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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Tributes paid after young Dublin boy dies while waiting for heart transplant
# Gavin Coyne
# Gavin Coyne

Tributes paid after young Dublin boy dies while waiting for heart transplant

Feb 21st 2017, 10:07 PM 30,737 Views 43 Comments

Gavin Coyne passed away yesterday while awaiting surgery in Freeman Hospital Newcastle.

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

Feb 21st 2017, 7:07 AM 21,696 Views 4 Comments

The plane crashed not long after take-off.

# tragedy - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Murder probe after young football coach who suffered head injuries on a night out dies in hospital
# Conan Anderson
# Conan Anderson

Murder probe after young football coach who suffered head injuries on a night out dies in hospital

Feb 19th 2017, 3:21 PM 28,822 Views 1 Comment

Conan Anderson was fighting for his life in hospital for nearly two weeks.

# tragedy - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Topshop removes display barriers from Irish stores after boy (10) dies from head injuries in UK
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Topshop removes display barriers from Irish stores after boy (10) dies from head injuries in UK

Feb 16th 2017, 1:52 PM 40,963 Views 21 Comments

The youngster died in an incident involving the units.

# tragedy - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

UKIP leader forced to deny own statement that he lost a close friend at Hillsborough disaster
# UKIP Lies
# UKIP Lies

UKIP leader forced to deny own statement that he lost a close friend at Hillsborough disaster

Feb 15th 2017, 7:42 AM 11,807 Views 18 Comments

A press officer for Nuttall has since offered her resignation over the controversy.

# tragedy - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'He was a bubbly young fella. Full of life, full of divilment' - Remembering Ireland's car crash victims
# After The Crash
# After The Crash

'He was a bubbly young fella. Full of life, full of divilment' - Remembering Ireland's car crash victims

Feb 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 23,608 Views 14 Comments

A new documentary looks at the personal stories behind Ireland’s car crash victims.

# tragedy - Friday 3 February, 2017

U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic
# Big Decision
From The42
# Big Decision

U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic

Feb 3rd 2017, 12:25 PM 8,562 Views 16 Comments

Derry City’s Josh Daniels has accepted a call-up to Noel King’s latest squad.

# tragedy - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche

Jan 24th 2017, 2:23 PM 18,121 Views 7 Comments

The death toll of the avalanche is now at 15.

# tragedy - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board
# MH370
# MH370

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

Jan 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 34,736 Views 28 Comments

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

# tragedy - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Thai pilot killed when jet crashes during children's air show
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Thai pilot killed when jet crashes during children's air show

Jan 14th 2017, 12:36 PM 13,407 Views 14 Comments

Nobody else was killed in the crash.

# tragedy - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Girl (10) dies after plane diverts to Shannon with medical emergency
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Girl (10) dies after plane diverts to Shannon with medical emergency

Dec 25th 2016, 2:15 PM 43,305 Views 11 Comments

The child was treated by a doctor on the plane but was pronounced dead after landing.

# tragedy - Friday 23 December, 2016

Safety review of Donegal piers to begin after tragic death of family
# Buncrana Tragedy
# Buncrana Tragedy

Safety review of Donegal piers to begin after tragic death of family

Dec 23rd 2016, 2:56 PM 8,852 Views 3 Comments

Donegal County Council is to carry out the review.

# tragedy - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Chapecoense to be awarded Copa Sudamericana trophy
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Chapecoense to be awarded Copa Sudamericana trophy

Dec 4th 2016, 10:56 AM 5,776 Views 4 Comments

Chapecoense will be crowned Copa Sudamericana champions after a flight, carrying members of the first team, came down on Monday.

# tragedy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team

Dec 1st 2016, 7:13 AM 9,114 Views 5 Comments

Fans gathered at stadiums on the hour the team were due to play their cup match.

# tragedy - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Plane that crashed killing 71 people 'may have run out of fuel'
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Plane that crashed killing 71 people 'may have run out of fuel'

Nov 30th 2016, 7:31 AM 30,106 Views 32 Comments

A Brazilian soccer team was among the passengers onboard the plane.

# tragedy - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Who are Chapecoense, the Brazilian team whose fairytale season turned into a tragedy?
# Crash
From The42
# Crash

Who are Chapecoense, the Brazilian team whose fairytale season turned into a tragedy?

Nov 29th 2016, 3:25 PM 26,057 Views 12 Comments

The side were travelling to Colombia for the Copa Sudamericana final.

# tragedy - Friday 18 November, 2016

'She was a lovely person': Tributes to Mayo woman who died after becoming ill on flight
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'She was a lovely person': Tributes to Mayo woman who died after becoming ill on flight

Nov 18th 2016, 11:52 AM 55,850 Views 21 Comments

The 30-year-old woman was on a flight home from a holiday with her fiancé.

# tragedy - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family
# Knockadoon
# Knockadoon

Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family

Nov 5th 2016, 10:52 AM 31,467 Views 18 Comments

Investigators are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths of two pensioners in Mayo.

# tragedy - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Tributes to PSNI officer who died after falling from horse during hunt
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Tributes to PSNI officer who died after falling from horse during hunt

Oct 27th 2016, 1:58 PM 12,792 Views 35 Comments

“Claire was in the prime of her life,” her Superintendent said today.

# tragedy - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya
# The Mediterranean
# The Mediterranean

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

Oct 26th 2016, 8:27 PM 11,291 Views 37 Comments

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

# tragedy - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

"Everyone was screaming" - Tragedy as four die at theme park in Australia
# Dreamworld
# Dreamworld

"Everyone was screaming" - Tragedy as four die at theme park in Australia

Oct 25th 2016, 7:15 AM 36,711 Views 19 Comments

All of the deceased were adults aged between 32 and their early 40s.

