This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 22 August, 2018


# killed - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs

Forensic and other evidence is being gathered.

# killed - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Five killed in Boko Haram raid where thatched houses were torched

A male suicide bomber also detonated explosives among a group of residents sleeping in the open.

# killed - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

# killed - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations

Two people have been killed and dozens injured.

# killed - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates

Two brothers who happened to drive by at the wrong moment were shot dead.

# killed - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven

The Fire Ball ride is an attraction at the Ohio State Fair, which opened yesterday.

# killed - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Politicians and musicians express shock and condolences at Manchester attack

Political parties in the UK are suspending campaigning in the general election in light of events in Manchester.

# killed - Monday 22 May, 2017

China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in two years

Western espionage services have traditionally found it exceptionally hard to develop spy networks in China and Russia.

# killed - Monday 8 May, 2017

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens

Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.

# killed - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting

The man was wanted by police for a separate killing last week.

# killed - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions

Ben Belgacem had a string of criminal convictions.

# killed - Friday 17 March, 2017

Attack on migrant ship leaves over 30 dead and dozens critically injured

Many survivors have lost limbs and are in a critical condition.

# killed - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

# killed - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo

The zoo’s director said that there was no choice but to kill the animal.

# killed - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West

Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.

# killed - Friday 26 August, 2016

Three killed in apparent crossbow attack in Toronto

The incident occurred in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough.

# killed - Friday 12 August, 2016

Six-year-old Florida boy beats baby sister to death after mother leaves them alone in car

The children’s mother has been arrested.

Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike

Hafiz Saeed was killed in July.

# killed - Saturday 6 August, 2016

13 dead after fire in French bar sparked by birthday cake candles

The victims were primarily between the ages of 18-25.

# killed - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage

It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.

# killed - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

An Post launch new stamp to mark centenary of the Somme

The stamps are now available at main post offices and online.

# killed - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Wife of Eagles founder Randy Meisner killed in accidental shooting

Lana Rae Meisner was shot and killed at their Los Angeles home.

# killed - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Officers who deliberately knocked down dog running loose on motorway referred to watchdog

Police say the decision was not taken lightly.

# killed - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six

The incident happened in the Swiss Alps earlier today.

# killed - Friday 19 February, 2016

Man killed after two trucks crashed with car in Mayo

The male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

# killed - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11

A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.

# killed - Friday 1 January, 2016

Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel

Police units are searching Tel Aviv for the suspect.

# killed - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police

Two people were fatally wounded as police responded to a call-out.

# killed - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Photo shows officer comforting dying police horse after she was hit by a truck

Officer D. Herrejon rushed to her side and stayed with Charlotte until she died.

# killed - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Man jailed for threatening shop selling Charlie Hebdo magazine

The threatening phone calls were made in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January.

# killed - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Woman who accused Alexander Pacteau of attempted rape says she 'knew he would strike again'

The woman claimed he attacked her in a laneway four years ago.

# killed - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens

So far 300 people have been rescued from the carriages of the trains.

# killed - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Dentist who shot Cecil didn't know the lion was a "known, local favourite"

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

# killed - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Post mortems due on Louth couple in suspected murder suicide

The body of Marie Quigley was found an hour and a half after her husband died in a car crash on the M1.

# killed - Monday 27 July, 2015

# killed - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'I was the only one who survived': Girl found wandering days after plane crash

She said her step-grandparents had died in the crash.

Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob

Five people have been arrested over the murder of the boy.

# killed - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Two die after mid-air collision between fighter jet and plane

The plane crash occurred over South Carolina.

# killed - Monday 6 July, 2015

Man shouts "f*ck those alligators", jumps into water, gets eaten by alligators

“He said “blank” the alligators and thereupon jumped into the water.”

# killed - Monday 29 June, 2015

Poor visibility reported on day of fatal plane crash that killed two men and their dogs

Bryan Keane and Paul Smith died in May when the plane they were flying crashed into Blackstairs Mountain.

1 2 3 4