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# Tragic

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# Tragic
US comic Joan Rivers has died
The comedian passed away peacefully surrounded by her friends and family.
# Tragic
'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident
Sisters Imelda Crew and Paula Buckley had been enjoying a holiday in Kerry.
# Tragic
Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease, says his wife
The actor was in the early stages of the degenerative disease.
Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose
The daughter of Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Kent last month.
Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out 'within days'
The 25-year-old was found dead at her home in Kent yesterday.
In Pictures: Peaches Geldof - mother, wife and daughter
The young mother of two boys was pronounced dead in her home today.
# Tragedy
Eight-year-old boy dies following quad bike accident in Clare
The accident happened last night when the quad bike he and his father were travelling on hit a stone wall.
# Tragedy
A man has died after being struck by a train in Kildare
The man is believed to have dropped something and jumped down onto the tracks to retrieve it.
# Tragic
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a toxic mix of drugs: NYC officials
The cocktail included heroin, cocaine, amphetamines and benzodiazepines.
# Tragic
Woman dies in Longford road collision involving pick-up truck
The incident took place just after 6pm this evening.
# mountain search
Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo
There was an extensive search for the hillwalker over a four day period.
Irishman killed in UK storm was 'kind, honest and caring' says co-worker
The leader of Harrow Council said that the community is ‘utterly devastated’ following the loss of Donal Drohan.
# Tragic
Woman drowns off Achill Island
The Coast Guard was at the scene within minutes after a report of a near drowning, but the woman had passed away.
# fire deaths
Funeral of Dublin-based doctor's family takes place in Leicester
The neurosurgeon’s wife and children died tragically in a house fire in September.
# high risk
Boy in hospital following 'choking game' incident
The boy was taken to hospital after he was found unconscious.
# Tragic
Wife and children of Dublin-based doctor killed in Leicester house fire
Police have launched a murder inquiry, with a possible link between the blaze and another death.
# Tragic
Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident
The incident happened at Boatstrand near the village of Bunmahon in Waterford last night.
# Reel stories
Sports Film of the Week: Without Bias
The story of the man who could have been the greatest basketball player ever.
# Tragic
Two missing boys found dead, father injured after Mayo crash
Gardaí earlier initiated a Child Rescue Ireland Alert to find the two boys, aged 10 and 5, who went missing with their father in the early hours of this morning.
# chicken sad-tay
Are these the saddest food items in existence?
We think they might be.
# Roads
Girl, 4, dies and three others seriously injured in Cork road crash
The incident happened on the N20 Cork to Mallow road earlier today.
# Tragic
Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents
Gardaí have warned people to take extreme care when swimming in any body of water.
New dad Paul Mulcahy dies in motor rally
Organisers have cancelled rest ofCarrick-on-Suir Stages Rally after tragic accident on Raven’s Rock course yesterday.
Column: Is society finally able to recognise the pain of a miscarriage?
Until recent years, miscarriage was not something that was spoken about: it was simply brushed under the carpet. But couples should not be afraid to be open about their grief – talking will help them to heal, writes Deirdre Pierce-McDonnell.
# Tragic
10 years ago today, football lost Marc-Vivien Foe
The former Manchester City and West Ham midfielder collapsed on the pitch during a Confederations Cup game before passing away.
# Wexford
Boy, 8, dies after being hit by SUV in rugby club car park
The boy died from injuries sustained in the incident at around 7.15pm last night.
# Midleton
"Black cloud over Midleton" after tragic death of toddler
Toddler Vakaris Martinaitis (2) died after a fall, and was driven by an All-Ireland winning hurler to hospital as there was no ambulance available.
# Tragic
US referee dies after attack by teenage player
Ricardo Portillo of Salt Lake City was assaulted during a soccer match and passed away in hospital.
# Death Toll
Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing
It is believed that three children are among the dead.
# Roads
Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads
If you will be driving anywhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend, gardaí are urging you to stay safe on the roads.
# Death
Teenage girl found dead in house with 'out of control' dogs
The 14-year-old was found at a house in Manchester this afternoon.
# Tragic
Volunteer killed by lion at California zoo
The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Dianna Hanson.
# Tragic
8-year-old girl shot dead in Jamaica
Imani Green, from Balham in south London, was visiting relatives with her mother at the time.
# review 2012
45 images that made us cry this year
Emotional for different reasons – some tragic, others victorious – these images touched us during 2012.
# House Fire
Woman (50) dies after being rescued by son from blaze
The woman was pulled from the house after her son returned home to find it on fire at around 4.30am.
HSE liasing with Shannon Gallagher family following tragic death
A helpline has been established for parents from Donegal who have concerns about their children. Shannon was the sister of Erin Gallagher (pictured), who died by suicide two months ago.
# Health
HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy
The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.
# Tragic
Green Day pays tribute to Irish fan Kaelem
The band were made aware of the teen’s tragic death following a Twitter campaign.
# Abortion
Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling
James Reilly wants to publish the report on the A, B and C ruling after it’s discussed by ministers next Tuesday morning.
# savita
HSE announces details of Savita Halappanavar investigation
The HSE has said that independent expert in obstetrics and gynaecology, Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran of St George’s University of London, will chair the investigation team.