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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Friday 5 August, 2016

Third man found guilty of murder of pensioner Thomas Dooley
# Offaly
# Offaly

Third man found guilty of murder of pensioner Thomas Dooley

Aug 5th 2016, 1:05 PM 12,082 Views 28 Comments

Two men were sentenced yesterday at the Criminal Courts in Dublin.

# tragedy - Saturday 30 July, 2016

As many as 16 dead after Texas hot air balloon crash
# Lockhart
# Lockhart

As many as 16 dead after Texas hot air balloon crash

Jul 30th 2016, 5:36 PM 21,042 Views 13 Comments

Officials say there are likely no survivors.

# tragedy - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Irish teenager dies after swimming accident in Germany
# Munich
# Munich

Irish teenager dies after swimming accident in Germany

Jul 27th 2016, 9:19 AM 30,171 Views 3 Comments

Jack McHugh had been in a serious condition since a swimming accident last week.

# tragedy - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man and woman arrested over child water park death released on bail
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man and woman arrested over child water park death released on bail

Jul 25th 2016, 4:14 PM 25,233 Views 15 Comments

UK media are reporting that they were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

# tragedy - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Munich killer David Sonboly had "planned his attack for a year"
# Munich
# Munich

Munich killer David Sonboly had "planned his attack for a year"

Jul 24th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,469 Views 169 Comments

The 18-year-old had been the subject of bullying at school in 2012.

# tragedy - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Post-mortems carried out on father and son killed in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Post-mortems carried out on father and son killed in Limerick

Jul 20th 2016, 9:25 PM 48,242 Views 40 Comments

Marco Velocci and his son Alex James died when the car they were driving collided with a truck.

# tragedy - Sunday 17 July, 2016

A two-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a car in Derry
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

A two-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a car in Derry

Jul 17th 2016, 8:40 PM 15,411 Views 6 Comments

The crash happened this afternoon at about 1.15pm.

# tragedy - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Woman dies after being swept in to the sea in Co Clare
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Woman dies after being swept in to the sea in Co Clare

Jul 10th 2016, 2:15 PM 41,285 Views 18 Comments

The tragedy happened this morning.

# tragedy - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Two children killed as car goes into Scottish lake
# Loch Nan Druimnean
# Loch Nan Druimnean

Two children killed as car goes into Scottish lake

Jul 7th 2016, 12:49 PM 15,169 Views 4 Comments

Police Scotland said the incident was “tragic”.

# tragedy - Monday 4 July, 2016

Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river
# Beau Solomon
# Beau Solomon

Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river

Jul 4th 2016, 10:03 PM 32,488 Views 6 Comments

Beau Solomon was last seen by his friends in a pub on Friday.

# tragedy - Saturday 2 July, 2016

German tourist falls to death while posing for photo on summit of Machu Picchu
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

German tourist falls to death while posing for photo on summit of Machu Picchu

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:11 AM 23,072 Views 19 Comments

Oliver Paps had asked another tourist to take his picture as he stood at the mountain’s peak.

# tragedy - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'My daughter and her friends should still be alive'
# Berkeley Balcony Collapse
# Berkeley Balcony Collapse

'My daughter and her friends should still be alive'

Jun 22nd 2016, 7:57 AM 16,797 Views 3 Comments

Jackie Donohoe’s daughter Ashley and Ashley’s cousin Olivia Burke died after the accident in June 2015.

# tragedy - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Woman in her 60s killed in road crash, four others injured
# Cork
# Cork

Woman in her 60s killed in road crash, four others injured

Jun 19th 2016, 7:35 PM 27,294 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at around 4pm this afternoon.

# tragedy - Friday 17 June, 2016

Cameron calls for 'end to hatred in politics' as Britain mourns murdered MP
# Jo Cox
# Jo Cox

Cameron calls for 'end to hatred in politics' as Britain mourns murdered MP

Jun 17th 2016, 4:15 PM 10,308 Views 169 Comments

A vigil will be held in Dublin tonight in memory of the slain mother-of-two.

Suspect in British MP killing 'quiet loner with ties to extremists'
# Jo Cox
# Jo Cox

Suspect in British MP killing 'quiet loner with ties to extremists'

Jun 17th 2016, 12:22 PM 22,706 Views 79 Comments

Thomas Mair allegedly had ties to white supremacists and battled mental illness.

# tragedy - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Northern Ireland fan dies in stadium during Euro 2016 match
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Northern Ireland fan dies in stadium during Euro 2016 match

Jun 16th 2016, 8:33 PM 65,066 Views 31 Comments

The man in his 60s reportedly suffered a heart attack.

A year on, the friendship and love of six young students is remembered
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

A year on, the friendship and love of six young students is remembered

Jun 16th 2016, 6:16 AM 16,068 Views 3 Comments

A memorial service was held in Dublin yesterday.

# tragedy - Monday 13 June, 2016

Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting
# City Hall
# City Hall

Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting

Jun 13th 2016, 7:57 PM 32,702 Views 174 Comments

A large crowd – some draped in rainbow flags and holding balloons and other items – gathered at about 7pm this evening for the vigil.

# tragedy - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Tragedy strikes Nigerian football again
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Tragedy strikes Nigerian football again

Jun 11th 2016, 10:52 PM 12,716 Views 0 Comments

Former Super Eagles coach Shaibu Amodu died just days after Stephen Keshi passed away.

