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# drowning - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Three-year-old boy drowns in 'tragic accident' at swimming pool

Police are investigating the incident.

# drowning - Monday 19 February, 2018

'It's been a nightmare': Parents of 5-year-old who drowned in Ballymena make plea for information

The parents of Kayden Fleck called him and his twin brother “the two musketeers”.

# drowning - Friday 12 January, 2018

Man (50s) dies after slipping and falling into the water at Dublin Port

The man had been attempting to access the pier from a boat at the port when he fell.

# drowning - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Father and three-year-old son drowned after falling into ditch, inquest hears

Sean Sweeney and his son Tyler Joyce were found dead in 10 inches of water on Easter Sunday 2016.

# drowning - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

# drowning - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour RIP

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour

Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.

Woman convicted of murdering a man by driving off Wicklow pier appeals life sentence

Marta Herda was given the mandatory life sentence last year.

# drowning - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I wasn't prepared to let her drown' - Woman who saved 10-year-old girl on beach

Michelle Cremin from Cork braved a dangerous rip current at Inch beach.

# drowning - Monday 26 June, 2017

Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool

She was found unconscious in the pool.

# drowning - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# drowning - Friday 31 March, 2017

Victims of Carrick-on-Shannon double drowning are Irish and English

The couple was reported missing this morning.

# drowning - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'We've seen first-hand the work of the RNLI' - GAA stars join forces with lifesavers

Each year an average of 28 people drown accidentally around the Irish coast.

# drowning - Monday 28 November, 2016

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

One man died after the boat capsized.

# drowning - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool

Police on the island have confirmed they are treating the incident as a tragic accident.

# drowning - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England

Police believe the men were all in their late teens and early 20s and had gone to the beach together.

# drowning - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Irish schoolboy dies days after being saved from drowning in Spanish pool

The boy got into difficulty last week.

Two-year-old girl who was swept into sea with father at Newquay has died

Lisinda Bruynius has paid tribute to her daughter and husband, who died last Friday.

# drowning - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man and woman arrested over child water park death released on bail

UK media are reporting that they were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.

# drowning - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Woman charged with murdering colleague by drowning him in harbour

She said the man had spent two years following her, texting her and telling her he loved her.

# drowning - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Drowning death of Navy SEAL during training ruled a homicide

James Derek Lovelace was dunked at least twice by an instructor while struggling to tread water in full gear.

# drowning - Friday 1 July, 2016

Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters Summer Safety This post contains videos

Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters

The Coast Guard is particularly urging those who take part in shore-related activities to wear life jackets.

# drowning - Monday 20 June, 2016

Australian sports chief apologises for joking about 'drowning' this journalist

He described her as a “black widow”, and his comments have caused a kerfuffle in Australia.

# drowning - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway

Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.

# drowning - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Man in his 20s dies after swimming in Cork park

He was found face down in the water last night.

# drowning - Monday 28 March, 2016

# drowning - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy

Five people perished in the tragedy last night.

# drowning - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Twin boys (2) drown after falling into garden pool

The brothers were rushed to hospital but later died.

# drowning - Friday 8 January, 2016

'By the time I got to her she was going under': Boy (16) saves woman from strong currents

He used techniques taught to him by his grandfather when he was a child.

# drowning - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

# drowning - Thursday 1 October, 2015

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

# drowning - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call

Two girls were saved from the water by an off-duty policeman, but one of them died today.

# drowning - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Limerick man rescues woman from drowning in New York river

This was Niall O’Shaughnessy’s second Hudson River rescue.

# drowning - Sunday 12 July, 2015

An elderly man has saved a drowning man’s life in Limerick

The man, in his forties, was rescued from the River Shannon on Saturday afternoon.

# drowning - Friday 10 July, 2015

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise Drowning This post contains videos

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.

# drowning - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Over 150 people have joined the search for man whose father and girlfriend were drowned

Barry Davis Ryan has been missing for over a week.

# drowning - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

GAA clubs pay tribute to Irishman dead in Thailand drowning incident

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing assistance to his family.

From The42 GAA clubs pay tribute to Waterford man who dies in Thailand drowning incident RIP

GAA clubs pay tribute to Waterford man who dies in Thailand drowning incident

The victim was a native of Dungarvan.

# drowning - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

New area searched for man whose dad and girlfriend died in Cork drowning

The man is believed to be in his 20s.

# drowning - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal

The alarm was raised at around 3pm.

# drowning - Saturday 25 April, 2015

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

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