# tragedy - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Gardaí investigating incident where boy falls ill and dies in Dublin city centre
# Parnell Street
# Parnell Street

Gardaí investigating incident where boy falls ill and dies in Dublin city centre

Oct 13th 2016, 10:06 AM 34,656 Views 12 Comments

The cause of the boy’s death is still unknown.

# tragedy - Monday 10 October, 2016

Families "devastated" after two Cork men die in car crash in Canada
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Families "devastated" after two Cork men die in car crash in Canada

Oct 10th 2016, 9:49 PM 32,992 Views 3 Comments

Raymond McCann and Cathal Murphy died on Saturday morning after a car they were travelling in crashed.

# tragedy - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Cork man collapses and dies while refereeing under-16s camogie match
# Douglas
# Douglas

Cork man collapses and dies while refereeing under-16s camogie match

Oct 1st 2016, 8:26 PM 37,089 Views 7 Comments

The man has been described as a “young family man, who was always very respectful of the players” and “who always had a smile on his face”.

"Insults towards the Stardust victims" submission delivered to Attorney General
# Coroner's Inquest
# Coroner's Inquest

"Insults towards the Stardust victims" submission delivered to Attorney General

Oct 1st 2016, 5:50 AM 8,531 Views 9 Comments

The submission details all the “errors and omissions” of both the Keane Tribunal and the Coffey Review of the 1981 fire tragedy.

# tragedy - Thursday 22 September, 2016

'An extraordinarily traumatic event': Ambulance fire at Naas General may have been 'oxygen related'
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'An extraordinarily traumatic event': Ambulance fire at Naas General may have been 'oxygen related'

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:15 PM 40,101 Views 20 Comments

One of the paramedics injured in the incident remains in hospital but he is expected to make a full recovery.

# tragedy - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Brother of cyclist killed in collision pays tribute to sister at Dublin protest
# Action On Cycling
# Action On Cycling

Brother of cyclist killed in collision pays tribute to sister at Dublin protest

Sep 21st 2016, 9:09 PM 23,406 Views 31 Comments

Today, a group of cyclists called on the Transport Minister Shane Ross to increase funding for cycling and walking.

Two women die in single vehicle crash in Donegal
# Ballybofey
# Ballybofey

Two women die in single vehicle crash in Donegal

Sep 21st 2016, 7:30 PM 27,611 Views 53 Comments

The incident happened today at about 4.15pm.

# tragedy - Sunday 18 September, 2016

"A terrible tragedy" - Community rallies around family after three-year-old girl dies in car crash
# Limerick
# Limerick

"A terrible tragedy" - Community rallies around family after three-year-old girl dies in car crash

Sep 18th 2016, 2:44 PM 33,998 Views 13 Comments

The crash took place yesterday evening on the M20 in Limerick.

# tragedy - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Three-year-old girl dies in car crash in Limerick
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Three-year-old girl dies in car crash in Limerick

Sep 17th 2016, 7:41 PM 59,178 Views 3 Comments

The girl’s twin brother was also injured in the incident but his condition is described as stable.

# tragedy - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man falls to death in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man falls to death in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre

Sep 14th 2016, 5:04 PM 142,373 Views 95 Comments

The incident occurred at about 4.35pm today.

# tragedy - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool

Aug 31st 2016, 9:05 PM 41,192 Views 11 Comments

Police on the island have confirmed they are treating the incident as a tragic accident.

# tragedy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake
# Italy
# Italy

'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake

Aug 27th 2016, 1:01 PM 10,506 Views 8 Comments

Italy’s head of state earlier paid tribute to the “extraordinary effort” of more than 4,000 rescue professionals and volunteers who helped with the rescue effort.

# tragedy - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Irish schoolboy dies days after being saved from drowning in Spanish pool
# Lloret De Mar
# Lloret De Mar

Irish schoolboy dies days after being saved from drowning in Spanish pool

Aug 24th 2016, 8:42 PM 75,594 Views 15 Comments

The boy got into difficulty last week.

# tragedy - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Omran Daqneesh's brother Ali has died in Aleppo, reports say
# Syria
# Syria

Omran Daqneesh's brother Ali has died in Aleppo, reports say

Aug 21st 2016, 9:14 AM 18,997 Views 51 Comments

It’s reported he died from internal bleeding and organ damage after the 17 August bombing.

# tragedy - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'A real-life superhero': Tributes flood in for five-year-old 'Batman Ben' Farrell
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'A real-life superhero': Tributes flood in for five-year-old 'Batman Ben' Farrell

Aug 18th 2016, 8:10 AM 27,712 Views 35 Comments

The five-year-old boy had been diagnosed with Wilms Tumour in December.

# tragedy - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Couple whose daughter died from cold sore virus at 12 days old launch campaign for other parents
# Baby Eibhlin
# Baby Eibhlin

Couple whose daughter died from cold sore virus at 12 days old launch campaign for other parents

Aug 10th 2016, 6:17 PM 60,171 Views 28 Comments

Baby Eibhlín was pronounced dead a week to the day after she came home from hospital.

# tragedy - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Two children and their teenage babysitter drown in Colorado swimming pool
# Horrible Tragedy
# Horrible Tragedy

Two children and their teenage babysitter drown in Colorado swimming pool

Aug 9th 2016, 8:04 AM 36,934 Views 16 Comments

The three female minors were aged three, five and seventeen.

# tragedy - Monday 8 August, 2016

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal
# No Survivors
# No Survivors

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

Aug 8th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,902 Views 3 Comments

There were five adults and one infant on board as well as the pilot. There were no survivors.

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed
# London
# London

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed

Aug 8th 2016, 7:51 AM 34,519 Views 55 Comments

British Transport Police said paramedics rushed to the scene but nothing could be done to save him.