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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Drowning

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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Man in his 20s dies after swimming in Cork park
He was found face down in the water last night.
Siblings who believe brother was assaulted before he drowned appeal for information
Nicky Lyons drowned last year.
Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy
Five people perished in the tragedy last night.
Twin boys (2) drown after falling into garden pool
The brothers were rushed to hospital but later died.
'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.
Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece
Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.
British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain
The women were 33 and 36 years old.
Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call
Two girls were saved from the water by an off-duty policeman, but one of them died today.
Limerick man rescues woman from drowning in New York river
This was Niall O’Shaughnessy’s second Hudson River rescue.
An elderly man has saved a drowning man's life in Limerick
The man, in his forties, was rescued from the River Shannon on Saturday afternoon.
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Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.
Over 150 people have joined the search for man whose father and girlfriend were drowned
Barry Davis Ryan has been missing for over a week.
GAA clubs pay tribute to Irishman dead in Thailand drowning incident
The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing assistance to his family.
GAA clubs pay tribute to Waterford man who dies in Thailand drowning incident
The victim was a native of Dungarvan.
New area searched for man whose dad and girlfriend died in Cork drowning
The man is believed to be in his 20s.
A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal
The alarm was raised at around 3pm.
To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself
I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.
Why resuscitating people for a long time after drowning will not always work
New study looks at the outcomes after resuscitation.
Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death
She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.
More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk
Men are twice as likely to drown as women.
Crete tragedy: Symphony orchestra holds minute's silence for John and Kevin
Violist John Lynch and his partner, Kevin Devine, died on Friday off a beach in the town of Kissamos.
Two Irishmen die in Crete drowning tragedy
The tragedy happened on Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the families of the two men.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.
Two-year-old Irish boy drowns in Spanish swimming pool
It’s believed the child fell from a wall into a neighbour’s pool.
Photographer dies after falling into the water in Donegal
The accident happened near Fanad Lighthouse.
Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda
The boy’s remains have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
Teenager dies following swimming incident at Cavan lake in second drowning today
The incident is the second drowning today.
6 people who appreciate Damien Dempsey for the legend that he is
“The manliest man that ever manned”.
Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing
It is believed the boat was carrying illegal migrants and was overloaded.
Hero pool guy saves tiny ground squirrel from drowning
Reminder that there are good people out there.