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# accident - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Luas services resume but delays expected after major accident at Heuston Station
# Dublin
# Dublin

Luas services resume but delays expected after major accident at Heuston Station

Jul 17th 2014, 5:16 PM 37,814 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí are currently at the scene.

# accident - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment
# Derailed
# Derailed

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment

Jul 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,474 Views 3 Comments

Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.

# accident - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Farmer killed in Kerry tractor crash
# Tralee
# Tralee

Farmer killed in Kerry tractor crash

Jul 2nd 2014, 5:59 PM 17,257 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man.

# accident - Monday 30 June, 2014

Teenager dies following swimming incident at Cavan lake in second drowning today
# Killykeen Forest Park
# Killykeen Forest Park

Teenager dies following swimming incident at Cavan lake in second drowning today

Jun 30th 2014, 10:40 PM 31,829 Views 17 Comments

The incident is the second drowning today.

# accident - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Here's the large mashed potato spill that caused traffic chaos on a UK road
# Smash
From The Daily Edge
# Smash

Here's the large mashed potato spill that caused traffic chaos on a UK road

Jun 22nd 2014, 5:00 PM 5,895 Views 3 Comments

*insert potato pun here*

# accident - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm
# Farm Accident
# Farm Accident

Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm

Jun 21st 2014, 4:19 PM 20,674 Views 18 Comments

Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.

Watch this motorcyclist flip and land on his feet after crashing into a car
# Flippin' Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Flippin' Hell

Watch this motorcyclist flip and land on his feet after crashing into a car

Jun 21st 2014, 9:07 AM 2,868 Views 1 Comment

Is this guy half cat?

# accident - Friday 20 June, 2014

Three teens taken to hospital after swimming accident
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Three teens taken to hospital after swimming accident

Jun 20th 2014, 10:46 PM 55,364 Views 12 Comments

Two are said to be in a stable condition.

Fear as 86 workers in US lab exposed to anthrax
# Accident
# Accident

Fear as 86 workers in US lab exposed to anthrax

Jun 20th 2014, 9:04 PM 13,831 Views 14 Comments

The workers have been given antibiotics and are being monitored for signs of illness.

# accident - Monday 16 June, 2014

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire
# Qatar
# Qatar

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire

Jun 16th 2014, 11:09 AM 23,766 Views 13 Comments

It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.

# accident - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Young Donegal footballer seriously injured in Spain fall
# Mallorca
# Mallorca

Young Donegal footballer seriously injured in Spain fall

Jun 12th 2014, 10:57 PM 31,081 Views 32 Comments

Oisín Merritt from Donegal is fighting for his life.

# accident - Friday 23 May, 2014

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
# STrength
From The Daily Edge
# STrength

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook

May 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 28,899 Views 27 Comments

The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.

# accident - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Turkey's fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274
# Turkey Mine Disaster
# Turkey Mine Disaster

Turkey's fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274

May 14th 2014, 9:53 PM 5,939 Views 10 Comments

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Ankara and Istanbul.

Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground
# Explosion
# Explosion

Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground

May 14th 2014, 6:53 AM 5,071 Views 7 Comments

787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident.

# accident - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Death toll in Turkish mine collapse rises to 157
# Turkey
# Turkey

Death toll in Turkish mine collapse rises to 157

May 13th 2014, 7:01 PM 5,574 Views 2 Comments

Five men were rescued, fire officials said, but added that thick smoke was making progress difficult.

# accident - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters
# Farm Accident
# Farm Accident

Man dies on Kerry farm after being crushed by shutters

May 8th 2014, 8:22 AM 22,144 Views 7 Comments

The man has been named locally as father of five Teddy Brosnan.

# accident - Friday 2 May, 2014

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee
# Cork
# Cork

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

May 2nd 2014, 4:36 PM 21,516 Views 10 Comments

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

# accident - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Spanish bouncy castle accident injures 23 people
# Accident
# Accident

Spanish bouncy castle accident injures 23 people

Apr 27th 2014, 5:27 PM 28,634 Views 11 Comments

High winds blew five inflatables away.

Man dies after being hit by a car shortly after exiting a taxi in Portadown
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man dies after being hit by a car shortly after exiting a taxi in Portadown

Apr 27th 2014, 9:18 AM 7,418 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the accident on the Gilford Road.

# accident - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Man dies after falling out of a moving car in Limerick
# Collision
# Collision

Man dies after falling out of a moving car in Limerick

Apr 26th 2014, 10:02 AM 28,549 Views 35 Comments

The car in which he fell did not remain at the scene.

# accident - Friday 25 April, 2014

Man arrested over fatal Galway hit-and-run
# Loughrea
# Loughrea

Man arrested over fatal Galway hit-and-run

Apr 25th 2014, 11:53 AM 13,346 Views 20 Comments

The man, who is in his 20s, was taken to Loughrea Garda Station.

Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry before storms hit
# Ferry Disaster
# Ferry Disaster

Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry before storms hit

Apr 25th 2014, 10:01 AM 5,330 Views 3 Comments

The confirmed death toll stands at 183 people, with 119 still unaccounted for.

