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#Drowned

# drowned - Friday 1 November, 2019

British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds
# Amelia Bambridge
# Amelia Bambridge

British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds

Nov 1st 2019, 1:34 PM 24,846 Views 3 Comments

Amelia Bambridge had been reported missing just over a week ago.

# drowned - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration

Jun 26th 2019, 8:39 AM 42,570 Views 88 Comments

The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.

# drowned - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon

Jul 1st 2018, 7:24 AM 15,162 Views 2 Comments

Emergency services were alerted just after 5pm yesterday.

# drowned - Monday 28 May, 2018

Man (50s) dies during fishing incident on River Moy in Co Mayo
# Drowned
# Drowned

Man (50s) dies during fishing incident on River Moy in Co Mayo

May 28th 2018, 10:33 PM 20,892 Views 2 Comments

The body of the man has been recovered and removed to Mayo General Hospital.

# drowned - Friday 1 September, 2017

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

Sep 1st 2017, 8:03 AM 27,948 Views 0 Comments

Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.

# drowned - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Minister prepared to look at cold case of drowning if new evidence produced
# Re-open
# Re-open

Minister prepared to look at cold case of drowning if new evidence produced

Jul 1st 2017, 6:00 PM 29,219 Views 6 Comments

John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died in a tragic boating accident off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.

# drowned - Friday 19 May, 2017

Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning
# Elaine O'Donovan
# Elaine O'Donovan

Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning

May 19th 2017, 9:25 AM 45,213 Views 26 Comments

Witnesses told police he vanished after spotting the tourist face down in the water.

# drowned - Friday 24 March, 2017

Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings
# Drowned
# Drowned

Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings

Mar 24th 2017, 7:18 AM 8,573 Views 24 Comments

The bodies recovered were African men with estimated ages of between 16 and 25.

# drowned - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast

Mar 9th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,369 Views 13 Comments

It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.

# drowned - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

Sep 21st 2016, 10:39 PM 12,385 Views 127 Comments

The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.

# drowned - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into Wicklow harbour
# Trial
# Trial

Woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into Wicklow harbour

Jul 5th 2016, 8:41 PM 36,857 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the woman could swim and knew that the deceased could not.

# drowned - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

Apr 20th 2016, 2:26 PM 11,581 Views 110 Comments

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

# drowned - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Four-year-old British boy drowns in pool on holiday in Spain
# Costa Blanca
# Costa Blanca

Four-year-old British boy drowns in pool on holiday in Spain

Apr 7th 2016, 9:06 PM 31,856 Views 15 Comments

The boy died before emergency services arrived at the holiday complex.

# drowned - Friday 25 March, 2016

Gardaí identify woman who drowned off Dublin coast
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

Gardaí identify woman who drowned off Dublin coast

Mar 25th 2016, 8:38 PM 78,715 Views 11 Comments

The woman’s body was found on the rocks at Scotsmans Bay.

# drowned - Saturday 19 December, 2015

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe
# Tragic
# Tragic

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Dec 19th 2015, 11:49 AM 8,498 Views 92 Comments

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

# drowned - Monday 9 November, 2015

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal
# RIP
# RIP

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal

Nov 9th 2015, 11:21 AM 29,961 Views 3 Comments

The 69-year-old was pulled out of the water by a lifeboat on Saturday afternoon.

# drowned - Sunday 25 October, 2015

'They brought us great joy': Families devastated after Co Down couple die on their honeymoon
# Newlywed Tragedy
# Newlywed Tragedy

'They brought us great joy': Families devastated after Co Down couple die on their honeymoon

Oct 25th 2015, 9:09 AM 99,327 Views 39 Comments

It is believed that John and Lynette Rodgers drowned on the beach in South Africa.

# drowned - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo

Jan 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 14,886 Views 42 Comments

The puppies were found by a woman and her daughter who were out walking their own dogs in the area.

# drowned - Monday 30 June, 2014

30 people 'likely suffocated' on migrant boat off coast of Italy
# Immigration
# Immigration

30 people 'likely suffocated' on migrant boat off coast of Italy

Jun 30th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,026 Views 7 Comments

Rescuers had found the bodies stuffed into the hold of a fishing boat from north Africa when they boarded the vessel.

