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# death - Yesterday’s News


# death - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'

A historian talks us through some Halloween traditions, from preparing the house for spirits to trick or treating.

# death - Friday 28 October, 2016

Bus driver burns to death in Australia after passenger sets him on fire

Passengers were said to be “traumatised” by what happened.

# death - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

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Poll: Do you agree with the Vatican's stance on scattering ashes?

The Catholic Church has said ashes should not be scattered or kept at home.

# death - Saturday 22 October, 2016

55 people killed, hundreds injured in Cameroon train derailment

The train was crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between two cities.

# death - Thursday 20 October, 2016

This is how much funerals cost in different parts of Ireland

It’s an expensive business.

# death - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.

# death - Friday 14 October, 2016

Garda appeal after man dies in fatal road accident

A 47-year-old man died after he was hit by a car at about 12.30 am last Sunday morning.

# death - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three of the boy’s friends as they crossed the road but hit Paul McCormack (16).

Beloved Thai king, the world's longest-serving monarch, dies aged 88

It is a major test for the country’s generals, who seized power in 2014 vowing to restore stability after a decade of political chaos.

# death - Monday 10 October, 2016

Families "devastated" after two Cork men die in car crash in Canada

Raymond McCann and Cathal Murphy died on Saturday morning after a car they were travelling in crashed.

# death - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Bodies of two elderly brothers found at home in Dublin

It is not believed that the deaths are suspicious.

# death - Monday 3 October, 2016

"I said to her that look, you're mad cycling in the city... it's a death trap and she said ‘no, it's cycle-lanes the whole way'"

The father of a woman who died while cycling through Dublin has spoken out about her death.

# death - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Two women die in single vehicle crash in Donegal

The incident happened today at about 4.15pm.

# death - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Three-year-old girl dies in car crash in Limerick

The girl’s twin brother was also injured in the incident but his condition is described as stable.

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

# death - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it has “no immediate concern” for any Irish citizen.

# death - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man falls to death in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre

The incident occurred at about 4.35pm today.

# death - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Crew member on world's largest cruise ship dies during safety drill

Another two men are in a critical condition.

# death - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to death of cyclist in Dublin city

The female cyclist in her 30s died yesterday after she was hit by a truck on Seville Place.

# death - Sunday 4 September, 2016

British mother arrested in France over baby's death

The woman, her husband and their two young children were on holidays in the southwest of France.

# death - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Man accused of withholding information 'could have prevented murder of young man'

Jason Doogue was shot while sitting on a wall in Athy in August 2015.

# death - Friday 26 August, 2016

13-year-old Dublin boy dies in accident at Derry motorcycle track

It is not yet certain what happened to the boy.

# death - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Pokémon Go-related car accident kills woman in Japan

The driver was playing the game when he hit and killed one woman and injured another.

# death - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

There's been a huge jump in inheritance tax takings - and nieces and nephews are hit the most

In 2015 the largest category – which includes nieces and nephews – amounted in 33% of inheritance cases.

# death - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Man dies in road traffic crash in County Tyrone

The incident happened around 8.30pm last night.

# death - Saturday 20 August, 2016

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'Death comes to us all': This new play wants people to talk about their grief

Vickey Curtis lost three important women in her life: her mother, friend and granny.

# death - Friday 19 August, 2016

Three-year-old boy dies after being attacked by dog in Essex

A 29-year-old woman was arrested.

# death - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'Brutal and appalling': Murder of Irishman in Majorca condemned

Trevor O’Neill was shot dead in what is believed to be a case of mistaken identity.

Police officers placed under investigation over death of former Aston Villa striker

Dalian Atkinson died on Monday after being tasered.

# death - Saturday 13 August, 2016

'Default judgment' made against Aisling Brady McCarthy for failing to respond to court papers

McCarthy failed to respond to papers served on her last month.

# death - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Founding member of Clannad, Padraig Duggan, dies aged 67 RIP

Founding member of Clannad, Padraig Duggan, dies aged 67

Padraig Duggan founded the Irish family folk music group with his twin brother in the 1970s.

# death - Monday 8 August, 2016

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed

British Transport Police said paramedics rushed to the scene but nothing could be done to save him.

# death - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Young girl (8) dies in farming accident in Mayo

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening.

# death - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Mass graves, bodysnatchers and crematoriums: Ireland's history with death

The authors of Grave Matters talk about death through the ages.

# death - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman dies after being attacked by tiger at safari park

The attack took place at Beijing Badaling Wildlife World on Saturday.

# death - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Police in Down investigating the suspicious death of man in his 80s

DCI Alan Dickson from Serious Crime Branch said he was looking for anyone with information to come forward.

# death - Monday 18 July, 2016

18-year-old dies after crash with tractor

Three other people were injured in the incident.

# death - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Woman dies in house fire in west Cork

The blaze is not believed to be suspicious.

# death - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Michael Cimino, director of The Deer Hunter and Heaven's Gate, dies age 77 RIP

Michael Cimino, director of The Deer Hunter and Heaven's Gate, dies age 77

Stars who have worked with Cimino paid tribute to the late director.