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# deaths - Saturday 27 April, 2019

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house

Apr 27th 2019, 8:13 AM 23,758 Views 35 Comments

The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.

# deaths - Thursday 28 March, 2019

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh
# Dhaka
# Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,911 Views 7 Comments

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

# deaths - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk
# Idai
# Idai

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

Mar 19th 2019, 10:50 PM 9,624 Views 2 Comments

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

# deaths - Friday 15 March, 2019

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018
# CSO
# CSO

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018

Mar 15th 2019, 2:05 PM 8,247 Views 22 Comments

The average age of first-time mothers was 31, up 0.2 years from the same period in the previous year.

# deaths - Friday 8 March, 2019

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men
# England
# England

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Mar 8th 2019, 3:04 PM 14,127 Views 5 Comments

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

'An unspeakable tragedy': Woman and teenage daughter found dead in Newry flat named
# Newry
# Newry

'An unspeakable tragedy': Woman and teenage daughter found dead in Newry flat named

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 2:15 PM 75,167 Views 77 Comments

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at a flat at 11am yesterday.

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016
# Drugs
# Drugs

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016

Mar 8th 2019, 7:49 AM 10,401 Views 49 Comments

Of the total number, 549 were male and 187 were female.

# deaths - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Police 'not looking for anyone else' after bodies of three people found in Newry
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police 'not looking for anyone else' after bodies of three people found in Newry

Updated Mar 7th 2019, 6:02 PM 124,106 Views 51 Comments

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at an apartment this morning.

# deaths - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station

Feb 27th 2019, 10:53 AM 10,724 Views 3 Comments

The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, sources said.

# deaths - Friday 1 February, 2019

'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol
# Dublin
# Dublin

'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol

Feb 1st 2019, 6:01 AM 8,927 Views 16 Comments

A new study looked at the deaths of over 200 homeless people in Dublin over five years.

# deaths - Sunday 27 January, 2019

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,958 Views 20 Comments

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

# deaths - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 9:11 PM 18,547 Views 26 Comments

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

# deaths - Monday 14 January, 2019

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen

Updated Jan 14th 2019, 2:01 PM 23,592 Views 28 Comments

Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.

# deaths - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire
# Investigation
# Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Jan 6th 2019, 4:42 PM 19,810 Views 8 Comments

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

# deaths - Monday 26 November, 2018

39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period

Nov 26th 2018, 3:42 PM 13,370 Views 56 Comments

There were 39 people killed or injured in collisions involving a quad bike or scrambler on a public road.

# deaths - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises
# CSO
# CSO

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises

Nov 1st 2018, 9:57 AM 37,998 Views 78 Comments

Teenage births have more than halved in a decade and the number of twins being born has increased significantly.

# deaths - Sunday 7 October, 2018

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say

Oct 7th 2018, 8:08 AM 9,370 Views 0 Comments

The epicentre of the quake was located about 19 kilometres northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix.

# deaths - Monday 20 August, 2018

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Aug 20th 2018, 8:57 AM 6,001 Views 2 Comments

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

# deaths - Saturday 4 August, 2018

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

Aug 4th 2018, 9:34 AM 6,746 Views 2 Comments

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

# deaths - Thursday 5 July, 2018

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
# Quebec
# Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

Jul 5th 2018, 8:06 AM 30,364 Views 21 Comments

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

# deaths - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester
# Chester
# Chester

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester

Jul 3rd 2018, 11:00 AM 28,946 Views 27 Comments

Police in Chester had been investigating the death of infants at the hospital since May 2017.

# deaths - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India
# Uttarakhand State
# Uttarakhand State

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India

Jul 1st 2018, 6:37 PM 12,989 Views 13 Comments

Police official Manoj Kumar said rescuers recovered 48 bodies from the accident site.

# deaths - Monday 18 June, 2018

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists
# Loughborough
# Loughborough

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists

Updated Jun 18th 2018, 10:28 PM 51,392 Views 26 Comments

The deaths are being treated as “unexplained”.

# deaths - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala
# Eruption
# Eruption

At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala

Jun 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 6,164 Views 2 Comments

Authorities said more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the disaster.

# deaths - Monday 4 June, 2018

Children among 25 people killed after Guatemala volcano erupts
# Volcan De Fuego
# Volcan De Fuego

Children among 25 people killed after Guatemala volcano erupts

Jun 4th 2018, 7:50 AM 12,937 Views 0 Comments

Search efforts for those who are missing were suspended last night due to dangerous conditions.

# deaths - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing
# France
# France

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

May 12th 2018, 10:25 PM 39,083 Views 62 Comments

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house.

# deaths - Thursday 3 May, 2018

At least 125 killed as dust storms batter India
# Deaths
# Deaths

At least 125 killed as dust storms batter India

May 3rd 2018, 9:05 PM 27,493 Views 7 Comments

The overnight storm ravaged Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan states.

# deaths - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45
# Gaza Deaths
# Gaza Deaths

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45

Apr 28th 2018, 1:50 PM 8,360 Views 94 Comments

Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since 30 March.

# deaths - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety
# Dublin Cycle Campaign
# Dublin Cycle Campaign

Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety

Apr 25th 2018, 7:34 PM 28,485 Views 262 Comments

Four cyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.

# deaths - Monday 16 April, 2018

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot
# Riots
# Riots

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot

Apr 16th 2018, 4:54 PM 14,414 Views 15 Comments

Fights among inmates erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.

# deaths - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'
# Nikolas Cruz
# Nikolas Cruz

Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'

Apr 12th 2018, 7:04 AM 49,344 Views 0 Comments

Nikolas Cruz stands to inherit the equivalent of €647,000 following the death of his mother last November.

# deaths - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year
# Deaths
# Deaths

Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year

Apr 5th 2018, 11:40 AM 17,238 Views 75 Comments

London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s.

# deaths - Monday 2 April, 2018

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force
# Protests
# Protests

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

Apr 2nd 2018, 2:23 PM 12,087 Views 138 Comments

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# deaths - Saturday 24 March, 2018

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash
# Tuskar Rock Crash
# Tuskar Rock Crash

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash

Mar 24th 2018, 11:30 AM 31,007 Views 50 Comments

The aircraft went down into the sea just off Tuskar Rock, killing all 61 passengers and crew.

# deaths - Monday 5 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'
# Emergency
# Emergency

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Mar 5th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,487 Views 102 Comments

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

# deaths - Friday 23 February, 2018

Over 100 people have now died from flu this season
# Influenza
# Influenza

Over 100 people have now died from flu this season

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:58 AM 26,419 Views 31 Comments

The number who’d died at the start of February stood at 55.

# deaths - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

More than 300 people now killed in rebel held area of Syria
# Eastern Ghouta
# Eastern Ghouta

More than 300 people now killed in rebel held area of Syria

Feb 21st 2018, 10:43 PM 11,342 Views 46 Comments

At least 67 children were among those killed this week.

# deaths - Sunday 18 February, 2018

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter

Feb 18th 2018, 6:42 PM 24,310 Views 4 Comments

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

# deaths - Friday 2 February, 2018

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated

Feb 2nd 2018, 6:29 PM 16,124 Views 40 Comments

The gardaí said that they have evidence to back up their claims.

# deaths - Thursday 1 February, 2018

55 people have died during this year's flu season
# Peak Flu
# Peak Flu

55 people have died during this year's flu season

Feb 1st 2018, 3:56 PM 18,117 Views 26 Comments

The HSE says that we may have reached peak flu season this week.