# drowned - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing
# Drowned
# Drowned

Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing

Jun 18th 2014, 7:48 PM 4,584 Views 1 Comment

It is believed the boat was carrying illegal migrants and was overloaded.

# drowned - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence

Jan 14th 2014, 8:52 AM 4,783 Views 21 Comments

There are reports of between 200 and 300 people on the overloaded ferry.

# drowned - Monday 22 July, 2013

# drowned - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry
# Ballybunion
# Ballybunion

Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry

Jul 21st 2013, 8:10 PM 30,785 Views 57 Comments

Irish Water Safety, the coast guard and gardaí have renewed their appeal for people to be extra vigilant when in the water.

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Jul 21st 2013, 10:38 AM 10,493 Views 69 Comments

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

# drowned - Monday 8 July, 2013

Man's body found washed up on Clare beach
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Man's body found washed up on Clare beach

Jul 8th 2013, 10:47 AM 16,225 Views 23 Comments

Lifeguards tried to resuscitate the man, believed to be in his 50s, but he was later pronounced dead in hospital.

# drowned - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

The bizarre tale of the 1st Lions captain and his tragic drowning in Oz
# Due Respect
From The42
# Due Respect

The bizarre tale of the 1st Lions captain and his tragic drowning in Oz

Jun 11th 2013, 3:45 PM 3,565 Views 0 Comments

Robert Seddon drowned in the middle of the 1888 tour to Australia.

# drowned - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake
# Drowned
# Drowned

Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake

Jun 9th 2013, 12:24 PM 10,558 Views 11 Comments

The man, who is originally from Lithuania, went swimming in Ballyquike Lake in Moycullen.

# drowned - Monday 27 August, 2012

Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal
# Death
# Death

Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal

Aug 27th 2012, 11:42 AM 11,664 Views 17 Comments

The 24-year-old fell into the canal last night and was pronounced dead early this morning.

# drowned - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Police appeal for information after 11-year-old drowns
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Police appeal for information after 11-year-old drowns

Jul 18th 2012, 3:06 PM 8,235 Views 5 Comments

Bethany Cousins died while in the water off the north coast of Northern Ireland on Sunday.

# drowned - Monday 9 July, 2012

Irish tourist dies in Turkey
# Turkey
# Turkey

Irish tourist dies in Turkey

Jul 9th 2012, 1:06 PM 11,648 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the deceased’s family.

# drowned - Thursday 15 March, 2012

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking
# Ferry Crash
# Ferry Crash

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Mar 15th 2012, 8:23 AM 1,086 Views 0 Comments

Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.

# drowned - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash

Mar 13th 2012, 1:12 PM 862 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people were on board when the double-deck ferry went down in the early hours of the morning, and more fatalities are expected to be confirmed.

# drowned - Friday 18 November, 2011

Investigation into actress Natalie Wood's death reopened
# Natalie Wood
From The Daily Edge
# Natalie Wood

Investigation into actress Natalie Wood's death reopened

Nov 18th 2011, 3:51 PM 5,710 Views 5 Comments

The actress died in 1981. It was assumed she drowned after falling into the water accidentally, following an evening drinking with her husband Robert Wagner and friend Christopher Walken.

# drowned - Thursday 7 July, 2011

# drowned - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Boy drowns in River Liffey in Co Kildare
# Tragic
# Tragic

Boy drowns in River Liffey in Co Kildare

May 1st 2011, 9:15 AM 2,446 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí say it was a tragic accident after a 14-year-old boy who had been playing in the river with friends drowned yesterday evening.

# drowned - Tuesday 3 August, 2010

Father of drowned Irishman plans US memorial service
# USA
# USA

Father of drowned Irishman plans US memorial service

Aug 3rd 2010, 3:15 PM 381 Views 0 Comments

Templeogue born Eoin Curran downed on July 25 in Long Island, New York.

# drowned - Monday 19 July, 2010

Man from Northern Ireland drowns in Australia
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man from Northern Ireland drowns in Australia

Jul 19th 2010, 4:23 PM 78 Views 0 Comments