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# Child Death

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# New York
Baby girl dies after being thrown from sixth-floor window
She is the third child killed that way in New York in three months.
# Child Death
Toddler died after dad got drunk and left him in car
Detectives found signs the child had struggled to get out of the vehicle before dying.
# Child Death
Young boy in Limerick died from viral infection
Gardaí are investigating the death.
# blind safety
‘A child can die within 50 seconds of becoming entangled in a window blind cord’
In the past four years, three children in Ireland and 12 in the UK have died as a result of window blind cords.
# blind safety
Boy (3) dies in blind cord accident in Co Down
Author of a website set up to promote window blind safety says “more needs to be done to create awareness of the dangers posed by cords and chains on window blinds”.
# Child Death
8-year-old boy found dead in Cork was due back in school today
HSE says it is investigating the contact of health services with Anthony Ward’s family prior to his death.
# Child Death
Boy, 4, dies after incident at National Aquatic Centre
Investigation launched into child’s death after boy got into difficulty in children’s pool.
# Children
Children's Minister to appear before Oireachtas health committee
Frances Fitzgerald’s appearance before the the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children comes in the aftermath of the damning report on the deaths of children in care between 2000 and 2010.
# Blind ban
Calls for ban of window blinds following toddler death
A two-year-old toddler died after he became entangled in the cord of a blind earlier this year.
# Rebels
11-year-old killed by celebratory gunfire in Tripoli
Dozens of people have been injured as rebel fighters shoot their guns into the air in Tripoli…
# Child Death
Man questioned over death of 12-year-old girl