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#Accident

# accident - Monday 31 August, 2015

Funeral details confirmed for men who died in freak Limerick bridge accident

The men were named over the weekend as TJ O’Herlihy and Bryan Whelan.

# accident - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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

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

# accident - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

“Excellent instructor” and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

# accident - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Teenage girl falls off nightclub roof

She is currently being kept at a hospital in Dubiln with non-life threatening injuries.

# accident - Monday 17 August, 2015

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro

The issue relates to the new ‘VAT Moss’ system.

# accident - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed Tianjin This post contains videos

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed

The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington

Another motorcyclist was injured in the incident.

# accident - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

“A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen” – school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash

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

# accident - Monday 10 August, 2015

Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing

The little girl’s parents only realised she was missing when they heard a radio alert in their car.

# accident - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses

The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.

# accident - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident

The boy was taken to Belmullet District Hospital, but was pronounced dead there.

# accident - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry

The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# accident - Friday 24 July, 2015

Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo Lucky Escape This post contains videos

Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo

Don’t worry, no one was injured.

# accident - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van

The 34-year-old was in his first year of a nine year sentence.

# accident - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption

This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.

# accident - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

The group were left hanging for 20 minutes on the hottest day of the year

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 “mistakenly turned off engine”

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

# accident - Monday 29 June, 2015

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar

Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.

# accident - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From The42 Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall Accident

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall

The incident occurred at Warrnambool racecourse in Australia on Saturday.

# accident - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident Oops This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# accident - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry

It happened at around 10am this morning.

# accident - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him

Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.

# accident - Saturday 6 June, 2015

A 55-year-old man has died in a road accident in Galway

The accident happened at Cloonmore, near Tuam, at 2.20 am this morning.

# accident - Friday 5 June, 2015

Alton Towers apologises for ‘devastating’ crash that left four people with ‘significant’ injuries Alton Towers This post contains videos

Alton Towers apologises for ‘devastating’ crash that left four people with ‘significant’ injuries

A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.

From The42 ‘The flame of rugby flickers on’ – Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins RIPJC

‘The flame of rugby flickers on’ – Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins

The 34-year-old former All Black lost his life this morning in the south of France.

# accident - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster The Smiler This post contains videos

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes

Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.

# accident - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip

“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”

The US military accidentally shipped live anthrax around the country

The Pentagon and health officials said the incident posed no threat to public health.

# accident - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie

The 21-year-old Russian woman was posing with a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office.

# accident - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Two dead and 20 injured in train collision in Germany

The incident happened earlier today near Ibbenburen in northwest Germany.

# accident - Friday 15 May, 2015

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

# accident - Friday 8 May, 2015

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash

The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.

# accident - Friday 1 May, 2015

Six-year-old boy seriously injured after being hit by bus

Gardaí are appealing for information.

# accident - Thursday 30 April, 2015

# accident - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Seven-year-old airlifted to hospital after rally accident

A two year old was also taken to hospital.

# accident - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train

Warning: This post contains graphic details some readers may find distressing.

# accident - Monday 6 April, 2015

Toddler in serious condition after hit and run in Phoenix Park

A 24-year-old man has been arrested.

# accident - Monday 30 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge The moment a kid realises he has shot his computer monitor will fill you with nerves

# accident - Monday 23 March, 2015

Man killed in car crash in Co. Meath overnight

The 25-year-old’s car hit a tree just outside Kingscourt at 12.30am this morning.

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