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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon

Jul 19th 2017, 7:19 AM 31,241 Views 19 Comments

Damola Adetosoye got into difficulty while swimming at Harbour View, Termonbarry in Roscommon.

# tragedy - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Para-athlete dies after being 'struck by metal pole' at London training camp
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Para-athlete dies after being 'struck by metal pole' at London training camp

Jul 12th 2017, 10:24 AM 4,355 Views 0 Comments

Abdullah Hayayei, 36, was preparing to represent the UAE at the World Championships.

# tragedy - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny
# Johnswell
# Johnswell

Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny

Jun 29th 2017, 7:34 PM 46,840 Views 8 Comments

Emergency services were called to the farm at about 3.15pm this afternoon.

# tragedy - Monday 26 June, 2017

Man asks for book character to be named after ex-pupil who died in Grenfell Tower, public raises £20,000
# Authorsforgrenfell
# Authorsforgrenfell

Man asks for book character to be named after ex-pupil who died in Grenfell Tower, public raises £20,000

Jun 26th 2017, 3:21 PM 16,092 Views 2 Comments

James Clements asked that a character in author Philip Pullman’s coming book be named after his ex-pupil, and Grenfell victim, Nur Huda el-Wahabi.

# tragedy - Saturday 24 June, 2017

An Irish photographer has captured the aftermath of Grenfell Tower
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

An Irish photographer has captured the aftermath of Grenfell Tower

Jun 24th 2017, 9:30 PM 36,323 Views 9 Comments

Rolling News photojournalist Sam Boal took the photos this week.

# tragedy - Thursday 15 June, 2017

First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues
# Grenfell Tower
# Grenfell Tower

First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues

Jun 15th 2017, 11:05 PM 19,440 Views 55 Comments

Mohammed Alhajali has been named as the Grenfell Tower fire’s first victim.

London fire: Theresa May orders full inquiry, as death toll rises to 17
# Grenfell Tower
# Grenfell Tower

London fire: Theresa May orders full inquiry, as death toll rises to 17

Jun 15th 2017, 3:00 PM 47,079 Views 58 Comments

Around 35 appeals to find missing loved ones have been made in the press and on social media.

There were emotional scenes as Adele visited the scene of the London tower block fire last night
# Grenfell Tower
From The Daily Edge
# Grenfell Tower

There were emotional scenes as Adele visited the scene of the London tower block fire last night

Jun 15th 2017, 9:18 AM 8,596 Views 9 Comments

“Respect to both of you.”

# tragedy - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'Babies dropped from 10th floor windows' - eyewitnesses describe a night of horror in London
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'Babies dropped from 10th floor windows' - eyewitnesses describe a night of horror in London

Jun 14th 2017, 10:14 PM 34,215 Views 31 Comments

At least 12 people lost their lives in the blaze, a number which is expected to rise.

World champion boxers devastated after fire at tower block of old club
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

World champion boxers devastated after fire at tower block of old club

Jun 14th 2017, 12:53 PM 7,021 Views 1 Comment

George Groves and James DeGale say their thoughts are with the residents of Grenfell Tower.

Residents at London tower block had warned of fire safety concerns
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Residents at London tower block had warned of fire safety concerns

Jun 14th 2017, 8:27 AM 19,730 Views 15 Comments

The Grenfell Action Group said that “only a serious loss of life” would highlight their concerns.

# tragedy - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

UK zoo blames 'freak accident' after zookeeper is killed by tiger
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

UK zoo blames 'freak accident' after zookeeper is killed by tiger

May 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 42,415 Views 9 Comments

The zookeeper has been named as Rosa King.

# tragedy - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Theresa May orders 5,000 soldiers to the streets of Britain in the wake of the Manchester attack
# High Alert
# High Alert

Theresa May orders 5,000 soldiers to the streets of Britain in the wake of the Manchester attack

May 24th 2017, 8:38 AM 13,174 Views 91 Comments

The Prime Minister said that she does not want the public to feel “unduly alarmed”.

# tragedy - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Family set up GoFundMe after Irishman found dead at Algarve holiday apartment
# Portugal
# Portugal

Family set up GoFundMe after Irishman found dead at Algarve holiday apartment

May 23rd 2017, 12:59 PM 30,471 Views 23 Comments

30-year-old Daryl Dargan had been on a trip to Portugal.

# tragedy - Monday 22 May, 2017

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four
# Treacherous Conditions
# Treacherous Conditions

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four

May 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,455 Views 20 Comments

More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.

# tragedy - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'Two of the funniest lads there was': Tributes paid to friends who died in Donegal crash
# Co. Donegal
# Co. Donegal

'Two of the funniest lads there was': Tributes paid to friends who died in Donegal crash

Apr 30th 2017, 12:25 PM 21,841 Views 25 Comments

The two young men have been named locally as Nathan Farrell, aged 18, and Nathan Fullerton, aged 17.

# tragedy - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together

Apr 25th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,879 Views 0 Comments

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

# tragedy - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'
# Berkeley Tragedy
# Berkeley Tragedy

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'

Apr 22nd 2017, 12:14 PM 20,815 Views 10 Comments

California’s licencing board said that Segue Construction failed to follow building plans during construction.

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo

Apr 22nd 2017, 8:11 AM 18,615 Views 2 Comments

Emergency services were called to the scene at 5am this morning.

# tragedy - Monday 17 April, 2017

Grieving Boston Celtics star hits 33 points just one day after the death of his little sister
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Grieving Boston Celtics star hits 33 points just one day after the death of his little sister

Apr 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 8,826 Views 5 Comments

Isaiah Thomas led all scorers as the Celtics went down to the Chicago Bulls in the playoff opener.

