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#Tragic

# tragic - Sunday 4 September, 2022

Tributes paid as Gardaí release names of three siblings killed in Tallaght
# Tragic
# Tragic

Tributes paid as Gardaí release names of three siblings killed in Tallaght

Updated Sep 4th 2022, 10:36 PM 92,820 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s a shock to the community, the whole of Tallaght and the whole of Ireland as well,’ a local councillor said.

# tragic - Friday 19 August, 2022

Infant boy dies in Roscommon road accident
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Infant boy dies in Roscommon road accident

Aug 19th 2022, 3:57 PM 49,356 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage.

# tragic - Thursday 18 August, 2022

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns
# Crash
# Crash

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns

Aug 18th 2022, 3:14 PM 29,621 Views 0 Comments

Heche’s vehicle collided with a residence in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles and became “engulfed in flames”.

# tragic - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool

Aug 10th 2022, 11:09 AM 55,770 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is ready to provide consular assistance to the man’s family who live in the area.

# tragic - Monday 25 July, 2022

Irishman dies in Bali motorbike collision
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irishman dies in Bali motorbike collision

Jul 25th 2022, 3:22 PM 34,618 Views 1 Comment

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family.

# tragic - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Horrific scenes in Mexico as crowd violence at football match leaves 22 wounded
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

Horrific scenes in Mexico as crowd violence at football match leaves 22 wounded

Mar 6th 2022, 9:16 AM 10,968 Views 3 Comments

Chaos unfolded with fans tumbling over each other and others cowering under a shower of furious kicks and punches.

# tragic - Friday 28 January, 2022

'Reckless' opening of stadium gate caused deadly Cameroon crush
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

'Reckless' opening of stadium gate caused deadly Cameroon crush

Jan 28th 2022, 10:04 PM 3,365 Views 1 Comment

The country’s sports minister has spoken out about the AFCON tragedy.

# tragic - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop

Oct 13th 2021, 9:24 PM 6,415 Views 2 Comments

Thomas Bach and Sebastian Coe led the tributes to the two-time world bronze medallist.

# tragic - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Graham Potter advises people to have Covid jabs after ‘tragic’ death of relative
# Plea
From The42
# Plea

Graham Potter advises people to have Covid jabs after ‘tragic’ death of relative

Aug 19th 2021, 11:12 PM 9,300 Views 2 Comments

The Brighton manager revealed his cousin’s husband died last week after contracting coronavirus, aged just 48.

# 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 36,099 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 48,888 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 64,058 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 43,616 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 78,358 Views 20 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 123,628 Views 78 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 65,267 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 51,917 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 123,743 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 15,569 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 35,145 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 21,187 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 16,495 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 100,071 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 22,348 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 14,682 Views 6 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 23,419 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 17,386 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 74,872 Views 28 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 8,142 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 31,648 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 27,838 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 22,578 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 17,719 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 41,808 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 17,915 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 39,739 Views 34 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 5,147 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 24,461 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 8,101 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 30,122 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.

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