This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17 °C Wednesday 12 August, 2020


# destruction - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn

Since September, the fires have killed 28 people and burned more than 2,600 houses.

# destruction - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Australia remains on high alert as the country deals with devastation from widespread bushfires

A helicopter crashed yesterday while trying to bring the fires under control.

# destruction - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 Mauro Cerilli ends Karl Moore's bid to emulate Conor McGregor in 15 seconds Cage Warriors 92 This post contains videos

Mauro Cerilli ends Karl Moore's bid to emulate Conor McGregor in 15 seconds

Cerilli defended his title for the first time with a spectacular destruction of the Belfast man.

# destruction - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Everything, everything is gone': 10 dead and thousands evacuated in California wildfires

A state of emergency has been declared in three counties.

# destruction - Friday 8 September, 2017

'I have nothing. Nothing left': Hurricane Irma leaves 21 dead after ravaging the Caribbean

The hurricane is making its way towards the coast of Florida.

# destruction - Thursday 7 September, 2017

26 million people at risk as Hurricane Irma shatters multiple records

The Category Five super storm has generated powerful winds for longer than any cyclone of comparable power ever recorded.

Death and destruction as Hurricane Irma's 290 km/h winds tear through Caribbean islands Destruction This post contains videos

Death and destruction as Hurricane Irma's 290 km/h winds tear through Caribbean islands

The storm is the most powerful ever seen in the Atlantic.

# destruction - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Isis has blown up the mosque where its own leader declared himself 'caliph'

Jihadists also destroyed an iconic, leaning minaret.

# destruction - Monday 31 October, 2016

"I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years

Experts said it was remarkable that the quake had not resulted in any more fatalities.

# destruction - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'

And the Rock of Cashel too.

# destruction - Monday 24 August, 2015

2,000-year-old temple blown up by Islamic State group

The Unesco world heritage site was famed for its well-preserved Greco-Roman ruins.

# destruction - Thursday 21 May, 2015

"We have to act": World appalled as Isis seizes full control of important heritage site

Before Syria’s conflict began in March 2011 – more than 150,000 tourists visited Palmyra every year.

# destruction - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Six sheds are all that remain after Newbridge fire

Six houses in the Millfield Manor Estate in Newbridge were either partially or completely gutted by the fire which started at about 4pm on Tuesday.

# destruction - Monday 12 January, 2015

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

# destruction - Thursday 13 February, 2014

PICS: Horse sheds at animal sanctuary 'crushed like paper' in storm Destruction This post contains images

PICS: Horse sheds at animal sanctuary 'crushed like paper' in storm

Volunteers rushed to move all of the terrified animals to safety yesterday, but the shelter will now need significant funds to repair the damage.

# destruction - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Mayan temple bulldozed for road-building project History Destroyed This post contains videos

Mayan temple bulldozed for road-building project

A “vigorous” investigation by Belize authorities is underway after an ancient site dating back 2,300 years was nearly destroyed for crushed rocks to be used in a road fill.

# destruction - Monday 4 March, 2013

MP condemns those who "want Derry to be a theatre for destruction"

Police in Northern Ireland found a suspicious object after intercepting a van in Derry last night.

# destruction - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Could a nuclear bomb save us from a giant asteroid? Armageddon

# destruction - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Vaccines worth €6 million destroyed by HSE

Over €6 million in stocks of vaccines were destroyed by the HSE between 2005 and 2010.