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#Drowning

# drowning - Saturday 30 November, 2013

One third of all drownings in the last 25 years recorded as suicide
# Drowning
# Drowning

One third of all drownings in the last 25 years recorded as suicide

Nov 30th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,029 Views 11 Comments

The actual figure could be far higher, because of the number of of deaths in which the intention was recorded as ‘undetermined’.

# drowning - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Above and Beyond: Meet the lifesaving Luas driver who went back on duty after a dramatic rescue
# Philip Redmond
# Philip Redmond

Above and Beyond: Meet the lifesaving Luas driver who went back on duty after a dramatic rescue

Nov 17th 2013, 7:45 AM 27,738 Views 24 Comments

Philip Redmond is one of 37 people from around the country receiving a Seiko ‘Just in Time’ award for rescuing people in near-drowning situations.

# drowning - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

"The water rushes in awful fast - the kids wouldn't have been able to stand"
# Local Heroes
# Local Heroes

"The water rushes in awful fast - the kids wouldn't have been able to stand"

Nov 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,222 Views 11 Comments

A Kerry fisherman who saved four children from a near-drowning incident during the July heatwave is among the recipients of this year’s national awards for lifesavers.

# drowning - Monday 21 October, 2013

Dog thinks owner is drowning, so jumps into water to save him
# Good Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Good Boy

Dog thinks owner is drowning, so jumps into water to save him

Oct 21st 2013, 8:30 PM 3,902 Views 5 Comments

Man’s best friend.

# drowning - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Woman drowns off Achill Island
# Tragic
# Tragic

Woman drowns off Achill Island

Oct 10th 2013, 11:38 PM 18,606 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard was at the scene within minutes after a report of a near drowning, but the woman had passed away.

# drowning - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone
# River Shannon
# River Shannon

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone

Sep 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 24,092 Views 19 Comments

The man’s body was recovered from the River Shannon.

# drowning - Friday 23 August, 2013

Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident
# Tragic
# Tragic

Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident

Aug 23rd 2013, 11:05 AM 23,814 Views 27 Comments

The incident happened at Boatstrand near the village of Bunmahon in Waterford last night.

# drowning - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:30 PM 5,224 Views 11 Comments

The release of ISA SafeTrx comes as the Irish Coast Guard (ICG) reports a considerable increase in the amount of emergency call-outs its has received so far this year.

# drowning - Monday 22 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:13 PM 20,113 Views 20 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Royal baby, a judgment against a government minister and tragedy on the roads and in the water.

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere
# Beara Peninsula
# Beara Peninsula

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:50 PM 16,726 Views 14 Comments

It is believed the man may have lost his life in tragic circumstances.

# drowning - 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 30,795 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.

Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry
# RIP
# RIP

Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry

Jul 21st 2013, 10:59 AM 17,180 Views 18 Comments

The 64-year-old was swimming in Ahenny quarry in Carrick-on-Suir.

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 10,503 Views 69 Comments

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

Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore
# Drowning
# Drowning

Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore

Jul 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 9,406 Views 8 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coveney spoke of the loss in his own family

# drowning - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Man, 24, drowns while swimming at Donegal beach
# Drowning
# Drowning

Man, 24, drowns while swimming at Donegal beach

Jul 20th 2013, 6:26 PM 19,459 Views 36 Comments

The incident happened at Maghera Beach in Ardara.

# drowning - Friday 19 July, 2013

Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney

Jul 19th 2013, 9:36 PM 18,631 Views 34 Comments

The man in his 20s had been swimming with a friend to a nearby island in Lough Leane this evening when he got into difficulty.

# drowning - Friday 12 July, 2013

# drowning - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Boy drowns off Cork coast
# Drowning
# Drowning

Boy drowns off Cork coast

Jul 11th 2013, 10:30 PM 19,017 Views 34 Comments

The boy was swimming with a friend when the current swept him into the harbour.

# drowning - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents
# Tragic
# Tragic

Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents

Jul 10th 2013, 8:46 PM 21,304 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí have warned people to take extreme care when swimming in any body of water.

# drowning - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Hundreds of life-saving ring buoys go missing every month
# Stolen Life
# Stolen Life

Hundreds of life-saving ring buoys go missing every month

Jul 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,989 Views 19 Comments

The ringbuoys disappear from around the country – and Irish Water Safety say they have even heard of people using the rope from them as clotheslines.

# drowning - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

# drowning - Friday 14 June, 2013

Family of Bolger brothers ask for donations to RNLI instead of flowers
# Drowning
# Drowning

Family of Bolger brothers ask for donations to RNLI instead of flowers

Jun 14th 2013, 7:54 AM 8,272 Views 8 Comments

An RNLI lifeboat from Dunmore East recovered two of the three brothers after they went missing at sea on Wednesday.

