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# tragic - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Argentinian Santillan becomes second fighter to die in devastating week for boxing
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

Argentinian Santillan becomes second fighter to die in devastating week for boxing

Jul 25th 2019, 6:28 PM 36,040 Views 32 Comments

The 23-year-old passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning.

# tragic - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car
# Castleblayney
# Castleblayney

Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car

Nov 28th 2018, 4:56 PM 48,538 Views 18 Comments

Stephen Marron was assistant sacristan of the local parish and was driving a car which was crashed into by the car dragging the garda.

# tragic - Friday 7 September, 2018

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

Sep 7th 2018, 8:14 PM 63,961 Views 14 Comments

Germany’s Kristina Vogel says she is slowly coming to terms with her condition after suffering spinal injuries.

# tragic - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap
# Food Allergies
# Food Allergies

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Jul 25th 2018, 5:57 PM 43,515 Views 41 Comments

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

# tragic - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston
# A Life Story
# A Life Story

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston

Jul 7th 2018, 9:00 PM 74,580 Views 21 Comments

A new documentary by Kevin Macdonald uncovers how the singer was abused by a relative as a child.

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race
# Tragic
# Tragic

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race

Jul 7th 2018, 7:49 PM 123,522 Views 80 Comments

Dunlop, nephew of motorsport legend Joey, was just 32.

# tragic - Friday 18 May, 2018

Investigation launched into sudden death of teenager in wake of planned surgery
# Limerick
# Limerick

Investigation launched into sudden death of teenager in wake of planned surgery

May 18th 2018, 7:21 PM 65,204 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Jessica Sheedy died last week following complications arising from an elective surgery at University Hospital Limerick.

# tragic - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Everyone is shocked' - Roscommon community reels from death of teenager in tragic accident abroad
# Ballaghaderreen
# Ballaghaderreen

'Everyone is shocked' - Roscommon community reels from death of teenager in tragic accident abroad

Jan 15th 2018, 4:14 PM 51,641 Views 3 Comments

19-year-old Stephen O’Gara lost his life in a tragic road accident on the island of Lanzarote at the weekend.

# tragic - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives

Oct 18th 2017, 6:54 PM 123,687 Views 16 Comments

The cause of the 30-year-old Dublin man’s death is unclear at present.

# tragic - Monday 4 September, 2017

Pilot falls to his death from helicopter he was flying in Belgium
# Liège
# Liège

Pilot falls to his death from helicopter he was flying in Belgium

Sep 4th 2017, 8:24 PM 15,524 Views 16 Comments

The accident took place during a parachute display near the city of Liege yesterday afternoon.

# tragic - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China
# Derry
# Derry

'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China

Aug 10th 2017, 9:25 PM 35,099 Views 3 Comments

Craig Church (27) was from the small town of Portstewart in Northern Ireland.

# tragic - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:05 PM 21,132 Views 9 Comments

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

# tragic - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye
# RIP
# RIP

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye

Jul 22nd 2017, 3:35 PM 16,458 Views 5 Comments

17-year-old Damola lost his life tragically on Tuesday last after getting into trouble while swimming in the River Shannon.

# tragic - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Seven-month-old baby dies in tragic Tipperary incident
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Seven-month-old baby dies in tragic Tipperary incident

May 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 100,036 Views 6 Comments

The baby had been airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

# tragic - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK
# Drayton Manor
# Drayton Manor

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK

May 9th 2017, 8:38 PM 22,319 Views 34 Comments

The incident happened on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor.

# tragic - Monday 1 May, 2017

If ever there was a photo to sum up bank holiday fear, it's this photo of a sleeping girl and her pizza
# Tragic
From The Daily Edge
# Tragic

If ever there was a photo to sum up bank holiday fear, it's this photo of a sleeping girl and her pizza

May 1st 2017, 9:59 AM 14,644 Views 5 Comments

It me.

# tragic - Thursday 20 April, 2017

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

Apr 20th 2017, 3:38 PM 23,383 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.

# tragic - 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 17,340 Views 5 Comments

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

# tragic - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Television presenter reads breaking news report detailing her husband's death
# India
# India

Television presenter reads breaking news report detailing her husband's death

Apr 9th 2017, 2:52 PM 74,763 Views 30 Comments

28-year-old Supreet Kaur was presenting a news bulletin on Indian TV when live report detailed the car accident in which her husband had died.

# tragic - Monday 3 April, 2017

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb
# Tragic
# Tragic

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:09 AM 8,104 Views 4 Comments

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

# tragic - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place

Mar 30th 2017, 1:47 PM 31,547 Views 9 Comments

The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.