# accident - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100
# Searching
# Searching

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:25 AM 3,743 Views 1 Comment

There are still almost 200 people missing – most of them schoolchildren.

# accident - Sunday 20 April, 2014

78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident

Apr 20th 2014, 9:25 PM 38,772 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí say there are no suspicious circumstances in the man’s death.

# accident - Friday 18 April, 2014

Two paragliders airlifted to hospital after colliding mid-air in Wicklow
# Glencree
# Glencree

Two paragliders airlifted to hospital after colliding mid-air in Wicklow

Apr 18th 2014, 6:35 PM 28,546 Views 20 Comments

The incident happened at the Glencree Heritage Centre in Enniskerry.

# accident - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Appeal for witnesses after death of 30-year-old man in crash
# Wexford
# Wexford

Appeal for witnesses after death of 30-year-old man in crash

Apr 6th 2014, 10:55 AM 17,523 Views 13 Comments

The man’s car collided with a wall on the Newtown Road in Wexford at 5am this morning.

# accident - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Post-mortem to be carried out after boy dies in quad bike accident in Clare
# Accident
# Accident

Post-mortem to be carried out after boy dies in quad bike accident in Clare

Apr 5th 2014, 11:53 AM 13,941 Views 18 Comments

Ultan Hayes died in hospital from his injuries after the crash.

Female cyclist found seriously injured on side of road after collision
# Cork
# Cork

Female cyclist found seriously injured on side of road after collision

Apr 5th 2014, 8:58 AM 22,741 Views 20 Comments

The woman is being treated at Cork University Hospital.

# accident - Friday 4 April, 2014

Eight-year-old boy dies following quad bike accident in Clare
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Eight-year-old boy dies following quad bike accident in Clare

Apr 4th 2014, 11:03 PM 37,012 Views 8 Comments

The accident happened last night when the quad bike he and his father were travelling on hit a stone wall.

# accident - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Incredible X-ray shows chainsaw stuck in man's neck
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

Incredible X-ray shows chainsaw stuck in man's neck

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:44 AM 17,497 Views 14 Comments

The tree trimmer survived the accident in Pittsburgh and is now recovering.

# accident - Monday 31 March, 2014

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

Mar 31st 2014, 10:20 AM 36,029 Views 37 Comments

ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.

# accident - Monday 24 March, 2014

Witness appeal after woman dies in collision
# Roads
# Roads

Witness appeal after woman dies in collision

Mar 24th 2014, 12:50 PM 18,044 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred on the N6 at 9am today.

# accident - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Over 8,400 drivers caught not putting seatbelts on children
# Buckle Up
# Buckle Up

Over 8,400 drivers caught not putting seatbelts on children

Mar 13th 2014, 5:12 PM 13,472 Views 75 Comments

And an another terrible statistic from the RSA reveals that one in five people killed on our roads last year were not wearing their seatbelts.

# accident - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Schumacher showing 'small, encouraging signs' of improvement
# Update
From The42
# Update

Schumacher showing 'small, encouraging signs' of improvement

Mar 12th 2014, 9:16 AM 14,324 Views 31 Comments

In a statement released this morning, the family of the former Formula One driver say they are ‘confident he will pull through’.

# accident - Friday 7 March, 2014

Man taken to hospital with crush injuries in Waterford
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Man taken to hospital with crush injuries in Waterford

Mar 7th 2014, 7:21 PM 18,593 Views 14 Comments

The workplace accident happened this afternoon at a plant in the Waterford Industrial Estate.

# accident - Monday 3 March, 2014

Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash

Mar 3rd 2014, 3:58 PM 12,750 Views 2 Comments

A second woman, who was a passenger in the car, was also injured in the collision.

# accident - Monday 17 February, 2014

Safety breaches not to blame for Schumacher ski crash --- investigators
# France
# France

Safety breaches not to blame for Schumacher ski crash --- investigators

Feb 17th 2014, 11:01 AM 11,711 Views 13 Comments

The crash that left the Formula One legend in a coma was not due to faulty material or safety breaches by the ski resort, French prosecutors have said.

# accident - Friday 14 February, 2014

Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today
# Misfortune
From The42
# Misfortune

Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today

Feb 14th 2014, 3:11 PM 24,828 Views 22 Comments

He finished in last place after the second heat of the skeleton event partially as a result of the accident.

# accident - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Family 'strongly believe' in Schumacher recovery
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Family 'strongly believe' in Schumacher recovery

Feb 13th 2014, 5:02 PM 3,166 Views 3 Comments

The statement came a day after a German newspaper reported that the former F1 driver had contracted a lung infection.

# accident - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Gas explosion in Essex flattens houses and injures at least ten people
# Emergency
# Emergency

Gas explosion in Essex flattens houses and injures at least ten people

Feb 5th 2014, 11:18 AM 7,125 Views 4 Comments

One person is said to have sustained life-threatening injuries.