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# deaths - This year 2022

Three Armenians killed as fresh clashes break out with Azerbaijan at border
# Border Clashes
# Border Clashes

Three Armenians killed as fresh clashes break out with Azerbaijan at border

Sep 28th 2022, 10:41 PM 11,075 Views 9 Comments

Last week, the two countries’ foreign ministers met for talks mediated by the US Secretary of State.

Ukraine says Putin 'spits in the face' of UN and Turkey after missiles strike Odessa port
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine says Putin 'spits in the face' of UN and Turkey after missiles strike Odessa port

Updated Jul 23rd 2022, 11:39 AM 32,557 Views 32 Comments

Russian strikes on central Ukraine are picking up after a lull that came while fighting focused on the eastern Donbas region.

At least 1,000 people killed after 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan
# Paktika
# Paktika

At least 1,000 people killed after 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan

Updated Jun 22nd 2022, 4:47 PM 61,036 Views 19 Comments

Officials warned the death toll will likely rise.

Disbelief at Tipperary deaths as gardaí await post mortem to determine line of investigation
# Cloneen
# Cloneen

Disbelief at Tipperary deaths as gardaí await post mortem to determine line of investigation

Updated Jun 21st 2022, 6:24 PM 58,475 Views 12 Comments

The discovery was made yesterday in Tipperary.

WHO says Covid pandemic caused deaths of nearly 15 million people around world
# Excess Mortality
# Excess Mortality

WHO says Covid pandemic caused deaths of nearly 15 million people around world

May 5th 2022, 2:59 PM 10,190 Views 12 Comments

The figure includes deaths directly associated with Covid as well as those due to the pandemic’s impact on the health system and society.

At least six killed in US tornado
# Iowa
# Iowa

At least six killed in US tornado

Mar 6th 2022, 7:45 AM 11,670 Views 2 Comments

Two children are among the dead.

Four migrants die of 'cold and hunger' in Tunisia
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Four migrants die of 'cold and hunger' in Tunisia

Mar 3rd 2022, 2:34 PM 10,641 Views 13 Comments

Nearly 2,000 migrants went missing or drowned last year in the Mediterranean.

Another year of Irish birth, marriage and death records are now available to the public online
# Genealogy
# Genealogy

Another year of Irish birth, marriage and death records are now available to the public online

Mar 1st 2022, 4:20 PM 36,880 Views 12 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin TD said the update “will be met with eager anticipation by those carrying out research in genealogy”.

# deaths - Last year 2021

Death toll hits 375 after Philippines typhoon
# Typhoon Rai
# Typhoon Rai

Death toll hits 375 after Philippines typhoon

Updated Dec 20th 2021, 12:50 PM 16,736 Views 2 Comments

The toll is likely to rise as agencies assessed the full extent of the storm’s aftermath.

Police to charge driver with 'intentional homicide' after five killed at US Christmas parade
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Police to charge driver with 'intentional homicide' after five killed at US Christmas parade

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 7:55 PM 106,769 Views 49 Comments
  • At least five people have died and 48 people have been injured.
  • Police had initially investigated whether the suspect was fleeing police when he drove into the parade - but is being charged with intentional homicide.
'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19
# Mortality Misinfo
# Mortality Misinfo

'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19

Jun 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,881 Views 0 Comments
  • Anti-lockdown accounts on social media often leave out important context or misconstrue data to argue that the pandemic is not real.
  • A disinformation professor at DCU says online misinformation often draws on "a grain of truth" - and then distorts it.
  • Lauren Boland breaks down the official statistics and how you can find the facts.
Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest

May 13th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,923 Views 20 Comments

On average, around five climbers die every year on the world’s highest peak.

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year

May 6th 2021, 9:36 PM 18,296 Views 19 Comments

North Inner City Councillor Anthony Flynn said the report on the 79 deaths in Dublin last year needs to be published urgently.

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people

Apr 17th 2021, 10:53 AM 13,909 Views 39 Comments

The count by Johns Hopkins University comes as cases are spiking in many countries.

Deadline for registering deaths in Ireland could be cut to two weeks
# General Register
# General Register

Deadline for registering deaths in Ireland could be cut to two weeks

Feb 18th 2021, 1:16 PM 21,177 Views 28 Comments

Relatives currently have up to three months to register a death in the State.

At least 20 people dead as 100 million Americans brace for more cold, ice and snow
# Winter Storm
# Winter Storm

At least 20 people dead as 100 million Americans brace for more cold, ice and snow

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 4:19 PM 62,388 Views 29 Comments

Nearly three million customers remained without power early today in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

Jan 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 27,885 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister offered his “deepest condolences” to those whose relatives have died from Covid-19.

