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Wednesday 22 March 2023

# Tragic

All time
# Ardee
"It's just total devastation" - Louth community reels from tragic road deaths of two women
The two women have since been named locally as Josie Duff and Kathy McDonald, who were first cousins aged in their 70s.
# migrant crisis
Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast
More than 5,000 people died in the Mediterranean last year, the majority of them on the Libya-Italy migrant route.
# Tragic
Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game
The 64-year-old became ill during the Red Devils’ 2-0 win at London Stadium.
# Tragic
"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver
Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.
# shelter
Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city
Louise “BuBu” Casey, was discovered under the staircase of a derelict building this morning.
# Mayo
"A silence fell across this parish" - funeral takes place of pensioners found dead at home
Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald, both aged in their 70s, were found dead at their home in Knockadoon, Co Mayo, last Tuesday afternoon.
# 8masses4no8
Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass
11-year-old Tony Foley’s father passed away tragically last week at the age of 42.
# Tubbercurry
"It's such a sad and tragic loss" - Community devastated after death of young Sligo woman in Canada
Regina Hunt died over the weekend after suffering a fall at her home in Canada.
# mike towell
Scottish boxer dies following televised bout
25-year-old Mike Towell was taken to hospital after his fight with Dale Evans was stopped in the fifth round on Thursday evening.
# Navan
Motorcyclist died in single-vehicle collision in Co Meath
The accident happened at about 10.15pm last night.
# Raphoe
34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal
The accident happened at 1pm yesterday on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road.
# Tragic
Arizona shootings of mother and her two children likely a murder-suicide
A mother and her two children died in the incident.
# Tragic
"Shocked and devastated" - Kodaline pay tribute to girl who died at Dublin gig
17-year-old Kilkenny girl Ciara Lawlor was suffering from underlying health issues.
# Newbridge
Woman dies in motorcycle accident on Kildare motorway
The accident happened at about 8.30pm last night.
# Tragic
34-year-old Down man dies in Cambodia
Martin Stephen Hale was found dead in his guesthouse in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.
# Tragic
Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search
The 74-year-old’s remains were found near a lake, gardaí say.
# Tragic accident
Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies after being struck by his own car
Police believe his car rolled back and pinned him to a pillar, in a tragic incident.
# Tragic
Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing
The light aircraft the two men were travelling in disappeared last Thursday.
# Emergency Services
Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway
Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.
# Tragic
Investigation launched following death of pregnant woman at National Maternity Hospital
The woman died during emergency surgery after it was found her pregnancy was ectopic at just seven weeks.
# India
17 die after massive fire at ammunition factory in India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is “pained by the loss of lives”.
# Wisconsin
Toddler shoots mother dead from back seat as she drives
The death of Patrice Price is the 77th such shooting incident involving a child in the US this year.
# Finglas
Pedestrian killed after early morning collision in Dublin
The incident happened at around 3am this morning.
# Tragic
Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho
The 28-year-old Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following a fight against Irish fighter Charlie Ward.
# firework display
More than 100 killed in India temple blaze
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described the accident as “heart-rending and shocking”.
# Armagh
Young woman killed in hit-and-run incident
A 17-year-old male has been arrested and questioned in relation with the incident.
# Yorkshire
Man dies after car plunges off motorway into river
The incident happened at about 6.30am this morning.
# Essex
Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident
The accident happened at an Easter event in Essex yesterday afternoon.
Evan's last words to his mother: 'I miss you so much. I'm going to give you the biggest, tightest hug'
Members of the Daniels and McGrotty families drowned in a tragic accident on Sunday.
# tragic outcome
Zebra leads police on chase across golf course before drowning in a water trap
Police were attempting to capture the animal alive when it tragically collapsed in the pool.
# Erasmus
Three UCC students survive Spanish bus crash that killed at least 13 people
The students were not among the fatalities, one of them suffered minor injuries.
# glenariffe
Motorcyclist dies after crashing into telegraph pole
The accident happened on the Glenariffe Road, near Ballymena.
# Liveline
Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife
Appearing on RTÉ’s Liveline earlier today, a pensioner described the experience in which his wallet was stolen.
# Karol Rozycki
Father of 11-month-old baby that died in Kerry apartment also dies
The 32-year-old man and 11-month-old Karol Rozycki were found at the apartment on Sunday.
# Fatal
Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning
He was working alone on his farm at the time of the incident.
# Tragic
Tributes paid to Dublin-born US police officer killed in collision
Trooper Sean E. Cullen leaves behind a 9-month-old son.
# Tragic
Daylight robbery sees thieves take off with pictures of widow's recently deceased husband
Devices stolen contained memories of Cora’s last eight months with her husband.
# Virginia
US police officer shot dead on her first shift
Officer Ashley Guindon was sworn in on Friday.
# Kansas
Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand
Ian and Brittani McIntire’s unborn baby son has a hole in his heart and problems with the development of his brain.
# Germany
Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11
A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.