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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Accident

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# Alaska
WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain
“I got really lucky.”
# Ferns
Man in his 60s killed in road accident in Co Wexford
The accident happened at Clone, near Ferns, in the county.
# enniskillen
Man killed in single car accident in Co Fermanagh
The man’s Peugeot 306 came off the Sligo Road outside the town just before 1pm this afternoon.
# Co Armagh
Two teenagers die in single vehicle car crash
The incident occurred Markethill this morning.
# Ouch
Ryder Cup star suffers severe finger injury 'after losing fight with chainsaw'
Jamie Donaldson is targeting a return to competitive action early next month.
# Meath
Man (20) killed in workplace accident
The man was killed when a load came off a forklift and landed on him.
# Afghanistan
Teenager killed by celebratory bullets fired after cricket victory
Bullets shot into the air are still deadly.
# Tragedy
Memories of Clogh Road Bridge railway accident as five victims honoured
The devastating crash happened on 31 December 1975.
# Queensland
Freight train carrying sulphuric acid derails in Australia
Police declared an emergency at the crash site.
# Road Deaths
300 drivers will be arrested before the end of the year - will you be one of them?
Today the RSA and gardaí also warned there may be another four to six deaths on Irish roads before the New Year.
# Cork City
Man dies after Cork workplace accident
The man received the injuries at Bus Éireann’s Capwell garage in Cork city.
# Collision
Luas services to 3Arena affected after pedestrian hit by tram
The man has been taken to hospital.
# Australia
Two Irish men killed in Perth workplace accident
It’s believed the men were aged in their 20s and in Australia on work visas.
# Irish Abroad
Irish woman in horrific Australian farm accident when her hair got stuck in a conveyor belt
Annie Dunne was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries.
# Russia
These top secret docs on nuclear torpedos were 'accidentally' shown on TV
It remained unclear how the images ended up being broadcast on the tightly-controlled Kremlin channels.
# Australia
Man (28) dies in '80km/hr' shopping trolley ride
Police said the man died after the trolley crashed into an oncoming car.
# Collision
Man (29) seriously injured after being struck by bus in Dublin city centre
The accident happened just after midnight.
# W Hotel
Man seriously injured by sofa falling from roof of London hotel
He is in a critical but stable condition.
# Accident
Woman injured after truck rolls over her foot on O'Connell Street
It is believed the woman suffered a broken ankle in the incident.
# Tragic
Cork woman dies in freak accident on Vietnam beach
Stephanie Hartnett, aged in her 60s, died on Saturday when she was swept out to sea by a freak wave.
'I remember the whole thing. I dived in and hit the bottom of the pool. I knew something was wrong'
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.
# Monaghan
Woman in her 80s dies in two-car collision
The accident happened on the Monaghan-Cootehill Road at Stranooden.
# Tragic
19-year-old killed in Offaly farming accident named as GAA player Adam Mangan
The accident happened yesterday afternoon near Derryarkin in the midlands county.
# thomond bridge
Funeral details confirmed for men who died in freak Limerick bridge accident
The men were named over the weekend as TJ O’Herlihy and Bryan Whelan.
# Carlow
'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident
Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.
# Tragedy
"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.
# Kinsale
Teenage girl falls off nightclub roof
She is currently being kept at a hospital in Dubiln with non-life threatening injuries.
# whoops
Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro
The issue relates to the new ‘VAT Moss’ system.
# Tianjin
Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed
The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.
# Wicklow
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington
Another motorcyclist was injured in the incident.
# Longford
"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash
18-year-old Michael Warren had been due to collect his exam results this morning.
# dude where's our baby?
Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing
The little girl’s parents only realised she was missing when they heard a radio alert in their car.
# Netherlands
WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses
The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.
# Accident
Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident
The boy was taken to Belmullet District Hospital, but was pronounced dead there.
# Roads
Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry
The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Lucky Escape
Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo
Don’t worry, no one was injured.
# Search
Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van
The 34-year-old was in his first year of a nine year sentence.
# new home
Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption
This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.
Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down
The group were left hanging for 20 minutes on the hottest day of the year
# Crash
Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"
“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”