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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Drowned

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# amelia bambridge
British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds
Amelia Bambridge had been reported missing just over a week ago.
# Asylum Seekers
'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration
The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.
# Limerick
Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon
Emergency services were alerted just after 5pm yesterday.
# Drowned
Man (50s) dies during fishing incident on River Moy in Co Mayo
The body of the man has been recovered and removed to Mayo General Hospital.
# Tragedy
Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town
Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.
# re-open
Minister prepared to look at cold case of drowning if new evidence produced
John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died in a tragic boating accident off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.
# Elaine O'Donovan
Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning
Witnesses told police he vanished after spotting the tourist face down in the water.
# Drowned
Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings
The bodies recovered were African men with estimated ages of between 16 and 25.
# Rescue
'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast
It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.
# Humanitarian Crisis
42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea
The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.
# Trial
Woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into Wicklow harbour
The court heard that the woman could swim and knew that the deceased could not.
# crisis
UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean
The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.
# Costa Blanca
Four-year-old British boy drowns in pool on holiday in Spain
The boy died before emergency services arrived at the holiday complex.
# Sandycove
Gardaí identify woman who drowned off Dublin coast
The woman’s body was found on the rocks at Scotsmans Bay.
# Tragic
18 people have died trying to cross into Europe
Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.
Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal
The 69-year-old was pulled out of the water by a lifeboat on Saturday afternoon.
# newlywed tragedy
'They brought us great joy': Families devastated after Co Down couple die on their honeymoon
It is believed that John and Lynette Rodgers drowned on the beach in South Africa.
# Animal Cruelty
Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo
The puppies were found by a woman and her daughter who were out walking their own dogs in the area.
# Immigration
30 people 'likely suffocated' on migrant boat off coast of Italy
Rescuers had found the bodies stuffed into the hold of a fishing boat from north Africa when they boarded the vessel.
# Drowned
Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing
It is believed the boat was carrying illegal migrants and was overloaded.
# South Sudan
South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence
There are reports of between 200 and 300 people on the overloaded ferry.
# ballybunion
Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry
Irish Water Safety, the coast guard and gardaí have renewed their appeal for people to be extra vigilant when in the water.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?
Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.
# Kilkee
Man's body found washed up on Clare beach
Lifeguards tried to resuscitate the man, believed to be in his 50s, but he was later pronounced dead in hospital.
# due respect
The bizarre tale of the 1st Lions captain and his tragic drowning in Oz
Robert Seddon drowned in the middle of the 1888 tour to Australia.
# Drowned
Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake
The man, who is originally from Lithuania, went swimming in Ballyquike Lake in Moycullen.
# Death
Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal
The 24-year-old fell into the canal last night and was pronounced dead early this morning.
# Tragedy
Police appeal for information after 11-year-old drowns
Bethany Cousins died while in the water off the north coast of Northern Ireland on Sunday.
# Turkey
Irish tourist dies in Turkey
The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the deceased’s family.
# ferry crash
117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking
Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.
# Bangladesh
31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash
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.
# Natalie Wood
Investigation into actress Natalie Wood's death reopened
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.
# Tragic
Boy drowns in River Liffey in Co Kildare
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.
Father of drowned Irishman plans US memorial service
Templeogue born Eoin Curran downed on July 25 in Long Island, New York.
# Northern Ireland
Man from Northern Ireland drowns in Australia