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# death - Saturday 16 August, 2014

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.

# death - Thursday 31 July, 2014

‘Miracle’ Gaza baby born to dead mother is said to have died

The hospital has not confirmed the baby’s death,

# death - Monday 28 July, 2014

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home

The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.

# death - Friday 25 July, 2014

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

# death - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box

The cockpit voice recorder was damaged but the memory module was intact.

# death - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is The Simpsons killing off Krusty The Clown or Sideshow Bob? Here’s the evidence Eat My Shorts

Boy (4) dies after being dragged by hijacked car in South Africa

The little boy’s mother was loading him and his sister into the car when hijackers put a gun to her head.

# death - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Poll: Have you discussed your final wishes with your family? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you discussed your final wishes with your family?

A new initiative is encouraging people to do so.

# death - Friday 18 July, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Dublin stabbing

A 42-year-old man was found dead at a house in Rathfarnham yesterday.

# death - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Lack of witnesses called to Kivlehan inquest “unacceptable”

Association for the Improvement in the Maternity Services has said that more witnesses should be compelled to appear before the inquiry.

# death - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The42 We’ll leave it there so: BOD’s latest job, LeBlanc’s a winner and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll leave it there so: BOD’s latest job, LeBlanc’s a winner and all today’s sport

Plus, we have news of Nico Roche at the Tour de France and exciting times for Irish cricket.

St Patrick’s Athletic fan dies in Warsaw RIP

St Patrick’s Athletic fan dies in Warsaw

The club have expressed their condolences to the supporter’s family and friends.

# death - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

People with terminal illnesses should ‘automatically receive’ medical cards

The Oireachtas Health Committee launched its report on end-of-life care this afternoon.

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment

Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.

# death - Monday 14 July, 2014

Man dies after resurfacing from dive off Inishbofin

The diver experienced difficulty and the coastguard helicopter R118 was tasked to the scene from Sligo.

# death - Thursday 10 July, 2014

A man and his dog have been diagnosed with plague in the US

The man is still alive but the dog died after contracting pneumonic plague.

# death - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The42 Marca’s front-page tribute to Alfredo di Stéfano is beautiful RIP

Marca’s front-page tribute to Alfredo di Stéfano is beautiful

The Spanish daily sports newspaper marked the death of the Real Madrid legend in style.

# death - Monday 7 July, 2014

Hamas rocket barrages hit Israel as region teeters on brink of new conflict

Israeli air force have responded to the latest rocket attack by hitting 30 targets near Rafah.

# death - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history

A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.

# death - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge TV psychic Derek Acorah quashes fake reports of his death Truth Will Out

TV psychic Derek Acorah quashes fake reports of his death

He offered “thanks to everybody who wished me well”.

# death - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal

A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

# death - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Man (21) to appear in court in relation to woman’s death in Bray

The body of a 50-year-old woman was discovered in a house on the Southern Cross area of the town.

# death - Friday 27 June, 2014

Woman in Bray ‘died in violent circumstances’

Gardaí are now treating the 50-year-old’s death as murder following preliminary post-mortem results.

Father of gunman who killed six people says it’s his ‘duty’ to prevent future mass killings

Elliot Rodgers posted a video to YouTube before he killed six people and injured 13 others.

Are you comfortable talking about death and dying?

A new report has highlighted how end of life care in Ireland could be improved.

# death - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon RIP

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon

Gerry Conlon spent 14 years in prison for an IRA bombing that he played no part in.

Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm

Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.

# death - Friday 20 June, 2014

Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road

The driver of the car was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.

# death - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Sadness at death of student travel pioneer

Ever go on a J1? You have Gordon Colleary, co-founder of Magill magazine, to thank for that.

US carries out first executions since botched lethal injection

The last minute appeals in Georgia and Missouri both failed, and the two men were put to death overnight.