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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Today’s News

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# tragedy - Yesterday’s News

Man dies in accident at Louth factory

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating.

# tragedy - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

‘These are painful days’: Kathleen and Jimmy Cuddihy laid to rest in Donegal

The couple were found dead in their home last week.

# tragedy - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft Blu Bar

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

# tragedy - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nepal plans new safety rules after country’s worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

# tragedy - Friday 17 October, 2014

Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain

Dozens of people have taken shelter in small lodges and huts.

# tragedy - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

17-year-old girl killed in road traffic collision

The collision occurred shortly after 11am this morning in Coleraine, Co Derry.

# tragedy - Monday 13 October, 2014

‘I will never again go into that house’: Helen O’Driscoll has not returned home since sons’ deaths

Her nine-year-old twins Thomas and Paddy were killed in the family home on 4 September.

# tragedy - Monday 29 September, 2014

Monster truck crashes into crowd killing two people

The truck surged off the track into the crowd of spectators.

# tragedy - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Toddler dies after being hit by van in Donegal driveway

The 22-month-old boy was from Letterkenny.

# tragedy - Friday 26 September, 2014

Father of five killed in suspicious house fire in Bray

There were two house fires in Dublin and Wicklow overnight.

‘I could never hate him’: Helen O’Driscoll forgives eldest son who killed his twin brothers

Jonathan O’Driscoll killed his younger twin brothers before taking his own life last month.

# tragedy - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Dhara Kivlehan was not seen by specialist for 60 hours after acute kidney failure

However the doctor who looked after the 29-year-old said that this did not affect her overall care.

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Dhara Kivlehan inquest: Delay of 36 hours between diagnosis and transfer for special care

Her family feel something could have been done if she was not “at death’s door” when she got to Belfast.

# tragedy - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Doctor describes ‘error’ as hospital failed to look at Dhara Kivlehan’s blood tests for 12 hours

The inquest also heard that a request to transfer Dhara Kivlehan to ICU was not acted on for eight hours.

# tragedy - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan

The 29 year old died four years ago after giving birth to a baby boy.

# tragedy - Saturday 20 September, 2014

The heartbreaking reasons that there are hardly any mammies in Disney films

Your Disney favourites just got even darker.

# tragedy - Friday 19 September, 2014

Grandfather kills his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida shooting

Don Spirit was released from prison in February 2006 for a gun charge.

# tragedy - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Two-year-old boy killed in tragic accident in Galway

Gardaí are not looking for anybody in relation to the death.

# tragedy - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the fatal stab attack at a hospital in Waterford, the Charleville tragedy, James Reilly, and a 25ft granny.

# tragedy - Monday 1 September, 2014

Crete tragedy: Symphony orchestra holds minute’s silence for John and Kevin RIP

Crete tragedy: Symphony orchestra holds minute’s silence for John and Kevin

Violist John Lynch and his partner, Kevin Devine, died on Friday off a beach in the town of Kissamos.

# tragedy - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Score Death of player hit by missile thrown from stands sees Algerian football suspended Condemnation

Death of player hit by missile thrown from stands sees Algerian football suspended

The African country’s football federation has cancelled this weekend’s games in protest to the killing of Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse.

Scottish teenager drowns in incident linked to ice bucket challenge

Cameron Lancaster (18) died at a quarry near Fife.

# tragedy - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Three relatives of Pope Francis – including two babies – killed in car crash

A Vatican spokesman said the Pope was “deeply pained”.

# tragedy - Monday 18 August, 2014

Two-year-old Irish boy drowns in Spanish swimming pool

It’s believed the child fell from a wall into a neighbour’s pool.

# tragedy - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Two people killed in overnight road crash in Cork

A man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene last night.

Man killed in hit-and-run in Swords overnight

The man was struck by a car on North Street in Swords at 3.10am.

# tragedy - Friday 15 August, 2014

Sr Paula Buckley died just days short of 50 years as a nun

She and Sr Imelda Carew died after swimming at Inch, Co Kerry last night.

# tragedy - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Brazilian presidential candidate dies after plane crashes in residential area

“All of Brazil is in mourning. We lost a great Brazilian today”.

# tragedy - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

# tragedy - Friday 8 August, 2014

Drugs suspected in sudden death of man in his 20s

Three men have been arrested in connection with the death.

# tragedy - Monday 4 August, 2014

A 5-year-old boy has died in a farm accident in Offaly

Gardaí and the HSA have launched an investigation.

# tragedy - Monday 28 July, 2014

Pensioner drowns ‘attempting to remove tricolours from island’ at Armagh pond

It’s believed the man was trying to swim out to the island to replace them with a Union flag.

# tragedy - Friday 25 July, 2014

‘No survivors’ from Air Algerie crash over Mali — French President

The wreckage of the plane has been located 50km north of the Burkina Faso border in Mali’s Gossi region.

# tragedy - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Skeffington brothers to be laid to rest in Sligo tomorrow

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

# tragedy - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

‘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.

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