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# drowning - Friday 27 September, 2019

Irishman dies while swimming in Spain

The man was on the Camino trek to Santiago de Compostela with friends when tragedy struck.

# drowning - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Five-year-old girl from Cork dies after drowning in lake in Germany

It is understood she passed away in Germany on 8 August.

# drowning - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Boy (10) dies after drowning at a house in Co Louth

Gardaí were called to the scene in Carlingford this morning.

# drowning - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Tributes paid to 'lovely, charismatic' 14-year-old girl who died after getting into difficulty off Louth coast

The teenager, who lived in Drogheda, was airlifted to hospital yesterday.

# drowning - Monday 16 July, 2018

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named

Joshua Osahon from Portlaoise lost his life after going swimming in a lake in central Spain on Saturday afternoon.

# drowning - Monday 25 June, 2018

Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend

The incidents occurred in Dun Laoghaire and Killybegs.

# drowning - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Young woman drowns in Prague while playing global GPS-based treasure hunt

he identity of the 27-year-old victim has not yet been confirmed by the coroner.

# drowning - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man (40s) drowns after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Derg

Gardaí said that the alarm was raised shortly after 6pm yesterday evening when a swimmer got into difficulty.

# drowning - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Father of drowning victim says his heart is full of sorrow knowing that friend died trying to save his son

The two died in the double drowning tragedy in a disused quarry.

Six children drown off Turkish coast

Two adults, one woman and six children lost their lives.

# drowning - Friday 1 June, 2018

'Inspiring and funny': Tributes paid to teenage boys who drowned in Clare quarry

The teenage boys got into difficulty in Knockanean, Ennis yesterday afternoon.

# drowning - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Three-year-old boy drowns in 'tragic accident' at swimming pool

Police are investigating the incident.

# drowning - Monday 19 February, 2018

'It's been a nightmare': Parents of 5-year-old who drowned in Ballymena make plea for information

The parents of Kayden Fleck called him and his twin brother “the two musketeers”.

# drowning - Friday 12 January, 2018

Man (50s) dies after slipping and falling into the water at Dublin Port

The man had been attempting to access the pier from a boat at the port when he fell.

# drowning - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Father and three-year-old son drowned after falling into ditch, inquest hears

Sean Sweeney and his son Tyler Joyce were found dead in 10 inches of water on Easter Sunday 2016.

# drowning - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

# drowning - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour

Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.

Woman convicted of murdering a man by driving off Wicklow pier appeals life sentence

Marta Herda was given the mandatory life sentence last year.

# drowning - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I wasn't prepared to let her drown' - Woman who saved 10-year-old girl on beach

Michelle Cremin from Cork braved a dangerous rip current at Inch beach.

# drowning - Monday 26 June, 2017

Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool

She was found unconscious in the pool.

# drowning - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# drowning - Friday 31 March, 2017

Victims of Carrick-on-Shannon double drowning are Irish and English

The couple was reported missing this morning.

# drowning - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'We've seen first-hand the work of the RNLI' - GAA stars join forces with lifesavers

Each year an average of 28 people drown accidentally around the Irish coast.

# drowning - Monday 28 November, 2016

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

One man died after the boat capsized.

# drowning - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool

Police on the island have confirmed they are treating the incident as a tragic accident.

# drowning - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England

Police believe the men were all in their late teens and early 20s and had gone to the beach together.

# drowning - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Irish schoolboy dies days after being saved from drowning in Spanish pool

The boy got into difficulty last week.

Two-year-old girl who was swept into sea with father at Newquay has died

Lisinda Bruynius has paid tribute to her daughter and husband, who died last Friday.

# drowning - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man and woman arrested over child water park death released on bail

UK media are reporting that they were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

# drowning - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Woman charged with murdering colleague by drowning him in harbour

She said the man had spent two years following her, texting her and telling her he loved her.

# drowning - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Drowning death of Navy SEAL during training ruled a homicide

James Derek Lovelace was dunked at least twice by an instructor while struggling to tread water in full gear.

# drowning - Friday 1 July, 2016

Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters Summer Safety This post contains videos

Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters

The Coast Guard is particularly urging those who take part in shore-related activities to wear life jackets.

# drowning - Monday 20 June, 2016

Australian sports chief apologises for joking about 'drowning' this journalist

He described her as a “black widow”, and his comments have caused a kerfuffle in Australia.

# drowning - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway

Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.

# drowning - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Man in his 20s dies after swimming in Cork park

He was found face down in the water last night.

# drowning - Monday 28 March, 2016

Siblings who believe brother was assaulted before he drowned appeal for information

Nicky Lyons drowned last year.

# drowning - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy

Five people perished in the tragedy last night.

# drowning - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Twin boys (2) drown after falling into garden pool

The brothers were rushed to hospital but later died.

# drowning - Friday 8 January, 2016

'By the time I got to her she was going under': Boy (16) saves woman from strong currents

He used techniques taught to him by his grandfather when he was a child.

# drowning - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

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