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#Deaths

# deaths - Yesterday’s News

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

# deaths - Friday 2 February, 2018

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated

The gardaí said that they have evidence to back up their claims.

# deaths - Thursday 1 February, 2018

55 people have died during this year's flu season

The HSE says that we may have reached peak flu season this week.

# deaths - Sunday 21 January, 2018

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

# deaths - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)

New figures from the Health and Safety Authority show that there were 47 fatal accidents last year, up one from 46 the year before.

# deaths - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Aardvark, meerkats killed in fire at London zoo

It took 72 firefighters to get the blaze under control.

# deaths - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion

Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.

# deaths - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# deaths - Friday 13 October, 2017

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia

Two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s were found dead after the incident.

# deaths - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

# deaths - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies

“It has been a heartbreaking week for anyone involved in the fight against homelessness,” the ICHH said.

# deaths - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

# deaths - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

# deaths - Saturday 12 August, 2017

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

# deaths - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# deaths - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim

Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.

# deaths - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

# deaths - Friday 2 June, 2017

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

# deaths - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack RIP

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

# deaths - Friday 19 May, 2017

Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people

11 defendants who watched the race were also sentenced today.

# deaths - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study WHO

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study

Over 3,000 people aged 10-19 die every day from largely preventable causes, the report found.

# deaths - Monday 24 April, 2017

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

# deaths - Monday 17 April, 2017

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

The bombing at St Petersburg metro killed 14 people and injured dozens more.

# deaths - Saturday 8 April, 2017

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

# deaths - Saturday 18 February, 2017

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

# deaths - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district

Thirty-six people have been treated in hospital following the incident nearly two weeks ago.

# deaths - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

# deaths - Friday 13 January, 2017

'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect

Salah Abdeslam has been corresponding with a woman from prison.

# deaths - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland

A deep freeze sweeping across Europe has left at least 40 dead since the weekend, many of them migrants or homeless people.

# deaths - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Brutally cold' weather blamed for 33 deaths across Europe over the weekend

Many of the dead are migrants or homeless people.

# deaths - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers?

Minister Shane Ross has described 2016 as a “disastrous year” for road safety.

# deaths - Saturday 31 December, 2016

The history books will be full of the foundation shakers we lost in 2016

The good, the bad, and the controversial: for better, or worse, these people influenced our lives through theirs.

# deaths - Friday 30 December, 2016

Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses

Benzodiazephines were implicated in 228 deaths in 2014 compared to 77 in 2004.

# deaths - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

# deaths - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Death toll from California party fire could reach 40

Between 50 and 100 people were believed to have been at the party when the fire started.

# deaths - Monday 7 November, 2016

'He looked like your everyday Joe': Questions over suspected killer after woman found chained up

A cold case has now been reopened after the discovery of the woman.

# deaths - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family

Investigators are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths of two pensioners in Mayo.

# deaths - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border

The couple have been named locally as Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald.

# deaths - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster

The explosive Hollywood movie looked at the disaster which killed 11 men in 2010.

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