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#Death

# death - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

“Our Sean” could take final journey next week to be buried next to his mum

Sean died alone in England in July.

# death - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Can you help identify this man whose body was found in Galway?

The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

# death - Monday 29 September, 2014

Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest

Earlier today, the former Master of Holles St Hospital hit out at the lack of continuity of care at senior consultant level afforded to Dhara Kivlehan the week before her death.

‘DNA is sexy’ but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

# death - Sunday 28 September, 2014

First deaths confirmed following Mount Ontake eruption

Four people out of the 31 people who had been found in cardiac arrest near the peak were confirmed dead.

# death - Friday 26 September, 2014

‘I could never hate him’: Helen O’Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers

Jonathan O’Driscoll killed his younger twin brothers before taking his own life last month.

# death - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Hundreds who called women’s helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse

Women’s Aid said abuse included severe beatings, threats to kill children, stalking, and rape.

# death - Saturday 20 September, 2014

No lonely funeral for Sean – plans underway to bury him next to his mum

Sean Parker died in England and a call was put out for people to attend his funeral. But the people of Glisnk went one better.

# death - Friday 19 September, 2014

One dead after truck and car collide near Macroom

The crash happened at around 6am this morning on the N22.

Grandfather kills his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida shooting

Don Spirit was released from prison in February 2006 for a gun charge.

# death - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Post mortem reveals that this man may have died in ‘suspicious circumstances’

Police in Belfast are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

# death - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Two men arrested after man found dead at Carlow house

A second man was found with serious injuries at the house in Tullow.

Woman’s remains to be exhumed after new information on 1994 death

Based on the post mortem results, a new investigation into her death could be launched.

# death - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Column: An era has truly come to an end in Northern Ireland with the death of Ian Paisley

Historically it is appropriate to remember that substantial figure has gone and it is worth just remembering his substantial contribution to our politics.

# death - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Community rallies to save ‘our Sean’ from unmarked burial in England

Locals in Glinsk are hoping that a Sean Parker, who died in England, grew up in their town, so he can be repatriated.

# death - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Man killed by shark on popular Australia beach

The man died after being pulled from the water at Byron Bay in New South Wales.

# death - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Poll: Do shocking road safety ads make you change your driving behaviour? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do shocking road safety ads make you change your driving behaviour?

The latest such ad shows one man’s final journey before a high-speed collision.

# death - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Seamus Heaney honoured with ‘Poetry House’ in hometown of Bellaghy RIP

Seamus Heaney honoured with ‘Poetry House’ in hometown of Bellaghy

The event was supported by his family.

# death - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Opinion: Grief can be unpredictable, so a good send-off for a departed loved one is essential

A funeral provides mourners a space to accept death and to safely explore their grief and loss.

# death - Friday 29 August, 2014

Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork

A piece of plastic debris wrapped around its beak preventing it from feeding.

# death - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge How this horrifying Ice Bucket Challenge fail became a viral death hoax Alive And Well

How this horrifying Ice Bucket Challenge fail became a viral death hoax

Therese Todd didn’t die. And she’s not called Nancy Oley.

Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand

Hotels have been told to prepare emergency kits for jellyfish stings.

# death - Monday 25 August, 2014

‘In my 23 years as a dog warden, I’ve never seen such a horrendous act of animal cruelty’

The German Shepherd had to be put down. Warning: Images are graphic.

# death - Sunday 24 August, 2014

‘We’re here to deal with the rotten apples’: Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York

An unarmed black man died after being put into a chokehold by a police officer.

# death - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Two Derry lorry drivers remanded in custody in connection with container death at Essex dock

An Afghan migrant, Meet Singh Kapoor, was found dead inside the container.

# death - Thursday 21 August, 2014

BBC broadcaster Gerry Anderson dies aged 69

The presenter had stopped working two years ago due to health reasons.

# death - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Crime boss Andy Connors killed in late night Dublin shooting

The man in his 40s was shot multiple times in the upper body.

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# death - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Gardaí anxious to speak with two females in relation to hit-and-run

The two females took a lift in a dark coloured Volkswagen Golf in the Swords area between 3am and 3.30am.

# death - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks UK

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks

Basildon Hospital states that it is dealing with a ‘major incident’.

Dozens of Yazidi villagers ‘massacred’ in Iraq

It is believed dozens of men from the Yazidi faith were massacred in the village of Kocho.

Man killed in hit-and-run in Swords overnight

The man was struck by a car on North Street in Swords at 3.10am.

# death - Friday 15 August, 2014

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

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

# death - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out This post contains videos

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Why bats spread Ebola, remembering Robin Williams, and inside the Islamic State.

Hunt on to identify dismembered man found in recycling plant

The man’s lower leg was found on 31 July.

# death - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Robin Williams had been receiving treatment for depression RIP

Robin Williams had been receiving treatment for depression

Williams’ death has preliminarily been ruled a suicide.

# death - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

# death - Friday 8 August, 2014

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

# death - Thursday 7 August, 2014

‘PSA’ prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by a fifth

The authors of the study said it is not the time to introduce population-based screening.

# death - Friday 1 August, 2014

Irish climber reported to have died in Italy

The climber is believed to be from Cork.