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# tragedy - Today’s News


# tragedy - Sunday 15 November, 2015

‘Standing at the scene where my boyfriend ran over a man…I didn’t know it was my dad’

Maggie Bonner describes the shock of finding out that the man who her boyfriend drove over was her father.

# tragedy - Saturday 14 November, 2015

‘To kill so many people, so deliberately, in such a short time shows determination and training’

This will not be the last such attack in France or elsewhere in the EU, writes columnist Tom Clonan.

# tragedy - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Farmer dies after falling from roof in Galway

The man’s body was discovered by a relative.

# tragedy - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Youngest survivor of Carrickmines fire ‘doing okay’ one month on

The investigation into the cause of the blaze that killed 10 people – including young children – is ongoing.

# tragedy - Friday 23 October, 2015

Young child among 43 killed when bus carrying elderly day-trippers crashed with lorry

Many of the victims are thought to have died after a fire broke out on the bus.

# tragedy - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Police officer shoots family dog dead when it runs to greet him

The family are asking for an apology from the officer involved.

# tragedy - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

‘Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words’ RIP

‘Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words’

The first of the Carrickmines funerals took place in Bray today.

President Higgins will plant a tree in honour of Berkeley victims during US trip

Michael D is en route to the west coast of America.

# tragedy - Monday 19 October, 2015

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard

Ireland’s dirty secret is that the Carrickmines tragedy could happen in any parish in the country, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# tragedy - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Funeral details of Carrickmines fire victims announced

The burials will take place in Wexford and Wicklow over the coming week.

# tragedy - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Carrickmines fire victims remembered at candelit vigil

The event came after a temporary site at Rockville Drive was blockaded yesterday.

# tragedy - Monday 12 October, 2015

Relatives of Carrickmines fire victims turned away from Dublin bar

The men had visited Ollie’s Bar looking for Sunday lunch.

“It begs the question: how serious is the government about Travellers’ rights?”

The fallout from the Carrickmines disaster, which claimed 10 lives on Saturday morning, continued this afternoon.

# tragedy - Sunday 11 October, 2015

On-duty garda killed in Louth shooting

At least two people have died in the incident, which took place at a house near Omeath.

Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has declared three days of national mourning.

Flags to fly at half-mast for victims of Carrickmines fire

The blaze in the south Dublin suburb killed ten people yesterday, including five children.

# tragedy - Saturday 10 October, 2015

‘All of those young children were just so innocent’

Family members left homeless by the blaze are being put-up in council accommodation tonight. President Higgins has called it a “most dreadful tragedy”.

# tragedy - Friday 9 October, 2015

Three students were ‘hypnotised to death’ by their school principal in Florida Bizarre Tragedy This post contains videos

Three students were ‘hypnotised to death’ by their school principal in Florida

The students died by suicide after their principal gave them hypnosis therapy.

# tragedy - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Cathriona White to be laid to rest in her hometown on Saturday RIP

Cathriona White to be laid to rest in her hometown on Saturday

The aspiring actress and make-up artist died tragically in late September.

Becky Watts died by strangulation before her body was cut up with a saw

A Bristol court was told yesterday that her stepbrother Nathan Matthews and his girlfriend Shauna Hoare killed the teenager at her home.

# tragedy - Monday 5 October, 2015

Tributes flood in for 19-year-old killed in weekend farming accident

Adam Mangan was involved with Offaly minor football team and also Tullamore Rugby Club.

Cork woman who lost family after crash with suicidal driver says she’ll never return to crash scene

Elber Twomey’s son Oisín and her unborn daughter, Elber Marie, died after the crash while her husband Con died 10 months later.

# tragedy - Friday 18 September, 2015

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report

The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.

# tragedy - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Experienced zookeeper mauled to death by tiger

The incident happened at Wroclaw zoo this morning.

# tragedy - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

‘I lost my boy to carbon monoxide poisoning – I don’t want another family to go through this’

18 year old Neil McFerran and Aaron Davidson succumbed to fumes while on a trip at a family member’s apartment in 2010.

# tragedy - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

An Irish hero who saved people from a burning building has died in a Spanish car crash

Sean McShea was involved in the single-car collision yesterday morning.

# tragedy - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Ireland will do more: ‘Dead bodies of young children on the shores of Europe — we can’t let that lie’

Minister Brendan Howlin has indicated that Ireland will take in more than its allocated 600 people.

# tragedy - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man arrested over Paris fire that killed eight people including two children

Two died after jumping from the building to escape the flames.

# tragedy - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Mum (79) stages sit-in at Justice Department over deaths of her daughters in fire

Christine Keegan wants her daughters’ names removed from the two official reports on the blaze.

# tragedy - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Women and girls killed in crash at Swaziland festival where king chooses a new wife

Up to 40,000 young women dance before the king during the Reed

# tragedy - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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.

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