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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Drowning

This year
# Drowning
29 people dead after boats capsize during migrant crossings off Tunisia
The coastguard said it had recovered the bodies of 29 migrants after three boats capsized.
Last year
# kilteery
Man (70s) dies in drowning incident in Co Limerick
Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene at Kilteery Pier near the village of Loughill at around 7.45pm.
# co antrim
Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast
The PSNI are treating the incident as a tragic drowning.
# Tragic
Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is ready to provide consular assistance to the man’s family who live in the area.
# Donegal
Teenager dies in Donegal swimming incident
The incident happened shortly after 2pm in the sea off Arranmore.
All time
# Dublin
Man dies after being taken from water in Dún Laoghaire
The man was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
# Ringsend
Woman dies following drowning incident in south Dublin
The incident happened in the Ringsend area of Dublin 4 on Wednesday morning.
# San Sebastian
Consular assistance being provided to family after Irish man drowns in Spain
The man’s body was recovered from the water at Zurriola beach early on Friday.
# water safety
Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'
The RNLI and the Department of Transport are appealing for people to be conscious of water safety this weekend.
# Natasha Core
Woman who drowned trying to save son laid to rest in Cavan
Natasha Core, who was in her late twenties, died on Wednesday following a tragic accident.
Opinion: We need to now prioritise water safety in Ireland as we did road safety
Roger Sweeney of Water Safety Ireland says we must educate people on the importance of learning to swim and best ways to interact with water.
# Drowning
Three drown in separate incidents in counties Cavan, Leitrim and Fermanagh
All three incidents took place on lakes.
# Leucate
Consular assistance being provided to family after Irish woman drowns in France
The 43-year-old woman and her husband both got into difficulty due to strong currents, according to local media.
# Camino de Santiago
Irishman dies while swimming in Spain
The man was on the Camino trek to Santiago de Compostela with friends when tragedy struck.
Five-year-old girl from Cork dies after drowning in lake in Germany
It is understood she passed away in Germany on 8 August.
# Carlingford
Boy (10) dies after drowning at a house in Co Louth
Gardaí were called to the scene in Carlingford this morning.
# Jill Amante
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.
# joshua osahon
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 deaths
Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend
The incidents occurred in Dun Laoghaire and Killybegs.
# GPs
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.
# Galway
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.
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.
# Drowning
Six children drown off Turkish coast
Two adults, one woman and six children lost their lives.
# Ennis
'Inspiring and funny': Tributes paid to teenage boys who drowned in Clare quarry
The teenage boys got into difficulty in Knockanean, Ennis yesterday afternoon.
# Leeds
Three-year-old boy drowns in 'tragic accident' at swimming pool
Police are investigating the incident.
# Kayden Fleck
'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”.
# Dublin Port
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.
# shortcut
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.
# Florida
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.
Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour
Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.
# marta herda
Woman convicted of murdering a man by driving off Wicklow pier appeals life sentence
Marta Herda was given the mandatory life sentence last year.
# Hero
'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
Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool
She was found unconscious in the pool.
# Swimming
'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
Victims of Carrick-on-Shannon double drowning are Irish and English
The couple was reported missing this morning.
# water safety
'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.
# Fatal Accident
Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs
One man died after the boat capsized.
# Puerto Rico
Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool
Police on the island have confirmed they are treating the incident as a tragic accident.
# Camber Sands
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.
# Lloret de Mar
Irish schoolboy dies days after being saved from drowning in Spanish pool
The boy got into difficulty last week.