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#Accident

# 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 29,746 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 12,811 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 8,949 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 20,914 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 12,308 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 21,539 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 18,786 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 70,940 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 93,350 Views 29 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 16,808 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 28,396 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 29,148 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 29,260 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 19,599 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 30,706 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 697 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 11,483 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 40,524 Views 10 Comments

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

# accident - Monday 31 August, 2015

Funeral details confirmed for men who died in freak Limerick bridge accident
# Thomond Bridge
# Thomond Bridge

Funeral details confirmed for men who died in freak Limerick bridge accident

Aug 31st 2015, 11:45 PM 18,827 Views 6 Comments

The men were named over the weekend as TJ O’Herlihy and Bryan Whelan.

# accident - Thursday 27 August, 2015

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident
# Carlow
# Carlow

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Aug 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 30,825 Views 17 Comments

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.

# accident - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

Aug 25th 2015, 12:10 PM 12,630 Views 4 Comments

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

# accident - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Teenage girl falls off nightclub roof
# Kinsale
# Kinsale

Teenage girl falls off nightclub roof

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:40 AM 40,144 Views 23 Comments

She is currently being kept at a hospital in Dubiln with non-life threatening injuries.

# accident - Monday 17 August, 2015

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro
# Whoops
# Whoops

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro

Aug 17th 2015, 4:33 PM 14,616 Views 18 Comments

The issue relates to the new ‘VAT Moss’ system.

# accident - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed
# Tianjin
# Tianjin

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed

Aug 13th 2015, 11:04 PM 33,561 Views 24 Comments

The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington

Aug 13th 2015, 9:09 AM 17,257 Views 13 Comments

Another motorcyclist was injured in the incident.

# accident - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash
# Longford
# Longford

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash

Aug 12th 2015, 5:20 PM 42,395 Views 6 Comments

18-year-old Michael Warren had been due to collect his exam results this morning.

# accident - Monday 10 August, 2015

Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing
# Dude Where's Our Baby?
# Dude Where's Our Baby?

Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing

Aug 10th 2015, 2:45 PM 34,642 Views 46 Comments

The little girl’s parents only realised she was missing when they heard a radio alert in their car.

# accident - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses

Aug 3rd 2015, 5:39 PM 23,470 Views 18 Comments

The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.

# accident - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident
# Accident
# Accident

Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident

Jul 29th 2015, 10:51 PM 46,716 Views 17 Comments

The boy was taken to Belmullet District Hospital, but was pronounced dead there.

# accident - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry

Jul 26th 2015, 5:00 PM 32,808 Views 12 Comments

The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# accident - Friday 24 July, 2015

Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo

Jul 24th 2015, 3:10 PM 16,024 Views 15 Comments

Don’t worry, no one was injured.

# accident - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van
# Search
# Search

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:39 PM 18,034 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old was in his first year of a nine year sentence.

# accident - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption
# New Home
# New Home

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption

Jul 8th 2015, 9:35 PM 13,594 Views 20 Comments

This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.

# accident - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Jul 2nd 2015, 9:37 PM 39,614 Views 45 Comments

The group were left hanging for 20 minutes on the hottest day of the year

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"
# Crash
# Crash

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"

Jul 2nd 2015, 10:06 AM 33,878 Views 28 Comments

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

# accident - Monday 29 June, 2015

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar
# Accident
# Accident

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar

Jun 29th 2015, 11:32 PM 83,998 Views 11 Comments

Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.

# accident - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall
# Accident
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# Accident

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall

Jun 27th 2015, 10:17 PM 6,637 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at Warrnambool racecourse in Australia on Saturday.

# accident - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
# Oops
# Oops

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,398 Views 103 Comments

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# accident - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry
# Kilkelly
# Kilkelly

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry

Jun 11th 2015, 3:13 PM 18,857 Views 5 Comments

It happened at around 10am this morning.

# accident - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
# Bravery
# Bravery

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him

Jun 10th 2015, 8:04 PM 21,705 Views 14 Comments

Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.