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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Tributes paid after young Dublin boy dies while waiting for heart transplant

Gavin Coyne passed away yesterday while awaiting surgery in Freeman Hospital Newcastle.

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

The plane crashed not long after take-off.

# tragedy - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Murder probe after young football coach who suffered head injuries on a night out dies in hospital

Conan Anderson was fighting for his life in hospital for nearly two weeks.

# tragedy - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Topshop removes display barriers from Irish stores after boy (10) dies from head injuries in UK

The youngster died in an incident involving the units.

# tragedy - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

UKIP leader forced to deny own statement that he lost a close friend at Hillsborough disaster

A press officer for Nuttall has since offered her resignation over the controversy.

# tragedy - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'He was a bubbly young fella. Full of life, full of divilment' - Remembering Ireland's car crash victims

A new documentary looks at the personal stories behind Ireland’s car crash victims.

# tragedy - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The42 U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic Big Decision

U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic

Derry City’s Josh Daniels has accepted a call-up to Noel King’s latest squad.

# tragedy - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche

The death toll of the avalanche is now at 15.

# tragedy - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

# tragedy - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Thai pilot killed when jet crashes during children's air show

Nobody else was killed in the crash.

# tragedy - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Girl (10) dies after plane diverts to Shannon with medical emergency

The child was treated by a doctor on the plane but was pronounced dead after landing.

# tragedy - Friday 23 December, 2016

Safety review of Donegal piers to begin after tragic death of family

Donegal County Council is to carry out the review.

# tragedy - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From The42 Chapecoense to be awarded Copa Sudamericana trophy Tragedy

Chapecoense to be awarded Copa Sudamericana trophy

Chapecoense will be crowned Copa Sudamericana champions after a flight, carrying members of the first team, came down on Monday.

# tragedy - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'It's hard to keep going' - Fans flock to stadiums to mourn Chapecoense football team

Fans gathered at stadiums on the hour the team were due to play their cup match.

# tragedy - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Plane that crashed killing 71 people 'may have run out of fuel'

A Brazilian soccer team was among the passengers onboard the plane.

# tragedy - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From The42 Who are Chapecoense, the Brazilian team whose fairytale season turned into a tragedy? Crash

Who are Chapecoense, the Brazilian team whose fairytale season turned into a tragedy?

The side were travelling to Colombia for the Copa Sudamericana final.

# tragedy - Friday 18 November, 2016

'She was a lovely person': Tributes to Mayo woman who died after becoming ill on flight

The 30-year-old woman was on a flight home from a holiday with her fiancé.

# tragedy - 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.

# tragedy - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Tributes to PSNI officer who died after falling from horse during hunt

“Claire was in the prime of her life,” her Superintendent said today.

# tragedy - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

# tragedy - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

"Everyone was screaming" - Tragedy as four die at theme park in Australia Dreamworld This post contains videos

"Everyone was screaming" - Tragedy as four die at theme park in Australia

All of the deceased were adults aged between 32 and their early 40s.

# tragedy - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Gardaí investigating incident where boy falls ill and dies in Dublin city centre

The cause of the boy’s death is still unknown.

# tragedy - Monday 10 October, 2016

Families "devastated" after two Cork men die in car crash in Canada

Raymond McCann and Cathal Murphy died on Saturday morning after a car they were travelling in crashed.

# tragedy - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Cork man collapses and dies while refereeing under-16s camogie match

The man has been described as a “young family man, who was always very respectful of the players” and “who always had a smile on his face”.

"Insults towards the Stardust victims" submission delivered to Attorney General

The submission details all the “errors and omissions” of both the Keane Tribunal and the Coffey Review of the 1981 fire tragedy.

# tragedy - Thursday 22 September, 2016

'An extraordinarily traumatic event': Ambulance fire at Naas General may have been 'oxygen related'

One of the paramedics injured in the incident remains in hospital but he is expected to make a full recovery.

# tragedy - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Brother of cyclist killed in collision pays tribute to sister at Dublin protest

Today, a group of cyclists called on the Transport Minister Shane Ross to increase funding for cycling and walking.

Two women die in single vehicle crash in Donegal

The incident happened today at about 4.15pm.

# tragedy - Sunday 18 September, 2016

"A terrible tragedy" - Community rallies around family after three-year-old girl dies in car crash

The crash took place yesterday evening on the M20 in Limerick.

# tragedy - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Three-year-old girl dies in car crash in Limerick

The girl’s twin brother was also injured in the incident but his condition is described as stable.

# tragedy - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Man falls to death in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre

The incident occurred at about 4.35pm today.

# tragedy - 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.

# tragedy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake

Italy’s head of state earlier paid tribute to the “extraordinary effort” of more than 4,000 rescue professionals and volunteers who helped with the rescue effort.

# tragedy - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

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

The boy got into difficulty last week.

# tragedy - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Omran Daqneesh's brother Ali has died in Aleppo, reports say

It’s reported he died from internal bleeding and organ damage after the 17 August bombing.

# tragedy - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'A real-life superhero': Tributes flood in for five-year-old 'Batman Ben' Farrell

The five-year-old boy had been diagnosed with Wilms Tumour in December.

# tragedy - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Couple whose daughter died from cold sore virus at 12 days old launch campaign for other parents

Baby Eibhlín was pronounced dead a week to the day after she came home from hospital.

# tragedy - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Two children and their teenage babysitter drown in Colorado swimming pool

The three female minors were aged three, five and seventeen.

# tragedy - Monday 8 August, 2016

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

There were five adults and one infant on board as well as the pilot. There were no survivors.

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed

British Transport Police said paramedics rushed to the scene but nothing could be done to save him.

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