# tragic - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Two men die in separate farm accidents
# RIP
# RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

Mar 15th 2017, 12:48 PM 27,805 Views 7 Comments

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

# tragic - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare
# Mullagh
# Mullagh

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare

Feb 27th 2017, 7:40 PM 22,518 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

# tragic - Friday 17 February, 2017

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal

Feb 17th 2017, 3:00 PM 17,567 Views 41 Comments

64-year-old Anthony Handley had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing the death of a 31-year-old to her daughter in January 2014.

# tragic - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire
# Essex
# Essex

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire

Feb 9th 2017, 2:30 PM 41,780 Views 9 Comments

A woman and two men, all aged in their 60s and 70s, died as a result of the fire.

# tragic - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker
# Tragic
# Tragic

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Feb 7th 2017, 1:04 PM 17,888 Views 28 Comments

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# tragic - Monday 6 February, 2017

South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45

Feb 6th 2017, 12:42 PM 39,646 Views 30 Comments

The World Cup-winning Springbok scrum-half had been battling motor neurone disease since 2011.

# tragic - Monday 30 January, 2017

Post-mortem finds Many Clouds's death not linked to an underlying condition
# Results
From The42
# Results

Post-mortem finds Many Clouds's death not linked to an underlying condition

Jan 30th 2017, 9:25 PM 5,115 Views 3 Comments

The 2015 Aintree Grand National winner suffered a huge internal haemorrhage.

# tragic - Monday 23 January, 2017

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot
# Bliss N Eso
# Bliss N Eso

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:12 PM 24,431 Views 25 Comments

Police are investigating.

# tragic - Thursday 19 January, 2017

At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India
# India
# India

At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India

Jan 19th 2017, 7:22 AM 8,062 Views 9 Comments

Around 400 road users die in India per day. The country has one of the worst records worldwide on road safety.

# tragic - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

"It's just total devastation" - Louth community reels from tragic road deaths of two women
# Ardee
# Ardee

"It's just total devastation" - Louth community reels from tragic road deaths of two women

Jan 17th 2017, 8:42 AM 30,018 Views 8 Comments

The two women have since been named locally as Josie Duff and Kathy McDonald, who were first cousins aged in their 70s.

# tragic - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast

Jan 15th 2017, 9:27 AM 10,804 Views 97 Comments

More than 5,000 people died in the Mediterranean last year, the majority of them on the Libya-Italy migrant route.

# tragic - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game

Jan 3rd 2017, 1:07 PM 5,096 Views 8 Comments

The 64-year-old became ill during the Red Devils’ 2-0 win at London Stadium.

# tragic - Sunday 27 November, 2016

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver
# Tragic
# Tragic

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver

Nov 27th 2016, 2:36 PM 50,775 Views 51 Comments

Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.

# tragic - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city
# Shelter
# Shelter

Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city

Nov 8th 2016, 7:36 PM 30,603 Views 26 Comments

Louise “BuBu” Casey, was discovered under the staircase of a derelict building this morning.

# tragic - Monday 7 November, 2016

"A silence fell across this parish" - funeral takes place of pensioners found dead at home
# Mayo
# Mayo

"A silence fell across this parish" - funeral takes place of pensioners found dead at home

Nov 7th 2016, 1:14 PM 25,989 Views 29 Comments

Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald, both aged in their 70s, were found dead at their home in Knockadoon, Co Mayo, last Tuesday afternoon.

# tragic - Monday 24 October, 2016

Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass
# 8masses4no8
# 8masses4no8

Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass

Oct 24th 2016, 6:19 PM 53,521 Views 82 Comments

11-year-old Tony Foley’s father passed away tragically last week at the age of 42.

# tragic - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"It's such a sad and tragic loss" - Community devastated after death of young Sligo woman in Canada
# Tubbercurry
# Tubbercurry

"It's such a sad and tragic loss" - Community devastated after death of young Sligo woman in Canada

Oct 18th 2016, 12:49 PM 39,075 Views 4 Comments

Regina Hunt died over the weekend after suffering a fall at her home in Canada.

# tragic - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Scottish boxer dies following televised bout
# Mike Towell
# Mike Towell

Scottish boxer dies following televised bout

Oct 1st 2016, 10:05 AM 34,854 Views 34 Comments

25-year-old Mike Towell was taken to hospital after his fight with Dale Evans was stopped in the fifth round on Thursday evening.

# tragic - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Motorcyclist died in single-vehicle collision in Co Meath
# Navan
# Navan

Motorcyclist died in single-vehicle collision in Co Meath

Aug 16th 2016, 7:51 AM 22,191 Views 21 Comments

The accident happened at about 10.15pm last night.

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