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#Accident

# accident - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together
# Texas
# Texas

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together

Jul 5th 2016, 10:47 PM 30,826 Views 34 Comments

The family of Rowdy Radford said he may also lose his vision after the accident.

# accident - Friday 1 July, 2016

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

Jul 1st 2016, 6:30 PM 18,838 Views 68 Comments

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

# accident - Monday 27 June, 2016

Man in his 20s dies after farm vehicle overturns
# Fethard
# Fethard

Man in his 20s dies after farm vehicle overturns

Jun 27th 2016, 1:57 PM 19,570 Views 7 Comments

It is believed he is not from Ireland and was working on the farm.

# accident - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run
# Fintan Treanor
# Fintan Treanor

Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run

Jun 23rd 2016, 8:46 PM 22,546 Views 11 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of his death, gardaí are hoping for more information on what happened to Fintan Treanor.

# accident - Thursday 16 June, 2016

A young Cork woman has died in Spain
# Spain
# Spain

A young Cork woman has died in Spain

Jun 16th 2016, 3:19 PM 55,949 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old woman reportedly fell from a balcony.

# accident - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Man arrested following fatal Meath car crash released without charge
# Waterside Great
# Waterside Great

Man arrested following fatal Meath car crash released without charge

May 29th 2016, 3:28 PM 39,837 Views 18 Comments

20-year-old Jillian Thornton died in the two-car collision early on Saturday morning.

# accident - Monday 23 May, 2016

Man in his 50s dies after car collides with fence in Monaghan
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Man in his 50s dies after car collides with fence in Monaghan

May 23rd 2016, 6:56 AM 11,005 Views 2 Comments

The female passenger was uninjured.

# accident - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident
# Islandbridge
# Islandbridge

Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident

May 14th 2016, 5:48 PM 36,832 Views 34 Comments

It is believed that the boy entered the Liffey before getting into difficulty.

# accident - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Farmer (65) dies while working on his tractor in Co Kerry
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Farmer (65) dies while working on his tractor in Co Kerry

May 3rd 2016, 12:29 PM 25,073 Views 5 Comments

The accident happened yesterday morning in Ballylongford.

# accident - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Disneyland worker found dead in haunted house attraction
# Paris
# Paris

Disneyland worker found dead in haunted house attraction

Apr 5th 2016, 7:58 AM 29,310 Views 9 Comments

The worker is believed to have been electrocuted.

# accident - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Man (69) dies after car crashes into ditch
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man (69) dies after car crashes into ditch

Mar 29th 2016, 7:55 AM 12,120 Views 0 Comments

The single-vehicle incident occurred yesterday afternoon.

# accident - Monday 28 March, 2016

Eubank told son to stop hitting opponent's head
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Eubank told son to stop hitting opponent's head

Mar 28th 2016, 4:10 PM 17,567 Views 13 Comments

The referee stopped the contest in the tenth round after the ringside doctor ruled the defending champion could not continue.

# accident - Sunday 27 March, 2016

A Garda bike and an ambulance have crashed into each other in Dublin
# North Circular Road
# North Circular Road

A Garda bike and an ambulance have crashed into each other in Dublin

Mar 27th 2016, 3:49 PM 50,590 Views 31 Comments

The incident happened close to the Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, this afternoon during the 1916 celebrations.

# accident - Friday 25 March, 2016

'The worst nightmare for any loved one': Fundraiser set up for Irishman seriously injured in Guatemala
# Eoin Sheehy
# Eoin Sheehy

'The worst nightmare for any loved one': Fundraiser set up for Irishman seriously injured in Guatemala

Mar 25th 2016, 6:23 PM 44,794 Views 13 Comments

Eoin suffered serious injuries in a fall.

# accident - Saturday 19 March, 2016

62 dead as airliner crashes and bursts into flames in poor weather
# Russia
# Russia

62 dead as airliner crashes and bursts into flames in poor weather

Mar 19th 2016, 3:55 PM 37,218 Views 31 Comments

The accident happened early this morning.

# accident - Monday 14 March, 2016

Man in critical condition following double-motorbike collision in Monaghan
# Annyalla
# Annyalla

Man in critical condition following double-motorbike collision in Monaghan

Mar 14th 2016, 12:30 PM 23,449 Views 9 Comments

The accident occurred when one motorbike hit the other and knocked it into the path of an oncoming car.

# accident - Monday 22 February, 2016

Irish musician in induced coma following an accident in Portugal
# Accident
# Accident

Irish musician in induced coma following an accident in Portugal

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:59 AM 34,024 Views 2 Comments

Niall Dennehy is a member of the soul and jazz group Art Crimes.

# accident - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain
# Alaska
# Alaska

WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain

Jan 27th 2016, 8:41 PM 23,301 Views 27 Comments

“I got really lucky.”

# accident - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Man in his 60s killed in road accident in Co Wexford
# Ferns
# Ferns

Man in his 60s killed in road accident in Co Wexford

Jan 26th 2016, 10:36 PM 13,811 Views 3 Comments

The accident happened at Clone, near Ferns, in the county.

# accident - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Man killed in single car accident in Co Fermanagh
# Enniskillen
# Enniskillen

Man killed in single car accident in Co Fermanagh

Jan 24th 2016, 5:43 PM 10,973 Views 0 Comments

The man’s Peugeot 306 came off the Sligo Road outside the town just before 1pm this afternoon.

# accident - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Two teenagers die in single vehicle car crash
# Co Armagh
# Co Armagh

Two teenagers die in single vehicle car crash

Jan 21st 2016, 8:09 PM 13,721 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred Markethill this morning.

