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With morgues and funeral homes overflowing, New York is looking for a place to bury its dead

This Monday New York recorded 3,485 deaths from coronavirus. The images are terrible: bodies covered with white sheets or tarps, transported on stretchers by employees in protective clothing to refrigerated trucks because the hospital and funeral mortuaries are overflowing. Bodies are...

The distribution of funeral urns stokes doubts about China’s figures

The distribution of funeral urns stokes doubts about China's figures Image of a Wuhan clinic.  Images of warehouses and trucks carrying the ashes of the victims of the coronavirus in Hubei point to a higher number...

Cameron Blair funeral set for Sunday

Funeral arrangements have been announced for 20-year old Cameron Blair, who died after he was stabbed on the Bandon Road in Cork last Thursday night. The Cork Institute of Technology student, who was from Ballinascarthy in west Cork, will be...

Much loved and respected Tallaght historian will be greatly missed

Noted historian and Tallaght man Dr Shane Kenna sadly died yesterday aged 33 following a year long battle with cancer. His many colleagues in the historical community have spoken of their extreme sadness at his passing at such a tragically...
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Radomir Antic, the Serbian who promoted strength and solidarity in football

The former technical director of Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona passed away this Monday at the age...
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The Spanish town that lives on the coffins, overflowed with work by the coronavirus

Coffin makers in Piñor, Spain, have not stopped making coffins since the pandemic touched national soil. Their work has been overwhelmed in recent weeks,...

FIFA Gate: alleged cases of bribes by Russia and Qatar come to light

Two former executives of the American giant Fox were accused of corruption, bank fraud and money laundering in New York on Monday. In a new...

Facebook provides more data to COVID-19 researchers

The social network has been providing researchers fighting Covid-19 with information about whether people stay home and the probability that communities in one area...

The Vatican expresses its satisfaction at the acquittal of Cardinal Pell

George Pell, a former Vatican treasurer and number three of the Holy See were acquitted of a sentence for sexual abuse and released in...