# tragedy - Monday 6 June, 2016

Three killed after Belgian train crash
# Liège
# Liège

Three killed after Belgian train crash

Jun 6th 2016, 7:50 AM 14,292 Views 1 Comment

A fast-moving passenger train slammed into the back of a goods train.

# tragedy - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Signals picked up from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane
# Confirmed Pings
# Confirmed Pings

Signals picked up from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane

Jun 1st 2016, 2:50 PM 20,365 Views 21 Comments

The ‘pings’ were picked up by a French navy ship this morning.

# tragedy - Monday 30 May, 2016

Mussel farmer killed in diving accident while helping friend
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Mussel farmer killed in diving accident while helping friend

May 30th 2016, 4:04 PM 25,296 Views 2 Comments

Marty Nee died in a drowning incident off the coast of Galway on Saturday evening.

# tragedy - Friday 20 May, 2016

Body part and luggage found in search for missing EgyptAir plane
# Airbus A320
# Airbus A320

Body part and luggage found in search for missing EgyptAir plane

May 20th 2016, 9:30 PM 63,291 Views 75 Comments

The country’s aviation minister has said a “terrorist attack” was a more likely cause than technical failure.

# tragedy - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident
# Islandbridge
# Islandbridge

Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident

May 14th 2016, 5:48 PM 36,846 Views 33 Comments

It is believed that the boy entered the Liffey before getting into difficulty.

# tragedy - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon

May 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 19,179 Views 14 Comments

“It could happen to anybody anywhere. I just happened to be there and I’m glad I stopped.”

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy
# Josh Daniels
# Josh Daniels

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy

May 11th 2016, 9:56 AM 13,793 Views 5 Comments

Josh Daniels came of the bench to make a telling contribution.

# tragedy - Friday 29 April, 2016

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'
# Australia
# Australia

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'

Apr 29th 2016, 10:47 AM 20,152 Views 208 Comments

The man set himself alight on in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies.

# tragedy - Monday 25 April, 2016

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack

Apr 25th 2016, 6:37 PM 22,705 Views 8 Comments

The deceased has been named locally as Nigel Murray.

# tragedy - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report

Apr 21st 2016, 12:19 PM 19,725 Views 31 Comments

Five of those killed were asleep in the unit where the fire broke out.

# tragedy - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Family of Martin O'Rourke will visit Sheriff St after funeral to thank locals for support
# Innocent
# Innocent

Family of Martin O'Rourke will visit Sheriff St after funeral to thank locals for support

Apr 20th 2016, 6:05 AM 11,233 Views 5 Comments

The 24-year-old was gunned down in Dublin’s north inner city last Thursday in a case of mistaken identity.

# tragedy - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming'

Apr 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 28,727 Views 101 Comments

Michael Ring says he has had “grave concerns” about the sport for a long time.

# tragedy - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living'

Apr 12th 2016, 9:31 PM 38,435 Views 82 Comments

The Irish MMA star was speaking in reaction to the death of Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho.

Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone'
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone'

Apr 12th 2016, 6:53 PM 14,368 Views 12 Comments

A Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following his TKO loss at Saturday’s Total Extreme Fighting MMA event in Dublin.

# tragedy - Monday 28 March, 2016

Father and son drown in stream as they visit relatives for Easter eggs
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

Father and son drown in stream as they visit relatives for Easter eggs

Mar 28th 2016, 9:08 AM 68,646 Views 64 Comments

Sean ‘Curly’ Sweeney and his three-year-old son died yesterday afternoon in Ashington.

# tragedy - Saturday 26 March, 2016

"This could have happened to anybody" - Locals raise €90,000 for bereaved family of slipway tragedy
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

"This could have happened to anybody" - Locals raise €90,000 for bereaved family of slipway tragedy

Mar 26th 2016, 12:30 PM 33,271 Views 17 Comments

Michelle Black and Martin McGranaghan have raised a huge sum between them in an effort to help in any way they can.

# tragedy - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Zebra leads police on chase across golf course before drowning in a water trap
# Tragic Outcome
# Tragic Outcome

Zebra leads police on chase across golf course before drowning in a water trap

Mar 24th 2016, 6:04 AM 17,096 Views 8 Comments

Police were attempting to capture the animal alive when it tragically collapsed in the pool.

# tragedy - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Woman found dead in walk-in freezer at US hotel
# Georgia
# Georgia

Woman found dead in walk-in freezer at US hotel

Mar 23rd 2016, 8:15 AM 22,843 Views 11 Comments

A search for the woman began when she didn’t return home after her shift at the hotel.

# tragedy - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Family who died in Buncrana tragedy brought home to Derry
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family who died in Buncrana tragedy brought home to Derry

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:08 AM 26,558 Views 16 Comments

The funerals will take place on Thursday afternoon.

"The town is cursed" - Buncrana residents numbed by horrific tragedy on their doorstep
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

"The town is cursed" - Buncrana residents numbed by horrific tragedy on their doorstep

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:02 AM 24,237 Views 11 Comments

The deaths of five members of the one family in the Donegal seaside town on Sunday evening has shocked the tight-knit local community to its core.

Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy
# Donegal
# Donegal

Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 57,563 Views 65 Comments

Five people perished in the tragedy last night.