# drowning - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer

Jun 13th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,985 Views 12 Comments

There have been 14 deaths by drowning in Irish waters so far this year.

Deaths of three brothers who drowned off Waterford coast a 'devastating loss'
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Deaths of three brothers who drowned off Waterford coast a 'devastating loss'

Jun 13th 2013, 8:09 AM 11,936 Views 27 Comments

Their fishing vessel was reported overdue yesterday evening when they failed to return to shore.

# drowning - Monday 10 June, 2013

21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends
# Drowning
# Drowning

21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends

Jun 10th 2013, 8:09 AM 12,991 Views 12 Comments

The man got into difficulty at about 1am this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

# drowning - Sunday 9 June, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Simon Cowell egging
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Simon Cowell egging

Jun 9th 2013, 7:50 PM 11,910 Views 25 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# drowning - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Update: Man and 15-year-old boy drowned in Down quarry
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Update: Man and 15-year-old boy drowned in Down quarry

Jun 2nd 2013, 7:44 AM 12,105 Views 13 Comments

The tragedy occurred in the seaside village of Annalong.

# drowning - Monday 27 May, 2013

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water

May 27th 2013, 7:18 PM 19,228 Views 27 Comments

Tips to ensure your children stay safe near water this summer.

# drowning - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Man dies of suspected drowning off Wexford coast
# RIP
# RIP

Man dies of suspected drowning off Wexford coast

May 25th 2013, 5:21 PM 13,831 Views 17 Comments

The 39-year-old man was brought from the water off Courtown Harbour this afternoon.

# drowning - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Body of young girl, 3, found on Cork beach
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Body of young girl, 3, found on Cork beach

Mar 6th 2013, 8:27 AM 31,862 Views 52 Comments

A man in his 50s also died in the incident.

# drowning - Monday 10 September, 2012

DFA providing consular assistance after Irishman drowns in Croatia
# Death
# Death

DFA providing consular assistance after Irishman drowns in Croatia

Sep 10th 2012, 9:07 PM 10,059 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old Irishman had been attending a music festival in the city of Pula.

Cork teen dies in Mallow drowning incident
# Mallow
# Mallow

Cork teen dies in Mallow drowning incident

Sep 10th 2012, 10:52 AM 5,979 Views 2 Comments

The 19-year-old got into difficulty in the water on Saturday evening

# drowning - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Man dies in swimming incident at disused Kildare quarry
# RIP
# RIP

Man dies in swimming incident at disused Kildare quarry

May 27th 2012, 11:02 AM 4,351 Views 6 Comments

A young man has died after apparently getting into difficulty while swimming in a disused quarry in Co Kildare.

# drowning - Monday 7 May, 2012

PSNI continue to question man over Derry drowning
# Derry
# Derry

PSNI continue to question man over Derry drowning

May 7th 2012, 12:27 PM 1,973 Views 1 Comment

PSNI officers have been granted a 36-hour extension to question a man about the death of a 21-year-old man over the weekend.

# drowning - Monday 30 April, 2012

Indian ferry capsizes leaving 35 dead, 165 missing
# India
# India

Indian ferry capsizes leaving 35 dead, 165 missing

Apr 30th 2012, 5:48 PM 1,694 Views 3 Comments

State police said a ferry carrying hundreds of people broke into two pieces as it crossed one of Asia’s largest rivers.

# drowning - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Houston autopsy report notes hole in singer's nose
# Whitney
From The Daily Edge
# Whitney

Houston autopsy report notes hole in singer's nose

Apr 5th 2012, 11:55 AM 9,222 Views 23 Comments

The last report into the death of singer Whitney Houston attributes a nasal issue to ‘substance abuse’.

# drowning - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Whitney Houston died from drowning, coroner says
# Whitney
From The Daily Edge
# Whitney

Whitney Houston died from drowning, coroner says

Mar 22nd 2012, 10:00 PM 7,934 Views 23 Comments

Heart disease and chronic cocaine use were contributing factors.

# drowning - Friday 17 February, 2012

Six-year-old boy and his grandmother found drowned in England
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Six-year-old boy and his grandmother found drowned in England

Feb 17th 2012, 3:18 PM 5,569 Views 8 Comments

The bodies of the little boy and his granny were recovered from a duck pond last night.

# drowning - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Irishman, 28, drowns in swimming accident in Perth
# Australia
# Australia

Irishman, 28, drowns in swimming accident in Perth

Jan 24th 2012, 5:37 PM 11,153 Views 22 Comments

The Irish man, understood to be from Co Tipperary, was swimming with friends when he was pulled out to sea.

# drowning - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 4:57 PM 3,616 Views 5 Comments

The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.