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# deaths - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal
# Catastrophe
# Catastrophe

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal

Apr 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 32,293 Views 21 Comments

It has been reported that a number of Irish people are now stranded in Nepal.

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her

Apr 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 42,999 Views 44 Comments

Powerful new book includes extracts from letters, emails and texts from abusive lovers.

# deaths - Monday 20 April, 2015

"To send them back is another way of killing them"
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

"To send them back is another way of killing them"

Apr 20th 2015, 10:10 PM 38,059 Views 161 Comments

At least twenty people, including a child, are said to have died in one of the latest incidents.

# deaths - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Seven dogs and six pups die in mysterious shed fire
# Tragic
# Tragic

Seven dogs and six pups die in mysterious shed fire

Apr 19th 2015, 12:41 PM 12,260 Views 8 Comments

Police are investigating whether the fire was deliberate.

# deaths - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack

Apr 18th 2015, 7:56 PM 18,131 Views 64 Comments

More than 100 people were wounded.

# deaths - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

'The real cost of Hillsborough is not quantifiable'
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

'The real cost of Hillsborough is not quantifiable'

Apr 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 6,748 Views 27 Comments

The anniversary of the 1989 stadium tragedy takes place today.

# deaths - Friday 3 April, 2015

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre
# Kenya
# Kenya

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:57 PM 10,634 Views 20 Comments

The Pope has condemned the killings as “senseless brutality”.

# deaths - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake
# Alps Crash
# Alps Crash

French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake

Apr 1st 2015, 8:21 AM 34,312 Views 48 Comments

One sequence reportedly shows a chaotic scene with passengers screaming “My God”.

# deaths - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

A crisp packet blocking a chimney could have killed this family
# Carbon Monoxide
# Carbon Monoxide

A crisp packet blocking a chimney could have killed this family

Mar 31st 2015, 6:15 PM 22,051 Views 17 Comments

An episode of RTÉ’s ‘The Consumer Show’ talks to families affected by carbon monoxide poisoning.

# deaths - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?
# Deaths And Destruction
# Deaths And Destruction

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,976 Views 77 Comments

The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.

# deaths - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Elderly couple found dead at home after not being seen for days
# Investigation
# Investigation

Elderly couple found dead at home after not being seen for days

Mar 10th 2015, 1:32 PM 50,953 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were notified about the discovery.

# deaths - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Ireland just got its first Harley Davidson hearse
# Heaven Sent
# Heaven Sent

Ireland just got its first Harley Davidson hearse

Feb 26th 2015, 4:00 PM 25,244 Views 28 Comments

And you can buy a pre-paid funeral plan for it…

# deaths - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Stressed-out farmers making the "simplest" of mistakes
# On The Phone
# On The Phone

Stressed-out farmers making the "simplest" of mistakes

Jan 28th 2015, 8:15 AM 8,535 Views 16 Comments

30 people died on Irish farms last year — the worst figure in a quarter of a century.

# deaths - Thursday 22 January, 2015

'Why have 16 children died in Direct Provision?'
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'Why have 16 children died in Direct Provision?'

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:05 PM 18,062 Views 101 Comments

A Sinn Féin Senator wants to know after new figures revealed 16 children died over 12 years.

# deaths - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Almost 700 people arrested for drink driving over festive period - 13 on Christmas Day
# Enforcement Campaign
# Enforcement Campaign

Almost 700 people arrested for drink driving over festive period - 13 on Christmas Day

Jan 14th 2015, 9:39 AM 10,582 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí have confirmed that 17 people were killed on the roads between December 1 and January 4 while 32 people were seriously injured.

# deaths - Monday 12 January, 2015

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen

Jan 12th 2015, 8:35 PM 15,193 Views 28 Comments

The militant group is responsible for the deaths of around 2,000 people.

# deaths - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

55 people died while at work last year
# Get To Work
# Get To Work

55 people died while at work last year

Jan 7th 2015, 6:28 PM 5,386 Views 10 Comments

SIPTU wants something done.

# deaths - Monday 5 January, 2015

Farmers claim farm deaths are 'due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability'
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Farmers claim farm deaths are 'due to all kinds of human error and animal unpredictability'

Jan 5th 2015, 4:48 PM 7,757 Views 23 Comments

Suggestions by Phil Hogan about withholding grant funding over farm safety have been criticised.

# deaths - Friday 2 January, 2015

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014
# Safety
# Safety

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:19 AM 7,199 Views 5 Comments

The HSA says it saw “one and a half times” the deaths it expected.

