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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Yesterday’s News

Gran, mum and daughter all called ‘Emma’ were killed in the Germanwings crash

The family were going on holiday to Manchester.

Man killed by headstone as he tended to mother’s grave

The granite headstone weighed 140 to 180 kilos.

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# tragedy - Monday 30 March, 2015

Church van crashes into canal, killing eight people

The van was returning from a conference.

# tragedy - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Student dies after falling from a height at UCC

The tragic incident happened in the Kane Science Building this afternoon.

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Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works

Prosecutors believe that the co-pilot may have crashed the plane deliberately.

# tragedy - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps

French air traffic controllers, not the two pilots, issued a ‘mayday’ signal after the plane disappeared from their radar.

# tragedy - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

16 German schoolchildren on board crashed plane

150 people are understood to have died in the crash.

# tragedy - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Search for AirAsia crash victims is called off

106 have been found so far.

# tragedy - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Father and two children found dead in apartment

It follows a 24-hour stand-off with police.

# tragedy - Monday 16 March, 2015

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession

In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.

# tragedy - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The42 Hillsborough match commander admits to lying: ‘I shall regret it to my dying day’ Justice For The 96

Hillsborough match commander admits to lying: ‘I shall regret it to my dying day’

David Duckenfield was speaking at the new inquests into the stadium disaster that occurred in 1989.

Becky’s laptop, mobile phone and tablet found in murder probe

Six people have been charged as part of the ongoing investigation in Bristol.

# tragedy - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air

Camille Muffat was a gold medallist at London 2012.

# tragedy - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Florida police hunt for driver who killed Irish man in hit-and-run

Maurice White from Monaghan was struck from behind by a car which then fled the scene.

Stepbrother charged with murdering 16-year-old Becky Watts

Nathan Matthews’ girlfriend has also been charged with intending to pervert the course of justice.

# tragedy - Friday 27 February, 2015

Man dies after being hit by truck in Tipperary

Man dies after being hit by truck in Tipperary

The incident happened at 2.40pm today.

# tragedy - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Over £16k raised online for Derry woman who collapsed in Indonesia

Lisa Orsi plays for the local GAA team the Singapore Gaelic Lions.

# tragedy - Thursday 12 February, 2015

“We know who they are”: Police tell wedding shooters to turn themselves in

The teenage bride was said to have “had the look of being frightened the whole way through the liturgy”.

# tragedy - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

At least 22 killed as plane crashes into Taiwan river

Amateur video footage showed the plane hit a road bridge as it banked towards the water, leaving a trail of debris.

# tragedy - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Tributes paid to journalist and economist Colm Rapple RIP

Tributes paid to journalist and economist Colm Rapple

Colm Rapple died after a short illness in hospital.

# tragedy - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Heartbreaking final broadcast as news anchor tells viewers of his fatal condition

In an emotional goodbye the news anchor informs viewers he is suffering from ALS.

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These 7 days are historically the deadliest in NASA history

On this day in 1986, the shuttle Challenger exploded just 73 seconds after launch.

# tragedy - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The42 Tributes pour in after GAA club player dies after collapsing at training session last night RIP

Tributes pour in after GAA club player dies after collapsing at training session last night

St Aidan’s clubman Steven Deeney collapsed around 9pm during indoor training session.

# tragedy - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Bodies found belted to seats near AirAsia crash site

The five bodies were found ‘buried in mud’.

# tragedy - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

AirAsia black box records warning alarms “screaming” before crash

In the final minutes, the plane climbed at a speed which was beyond normal.

# tragedy - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.

# tragedy - Monday 12 January, 2015

France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings

Meanwhile, Germany’s anti-Islamic was set to march today.

# tragedy - Saturday 10 January, 2015

‘Their friendship brought brightness to our world’: Athy crash victims laid to rest

Funeral services for Niamh Doyle and Ashling Middleton took place in Carlow and Kildare today.

# tragedy - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The42 French sport will pay its respects to the Charlie Hebdo attack victims this weekend Solidarity

French sport will pay its respects to the Charlie Hebdo attack victims this weekend

A minute’s silence is set to be held around grounds of the country’s football, rugby, basketball and athletics clubs this weekend.

# tragedy - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

‘Four beautiful school friends’ to be laid to rest after tragic Kildare crash

Funeral arrangements have been made for three of the young women.

# tragedy - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Cops protest against NY mayor at slain police officer’s funeral

Dozens turned their back on the city leader.

# tragedy - Friday 2 January, 2015

Most of the New Year crush victims in China were young women

All but four of the deceased were aged 25 or under.

# tragedy - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Man (40) killed in farming accident in Cork

The accident happened at 7.20pm last night.

# tragedy - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Cobh couple Valerie and Michael Greaney to have separate funerals

The funeral of Valerie Greaney will take place on Friday. Michael Greaney’s funeral will be held separately.

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered – but the weather’s still hampering recovery

The flight crashed in the Java Sea earlier this week.

# tragedy - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

‘She was destined to change the world’: Families mourn Australian siege heroes

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were laid to rest today.

# tragedy - Sunday 21 December, 2014

# tragedy - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Mother of children found stabbed to death in Australia is arrested

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

# tragedy - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Offensive letters, sexual assault and murder: The man who held a Sydney café hostage

Man Haron Monis was well known to police and had a significant number of charges against him before yesterday’s siege.

# tragedy - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Woman killed and two teenagers injured in Kerry road accident

The incident occurred shortly after 9am this morning.

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