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# tragedy - Today’s News


# tragedy - Yesterday’s News

‘The waves didn’t seem huge… But we couldn’t paddle against it’

Friends of Stuart Butler describe getting into trouble before the Irish surfer disappeared.

Deaths of two brothers ‘the worst tragedy to ever hit’ Sligo community

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.


# tragedy - Sunday 20 July, 2014

All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels

The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.

# tragedy - Saturday 19 July, 2014

President Higgins has written to Dutch king to express sympathies after MH17

President Higgins said he was “greatly saddened” by the loss of 298 lives.

# tragedy - Friday 18 July, 2014

UN Security Council holds minute silence for victims of flight MH17

It stressed the need for “immediate access” by investigators to the crash site.

# tragedy - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal

A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.

# tragedy - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Young girl and three women killed in Westmeath road crash

A car and a jeep collided on a stretch of the N4.

# tragedy - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

5-year-old boy killed in road crash while out playing on his bike

The crash happened in a residential area of North Belfast at around 9am. His school principal says the community has been left in shock.

# tragedy - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

21-year-old killed in overnight Limerick crash

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# tragedy - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew

The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.

From The Score Three spectators perish after crashes at Scottish motor rally Rally Tragedy

Three spectators perish after crashes at Scottish motor rally

Another six rally fans were injured in a separate incident two hours earlier.

# tragedy - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

# tragedy - Monday 26 May, 2014

Young man found dead in Donegal after house party

The 21-year-old was found at about 4.30am.

# tragedy - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.

# tragedy - Monday 19 May, 2014

Kim Jong-Un was ‘up all night’ worrying about apartment block collapse

A 23-storey apartment block collapsed in North Korea last week. One official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the death toll was likely to be “considerable”.

# tragedy - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Final death toll in Turkey mining disaster stands at 301

A fire had hampered rescue efforts earlier today, but the final two bodies have since been retrieved.

# tragedy - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Turkey’s fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Ankara and Istanbul.

‘Every parent’s worst nightmare’: Bereft parents condemn senseless violent attacks

Andrew Dolan was brutally attacked by three people outside a fast-food restaurant in 2011.

# tragedy - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign

The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.

# tragedy - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The Score Caddie passes away after suffering heart attack at Madeira Open Tragedy

Caddie passes away after suffering heart attack at Madeira Open

Iain MacGregor was on the bag for Alastair Forsyth on his final hole when the incident occurred.

# tragedy - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Score ‘Living with Hillsborough is like living with any unresolved issue — it eats away’ Tragedy

‘Living with Hillsborough is like living with any unresolved issue — it eats away’

Professor Phil Scraton spoke yesterday about the continuing impact of the tragedy on victims’ families.

# tragedy - Thursday 8 May, 2014

A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork

The 18-month-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# tragedy - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# tragedy - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled

53-year-old Lee Gwang-Wook, who was making his first dive at the scene, lost consciousness and was pronounced dead in hospital.

# tragedy - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Score Remembering Alan Feeley – ‘Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place’ Organ Donation

Remembering Alan Feeley – ‘Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place’

‘Alan’s Sports Extravaganza’ will take place on August 2nd in UL to honour the memory of the late Mayo man and increase awareness on organ donation.

Three-year-old boy dies in Monaghan road crash

In a separate incident in Calary Co. Wicklow, a 40-year-old man died when his motorcycle collided with a tree.

# tragedy - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Score 23 pics revisiting the life and tragic death of legendary Formula One driver Ayrton Senna Anniversary

23 pics revisiting the life and tragic death of legendary Formula One driver Ayrton Senna

The Brazilian passed away on this day 20 years ago.

# tragedy - Friday 25 April, 2014

Tom Meagher on Late Late Show to take stand against men’s violence towards women

Jill Meagher’s husband has decided to become an advocate for a men’s movement against violence 18 months after his wife’s brutal murder.

Student dies during lecture at University of Limerick

Rachael Hogan collapsed suddenly during a lecture yesterday afternoon.

# tragedy - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can’t return to work

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

There are still almost 200 people missing – most of them schoolchildren.

# tragedy - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

104 dead in South Korea ferry disaster, 200 still missing

It was reported that the ferry had turned sharply before it sank, but now experts say the data is incomplete.

# tragedy - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Score Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

# tragedy - Friday 18 April, 2014

Funeral for Peaches Geldof to be held on Monday

It is thought that her father, Bob Geldof, will deliver a eulogy.

# tragedy - Thursday 17 April, 2014

# tragedy - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Boston to mark one year since marathon bombings

The ceremonies will take place at the scene of the bombings on Boylston Street.

# tragedy - Monday 14 April, 2014

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.

# tragedy - Sunday 13 April, 2014

At least 36 dead in motorway bus crash in Mexico

Those injured have been hospitalized and are in stable condition, officials said.

# tragedy - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Young girl killed as hit-and-run driver crashes into crèche in Florida

There is now a massive manhunt for the driver.

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