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# death - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Man dies after axle of truck falls on him

The incident occurred near a filling station in Co Tipperary today.

Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are

The six survivors have met up every year since the tragedy and hope to continue to so so in the future.

# death - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Creator of Spot the Dog dies aged 86 RIP

Creator of Spot the Dog dies aged 86

Eric Hill’s family said they took solace in the “joy he brought to so many children and families through his work”.

# death - Monday 9 June, 2014

Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies aged 56 RIP

Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies aged 56

The English actor starred in shows such as The Young Ones, Blackadder and Bottom.

‘You get such an awful fright … some people just don’t come back to the business’

Taxi drivers are voicing their concern, following the latest hijacking of a cab in Dublin. One of the men in the stolen taxi died yesterday, after it crashed a short time after it was taken.

# death - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise Close Calls This post contains videos

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise

Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.

# death - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Elderly man dies in Galway house fire

Emergency services were called to the scene in Ros Muc just before midnight last night.

21-year-old killed in overnight Limerick crash

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# death - Monday 2 June, 2014

The actress who played Alice in The Brady Bunch has died Here's The Story... This post contains videos

The actress who played Alice in The Brady Bunch has died

Ann B Davis died at her home in Texas yesterday. She was 88.

# death - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Two women held after man found dead in Dublin apartment

Gardaí were called to an apartment complex in the early hours of this morning.

# death - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Do you feel weird talking about your own death? You shouldn’t

A new study has found that, in a GP setting anyway, most people aren’t.

# death - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Man arrested after 20-year-old dies in Naas fight

It happened at around 10.20pm last night at Harbour View in the Co Kildare town.

# death - Friday 16 May, 2014

‘Appalling and abhorrent’: Pregnant woman sentenced to flogging and hanging in Sudan

The Christian woman received the sentence because of her religious choice and for being married to a man of a different religion.

# death - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

‘Every parent’s worst nightmare’: Bereft parents condemn senseless violent attacks

Andrew Dolan was brutally attacked by three people outside a fast-food restaurant in 2011.

# death - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

€244 in arrears loses terminal cancer patient her life assurance policy

Jackie Crowe has gone public with her story in an effort to help others.

# death - Monday 12 May, 2014

Man to appear in court in relation to fatal road traffic collision in Wicklow

A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# death - Sunday 11 May, 2014

23-year-old dies after car hits a wall

A man in his early 20s has been arrested in connection with the crash.

# death - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Man charged with murder of Mairead Moran in Kilkenny

The 26-year-old, from the village of Kilmoganny, died after being attacked at the healthfood store where she worked on Thursday.

# death - Friday 9 May, 2014

Belfast boy ‘Wee Oscar’ dies of rare form of cancer

Oscar had a chance to meet some of his heroes last summer when he was guest of honour at Celtic Park.

# death - Thursday 8 May, 2014

A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork

The 18-month-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene

# death - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

A marshal for the Cycle Against Suicide has died in a collision during the event

The 69-year-old man was riding a motorcycle when it collided with a truck.

Opinion: Let’s talk about death (no, seriously)

Do the Irish really ‘do death well’? We certainly know how to toast the departed, but we have a deep-rooted discomfort around discussing any practical aspect of death.

# death - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Heroin use ‘likely’ to have been involved in death of Peaches Geldof

A short inquest hearing was held today head of a full investigation in July.

We’re almost as fond of marriage as we were in 1864 (and we’re rather less likely to die)

Details of deaths, births and marriages recorded in Ireland from 150 years ago are now available to view online…

# death - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose – reports

A short hearing in advance of an inquest is due to take place tomorrow.

# death - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Man dies while repairing roof of his house

The man was in his 70s and his death was not suspicious.

# death - Monday 28 April, 2014

Three children, two adults die in Sheffield house fire

Two women were among the dead, the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service said.

# death - Sunday 27 April, 2014

South Korea’s prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

“I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening” said Chung Hong-Won.

# death - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Man dies after falling out of a moving car in Limerick

The car in which he fell did not remain at the scene.

# death - Friday 25 April, 2014

Inquest into Peaches Geldof’s death to begin next week

A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive.

Student dies during lecture at University of Limerick

Rachael Hogan collapsed suddenly during a lecture yesterday afternoon.

# death - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Man crushed by falling giant crucifix honouring Pope John Paul II

The accident happened in Italy ahead of the late Pope’s canonisation this weekend.

# death - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business RIP

Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business

The Donegal students said many people are willing to spend a bit of money to give their pet a good send-off.

# death - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Man charged with murder of two-year-old girl in Scotland

Madison Horne was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital on Sunday evening.

# death - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Man being held by police after the suspicious death of a woman in Belfast

The woman’s body was discovered at a house at about 6.25 am this morning.

# death - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

63-year-old man dies in Galway house fire

His brother, who was also in the house at the time, escaped without serious injury.

# death - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Low life expectancy for males who drop-out after the Junior Cert

The ESRI found a big gap between the life expectancy at age 20 and 35 for those with the lowest level of education and those with higher accolades.

Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral RIP

Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral

The 25-year-old died suddenly at home on Monday.

# death - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out today RIP

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out today

The 25-year-old daughter of Bob Geldof died unexpectedly two days ago.

# death - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out ‘within days’ RIP

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out ‘within days’

The 25-year-old was found dead at her home in Kent yesterday.