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Timeline: Cathriona White's life in Los Angeles

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Published 30/09/2015 | 07:31

(Photo: Instagram/Cathriona White)
(Photo: Instagram/Cathriona White)
Hollywood actor Jim Carrey with his Irish girlfriend Cathriona White
Cathriona White with Jim Carrey in a Tipperary GAA jersey that she got him
(Photo: Instagram/Cathriona White)

Tributes have continued to pour in for tragic Cathriona White since news of her death emerged late yesterday afternoon. The 28-year-old moved from the Co Tipperary village of Cappawhite to Los Angeles in 2009.

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2009: Cathriona moved to Los Angeles from her home in Co Tipperary to begin a career as a make-up artist at the age of 22

Hollywood actor Jim Carrey with his Irish girlfriend Cathriona White
Hollywood actor Jim Carrey with his Irish girlfriend Cathriona White
Cathriona White with Jim Carrey in a Tipperary GAA jersey that she got him

2010: A year after moving, the young woman sought out acting roles and appeared as an extra on 'The Online Gamer'

2011 -2012: Working as a beautician, she found work on the Hollywood film 'Firefly' and further work on 'The Online Gamer'

Summer 2012: Cathriona soon found herself in the headlines when she is pictured with Hollywood actor Jim Carrey. It's soon confirmed the couple are in a relationship

September 26, 2012: Cathriona's father Pat passes away from cancer. It is understood he had been in ill-health for a number of years previously. Cathriona is unable to come home for his funeral in the family's native village of Cappawhite.

2013: Cathriona's career continues to get stronger as the young woman gets work as a make-up artist and hair stylist on several productions

March 2013: It's reported that Cathriona's relationship with Jim Carrey is over as the pair have "drifted apart".

May 2015: Carrey and Cathriona are pictured together again as they decide to give their relationship another go. Since May, it's reported Cathriona has moved to a €1m rented home in Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles.

September 24, 2015: The couple are reported to have ended their relationship again. It comes weeks after Carrey posted two images of himself on his Twitter account which he credited to Cathriona

(Photo: Instagram/Cathriona White)
(Photo: Instagram/Cathriona White)

September 25, 2015: Cathriona posted the following on her Twitter account: "Signing off Twitter, I hope I have been a light to my nearest and dearest."

September 28, 2015: Two friends call to Cathriona's home where they found her body. Emergency services were called but she is declared at the scene. There has been no cause of death yet - but it's understood the Los Angeles coroner's office are investigating it as an apparent drugs overdose. A post mortem is expected to take place later today

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