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# Tragedy

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# Tragedy
13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico at 11.39pm Irish time last night.
# Drugs
Wicklow man died after taking headshop drug known as 'gravel' and 'bubble'
An inquest heard cause of death was Alpha PVP toxicity with restraint as a contributory factor.
# Dublin
'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident
Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets.
# Tragedy
All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals
All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals; local media indicates that they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.
Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide
A victim of the former youth team coach said he tried to contact the late player’s parents.
# Disaster
'They have nowhere else': Sierra Leone mudslide victims move back to homes in danger zone
The August mudslide killed more than 1,000 people and there are fears for another landslide in the next rainy season.
# Devil's Curve
At least 48 people die after bus goes off Peru's 'Devil's Curve'
It plunged 100 metres and landed upside down on rocks at the edge of the sea.
# Tragedy
Man found dead after fall at construction site in London's Canary Wharf
The man is believed to have fallen into a deep trench at the site.
# Tragedy
'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?'
This extract from a recent book on the late Cormac McAnallen recalls the harrowing circumstances in which he was discovered dead.
First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day
Martin Needham will be buried today followed by his friend Declan Davitt tomorrow.
# Tragedy
Limerick man killed in car crash hours before coming home for Christmas
One friend described him as a “gentle giant”.
# davao
At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre
Firefighters have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead.
# Mass Shooting
All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, says coroner
The incident on 1 October was the deadliest mass shooting in US history.
# Hawe Family Inquest
'I think Alan has done something terrible and he killed them all'
The inquest into the death of Clodagh Hawe and her three sons continues in Cavan today.
# Tragedy
'We fulfilled our commitments': Justice Minister says no grounds for further Stardust investigation
A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.
# Tragedy
Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim
Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation into the incident.
# Donegal
First garda on scene at Buncrana pier tragedy says he got down on his knees to stop from slipping
The first RNLI diver on the scene also gave evidence to the coroner’s court today.
# Donegal
Inquest begins today into Buncrana pier tragedy
The inquest will hear from witnesses this morning, with a view to better understanding what happened during the incident.
# California
Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex
Six students were killed when the balcony at the Blackrock Library Gardens complex collapsed.
# Road Safety
'I wouldn't be more forgiving of someone who was drunk the morning after if he killed my child'
The families of people who have died in road collisions gathered in Dublin today for a candlelit ceremony.
# Tragedy
'No new inquiry warranted': Stardust report finds cause of fire may never be known
A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.
# Tragedy
Two eight-year-old boys die as car ploughs into Sydney classroom
Three other children were seriously injured.
# Tragedy
Inquest into deaths of ten in halting site fire adjourned as file sent to DPP
The cause of death returned for all ten victims of the blaze was acute carbon monoxide poisoning.
# Monaghan
'Everyone is just in shock': Community 'numb' after young man dies trying to save his brother
Gary Askin (28) died after being overcome by fumes at a mushroom processing plant at Cornacrieve, Emyvale, Monaghan.
# Italy
Parents and 11-year-old child die after falling into shallow volcano crater
“They crossed the security barriers and fell into the hole.”
# walking tour
Irish pilgrim (79) dies in Italy
The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to his family.
# Tragedy
Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town
Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.
# Homelessness
'A tragedy': Investigation launched into the death of a homeless man sleeping rough in Dublin
The man in his 50s was found unconscious at around 4am on Suffolk Street in Dublin.
# Shankill
Six-year-old boy dies after being struck by a van on Friday
The incident occurred at around 4.45pm on the Shanganagh Road, Shankill.
# kristian crowley
Tributes paid to Corkman who died in Australia after falling from a height
The 28-year-old was taken to a Melbourne city hospital on Sunday 16 July.
# Tragedy
'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon
Damola Adetosoye got into difficulty while swimming at Harbour View, Termonbarry in Roscommon.
# Tragedy
Para-athlete dies after being 'struck by metal pole' at London training camp
Abdullah Hayayei, 36, was preparing to represent the UAE at the World Championships.
# johnswell
Baby boy (1) dies on farm in Kilkenny
Emergency services were called to the farm at about 3.15pm this afternoon.
# authorsforgrenfell
Man asks for book character to be named after ex-pupil who died in Grenfell Tower, public raises £20,000
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
An Irish photographer has captured the aftermath of Grenfell Tower
Rolling News photojournalist Sam Boal took the photos this week.
# grenfell tower
First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues
Mohammed Alhajali has been named as the Grenfell Tower fire’s first victim.
# grenfell tower
London fire: Theresa May orders full inquiry, as death toll rises to 17
Around 35 appeals to find missing loved ones have been made in the press and on social media.
# grenfell tower
There were emotional scenes as Adele visited the scene of the London tower block fire last night
“Respect to both of you.”
# Tragedy
'Babies dropped from 10th floor windows' - eyewitnesses describe a night of horror in London
At least 12 people lost their lives in the blaze, a number which is expected to rise.
# Tragedy
World champion boxers devastated after fire at tower block of old club
George Groves and James DeGale say their thoughts are with the residents of Grenfell Tower.