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'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident
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# Tragic

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident

Aug 15th 2014, 2:36 PM 22,295 Views 17 Comments

Sisters Imelda Crew and Paula Buckley had been enjoying a holiday in Kerry.

Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease, says his wife
# Tragic
# Tragic

Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease, says his wife

Aug 14th 2014, 7:33 PM 44,800 Views 39 Comments

The actor was in the early stages of the degenerative disease.

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose
# RIP
# RIP

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose

May 1st 2014, 8:05 AM 33,428 Views 71 Comments

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'
# RIP
# RIP

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out 'within days'

Apr 8th 2014, 10:55 AM 46,172 Views 72 Comments

The 25-year-old was found dead at her home in Kent yesterday.

In Pictures: Peaches Geldof - mother, wife and daughter
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# RIP

In Pictures: Peaches Geldof - mother, wife and daughter

Apr 7th 2014, 9:30 PM 49,610 Views 19 Comments

The young mother of two boys was pronounced dead in her home today.

Eight-year-old boy dies following quad bike accident in Clare
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Eight-year-old boy dies following quad bike accident in Clare

Apr 4th 2014, 11:03 PM 37,081 Views 8 Comments

The accident happened last night when the quad bike he and his father were travelling on hit a stone wall.

A man has died after being struck by a train in Kildare
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

A man has died after being struck by a train in Kildare

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:55 PM 38,116 Views 16 Comments

The man is believed to have dropped something and jumped down onto the tracks to retrieve it.

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a toxic mix of drugs: NYC officials
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# Tragic

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a toxic mix of drugs: NYC officials

Feb 28th 2014, 9:15 PM 14,404 Views 40 Comments

The cocktail included heroin, cocaine, amphetamines and benzodiazepines.

Woman dies in Longford road collision involving pick-up truck
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# Tragic

Woman dies in Longford road collision involving pick-up truck

Feb 5th 2014, 10:20 PM 14,741 Views 12 Comments

The incident took place just after 6pm this evening.

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo
# Mountain Search
# Mountain Search

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo

Nov 2nd 2013, 6:40 PM 29,736 Views 30 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

Irishman killed in UK storm was 'kind, honest and caring' says co-worker

Oct 29th 2013, 8:56 AM 9,352 Views 5 Comments

The leader of Harrow Council said that the community is ‘utterly devastated’ following the loss of Donal Drohan.

Woman drowns off Achill Island
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# Tragic

Woman drowns off Achill Island

Oct 10th 2013, 11:38 PM 18,606 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard was at the scene within minutes after a report of a near drowning, but the woman had passed away.

Funeral of Dublin-based doctor's family takes place in Leicester
# Fire Deaths
# Fire Deaths

Funeral of Dublin-based doctor's family takes place in Leicester

Oct 10th 2013, 10:19 PM 8,527 Views 33 Comments

The neurosurgeon’s wife and children died tragically in a house fire in September.

Boy in hospital following 'choking game' incident
# High Risk
# High Risk

Boy in hospital following 'choking game' incident

Oct 10th 2013, 9:24 AM 25,864 Views 73 Comments

The boy was taken to hospital after he was found unconscious.

Wife and children of Dublin-based doctor killed in Leicester house fire
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# Tragic

Wife and children of Dublin-based doctor killed in Leicester house fire

Sep 13th 2013, 10:56 PM 35,582 Views 58 Comments

Police have launched a murder inquiry, with a possible link between the blaze and another death.

Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident
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# Tragic

Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident

Aug 23rd 2013, 11:05 AM 23,814 Views 27 Comments

The incident happened at Boatstrand near the village of Bunmahon in Waterford last night.

Sports Film of the Week: Without Bias
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Without Bias

Aug 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,160 Views 2 Comments

The story of the man who could have been the greatest basketball player ever.

Two missing boys found dead, father injured after Mayo crash
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# Tragic

Two missing boys found dead, father injured after Mayo crash

Jul 29th 2013, 7:40 PM 91,172 Views 0 Comments

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.

Are these the saddest food items in existence?
# Chicken Sad-tay
From The Daily Edge
# Chicken Sad-tay

Are these the saddest food items in existence?

Jul 21st 2013, 11:00 AM 3,805 Views 8 Comments

We think they might be.

Girl, 4, dies and three others seriously injured in Cork road crash
# Roads
# Roads

Girl, 4, dies and three others seriously injured in Cork road crash

Jul 13th 2013, 8:08 PM 33,454 Views 41 Comments

The incident happened on the N20 Cork to Mallow road earlier today.

Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents
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# Tragic

Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents

Jul 10th 2013, 8:46 PM 21,311 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí have warned people to take extreme care when swimming in any body of water.

New dad Paul Mulcahy dies in motor rally
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

New dad Paul Mulcahy dies in motor rally

Jul 1st 2013, 7:36 AM 17,932 Views 12 Comments

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?
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# Read Me

Column: Is society finally able to recognise the pain of a miscarriage?

Jun 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 624 Views 27 Comments

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.

10 years ago today, football lost Marc-Vivien Foe
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From The42
# Tragic

10 years ago today, football lost Marc-Vivien Foe

Jun 26th 2013, 12:40 PM 3,179 Views 3 Comments

The former Manchester City and West Ham midfielder collapsed on the pitch during a Confederations Cup game before passing away.

Boy, 8, dies after being hit by SUV in rugby club car park
# Wexford
# Wexford

Boy, 8, dies after being hit by SUV in rugby club car park

May 12th 2013, 7:42 AM 30,282 Views 64 Comments

The boy died from injuries sustained in the incident at around 7.15pm last night.

"Black cloud over Midleton" after tragic death of toddler
# Midleton
# Midleton

"Black cloud over Midleton" after tragic death of toddler

May 10th 2013, 1:08 PM 26,833 Views 114 Comments

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.

US referee dies after attack by teenage player
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From The42
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US referee dies after attack by teenage player

May 5th 2013, 10:09 AM 24,503 Views 38 Comments

Ricardo Portillo of Salt Lake City was assaulted during a soccer match and passed away in hospital.

Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing

Apr 18th 2013, 9:46 PM 8,411 Views 32 Comments

It is believed that three children are among the dead.

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads
# Roads
# Roads

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads

Mar 28th 2013, 6:32 PM 5,587 Views 18 Comments

If you will be driving anywhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend, gardaí are urging you to stay safe on the roads.

Teenage girl found dead in house with 'out of control' dogs
# Death
# Death

Teenage girl found dead in house with 'out of control' dogs

Mar 26th 2013, 7:32 PM 37,181 Views 101 Comments

The 14-year-old was found at a house in Manchester this afternoon.

Volunteer killed by lion at California zoo
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# Tragic

Volunteer killed by lion at California zoo

Mar 7th 2013, 7:47 AM 15,114 Views 48 Comments

The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Dianna Hanson.

8-year-old girl shot dead in Jamaica
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# Tragic

8-year-old girl shot dead in Jamaica

Jan 13th 2013, 3:29 PM 14,322 Views 11 Comments

Imani Green, from Balham in south London, was visiting relatives with her mother at the time.

45 images that made us cry this year
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

45 images that made us cry this year

Dec 25th 2012, 9:30 AM 19,730 Views 5 Comments

Emotional for different reasons – some tragic, others victorious – these images touched us during 2012.

Woman (50) dies after being rescued by son from blaze
# House Fire
# House Fire

Woman (50) dies after being rescued by son from blaze

Dec 23rd 2012, 11:42 AM 10,863 Views 12 Comments

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
# HSE
# HSE

HSE liasing with Shannon Gallagher family following tragic death

Dec 13th 2012, 6:41 PM 23,192 Views 42 Comments

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.

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy
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# Health

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy

Nov 28th 2012, 12:28 PM 8,607 Views 16 Comments

The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.

Green Day pays tribute to Irish fan Kaelem
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# Tragic

Green Day pays tribute to Irish fan Kaelem

Nov 21st 2012, 9:19 AM 20,222 Views 9 Comments

The band were made aware of the teen’s tragic death following a Twitter campaign.

Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling

Nov 20th 2012, 4:32 PM 2,858 Views 15 Comments

James Reilly wants to publish the report on the A, B and C ruling after it’s discussed by ministers next Tuesday morning.

HSE announces details of Savita Halappanavar investigation
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# Savita

HSE announces details of Savita Halappanavar investigation

Nov 19th 2012, 5:30 PM 10,300 Views 26 Comments

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.

Father of Savita Halappanavar 'calls for change in abortion law'
# Savita
# Savita

Father of Savita Halappanavar 'calls for change in abortion law'

Nov 18th 2012, 3:15 PM 5,354 Views 33 Comments

Andanappa Yalagi spoke to the media about his daughter’s tragic death, and said he intends on taking legal action against the hospital in which Savita died.