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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 10,869 Views 97 Comments

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

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

Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game

Jan 3rd 2017, 1:07 PM 5,120 Views 8 Comments

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

"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 51,606 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.

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 30,767 Views 26 Comments

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

"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 26,123 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.

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 53,539 Views 82 Comments

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

"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 39,378 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Scottish boxer dies following televised bout

Oct 1st 2016, 10:05 AM 34,919 Views 35 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.

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 22,334 Views 21 Comments

The accident happened at about 10.15pm last night.

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal
# Raphoe
# Raphoe

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal

Aug 5th 2016, 10:40 AM 11,863 Views 23 Comments

The accident happened at 1pm yesterday on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road.

Arizona shootings of mother and her two children likely a murder-suicide
# Tragic
# Tragic

Arizona shootings of mother and her two children likely a murder-suicide

Jul 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 47,976 Views 20 Comments

A mother and her two children died in the incident.

"Shocked and devastated" - Kodaline pay tribute to girl who died at Dublin gig
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# Tragic

"Shocked and devastated" - Kodaline pay tribute to girl who died at Dublin gig

Jul 11th 2016, 8:09 AM 42,289 Views 3 Comments

17-year-old Kilkenny girl Ciara Lawlor was suffering from underlying health issues.

Woman dies in motorcycle accident on Kildare motorway
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Woman dies in motorcycle accident on Kildare motorway

Jul 10th 2016, 8:03 AM 31,716 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened at about 8.30pm last night.

34-year-old Down man dies in Cambodia
# Tragic
# Tragic

34-year-old Down man dies in Cambodia

Jul 5th 2016, 5:53 PM 20,792 Views 1 Comment

Martin Stephen Hale was found dead in his guesthouse in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search
# Tragic
# Tragic

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:59 AM 38,025 Views 7 Comments

The 74-year-old’s remains were found near a lake, gardaí say.

Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies after being struck by his own car
# Tragic Accident
# Tragic Accident

Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies after being struck by his own car

Jun 19th 2016, 7:50 PM 73,853 Views 54 Comments

Police believe his car rolled back and pinned him to a pillar, in a tragic incident.

Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing
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# Tragic

Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing

Jun 14th 2016, 9:58 PM 14,224 Views 5 Comments

The light aircraft the two men were travelling in disappeared last Thursday.

Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway

Jun 11th 2016, 6:19 PM 28,608 Views 8 Comments

Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.

Investigation launched following death of pregnant woman at National Maternity Hospital
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# Tragic

Investigation launched following death of pregnant woman at National Maternity Hospital

May 31st 2016, 6:19 PM 34,356 Views 11 Comments

The woman died during emergency surgery after it was found her pregnancy was ectopic at just seven weeks.

17 die after massive fire at ammunition factory in India
# India
# India

17 die after massive fire at ammunition factory in India

May 31st 2016, 7:47 AM 6,291 Views 13 Comments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is “pained by the loss of lives”.

Toddler shoots mother dead from back seat as she drives
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Toddler shoots mother dead from back seat as she drives

Apr 28th 2016, 7:38 AM 43,846 Views 75 Comments

The death of Patrice Price is the 77th such shooting incident involving a child in the US this year.

Pedestrian killed after early morning collision in Dublin
# Finglas
# Finglas

Pedestrian killed after early morning collision in Dublin

Apr 16th 2016, 8:56 AM 19,690 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened at around 3am this morning.

Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho
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# Tragic

Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho

Apr 13th 2016, 12:09 PM 32,812 Views 116 Comments

The 28-year-old Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following a fight against Irish fighter Charlie Ward.

More than 100 killed in India temple blaze
# Firework Display
# Firework Display

More than 100 killed in India temple blaze

Apr 10th 2016, 5:40 PM 16,892 Views 2 Comments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described the accident as “heart-rending and shocking”.

Young woman killed in hit-and-run incident
# Armagh
# Armagh

Young woman killed in hit-and-run incident

Apr 10th 2016, 1:02 PM 14,318 Views 3 Comments

A 17-year-old male has been arrested and questioned in relation with the incident.

Man dies after car plunges off motorway into river
# Yorkshire
# Yorkshire

Man dies after car plunges off motorway into river

Mar 28th 2016, 12:45 PM 18,266 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened at about 6.30am this morning.

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident
# Essex
# Essex

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident

Mar 27th 2016, 7:49 PM 91,027 Views 10 Comments

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'
# RIP
# RIP

Evan's last words to his mother: 'I miss you so much. I'm going to give you the biggest, tightest hug'

Mar 24th 2016, 2:20 PM 52,587 Views 15 Comments

Members of the Daniels and McGrotty families drowned in a tragic accident on Sunday.

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 17,120 Views 8 Comments

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

Three UCC students survive Spanish bus crash that killed at least 13 people
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Three UCC students survive Spanish bus crash that killed at least 13 people

Mar 20th 2016, 8:17 PM 76,940 Views 16 Comments

The students were not among the fatalities, one of them suffered minor injuries.

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into telegraph pole
# Glenariffe
# Glenariffe

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into telegraph pole

Mar 20th 2016, 11:15 AM 16,092 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened on the Glenariffe Road, near Ballymena.

Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife
# Liveline
# Liveline

Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife

Mar 15th 2016, 10:06 PM 17,023 Views 20 Comments

Appearing on RTÉ’s Liveline earlier today, a pensioner described the experience in which his wallet was stolen.

Father of 11-month-old baby that died in Kerry apartment also dies
# Karol Rozycki
# Karol Rozycki

Father of 11-month-old baby that died in Kerry apartment also dies

Mar 10th 2016, 10:49 PM 90,072 Views 39 Comments

The 32-year-old man and 11-month-old Karol Rozycki were found at the apartment on Sunday.

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning
# Fatal
# Fatal

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning

Mar 10th 2016, 5:49 PM 21,347 Views 3 Comments

He was working alone on his farm at the time of the incident.

Tributes paid to Dublin-born US police officer killed in collision
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# Tragic

Tributes paid to Dublin-born US police officer killed in collision

Mar 8th 2016, 8:15 PM 33,960 Views 13 Comments

Trooper Sean E. Cullen leaves behind a 9-month-old son.

Daylight robbery sees thieves take off with pictures of widow's recently deceased husband
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# Tragic

Daylight robbery sees thieves take off with pictures of widow's recently deceased husband

Mar 4th 2016, 11:02 PM 26,114 Views 19 Comments

Devices stolen contained memories of Cora’s last eight months with her husband.

US police officer shot dead on her first shift
# Virginia
# Virginia

US police officer shot dead on her first shift

Feb 28th 2016, 5:01 PM 38,382 Views 41 Comments

Officer Ashley Guindon was sworn in on Friday.

Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand
# Kansas
# Kansas

Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand

Feb 18th 2016, 2:44 PM 40,879 Views 44 Comments

Ian and Brittani McIntire’s unborn baby son has a hole in his heart and problems with the development of his brain.

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11
# Germany
# Germany

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11

Feb 16th 2016, 4:32 PM 14,045 Views 14 Comments

A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.

Irish man dies after falling into river in Australia
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# Tragic

Irish man dies after falling into river in Australia

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:26 PM 59,253 Views 15 Comments

Niall Quinn, from Silverbridge, is believed to have fallen from a houseboat in a tragic accident.