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# death - Today’s News


# death - Sunday 21 December, 2014

New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself

The man posted online that he was planning to kill two police officers in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with car

The road was closed for a time.

# death - Monday 15 December, 2014

Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week

Anyone who keeps up with current affairs in Ireland would be hard-pressed to find a smile these days. I’ve decided what I need to do to change things – if even in a small way.

# death - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Woman killed and two teenagers injured in Kerry road accident

The incident occurred shortly after 9am this morning.

# death - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish man (24) dies after being found unconscious in Mumbai hotel

The man has been named as Brendan Devenney.

Gardaí treating death of Polish man in Meath as suspicious

33-year-old Slawomir Bartoszak was found with head injuries at the house on Wednesday morning.

# death - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Gardaí investigate tragic death of toddler at Wexford creche

The death is not believed to be suspicious.

# death - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Three arrested after 21-year-old stabbed to death

Two men and a woman have been arrested.

# death - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Lebanon will do ‘everything in their power’ to pursue justice over killing of Irish soldiers

Privates Derek Smallhorne and Thomas Barrett were killed by the South Lebanon Army in an attack in 1980.

# death - Thursday 4 December, 2014

“We can’t breathe”: Outrage after jury decides cop won’t be prosecuted for man’s death

Garner died after being held in a chokehold, which was carried out by police officer Daniel Pantaleo.

# death - Monday 1 December, 2014

Human skull found on Dublin beach

The discovery was made by a man walking in Sutton.

# death - Sunday 30 November, 2014

This 1910 story proves that some people REALLY love their dogs

This 1910 story proves that some people REALLY love their dogs

He was an Irish terrier…

# death - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Fund for homeless people set up after Galway man dies alone in London

A community rallied together to ensure Sean was repatriated.

# death - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Teenage girl set on fire by gang after resisting attempts to molest her

The men dragged the 15-year-old into her house, doused her in kerosene and set her on fire.

# death - Sunday 23 November, 2014

A time to grieve? Why we should consider a statutory entitlement to compassionate leave

Here’s the thing about grief – you cannot outrun it.

# death - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Man dies after falling from boat in Wexford Harbour

The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

There’s an outbreak of the bubonic plague in Madagascar

The outbreak has killed 40 people.

# death - Monday 17 November, 2014

More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk

Men are twice as likely to drown as women.

A doctor has died from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital

He was the 10th person with Ebola to be treated in the US, and the second to have died from the infection.

# death - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man dies after seven people get into difficulty while kayaking

Three people were taken to hospital.

# death - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Elderly woman wakes up in a morgue… gets home and asks for a hot cup of tea

The 91-year-old had been declared dead 11 hours earlier.

Tragic death of 11-month-old baby sparks calls for meningitis vaccine

The baby died earlier this week.

# death - Monday 10 November, 2014

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

Child and three adults hacked to death in the Philippines

They were all members of the same family.

# death - Monday 3 November, 2014

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who planned her own death, has died

Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year.

# death - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Candlelight vigils will mark second anniversary of Savita’s death RIP

Candlelight vigils will mark second anniversary of Savita’s death

The vigils will take place in Dublin and Galway.

# death - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali’s first case

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

# death - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

# death - Monday 20 October, 2014

Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin RIP

Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin

The two-year-old boy was found dead in an apartment in Ballybrack.

Funeral home refused to look after the body of 14-year-old Traveller

The family of the teenager have been awarded more than €6,000 in compensation.

# death - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Teenager dies in Cork house fire

The blaze is not believed to be suspicious

# death - Friday 17 October, 2014

Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home

Most people would like their condition managed by pain medication though almost three-quarters have not written any kind of care directive or given an indication of what they want to family members.

State child agency to work with gardaí in toddler murder investigation

Hassan Khan, who was found dead yesterday, was the subject of a Garda Child Rescue Alert in August of this year.

Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain

Dozens of people have taken shelter in small lodges and huts.

# death - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Toddler found dead at south Dublin apartment was subject of garda alert Murder Inquiry This post contains images

Toddler found dead at south Dublin apartment was subject of garda alert

The child was found dead at the apartment in Ballybrack this afternoon. A woman in her 40s has been arrested, and a murder inquiry is under way.

# death - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

The patient died during the night.

Court to spend second day deciding how Pistorius should be sentenced

Yesterday, a prison official recommended that he undertake community service, but this was rejected by the prosecutor.

# death - Monday 13 October, 2014

‘A tragic death’: 15-year-old boy dies after collapsing during soccer match

A post-mortem was due to be carried out today.

# death - Saturday 11 October, 2014

‘We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it’

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.

# death - Friday 10 October, 2014

‘Losing three babies is an experience that will stay with me forever’

Parents who have lost children will come together for a remembrance service in Cork this evening.