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"A beautiful, kind little boy": 6-year-old road crash victim named as Joshua Kelly
# Newtownards
# Newtownards

"A beautiful, kind little boy": 6-year-old road crash victim named as Joshua Kelly

Jan 21st 2016, 1:50 PM 53,432 Views 17 Comments

The PSNI is appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van
# Cavan
# Cavan

Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van

Jan 18th 2016, 11:10 AM 13,563 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened in Cavan shortly after 7am this morning.

14 killed, dozens more injured as bus plunges off mountain road
# Japan
# Japan

14 killed, dozens more injured as bus plunges off mountain road

Jan 15th 2016, 11:58 AM 14,355 Views 6 Comments

Many of those on board were in their early 20s.

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador
# Coming Together
# Coming Together

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador

Jan 15th 2016, 9:36 AM 17,004 Views 23 Comments

Marek Skiba’s funeral was attended by hundred of mourners this week.

Céline Dion's husband René Angélil has died at the age of 73
# RIP
# RIP

Céline Dion's husband René Angélil has died at the age of 73

Jan 15th 2016, 8:37 AM 27,661 Views 25 Comments

He had been his wife’s long-time manager.

Two-year-old boy crushed to death by chest of drawers
# Antrim
# Antrim

Two-year-old boy crushed to death by chest of drawers

Jan 6th 2016, 12:17 PM 19,584 Views 10 Comments

Archie Tafts was rushed to hospital after the incident yesterday afternoon but died a short time later.

Four children among injured as Dakar Rally car smashes into spectators
# Horror Crash
From The42
# Horror Crash

Four children among injured as Dakar Rally car smashes into spectators

Jan 3rd 2016, 12:54 PM 4,980 Views 1 Comment

A 10-year-old boy and his father were rushed to hospital after the horrific crash in Argentina.

Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016
# Tragic
# Tragic

Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016

Jan 3rd 2016, 11:26 AM 12,521 Views 24 Comments

“Nothing can prepare you for the horrific reality of what is going on.”

Deaths in 2015: Saying goodbye to those we loved and lost this year
# RIP
# RIP

Deaths in 2015: Saying goodbye to those we loved and lost this year

Dec 31st 2015, 10:00 PM 47,720 Views 47 Comments

It was the year we bid our final farewells to…

Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47

Dec 29th 2015, 3:30 PM 25,259 Views 16 Comments

The ex-Czech Republic international suffered a cardiac arrest just before Christmas.

A father in the UK has been jailed for murdering his six-month old son
# Tragic
# Tragic

A father in the UK has been jailed for murdering his six-month old son

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:19 PM 29,198 Views 45 Comments

Piotr Sobczyk will serve a minimum of 16 and a half years.

Man killed in tree felling accident in Donegal
# Tragic
# Tragic

Man killed in tree felling accident in Donegal

Dec 21st 2015, 10:47 PM 25,869 Views 5 Comments

Another man has also been killed in a farm accident in Co Down.

Outpouring of tributes for councillor Willie Crowley who died after an alleged hit-and-run
# RIP
# RIP

Outpouring of tributes for councillor Willie Crowley who died after an alleged hit-and-run

Dec 19th 2015, 1:11 PM 15,759 Views 14 Comments

Willie Crowley passed away in Naas Hospital last night.

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe
# Tragic
# Tragic

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Dec 19th 2015, 11:49 AM 8,503 Views 92 Comments

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years
# Increase
# Increase

Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years

Dec 14th 2015, 3:22 PM 12,052 Views 27 Comments

New figures show that 86 deaths were related to the drug in 2013.

Funeral set for tomorrow as tributes pour in for girl who died at Hook Head
# Tragic
# Tragic

Funeral set for tomorrow as tributes pour in for girl who died at Hook Head

Dec 14th 2015, 10:03 AM 42,702 Views 20 Comments

Aoife Winterlich tragically died in hospital last week.

Suspected burglar killed after fire lit in chimney he was stuck in
# Tragic
# Tragic

Suspected burglar killed after fire lit in chimney he was stuck in

Nov 30th 2015, 11:40 AM 39,863 Views 68 Comments

The man is believed to have attempted to enter the house on Friday night.

Front-seat passenger killed as car crashes into wall in Co Meath
# Early Morning
# Early Morning

Front-seat passenger killed as car crashes into wall in Co Meath

Nov 27th 2015, 12:12 PM 23,510 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened yesterday morning in the Duleek area of Co Meath.

"He made an impression on everyone he met" - tributes to army officer killed in car accident
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

"He made an impression on everyone he met" - tributes to army officer killed in car accident

Nov 2nd 2015, 11:44 AM 28,800 Views 10 Comments

Lieutenant Colonel Jack Griffin was killed after being struck by a car near Thurles on Saturday afternoon.

16-year-old male charged in Aberdeen murder investigation
# Tragic
# Tragic

16-year-old male charged in Aberdeen murder investigation

Oct 29th 2015, 9:42 PM 13,611 Views 0 Comments

Bailey Gwynne died after being stabbed at secondary school Cults Academy yesterday evening.

Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs
# Saviour
# Saviour

Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs

Oct 27th 2015, 10:51 AM 38,258 Views 12 Comments

Mourners were told at Pa Bowens’ funeral that the lives of a man and woman had been saved by Pa’s donated kidneys.

Man dies after falling from ladder while preparing for his mother's funeral
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man dies after falling from ladder while preparing for his mother's funeral

Oct 22nd 2015, 3:25 PM 36,152 Views 15 Comments

Patrick Bowens passed away in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin yesterday.

Cork woman dies in freak accident on Vietnam beach
# Tragic
# Tragic

Cork woman dies in freak accident on Vietnam beach

Oct 14th 2015, 2:00 PM 30,714 Views 5 Comments

Stephanie Hartnett, aged in her 60s, died on Saturday when she was swept out to sea by a freak wave.

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site

Oct 10th 2015, 7:57 PM 260,539 Views 189 Comments

The fatal fire broke out at a housing unit at around 4am. The senior investigating garda has called it a “terrible tragedy”.

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece
# Tragic
# Tragic

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece

Oct 9th 2015, 7:00 PM 14,652 Views 91 Comments

The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.

Woman 'has hand chopped off' while trying to escape employer
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Woman 'has hand chopped off' while trying to escape employer

Oct 9th 2015, 12:33 PM 26,455 Views 66 Comments

The woman allegedly had tried to complain to her employer about torture and non-payment of wages.

Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger meets family of Berkeley victim
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger meets family of Berkeley victim

Oct 7th 2015, 8:04 PM 20,163 Views 33 Comments

The Man United star is in Dublin ahead of the world champions’ clash with Ireland tomorrow

Mother of Cian McDonnell Lynch posts incredibly heartfelt tribute to her son
# Little Star
# Little Star

Mother of Cian McDonnell Lynch posts incredibly heartfelt tribute to her son

Oct 7th 2015, 1:23 PM 20,716 Views 21 Comments

Four-year-old Cian, centre of the ‘Hope for Cian’ campaign, passed away on Monday.

Investigation continues into murder of 7 ft 6 in tall Dimitri Hrynkevich
# Tragic
# Tragic

Investigation continues into murder of 7 ft 6 in tall Dimitri Hrynkevich

Oct 5th 2015, 9:08 PM 55,401 Views 36 Comments

The incident happened last Wednesday night.

19-year-old killed in Offaly farming accident named as GAA player Adam Mangan
# Tragic
# Tragic

19-year-old killed in Offaly farming accident named as GAA player Adam Mangan

Oct 4th 2015, 4:15 PM 40,532 Views 10 Comments

The accident happened yesterday afternoon near Derryarkin in the midlands county.

Five-year-old boy beheaded in human sacrifice, reports say
# India
# India

Five-year-old boy beheaded in human sacrifice, reports say

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:18 PM 35,457 Views 51 Comments

The incident is said to have happened while he was on his way home from nursery.

Man who murdered fellow Irishman while on drugs given 17 years
# Kenny Meyler
# Kenny Meyler

Man who murdered fellow Irishman while on drugs given 17 years

Oct 1st 2015, 10:14 AM 24,062 Views 13 Comments

The incident happened in February 2013.

40 years of tragedy: The hajj has been plagued by disaster
# Deadly Stampede
# Deadly Stampede

40 years of tragedy: The hajj has been plagued by disaster

Sep 26th 2015, 3:45 PM 16,737 Views 72 Comments

Over 3,980 people have died in tragedies in the hajj since 1975.

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident
# Carlow
# Carlow

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Aug 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 30,850 Views 17 Comments

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.

Waterford husband dies just hours after his wife after 59 years of marriage
# Heartbreaking
# Heartbreaking

Waterford husband dies just hours after his wife after 59 years of marriage

Aug 26th 2015, 1:50 PM 35,313 Views 23 Comments

Waterford man Mattie Stafford died “of a broken heart” on Tuesday, just hours following his wife Bridie’s passing.

Two men killed in separate crashes in Donegal and Cork
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two men killed in separate crashes in Donegal and Cork

Aug 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 27,262 Views 18 Comments

A 19-year-old car passenger and 41-year-old motorcyclist lost their lives in the collisions.

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash
# Longford
# Longford

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash

Aug 12th 2015, 5:20 PM 42,422 Views 6 Comments

18-year-old Michael Warren had been due to collect his exam results this morning.

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy
# Athlone
# Athlone

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy

Aug 5th 2015, 11:56 PM 15,236 Views 4 Comments

Details of the report into the tragic accident have been released.

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain
# Tragic
# Tragic

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain

Jul 24th 2015, 8:10 PM 48,424 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.

Five-year-old girl dies after zip wire accident
# London
# London

Five-year-old girl dies after zip wire accident

Jul 20th 2015, 6:29 PM 35,587 Views 7 Comments

Alexia Walenkaki suffered head injuries after the collapse of a tree attached to a zip wire.