# tragedy - Thursday 9 May, 2013
The owner of the Tung Hai sweater factory was among the victims.
# tragedy - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
Richard De Souza presented to the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise with chicken pox in 2011. He was discharged but died 18 hours later.
# tragedy - Monday 6 May, 2013
A newly-wed woman and four members of her bridal shower died after their rented limousine caught fire en route to a party in California celebrating her wedding.
# tragedy - Saturday 4 May, 2013
Following the tragic accident at a Bangladesh clothing factory, Penneys has said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse – but we as consumers have a responsibility too, says Ruth Tanner.
# tragedy - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
The Kentucky family did not realise there was a shell in the boy’s “first rifle” which had been a present last year.
# tragedy - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
Console will provide a broad range of supports and services for those affected by or at risk of suicide.
An amateur camera man filmed the crash and subsequent explosion in Afghanistan.
# tragedy - Monday 29 April, 2013
Penneys said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse, which killed almost 400 people.
# tragedy - Sunday 28 April, 2013
Plus, the devastating images from the scene.
# tragedy - Sunday 21 April, 2013
Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.
# tragedy - Friday 19 April, 2013
In 1947, another explosion in Texas claimed 581 lives and is considered the deadliest industrial accident in US history.
# tragedy - Wednesday 17 April, 2013
Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.
# tragedy - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
The race will go ahead as planned this Sunday after a period of silence to mark the tragic events at the Boston event yesterday.
# tragedy - Monday 15 April, 2013
The infants are believed to be aged three, two and eleven months.
# tragedy - Sunday 7 April, 2013
The remains were brought to the surface last night.
# tragedy - Saturday 6 April, 2013
The body of Mario Francis is trapped under a rockfall.
# tragedy - Sunday 31 March, 2013
The children’s father is being treated for burns in hospital.
# tragedy - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
A man in his 50s also died in the incident.
“This tragedy has to be stopped,” says UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres. The refugees arrive “traumatised, without possessions and having lost members of their families”.
# tragedy - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
It is believed that two people – one tourist and the pilot – survived the fire.
# tragedy - Friday 8 February, 2013
The man in his early 20s was killed when his car collided with a pole.
# tragedy - Thursday 7 February, 2013
It is understood that the 15-year-old was pinned against a wall by a piece of machinery.
# tragedy - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
It is understood the 92-year-old fell into the open fire in her fireplace.
# tragedy - Monday 4 February, 2013
At least 38 others were injured when the tour bus crashed into two other vehicles.
# tragedy - Friday 1 February, 2013
Seán Mulleady, 47, and Paddy Gaffney, 65, lost their lives in tragic circumstances on Tuesday when a wall collapsed at the Connacht Gold DIY and Garden Centre in Co Longford.
# tragedy - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
Local reports indicate that as many as 75 people are still in hospital in life-threatening conditions.
# tragedy - Monday 28 January, 2013
The male driver of a van involved in the collision was also hurt but his injuries are not thought to be serious.
# tragedy - Saturday 26 January, 2013
Detective Garda Adrian Donohue was shot dead while on duty in Dundalk last night.
# tragedy - Saturday 12 January, 2013
Aaron Swartz was an internet activist who had helped create RSS when he was just 14 years old. Authorities in New York are treating his death as a suicide.
The men, both in their 30s, were stabbed during rush hour on Friday evening in Birmingham city centre.
# tragedy - Friday 11 January, 2013
The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, has been arrested.
# tragedy - Thursday 10 January, 2013
She is due in court at the end of this month.
# tragedy - Monday 7 January, 2013
The girl was a back-seat passenger in a car not involved in the pursuit. It was hit by another vehicle which was being followed by police.
# tragedy - Sunday 6 January, 2013
No one else was in the house at the time and gardaí are not treating the incident as suspicious.
Gardaí are not treating the incident as suspicious.
The motorcyclist killed in the incident on the M2 on Friday evening has been identified by gardaí.
# tragedy - Saturday 5 January, 2013
The fire broke out near Gardiner Street in Dublin city around 3 o’clock this afternoon. Gardaí are not treating it as suspicious.
# tragedy - Friday 4 January, 2013
Flames swept through a private home for orphans and abandoned children in Henan province, killing seven children.
# tragedy - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
The photographer was hit by another vehicle after taking photos of the singer’s white Ferrari.