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Dublin: 16 °C Monday 28 July, 2014


# death - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Belgium set to extend euthanasia law to cover children

A bill allowing euthanasia for minors facing “unbearable physical suffering” will be voted on by lawmakers tomorrow.

# death - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Firefighter dies suddenly after putting out car fire in Armagh

The deceased was based out of Lurgan Fire Station.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday, it’s cold and here’s everything you need to know.

Gardaí investigate after 66-year-old man found dead in Waterford

Officers were called to the scene at around 7pm last night. A post-mortem will take place today.

# death - Monday 10 February, 2014

Man charged with murder in relation to Terenure death

The man in his 30s is to appear in court this morning.

Those guilty of torture in Ukraine must be held to account, says Gilmore

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is to meet with foreign ministers in Brussels today to discuss unrest in Ukraine, Syria and the Central African Republic.

# death - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan

Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.

In memory: Past drama students of Gladys Sheehan set up their own theatre group

Over the years, hundreds of young people went through the Gladys Sheehan’s acting school. Now her past students have set up the Bloomers Theatre Group in her honour.

# death - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Man in 60s dies after sustaining head injuries at Dublin flat

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is now being held by gardaí in Terenure.

# death - Friday 7 February, 2014

Mary Dunne – the O’Connell Street dancer – passes away aged 87 RIP

Mary Dunne – the O’Connell Street dancer – passes away aged 87

The famous Dublin personality was buried in Deansgrange on Wednesday.

# death - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Body found in Leicester Square, London

Efforts at identifying the body are ongoing, Met Police say.

29-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash

The man’s motorbike collided with a car between Delvin and Clonmellon.

Appeal for witnesses following a fatal road collision where a woman was killed

The incident took place at about 6.10pm yesterday evening at Curry, Kenagh, Longford on the main Longford to Athlone Road.

# death - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Garda Ombudsman investigating death of man in Galway

The man was taken from the River Corrib at around 7.20pm this evening.

Man (28) dies in accident after car he was working on falls

Emergency services and gardaí responded to the call-out last night, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# death - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Fifty bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apartment

The results of an autopsy may be known today.

Neknomination ‘just one small aspect’ of Ireland’s harmful drinking culture

Alcohol Action Ireland said our attitude to alcohol provides the perfect culture for crazes like this to take hold, particularly among the younger generations.

# death - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Body of 19-year-old recovered from Carlow river

The search began last night following reports that the man had fallen into a river.

# death - Friday 31 January, 2014

RTÉ to rebroadcast the Ann Lovett letters

The schoolgirl’s death sparked a major conversation about unmarried mothers, abortion and Irish society in 1984.

Russian men drink too much vodka…and it’s killing them

At present, one in four Russian men die before the age of 55.

# death - Thursday 30 January, 2014

‘One of life’s true gentlemen’: Former TD John Carty dies

Tributes have been paid to the former Mayo deputy.

# death - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Deaths of babies at maternity units investigated

The RTÉ Investigations Unit found that bereaved families were not told that investigations had taken place into their babies’ deaths.

Businessman Jim Mansfield has died RIP

Businessman Jim Mansfield has died

The founder of the CityWest Hotel had been ill for a number of years.

# death - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Former government minister Ted Nealon has died RIP

Former government minister Ted Nealon has died

Nealon had gone on to author a popular guide to the Dáil and Seanad.

Man dies after falling from London skyscraper

The 39-year-old fell from the JP Morgan headquarters in Canary Wharf this morning.

# death - Monday 27 January, 2014

Tributes paid after GAA referee dies in rural Limerick road crash

Shane Hourigan was a well known GAA referee from Rathkeale in Limerick.

Investigation continues following discovery of body in apartment complex

The body of a 36-year-old man was found early yesterday morning.

18-year-old man dies in Tipperary car crash overnight

Two young females and another 18-year-old man were taken to Portlaoise Hospital but have since been released.

How more people died on methadone than heroin in Ireland

It’s not what you might have expected but the number of methadone users who died doubled in just one year.

# death - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Gardaí investigating after man’s body found in car park

The body of the 61-year-old was found in a car park in the Co Clare village of Ballynacally this morning.

Candlelit vigil to be held at site of Adrian Donohoe’s death

The anniversary of the death of Detective Garda Donohoe will be marked today in Dundalk.

# death - Friday 24 January, 2014

Both sides in the same room for Syrian peace talks in Geneva today

Yesterday UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi shuttled between two rooms as each delegation were set apart.

# death - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Man dies after incident at Waterford pharmaceutical plant

The man at first thought to be a worker was actually a member of the public.

# death - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Score Louth GAA club to mark anniversary of Detective Adrian Donohoe’s death with candlelight walk RIP

Louth GAA club to mark anniversary of Detective Adrian Donohoe’s death with candlelight walk

Donohoe was shot dead on January 25th last year during a robbery at the Lordship Credit Union.

# death - Monday 20 January, 2014

Mikaeel Kular’s mother to appear in court today

The young boy’s mother was detained by police on Friday night before being formally charged on Saturday.

# death - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Fifth arrest over violent death at Finglas house party

Ggardaí are investigating whether Vincent Maher was attacked at the address in the course of the party.

# death - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Autopsy shows Indian minister’s wife suffered “unnatural death”

The couple became embroiled in a row earlier this week after Twitter messages suggested Shashi Tharoor was having an affair.

# death - Friday 17 January, 2014

Woman arrested over violent death of Vincent Maher in Finglas

The 29-year-old was found dead at a party on Wellmount Road last Saturday.

# death - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain

The man had also been suffering from unspecified diseases, and died at a hospital in Zaragoza.

From The Score Coolmore confirms death of St Nicholas Abbey RIP

Coolmore confirms death of St Nicholas Abbey

The seven-year-old horse had to be put down after suffering a colic.