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# tragedy - Today’s News


# tragedy - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Irish Muslims condemn Ramadan terrorist attacks

The founder of the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council was speaking about the attacks at an event yesterday.

# tragedy - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral RIP

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral

Lorcán is the last of the victims to be laid to rest this week.

# tragedy - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# tragedy - Monday 22 June, 2015

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland RIP

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

# tragedy - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Berkeley tragedy victims were “the products of what is best in Irish families”

The Irish community, and those further afield, have rallied to support the families and the seven who remain injured in hospital.

# tragedy - Friday 19 June, 2015

Remains of four students killed at Berkeley will arrive in Dublin on Sunday morning

The remains are to be released to families this evening.

‘It’s such a sad time, I feel it all over the country’ – Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach says he intends to meet the bereaved families whenever it is appropriate to do so.

# tragedy - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Charleston church shooting suspect captured by police

The 21-year-old white man suspected of shooting dead nine black people was captured this afternoon.

# tragedy - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Insensitive reporting over the Berkeley tragedy was akin to victim blaming

Controversial media coverage in Ireland the US has caused widespread offence in the aftermath of six young people losing their lives.

# tragedy - Thursday 11 June, 2015

A man who ran over his girlfriend’s father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets

Michael Jackson appeared alongside his girlfriend Maggie on Tv3′s Ireland AM to tell their harrowing story.

# tragedy - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

It’s taken more than two months for the bodies of Germanwings crash victims to get home

A special flight operated by Lufthansa carried the remains of 44 Germans, among the 150 onboard when the jet crashed.

# tragedy - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Teen who took his own life after posting photos online is buried

The PSNI has issued a warning to young people about the death of the 17-year-old.

# tragedy - Monday 8 June, 2015

Police are investigating circumstances after sudden death of 16-year-old girl

The incident happened in Bangor on Saturday night.

# tragedy - Friday 5 June, 2015

CCTV footage important in GSOC investigation of Garda Sergeant

General Secretary of the AGSI, John Redmond, has also spoken positively of a meeting the group had with the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

‘Can GSOC continue with the confidence of the public and gardaí? Yes it can’ – Frances Fitzgerald

The justice minister last night opted for an independent investigation into Garda Sergeant Michael Galvin’s death.

# tragedy - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Investigation under way after Irishman (30) dies in South America

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that a man has died in Argentina.

# tragedy - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Body of missing man Karl O’Toole located

The 30-year-old’s body was found in the Salthill area of Galway.

# tragedy - Monday 25 May, 2015

Bodies of Blackstairs plane crash victims recovered from scene

The two men who died have been named as Bryan Keane (69) and Paul Smith (58) – both from Athboy in Co Meath.

# tragedy - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Toddler killed in freak accident in Cork

The young boy was airlifted to hospital – but was pronounced dead later this afternoon.

# tragedy - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Teenager Ana Hick to be laid to rest in Dublin tomorrow

Ana will be deeply missed “by her heartbroken parents” the funeral listing says.

# tragedy - Monday 18 May, 2015

Teenager Ana Hick who died after night out described as ‘beautiful, sweet young woman’

The only child died yesterday evening after being taken to hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Gardaí have rowed back on their line regarding contaminated drugs in Dublin

18-year-old Ana Hick died after an incident at the Twisted Pepper nightclub in Dublin on Saturday night.

# tragedy - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Girl, 18, dies after tragic night out at Dublin nightclub

Ana Hick had been on a night out at The Twisted Pepper in central Dublin.

Tour operator apologises to parents of children killed by faulty boiler

Christianne and Robert Shepherd died from carbon monoxide poisoning in 2006.

# tragedy - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

“People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming”

The search has also been continuing for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

# tragedy - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

New images show the Lusitania lying on the seabed off the coast of Cork

Tomorrow will mark 100 years to the day that the RMS Luistania sinking.

# tragedy - Friday 1 May, 2015

Families say gardaí didn’t investigate violent deaths properly

The ‘Families for Justice’ group will be accompanied by journalist Gemma O’Doherty and Garda whistleblower John Wilson.

# tragedy - Friday 24 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Child star of Everybody Loves Raymond takes his own life RIP

Child star of Everybody Loves Raymond takes his own life

Sawyer Sweeten was 19.

# tragedy - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Two survivors arrested as 800 die in migrant ship disaster

The two arrested are suspected to be traffickers.

# tragedy - Friday 17 April, 2015

‘Accidental death’ in case of eight-year-old boy who died by hanging

The young child was found hanging off his bed in his Pontypool home.

# tragedy - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From The42 Book links ex-Bradford chairman to Valley Parade tragedy and 8 other fires Claim

Book links ex-Bradford chairman to Valley Parade tragedy and 8 other fires

Martin Fletcher, who fled the fire, which killed his brother, father, uncle and grandfather, has released a book on the incident.

From The42 ‘The real cost of Hillsborough is not quantifiable’ Tragedy

‘The real cost of Hillsborough is not quantifiable’

The anniversary of the 1989 stadium tragedy takes place today.

# tragedy - Monday 13 April, 2015

Irish canoeist killed in Slovenia river accident

Diplomatic officials made contact with the young man’s family yesterday.

# tragedy - Friday 10 April, 2015

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.

# tragedy - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Car ‘driving erratically’ before 2-year-old killed in Phoenix Park hit and run

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

# tragedy - Thursday 2 April, 2015

A Russian trawler has sunk leaving at least 54 people dead

The fishing vessel sank off the coast of the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia’s far east.

# tragedy - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

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.

# 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.