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# deaths - Sunday 21 January, 2018

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners
# Hostage
# Hostage

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Jan 21st 2018, 2:45 PM 15,502 Views 31 Comments

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

# deaths - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)
# Workplace Fatalities
# Workplace Fatalities

47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)

Jan 3rd 2018, 1:10 PM 10,917 Views 17 Comments

New figures from the Health and Safety Authority show that there were 47 fatal accidents last year, up one from 46 the year before.

# deaths - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Aardvark, meerkats killed in fire at London zoo
# Smoke Inhalation
# Smoke Inhalation

Aardvark, meerkats killed in fire at London zoo

Dec 23rd 2017, 6:20 PM 11,215 Views 18 Comments

It took 72 firefighters to get the blaze under control.

# deaths - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion
# Ningbo
# Ningbo

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion

Nov 26th 2017, 10:50 AM 17,575 Views 4 Comments

Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.

# deaths - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

Oct 20th 2017, 6:25 AM 9,736 Views 17 Comments

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# deaths - Friday 13 October, 2017

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia
# Mission Beach
# Mission Beach

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia

Oct 13th 2017, 4:31 PM 26,516 Views 11 Comments

Two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s were found dead after the incident.

# deaths - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'
# Infection
# Infection

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Sep 5th 2017, 1:29 PM 13,272 Views 18 Comments

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

# deaths - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies
# Three Deaths
# Three Deaths

'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:40 PM 46,680 Views 224 Comments

“It has been a heartbreaking week for anyone involved in the fight against homelessness,” the ICHH said.

# deaths - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'
# Sierra Leone
# Sierra Leone

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

Aug 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 6,622 Views 9 Comments

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

# deaths - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Aug 16th 2017, 8:19 AM 8,639 Views 29 Comments

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

# deaths - Saturday 12 August, 2017

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages
# Uttar Pradesh
# Uttar Pradesh

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Aug 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 18,168 Views 13 Comments

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

# deaths - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

Aug 1st 2017, 7:24 AM 10,520 Views 25 Comments

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# deaths - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim
# Grenfell Tower
# Grenfell Tower

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim

Jun 27th 2017, 1:25 PM 12,079 Views 13 Comments

Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.

# deaths - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62
# Portugal
# Portugal

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Jun 18th 2017, 4:32 PM 42,607 Views 14 Comments

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

# deaths - Friday 2 June, 2017

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room
# Botched Robbery
# Botched Robbery

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Jun 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 13,247 Views 23 Comments

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

# deaths - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack
# RIP
# RIP

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

May 23rd 2017, 7:45 PM 74,610 Views 146 Comments

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect
# Infant Deaths
# Infant Deaths

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

May 23rd 2017, 3:22 PM 11,337 Views 8 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

# deaths - Friday 19 May, 2017

Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people
# England
# England

Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people

May 19th 2017, 2:31 PM 15,136 Views 16 Comments

11 defendants who watched the race were also sentenced today.

# deaths - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study
# WHO
# WHO

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study

May 16th 2017, 9:14 AM 7,300 Views 13 Comments

Over 3,000 people aged 10-19 die every day from largely preventable causes, the report found.

# deaths - Monday 24 April, 2017

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths
# Germany
# Germany

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

Apr 24th 2017, 9:26 PM 16,047 Views 0 Comments

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

# deaths - Monday 17 April, 2017

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Apr 17th 2017, 7:51 PM 7,039 Views 6 Comments

The bombing at St Petersburg metro killed 14 people and injured dozens more.

# deaths - Saturday 8 April, 2017

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
# Births And Deaths
# Births And Deaths

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,926 Views 8 Comments

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

# deaths - Saturday 18 February, 2017

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California
# Flash Floods
# Flash Floods

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Feb 18th 2017, 4:42 PM 16,725 Views 10 Comments

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

# deaths - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district

Jan 31st 2017, 8:36 AM 15,240 Views 4 Comments

Thirty-six people have been treated in hospital following the incident nearly two weeks ago.

# deaths - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche
# Hotel Rigopiano
# Hotel Rigopiano

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

Jan 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 37,110 Views 18 Comments

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

# deaths - Friday 13 January, 2017

'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect
# Salah Abdeslam
# Salah Abdeslam

'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect

Jan 13th 2017, 7:43 AM 14,812 Views 19 Comments

Salah Abdeslam has been corresponding with a woman from prison.

# deaths - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland
# Weather
# Weather

Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland

Jan 10th 2017, 11:10 AM 19,864 Views 30 Comments

A deep freeze sweeping across Europe has left at least 40 dead since the weekend, many of them migrants or homeless people.

# deaths - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Brutally cold' weather blamed for 33 deaths across Europe over the weekend
# Snow
# Snow

'Brutally cold' weather blamed for 33 deaths across Europe over the weekend

Jan 9th 2017, 9:00 AM 24,597 Views 17 Comments

Many of the dead are migrants or homeless people.

# deaths - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers?

Jan 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,948 Views 84 Comments

Minister Shane Ross has described 2016 as a “disastrous year” for road safety.

# deaths - Saturday 31 December, 2016

The history books will be full of the foundation shakers we lost in 2016
# Obituaries
# Obituaries

The history books will be full of the foundation shakers we lost in 2016

Dec 31st 2016, 6:15 AM 7,050 Views 7 Comments

The good, the bad, and the controversial: for better, or worse, these people influenced our lives through theirs.

# deaths - Friday 30 December, 2016

Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses
# Drugs
# Drugs

Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses

Dec 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,268 Views 14 Comments

Benzodiazephines were implicated in 228 deaths in 2014 compared to 77 in 2004.

# deaths - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake
# Sumatra
# Sumatra

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

Dec 7th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,288 Views 10 Comments

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

# deaths - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Death toll from California party fire could reach 40
# Oakland
# Oakland

Death toll from California party fire could reach 40

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:40 PM 25,033 Views 8 Comments

Between 50 and 100 people were believed to have been at the party when the fire started.

# deaths - Monday 7 November, 2016

'He looked like your everyday Joe': Questions over suspected killer after woman found chained up
# South Carolina
# South Carolina

'He looked like your everyday Joe': Questions over suspected killer after woman found chained up

Nov 7th 2016, 3:53 PM 14,782 Views 0 Comments

A cold case has now been reopened after the discovery of the woman.

# deaths - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family
# Knockadoon
# Knockadoon

Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family

Nov 5th 2016, 10:52 AM 31,454 Views 18 Comments

Investigators are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths of two pensioners in Mayo.

# deaths - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border
# Irishtown
# Irishtown

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border

Nov 1st 2016, 9:35 PM 137,044 Views 45 Comments

The couple have been named locally as Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald.

# deaths - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster

Oct 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 21,407 Views 14 Comments

The explosive Hollywood movie looked at the disaster which killed 11 men in 2010.

# deaths - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies
# CSO
# CSO

Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies

Aug 31st 2016, 4:21 PM 15,358 Views 23 Comments

The number of marriages registered during the quarter was 3,539, of which 186 were same-sex marriages.

# deaths - Friday 26 August, 2016

Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes

Aug 26th 2016, 4:37 PM 18,514 Views 42 Comments

“You know who the drug lords are. Would you like to kill them? Go ahead.”

# deaths - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike
# Abubakar Shekau
# Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike

Aug 23rd 2016, 8:19 AM 15,313 Views 23 Comments

The army said that three other key figures were also killed.