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# survivor

This year
'I could have gone on a downward spiral. Sport saved my life'
Ireland international Brittany Hogan opens up about childhood trauma, and her pride in representing Ireland.
All time
Survivor found after fatal explosion and fire in Siberian coal mine
Dozens of people died in the Listvyazhnaya mine in southwest Siberia.
Kingsmill massacre survivor: 'What Barry McElduff did was dancing on their graves'
Alan Black gave a heartbreaking account of the events of that day after an offensive video was posted to social media last week.
Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours
45-year-old Daniel Miller escaped with his life after the excavator he was driving pinned him almost beneath the surface of a waterlogged dam for five hours.
'It’s only when it’s taken away from you, you realise how much you love it'
John McGrath is excited for the new campaign with Wicklow, almost six years on from his leukaemia diagnosis.
'There were days when it was hard to get out of the bed, to be honest'
Kilkenny’s All-Ireland senior camogie winning manager Ann Downey has won numerous battles on and off the pitch.
Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.
Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.
I Will Survive: A Soundtrack to Put You in Fighting Form
We’ve sorted the playlist to help you move on.
A Holocaust survivor has been named the world's oldest man
Israel Kristal survived two world wars and the Holocaust before moving to Israel and opening a sweet shop.
"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"
Andrew Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. He fought hard to beat it.
Man survived six days without food or water in Australian outback by copying Bear Grylls
Reg Foggerdy ate ants for sustenance during the ordeal.
Families receive text messages from trapped relatives after 30 people killed by landslide
The incident happened yesterday near the Guatemalan capital city.
'My brain tumour has returned for a fifth time, but I won't let that define me'
“I am wracked with guilt at the thought of not being around for my daughter.”
Praise for brave Berkeley survivor who says he feels guilty he survived
Murray is one of seven Irish students who were injured when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, San Francisco in June.
Tag-rugby fundraiser raises over €16k for Berkeley survivor
Aoife Beary is in a rehabilitation centre in the US.
Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.
Elderly woman found after surviving on oranges and rainwater in the desert
Her husband was found dead near their car.
Woman lost in New Zealand wilderness survives by drinking her own breast milk
That’s a new one.
101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake
Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.
Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake
One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.
WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing
'I thought I lost you': Sailor missing at sea for 66 days found safe and well
Louis Jordan had been on a fishing trip when he hit a rough patch of weather.
Galway legend Padraic Joyce helps save his club from senior relegation
The veteran forward scored an early goal to set Killererin on course for safety.
Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion
The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island
Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog
Stevie is safe and recovering at home.
Letter written on the day the Titanic sank sells for €145,000
Esther Hart, who wrote the letter, survived that day.
‘It’s important to have a survivor at the heart of the Vatican’ says Marie Collins
She said she hopes that more lay people and survivors of abuse will be asked to join the council.
SXSW crash survivor's favourite band play a private gig in her hospital room
Mason was one of the 25 people injured in the crash at the festival last week.
The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110
Alice Herz-Sommer died in London on Sunday after a short illness.
Printer plays outstanding rendition of Eye of the Tiger
It went the distance and now it’s back on its feet.
The essential 'Christmas at home' survival guide
All this time with your family can be tricky, here are a few tips to make it easier.
Here's why you should never turn your back on a tiger
In case you were thinking about it.
Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book
A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.
VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house
Barbara Garcia was in the middle of an interview with a CBS reporter when the little pooch poked his head out of the rubble.
Oldest known Magdalene survivor dies at 97
Madge O’Connell entered the laundry when she was 34 and spent the rest of her life in the care of nuns.
Bethany Home survivors: 'State ignored us as children, and is still ignoring us'
The survivors say that they feel let down by the government as they fight for redress and an apology for what they underwent while at the home.
The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse
The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.
Catholic child abuse: 164 allegations against 85 priests have led to zero convictions
“I am one of the fortunate survivors to have succeeded in securing a criminal conviction against one of two Spiritan priests who sexually abused me,” writes campaigner Mark Vincent Healy.