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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 4 September, 2015


# 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.

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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.