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#Accident

# accident - Monday 16 January, 2017

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry

Jan 16th 2017, 5:09 PM 28,421 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA have begun investigations.

# accident - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Denis Naughten to be discharged from hospital today
# Galway
# Galway

Denis Naughten to be discharged from hospital today

Jan 4th 2017, 10:41 AM 11,043 Views 40 Comments

The Communications Minister was hospitalised following a cycling collision with a vehicle on Monday.

# accident - Monday 12 December, 2016

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford

Dec 12th 2016, 7:56 PM 25,823 Views 6 Comments

The incident occurred around 3.50pm this afternoon.

# accident - Sunday 27 November, 2016

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver
# Tragic
# Tragic

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver

Nov 27th 2016, 2:36 PM 51,579 Views 51 Comments

Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.

# accident - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

Nov 20th 2016, 4:44 PM 20,112 Views 2 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

# accident - Monday 31 October, 2016

"10 years in prison will not ease our pain" - man jailed for killing four with truck while changing music on his phone
# Driving While Distracted
# Driving While Distracted

"10 years in prison will not ease our pain" - man jailed for killing four with truck while changing music on his phone

Oct 31st 2016, 4:16 PM 41,029 Views 35 Comments

Tomasz Kroker had been distracted for almost a full minute before the impact, dashcam footage from his lorry showed.

# accident - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm
# Derry
# Derry

Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm

Oct 20th 2016, 12:26 PM 21,130 Views 10 Comments

The woman in her was killed while working on her farm.

# accident - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Finn Harps player retires after losing finger in freak accident
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Finn Harps player retires after losing finger in freak accident

Oct 12th 2016, 12:38 PM 11,130 Views 13 Comments

Kevin McHugh was originally planning to hang up his boots at the end of the season.

# accident - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow
# Wexford
# Wexford

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow

Oct 5th 2016, 5:13 PM 30,352 Views 20 Comments

It is believed the man was stood on by the cow while working in a field on the farm.

# accident - Friday 23 September, 2016

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building
# Offaly
# Offaly

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:27 PM 23,864 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened this morning at about 11.30am.

# accident - Monday 15 August, 2016

Seven injured in Rio after overhead camera falls at Olympic Park
# Nasty
From The42
# Nasty

Seven injured in Rio after overhead camera falls at Olympic Park

Aug 15th 2016, 11:42 PM 5,306 Views 4 Comments

Ropes supporting the equipment broke this afternoon, sending it crashing to the ground.

# accident - Monday 8 August, 2016

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed
# London
# London

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed

Aug 8th 2016, 7:51 AM 34,604 Views 55 Comments

British Transport Police said paramedics rushed to the scene but nothing could be done to save him.

# accident - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK
# Breaking Free
# Breaking Free

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:13 PM 16,550 Views 30 Comments

None of the children’s injuries have been described as serious.

# accident - Monday 1 August, 2016

Man dies in road accident in Cavan
# Cootehill
# Cootehill

Man dies in road accident in Cavan

Aug 1st 2016, 7:41 AM 20,865 Views 2 Comments

The accident happened yesterday evening at Station Road, Cootehill.

# accident - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run

Jul 31st 2016, 10:45 AM 25,996 Views 10 Comments

Jones Justino had to undergo numerous painful surgeries after he was run down earlier this month.

# accident - Sunday 24 July, 2016

'Tragic accident': Man shot dead at clay pigeon event in Downpatrick
# Shooting
# Shooting

'Tragic accident': Man shot dead at clay pigeon event in Downpatrick

Jul 24th 2016, 6:18 PM 26,064 Views 19 Comments

He was aged in his 60s.

# accident - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Woman dies after being struck by scrambler bike while walking her dog
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman dies after being struck by scrambler bike while walking her dog

Jul 21st 2016, 7:46 AM 19,910 Views 14 Comments

Police said she died peacefully, surrounded by her family.

# accident - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Tesla says its self-driving feature wasn't to blame for fatal crash
# Rebuttal
# Rebuttal

Tesla says its self-driving feature wasn't to blame for fatal crash

Jul 7th 2016, 10:50 AM 15,131 Views 25 Comments

It claimed that Autopilot’s safety record had crossed the “better-than-human” threshold.

# 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 30,895 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 18,863 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 19,605 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 22,604 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 56,001 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 39,980 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 11,018 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 36,865 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 25,113 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 29,370 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 12,132 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 17,619 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 50,625 Views 32 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 44,863 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 37,233 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 23,494 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 34,071 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 23,314 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 13,830 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 10,983 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 13,729 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 12,073 Views 6 Comments

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