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say

Jan 24th 2021, 11:46 AM 31,291 Views 34 Comments

Health agencies say the vast majority of post-vaccination fatalities were among people who were elderly and already vulnerable.

10% of all Covid-19 deaths in Ireland since beginning of pandemic occurred last week
# CSO Covid Data
# CSO Covid Data

10% of all Covid-19 deaths in Ireland since beginning of pandemic occurred last week

Jan 22nd 2021, 1:34 PM 16,141 Views 60 Comments

That’s according to the latest statistics released by the CSO this morning.

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come

Jan 21st 2021, 6:58 AM 18,549 Views 40 Comments

405,400 people have died from the disease, more than the 405,399 total US combat and non-combat deaths in WWII.

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'
# Deaths
# Deaths

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'

Jan 20th 2021, 5:35 PM 46,323 Views 28 Comments

A total of 1,110 Covid-19 deaths took place on 12 January 2021, according to government figures.

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January
# Covid19
# Covid19

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January

Jan 14th 2021, 7:12 PM 13,735 Views 4 Comments

The youngest person to pass away with Covid-19 this month was 25-years-old.

# deaths - All time

Coronavirus: 12 more deaths announced as Ireland's Covid-19 death toll passes 2,000
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 12 more deaths announced as Ireland's Covid-19 death toll passes 2,000

Nov 18th 2020, 5:58 PM 138,265 Views 189 Comments

The sobering milestone has been reached following the release of the latest figures from NPHET this evening.

Gardaí launch murder investigation over death of mother and two children in Ballinteer following post-mortem exams
# Balinteer
# Balinteer

Gardaí launch murder investigation over death of mother and two children in Ballinteer following post-mortem exams

Oct 30th 2020, 4:00 PM 59,695 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made.

Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years
# CSO
# CSO

Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years

Oct 30th 2020, 2:40 PM 23,418 Views 56 Comments

The number of births has fallen by 18.8% since 2010 and 1.3% since 2017.

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer

Updated Oct 29th 2020, 7:26 PM 119,618 Views 0 Comments
  • The family has been named as 37-year-old Seema Banu, her 11-year-old daughter Affira and 6-year-old son Razam
  • Seema Banu was the victim of an alleged assault earlier this year. A suspect in that case has appeared in court on related charges.
  • Post-mortem exams are due to take place today and will inform the direction of the garda probe
  • Gardaí have asked people not to speculate about the case on social media
Lengthy note discovered on body of younger son killed in Kanturk shooting
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

Lengthy note discovered on body of younger son killed in Kanturk shooting

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 5:34 PM 178,141 Views 0 Comments

A father and his two sons were found dead on Monday in Kanturk, Co Cork.

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast
# English Channel
# English Channel

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast

Oct 27th 2020, 5:58 PM 17,421 Views 4 Comments

It is believed to be the single biggest loss of life during the current migrant crisis.

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly
# 2019 Report
# 2019 Report

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly

Oct 27th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,386 Views 19 Comments

In 2019, just over 60,000 births were registered, a continuation of a yearly decrease.

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher
# Nine Months
# Nine Months

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher

Sep 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,986 Views 29 Comments

The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told

Sep 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,506 Views 21 Comments

An expert warned that the huge issue will have implications for the grieving process.

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July

Sep 11th 2020, 5:40 PM 57,080 Views 0 Comments

The figures in question refer to the number of deaths registered for that month so far, not the total number of people who died.

India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll
# India
# India

India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll

Aug 14th 2020, 12:54 PM 16,185 Views 13 Comments

The Health Ministry reported 1,007 deaths in the past 24 hours, to make a total of 48,040.

Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 2:13 PM 71,977 Views 130 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the findings are “interesting but not a surprise” because of how deaths related to the virus are counted.

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 10:55 AM 93,517 Views 101 Comments

A Hiqa report has noted a 13% increase in deaths in Ireland during the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 27th 2020, 5:34 PM 88,927 Views 128 Comments

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths

Jun 16th 2020, 3:21 PM 32,954 Views 43 Comments

A study found the steroid cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators.

New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19
# New York Times
# New York Times

New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19

May 24th 2020, 1:25 PM 30,768 Views 107 Comments

The United States has been the hardest-hit country in the coronavirus pandemic by far.

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland
# Addiction
# Addiction

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland

Apr 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,449 Views 0 Comments

The purchasing of drugs online brings significant regulatory challenges.

Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number

Apr 22nd 2020, 12:55 PM 37,961 Views 49 Comments

Over 17,000 people have died, according to the government’s figure.

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