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# tragedy - Today’s News


# tragedy - Yesterday’s News

Killed reporter’s last message to her boyfriend: ‘Good night sweet boy’ Tragedy This post contains videos

Killed reporter’s last message to her boyfriend: ‘Good night sweet boy’

The shooter’s family have said their thoughts and prayers were with the victims’ families.

‘The finest young man’: Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.


# tragedy - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Family hail chauffeur killed in Shoreham air disaster as “hero” who saved their lives

Maurice Abrahams allowed Michael Sturgess to move in front of him in traffic immediately before the fatal accident occurred.

# tragedy - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast

The man was rescued from the water earlier this afternoon.

“Excellent instructor” and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

Air show tragedy plane flew at three Irish displays this summer

The 1950s-era Hawker Hunter flew in the Shannon, Bray and Foynes air displays.

# tragedy - Sunday 23 August, 2015

11 people thought to have been killed in West Sussex plane crash

Seven people were killed and at least 14 injured when the aircraft crashed onto a motorway.

# tragedy - Monday 17 August, 2015

ITV journalist ‘tries to save man’ after apparent suicide in Greek harbour

Tom Bradbury says a number of police looked on as the man died.

# tragedy - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

“I started to feel pain and I couldn’t feel my toes.” – Teenager describes Alton Towers crash Rollercoaster This post contains videos

“I started to feel pain and I couldn’t feel my toes.” – Teenager describes Alton Towers crash

Leah Washington’s leg was amputated after the crash.

# tragedy - Thursday 6 August, 2015

LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew

The bodies of 25 people, including four children, are also on board.

11-year-old boy charged over fatal shooting of toddler in Detroit

The boy allegedly used his father’s gun to shoot the three year old.

# tragedy - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident

The boy was taken to Belmullet District Hospital, but was pronounced dead there.

# tragedy - Monday 27 July, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies aged 22 RIP This post contains videos

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies aged 22

The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Bobbi Kristina’s death late last night.

# tragedy - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry

The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tag-rugby fundraiser raises over €16k for Berkeley survivor

Aoife Beary is in a rehabilitation centre in the US.

# tragedy - Friday 24 July, 2015

Last night’s concert for the Berkeley survivors was packed out… Here’s how it went

Even if you weren’t there, you can still donate.

# tragedy - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

British woman reportedly killed in bungee jump accident

It is believed the 23-year-old woman hit the wall of a bridge during the jump.

# tragedy - Monday 20 July, 2015

Man sentenced to nine years over fatal one-punch attack on Galway man in Perth

The 23-year-old passed away after ten days in hospital.

Demi Moore ‘in absolute shock’ after discovery of body in swimming pool at her home

The man’s death occurred at a party being held by her assistant in her absence.

# tragedy - Saturday 18 July, 2015

F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries at last year’s Japanese Grand Prix crash RIP

F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries at last year’s Japanese Grand Prix crash

The French driver would have turned 26 next month.

# tragedy - Friday 17 July, 2015

‘People came out of their houses and saw a boy with no head’

Eyewitnesses of the tragic MH17 crash recall what happened one year ago today.

# tragedy - Monday 13 July, 2015

“Hero” Barry Davis Ryan laid to rest in west Cork

A number of Penney’s staff turned out for the funeral.

‘Any small community’s nightmare’: Shock over deaths in Laois car crash

Angela Kelly, Orla Curry and Martin Brophy were killed in the crash early yesterday morning.

# tragedy - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# tragedy - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Married couple in suspected ‘murder suicide’ leaving behind children

The bodies of Tracey and Kevin Baker were formally identified earlier today.

# tragedy - Monday 6 July, 2015

‘A long road to recovery’: Parents of Berkeley survivor optimistic, but daughter remains in critical condition

Aoife Beary was celebrating her 21st birthday the night the balcony at the Berkeley apartment collapsed.

# tragedy - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Irish Muslims condemn Ramadan terrorist attacks

The founder of the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council was speaking about the attacks at an event yesterday.

# tragedy - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral RIP

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral

Lorcán is the last of the victims to be laid to rest this week.

# tragedy - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# tragedy - Monday 22 June, 2015

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland RIP

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

# tragedy - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Berkeley tragedy victims were “the products of what is best in Irish families”

The Irish community, and those further afield, have rallied to support the families and the seven who remain injured in hospital.

# tragedy - Friday 19 June, 2015

Remains of four students killed at Berkeley will arrive in Dublin on Sunday morning

The remains are to be released to families this evening.

‘It’s such a sad time, I feel it all over the country’ – Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach says he intends to meet the bereaved families whenever it is appropriate to do so.

# tragedy - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Charleston church shooting suspect captured by police

The 21-year-old white man suspected of shooting dead nine black people was captured this afternoon.

# tragedy - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Insensitive reporting over the Berkeley tragedy was akin to victim blaming

Controversial media coverage in Ireland the US has caused widespread offence in the aftermath of six young people losing their lives.

# tragedy - Thursday 11 June, 2015

A man who ran over his girlfriend’s father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets

Michael Jackson appeared alongside his girlfriend Maggie on Tv3′s Ireland AM to tell their harrowing story.

# tragedy - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

It’s taken more than two months for the bodies of Germanwings crash victims to get home

A special flight operated by Lufthansa carried the remains of 44 Germans, among the 150 onboard when the jet crashed.

# tragedy - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Teen who took his own life after posting photos online is buried

The PSNI has issued a warning to young people about the death of the 17-year-old.

# tragedy - Monday 8 June, 2015

Police are investigating circumstances after sudden death of 16-year-old girl

The incident happened in Bangor on Saturday night.

# tragedy - Friday 5 June, 2015

CCTV footage important in GSOC investigation of Garda Sergeant

General Secretary of the AGSI, John Redmond, has also spoken positively of a meeting the group had with the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

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