# accident - Monday 18 January, 2016

Ryder Cup star suffers severe finger injury 'after losing fight with chainsaw'
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Ryder Cup star suffers severe finger injury 'after losing fight with chainsaw'

Jan 18th 2016, 4:19 PM 12,064 Views 6 Comments

Jamie Donaldson is targeting a return to competitive action early next month.

# accident - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Man (20) killed in workplace accident
# Meath
# Meath

Man (20) killed in workplace accident

Jan 17th 2016, 7:38 AM 29,733 Views 3 Comments

The man was killed when a load came off a forklift and landed on him.

# accident - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Teenager killed by celebratory bullets fired after cricket victory
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Teenager killed by celebratory bullets fired after cricket victory

Jan 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 12,770 Views 18 Comments

Bullets shot into the air are still deadly.

# accident - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Memories of Clogh Road Bridge railway accident as five victims honoured
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Memories of Clogh Road Bridge railway accident as five victims honoured

Dec 31st 2015, 3:46 PM 8,783 Views 1 Comment

The devastating crash happened on 31 December 1975.

# accident - Monday 28 December, 2015

Freight train carrying sulphuric acid derails in Australia
# Queensland
# Queensland

Freight train carrying sulphuric acid derails in Australia

Dec 28th 2015, 12:30 PM 20,896 Views 9 Comments

Police declared an emergency at the crash site.

# accident - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

300 drivers will be arrested before the end of the year - will you be one of them?
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

300 drivers will be arrested before the end of the year - will you be one of them?

Dec 22nd 2015, 2:03 PM 12,296 Views 33 Comments

Today the RSA and gardaí also warned there may be another four to six deaths on Irish roads before the New Year.

# accident - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Man dies after Cork workplace accident
# Cork City
# Cork City

Man dies after Cork workplace accident

Nov 28th 2015, 11:52 AM 21,519 Views 7 Comments

The man received the injuries at Bus Éireann’s Capwell garage in Cork city.

# accident - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Luas services to 3Arena affected after pedestrian hit by tram
# Collision
# Collision

Luas services to 3Arena affected after pedestrian hit by tram

Nov 25th 2015, 5:26 PM 18,777 Views 25 Comments

The man has been taken to hospital.

Two Irish men killed in Perth workplace accident
# Australia
# Australia

Two Irish men killed in Perth workplace accident

Nov 25th 2015, 3:57 PM 70,904 Views 29 Comments

It’s believed the men were aged in their 20s and in Australia on work visas.

# accident - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Irish woman in horrific Australian farm accident when her hair got stuck in a conveyor belt
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish woman in horrific Australian farm accident when her hair got stuck in a conveyor belt

Nov 18th 2015, 11:07 PM 93,275 Views 28 Comments

Annie Dunne was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries.

# accident - Thursday 12 November, 2015

These top secret docs on nuclear torpedos were 'accidentally' shown on TV
# Russia
# Russia

These top secret docs on nuclear torpedos were 'accidentally' shown on TV

Nov 12th 2015, 11:54 AM 16,794 Views 36 Comments

It remained unclear how the images ended up being broadcast on the tightly-controlled Kremlin channels.

# accident - Monday 9 November, 2015

Man (28) dies in '80km/hr' shopping trolley ride
# Australia
# Australia

Man (28) dies in '80km/hr' shopping trolley ride

Nov 9th 2015, 11:02 PM 28,380 Views 17 Comments

Police said the man died after the trolley crashed into an oncoming car.

# accident - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Man (29) seriously injured after being struck by bus in Dublin city centre
# Collision
# Collision

Man (29) seriously injured after being struck by bus in Dublin city centre

Nov 7th 2015, 7:54 AM 29,118 Views 25 Comments

The accident happened just after midnight.

# accident - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Man seriously injured by sofa falling from roof of London hotel
# W Hotel
# W Hotel

Man seriously injured by sofa falling from roof of London hotel

Oct 31st 2015, 5:48 PM 29,254 Views 23 Comments

He is in a critical but stable condition.

# accident - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Woman injured after truck rolls over her foot on O'Connell Street
# Accident
# Accident

Woman injured after truck rolls over her foot on O'Connell Street

Oct 27th 2015, 10:55 AM 19,584 Views 42 Comments

It is believed the woman suffered a broken ankle in the incident.

# accident - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Cork woman dies in freak accident on Vietnam beach
# Tragic
# Tragic

Cork woman dies in freak accident on Vietnam beach

Oct 14th 2015, 2:00 PM 30,667 Views 5 Comments

Stephanie Hartnett, aged in her 60s, died on Saturday when she was swept out to sea by a freak wave.

# accident - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'I remember the whole thing. I dived in and hit the bottom of the pool. I knew something was wrong'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I remember the whole thing. I dived in and hit the bottom of the pool. I knew something was wrong'

Oct 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 610 Views 9 Comments

Last summer while Jonathan Ranson was on a J1 visa in San Diego, he broke his neck in a swimming accident. Here he opens up about his recovery and returning to college.

Woman in her 80s dies in two-car collision
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Woman in her 80s dies in two-car collision

Oct 11th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,464 Views 16 Comments

The accident happened on the Monaghan-Cootehill Road at Stranooden.

# accident - Sunday 4 October, 2015

19-year-old killed in Offaly farming accident named as GAA player Adam Mangan
# Tragic
# Tragic

19-year-old killed in Offaly farming accident named as GAA player Adam Mangan

Oct 4th 2015, 4:15 PM 40,473 Views 10 Comments

The accident happened yesterday afternoon near Derryarkin in the midlands county.