M
Report Dotchinite November 28, 2023 11:22 PM GMT
Poor Charlies Almanack is well worth a read. Personally I thought Charlie was even more impressive than WB.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 28, 2023 11:29 PM GMT
A formidable team, that's for sure.
Report irishone November 30, 2023 7:04 AM GMT
2023 Coffin Cheaters Stakes
irishone
irishone31 Dec 22 22:46Joined: 22 Sep 06 | Topic/replies: 54,882 | Blogger: irishone's blog
Got to be Henry Kissinger first to go this year
He's reached the ton fair play to him
...but all that stress in the job must take its toll one day



Took his time, fair play to him, had him in a treble with the pope and vanessa Felz ......
Report Dotchinite November 30, 2023 12:20 PM GMT
Shane Macgowan 65.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 30, 2023 12:21 PM GMT
Kissenger was a true giant on political
stage.

Sad news,..
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 30, 2023 12:24 PM GMT
Shane been poorly for a while and folk been betting
on him reaching no1 this Christmas.

I hoped he would see fairytale at no1 to cheer
him up.

Saw him in hospital (picture) and he looked very poorly,

Great singer, songwriter...

Thoughts with friends and family.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 30, 2023 1:02 PM GMT
alistair darling, 70

Sad nees
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 30, 2023 1:02 PM GMT
News
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- November 30, 2023 6:09 PM GMT
Dean Sullivan 68

Jimmy Corkhill from Brookside.

Jimmy Corkhill and Barry Grant made brookside bareable

Yet more sad news today.



Jimmy Corkhill, added the letter 'd' to the word 'Close', symbolically signalling the end of the soap.
Report irishone December 1, 2023 7:03 AM GMT
Theres been a good few lately , probably due to the onset of winter
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- December 1, 2023 6:51 PM GMT
Artist and Tutti Frutti writer John Byrne dies, aged 83


More sad news,
Report Dr Crippen December 1, 2023 7:43 PM GMT
Theres been a good few lately , probably due to the onset of winter

Or the flu jab.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- December 1, 2023 7:45 PM GMT
And more...


Thelma, pet!

Brigit Forsyth was a fantastic actress, she was great in The Likely Lads.
Such sad news to hear she's died.


83.
Report Dotchinite December 1, 2023 8:31 PM GMT
Only a few months since Anita Carey who played her sister died as well. Loved both the original series and Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads follow up. Hard to think of a better series.
Report irishone December 2, 2023 5:40 AM GMT
John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, and numerous other celebrities have paid tribute to Cheers star Kirstie Alley following her death from cancer at age 71.

"Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I've ever had," said Mr Travolta, who starred with Ms Alley in the Look Who's Talking films and remained a close friend.

"I love you Kirstie. I know we will see each other again."
Report Dotchinite December 2, 2023 12:03 PM GMT
She died last year as well.
Report leif December 4, 2023 12:02 AM GMT
Former Labour minister Glenys Kinnock, an ex-MEP and wife of ex-Labour leader Lord Kinnock, has died at 79, her family have said.

They praised her political work, saying Europe, Africa and the UN were the "three great passions of her life".

Her family said she had "endured Alzheimer's" since a 2017 diagnosis and faced it with "innate courage".

Gordon Brown made her a baroness in 2009 so she could serve as a Foreign Office minister in his cabinet.

Her family, which includes Labour MP Stephen Kinnock and daughter Rachel, said they were "devastated" by her death.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- December 7, 2023 11:58 AM GMT
Benjamin Zephaniah, 65

Short illness, sad sad news,

A wonderful man.


People need people,
To walk to
To talk to
To cry and rely on,
People will always need people.
To love and to miss
To hug and to kiss,
It’s useful to have other people.
To whom to moan
If you’re all alone,
It’s so hard to share
When no one is there.
There’s not much to do
When there’s no one but you.
People will always need people.

To please
To tease
To put you at ease,
People will always need people.
To make life appealing
And give life some meaning,
It’s useful to have other people.
It you need a change
To whom will you turn.
If you need a lesson
From whom will you learn.
If you need to play
You’ll know why I say
People will always need people.

As girlfriends
As boyfriends
From Bombay
To Ostend,
People will always need people-
To have friendly fights with
And share tasty bites with,
It’s useful to have other people.
People live in families
Gangs, posses and packs,
Its seems we need company
Before we relax,
So stop making enemies
And let’s face the facts,
People will always need people,
Yes
People will always need people.

–Benjamin Zephaniah
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- December 7, 2023 2:10 PM GMT
If you didn't have troublemakers, most women wouldn't have the right to vote, a black person wouldn't be talking to a white person & I'd be back in slavery. We need troublemakers to challenge the establishment. I want to be one of those people"

Benjamin Zephaniah
Report casemoney December 7, 2023 2:13 PM GMT
65 not really a Coffin cheater these days Donnie ,RIP
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- December 9, 2023 12:18 AM GMT
Ryan o'neal 82

Sad news, me mam loved Peyton place
Report casemoney December 9, 2023 1:13 AM GMT
Sad Love story , Who was in it with him Barbara S ?
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- December 11, 2023 10:47 PM GMT
Ali Mcgraw love story?
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- December 11, 2023 10:51 PM GMT
Shirley Anne Field:  87

Super pretty lady,.. Alfie

Sad news
Report casemoney January 2, 2024 9:10 PM GMT
Might as well start 2024

Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh dies

61 No age RIP
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