# tragedy - Friday 14 April, 2017

Tributes paid to woman who died in Lough Erne while on family holiday
# Luna Mckinney
# Luna Mckinney

Tributes paid to woman who died in Lough Erne while on family holiday

Apr 14th 2017, 1:27 PM 17,357 Views 5 Comments

The woman is said to have fallen into the water while checking the ropes on a boat.

# tragedy - Monday 10 April, 2017

Tributes to 'gentleman' father-of-three who died in tragic aerosol can explosion in Wexford
# Carrig-on-bannow
# Carrig-on-bannow

Tributes to 'gentleman' father-of-three who died in tragic aerosol can explosion in Wexford

Apr 10th 2017, 10:47 AM 32,000 Views 12 Comments

Aidan Cummins died near his Carrig-on-Bannow home on Saturday.

# tragedy - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'She had so much yet to give': Mourners share fond memories at funeral of Nicola Collins
# RIP
# RIP

'She had so much yet to give': Mourners share fond memories at funeral of Nicola Collins

Apr 5th 2017, 10:48 AM 19,478 Views 0 Comments

The young mother’s body was found in her home last week.

# tragedy - Sunday 26 March, 2017

18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening

Mar 26th 2017, 4:47 PM 18,433 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

# tragedy - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy
# Grief
From The42
# Grief

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy

Mar 21st 2017, 8:21 PM 17,619 Views 6 Comments

Rebecca Ferdinand died in March 2015

# tragedy - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Appeals for help after toddler Estlin Wall (3) dies in car crash and her father fights for his life
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Appeals for help after toddler Estlin Wall (3) dies in car crash and her father fights for his life

Mar 19th 2017, 4:21 PM 77,326 Views 11 Comments

The crash happened in Co. Clare on Wednesday.

# tragedy - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116

Mar 16th 2017, 12:45 AM 22,693 Views 9 Comments

Shane Ross spoke softly of the families being “devastated”.

# tragedy - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'
# Coastguard Pilot
# Coastguard Pilot

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'

Mar 15th 2017, 10:50 PM 63,011 Views 29 Comments

“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”

# tragedy - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Searches continue for missing Coast Guard crew Mark Duffy, Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Searches continue for missing Coast Guard crew Mark Duffy, Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith

Mar 14th 2017, 6:53 PM 81,871 Views 69 Comments

Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was recovered earlier but she died shortly afterwards.

# tragedy - Monday 13 March, 2017

'There is a place within us that is yours and yours always' - Clondalkin victims laid to rest
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'There is a place within us that is yours and yours always' - Clondalkin victims laid to rest

Mar 13th 2017, 2:20 PM 9,608 Views 1 Comment

The five died in an apartment fire in Clondalkin last week.

'Jordan and Holly loved their Mammy': Funeral of Clondalkin fire victims takes place in Shankill
# Clondalkin Fire
# Clondalkin Fire

'Jordan and Holly loved their Mammy': Funeral of Clondalkin fire victims takes place in Shankill

Mar 13th 2017, 12:05 PM 19,639 Views 13 Comments

It is believed the fire was caused by a candle near a television.

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump

Mar 13th 2017, 8:02 AM 8,659 Views 3 Comments

Around 300 people live on the site.

38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run
# Gonaives
# Gonaives

38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run

Mar 13th 2017, 7:52 AM 11,146 Views 3 Comments

Police are still searching for the bus driver, who fled the scene.

# tragedy - Friday 10 March, 2017

Prayer vigil held at St James's Hospital this evening for victims of Clondalkin fire
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Prayer vigil held at St James's Hospital this evening for victims of Clondalkin fire

Mar 10th 2017, 9:35 PM 9,003 Views 5 Comments

It is believed the first funerals for the fire’s victims will take place on Monday.

Van driver comes forward to gardaí after jogger killed in hit and run
# Artane
# Artane

Van driver comes forward to gardaí after jogger killed in hit and run

Mar 10th 2017, 12:35 PM 44,744 Views 29 Comments

Karl Robertson (28) was struck by a van shortly after 9.45pm Wednesday night.

# tragedy - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'The grieving is absolutely unreal': Travelling community devastated after Clondalkin fire
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'The grieving is absolutely unreal': Travelling community devastated after Clondalkin fire

Mar 9th 2017, 5:20 PM 45,176 Views 14 Comments

The fire claimed the lives of four people when it broke out early yesterday morning.

At least 22 girls dead as fire ravages youth shelter in Guatemala
# Overcrowded
# Overcrowded

At least 22 girls dead as fire ravages youth shelter in Guatemala

Mar 9th 2017, 8:19 AM 5,764 Views 1 Comment

Distraught relatives are waiting outside a fence into the facility asking workers to tell them what happened to them.

# tragedy - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four
# RIP
# RIP

Victims of Clondalkin fire named as death toll reaches four

Mar 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 37,981 Views 17 Comments

Another woman remains in critical condition in hospital.

14-year-old who died at Hook Head 'fell 45ft into open water' during rescue operation
# Investigation
# Investigation

14-year-old who died at Hook Head 'fell 45ft into open water' during rescue operation

Mar 8th 2017, 6:24 PM 33,403 Views 10 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died in hospital five days after she and a friend were swept to sea at Hook Head.

# tragedy - Friday 3 March, 2017

'She'll always be with us': Tragic death of 20-year-old gives Wales a mission against Ireland
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

'She'll always be with us': Tragic death of 20-year-old gives Wales a mission against Ireland

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:08 PM 27,821 Views 4 Comments

Talented back Elli Norkett was involved in a fatal car crash in south Wales last weekend.