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23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain

Feb 24th 2016, 1:37 PM 25,419 Views 7 Comments

The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control eight minutes after taking off.

Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'

May 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 65 Views 4 Comments

One month on, a survivor of the Nepalese earthquake talks about the conditions in the camps and the dangers faced by displaced women and girls.

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

May 15th 2015, 7:58 AM 9,243 Views 3 Comments

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 13th 2015, 11:59 PM 24,933 Views 0 Comments

A little girl egged at a No campaign event, the death of Derek Davis and a train crash in Philadelphia had people talking today.

"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"
# Fresh Tragedy
# Fresh Tragedy

"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"

May 13th 2015, 9:03 PM 12,851 Views 4 Comments

The search has also been continuing for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in
# Bad Form
# Bad Form

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in

May 13th 2015, 5:52 PM 29,499 Views 26 Comments

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in and it's enraging everyone
# Distasteful
From The Daily Edge
# Distasteful

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in and it's enraging everyone

May 13th 2015, 10:43 AM 9,367 Views 1 Comment

People say it’s disrespectful to victims.

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"

May 13th 2015, 6:15 AM 6,687 Views 1 Comment

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.

US helicopter missing in Nepal after massive earthquake that killed dozens
# Fresh Tremors
# Fresh Tremors

US helicopter missing in Nepal after massive earthquake that killed dozens

May 12th 2015, 10:00 PM 42,054 Views 28 Comments

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said there were no reports or suggestions of any Irish casualties.

How does an earthquake happen and why do they kill people?
# Tremors
# Tremors

How does an earthquake happen and why do they kill people?

May 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 30,503 Views 21 Comments

The answer is they don’t.

WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament
# Panic
# Panic

WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament

May 12th 2015, 4:07 PM 11,790 Views 5 Comments

Dozens of people have been declared dead after the 7.3 magnitude earthquake.

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake
# Survivor
# Survivor

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake

May 4th 2015, 11:49 AM 10,880 Views 8 Comments

Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.

101-year-old man in Nepal pulled from rubble alive - eight days after quake
# Nepal
# Nepal

101-year-old man in Nepal pulled from rubble alive - eight days after quake

May 3rd 2015, 7:30 PM 26,935 Views 11 Comments

Separately, the death toll from last weekend’s disaster has now surpassed 7,000.

'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake

May 3rd 2015, 7:45 AM 13,655 Views 2 Comments

One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.

'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble
# Nepal
# Nepal

'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble

May 2nd 2015, 10:05 AM 7,001 Views 1 Comment

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing

May 1st 2015, 9:18 PM 17,157 Views 7 Comments

The death toll has topped 6,000.

Here's what O'Connell Street would look like after an earthquake
# Hithome
# Hithome

Here's what O'Connell Street would look like after an earthquake

May 1st 2015, 12:11 PM 20,962 Views 84 Comments

The billboard by aid agency, GOAL, is on display on O’Connell Street until 1pm.

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

May 1st 2015, 8:44 AM 10,228 Views 12 Comments

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake
# Survivor
# Survivor

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

Apr 30th 2015, 11:50 PM 15,159 Views 9 Comments

One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.

Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest

Apr 30th 2015, 9:59 PM 24,543 Views 23 Comments

Paul Devaney was at Everest Base Camp in Nepal when the earthquake hit.

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 29th 2015, 3:00 PM 17,712 Views 14 Comments

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 28th 2015, 3:40 PM 21,758 Views 9 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 27th 2015, 10:15 PM 55,493 Views 23 Comments

The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000
# Disaster
# Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

Apr 27th 2015, 7:28 AM 11,891 Views 8 Comments

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake

Apr 26th 2015, 8:15 PM 37,698 Views 5 Comments

Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.

Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit
# More Tremors
# More Tremors

Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit

Apr 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 23,527 Views 10 Comments

A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.

People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they're safe
# Safe
From The Daily Edge
# Safe

People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they're safe

Apr 26th 2015, 10:00 AM 3,053 Views 1 Comment

Facebook is asking people to mark themselves as ‘safe’ after the massive earthquake yesterday.

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal
# Catastrophe
# Catastrophe

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal

Apr 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 32,316 Views 21 Comments

It has been reported that a number of Irish people are now stranded in Nepal.

Plane carrying 224 passengers skids off runway, ends up on grass
# Crash Landing
# Crash Landing

Plane carrying 224 passengers skids off runway, ends up on grass

Mar 4th 2015, 8:13 AM 30,004 Views 19 Comments

Nobody was injured, but witnesses said the cabin filled with smoke.

Thousands of animals slaughtered in honour of Hindu goddess
# Nepal
# Nepal

Thousands of animals slaughtered in honour of Hindu goddess

Nov 28th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,056 Views 34 Comments

Animals ranging from buffaloes to rats are being sacrificed in the name of the goddess Gadhimai. [GRAPHIC CONTENT].

Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

Oct 21st 2014, 3:12 PM 8,732 Views 1 Comment

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm
# Nepal
# Nepal

12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm

Oct 19th 2014, 2:51 PM 9,685 Views 1 Comment

34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.

Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain
# Rescue
# Rescue

Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain

Oct 17th 2014, 8:31 AM 7,954 Views 3 Comments

Dozens of people have taken shelter in small lodges and huts.

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks
# Peaking It
# Peaking It

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

Aug 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 11,682 Views 15 Comments

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide
# Disaster
# Disaster

Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide

Aug 3rd 2014, 12:01 PM 12,503 Views 2 Comments

Authorities have evacuated more than 20,000 people amid fears that a torrent of water could inundate villages and farms if a dam suddenly breaks.

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
# STrength
From The Daily Edge
# STrength

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook

May 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 29,046 Views 27 Comments

The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'
# Death Zone
# Death Zone

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'

Apr 29th 2014, 8:15 PM 23,083 Views 13 Comments

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest

May 17th 2013, 2:06 PM 5,344 Views 11 Comments

He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.