# deaths - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify 'new bloody chapter'
# Deaths
# Deaths

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify 'new bloody chapter'

Dec 31st 2014, 11:34 AM 6,301 Views 15 Comments

The IFJ says a total of 135 journalists have died in 2014.

# deaths - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft
# AirAsia
# AirAsia

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft

Dec 30th 2014, 11:44 AM 9,951 Views 15 Comments

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.

# deaths - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Elderly pedestrian dies a day after being struck by a car
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Elderly pedestrian dies a day after being struck by a car

Dec 24th 2014, 8:07 AM 9,253 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# deaths - Monday 22 December, 2014

Six confirmed dead as rubbish truck crashes into pedestrians on busy Glasgow street
# Glasgow
# Glasgow

Six confirmed dead as rubbish truck crashes into pedestrians on busy Glasgow street

Dec 22nd 2014, 6:21 PM 52,991 Views 40 Comments

One witness has described the driver as ‘slumped over the wheel’.

Independent review into 1981 deaths of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon
# Mystery
# Mystery

Independent review into 1981 deaths of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon

Dec 22nd 2014, 12:31 PM 6,531 Views 3 Comments

Private Hugh Doherty and Private Kevin Joyce were both killed in Lebanon in 1981. Joyce’s body was never recovered.

# deaths - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Dec 16th 2014, 4:59 PM 4,662 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege

Dec 16th 2014, 9:19 AM 9,830 Views 22 Comments

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were killed yesterday.

Sydney hostage victim died while 'shielding pregnant friend'
# Sydney Siege
# Sydney Siege

Sydney hostage victim died while 'shielding pregnant friend'

Dec 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 21,876 Views 23 Comments

The siege ended after 16 hours when police stormed the cafe.

# deaths - Friday 5 December, 2014

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives
# PREVENTABLE
# PREVENTABLE

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives

Dec 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,409 Views 4 Comments

Experts have argued that better managing of fluids and electrolytes could have prevented a number of deaths.

# deaths - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population
# Vital Statistics
# Vital Statistics

Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population

Nov 29th 2014, 2:47 PM 17,742 Views 53 Comments

It’s also still falling.

# deaths - Friday 21 November, 2014

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

Nov 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 13,573 Views 38 Comments

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

Millionairess 'black widow' suspected of killing husband
# Japan
# Japan

Millionairess 'black widow' suspected of killing husband

Nov 21st 2014, 9:19 AM 13,428 Views 9 Comments

The woman, Chisako Kakehi, denies any involvement in the deaths.

# deaths - Thursday 20 November, 2014

78 women murdered in Ireland by their partners since 1996
# Minute's Silence
# Minute's Silence

78 women murdered in Ireland by their partners since 1996

Nov 20th 2014, 8:05 AM 9,075 Views 63 Comments

Women’s Aid is holding a minute’s silence for the women, and children, today.

# deaths - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors
# New Rules
# New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Nov 13th 2014, 8:59 PM 16,666 Views 85 Comments

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

# deaths - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying to FBI
# Court
# Court

Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying to FBI

Oct 28th 2014, 9:35 PM 12,271 Views 16 Comments

Robel Phillipos was convicted of two counts for lying.

# deaths - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes

Oct 19th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,477 Views 15 Comments

Director Saskia Weber said she is hopeful more religious figures will come forward.

# deaths - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
# Risk
# Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

Oct 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 12,380 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Concert planner found dead after 16 die at South Korea pop performance
# South Korea
# South Korea

Concert planner found dead after 16 die at South Korea pop performance

Oct 18th 2014, 1:53 PM 14,787 Views 17 Comments

The man was found not far from where 16 people watching a K-Pop concert died in an accident.

# deaths - Friday 10 October, 2014

Kathleen Chada to appear on the Late Late Show tonight
# Interview
# Interview

Kathleen Chada to appear on the Late Late Show tonight

Oct 10th 2014, 6:00 AM 18,266 Views 22 Comments

The mother of Eoghan and Ruairí will speak to Ryan Tubridy about her sons’ tragic deaths.

# deaths - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted
# Japan
# Japan

This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted

Oct 1st 2014, 8:05 AM 6,600 Views 5 Comments

The death toll has reached 48 people.

Most countries could miss their Milliennium Goals for decreasing child mortality rates
# Infectious Diseases
# Infectious Diseases

Most countries could miss their Milliennium Goals for decreasing child mortality rates

Oct 1st 2014, 7:20 AM 3,366 Views 1 Comment

‘Not enough progress has been made,’ researchers say.