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# tragedy - Today’s News


# tragedy - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Young girl killed as hit-and-run driver crashes into crèche in Florida

There is now a massive manhunt for the driver.

# tragedy - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Man arrested in connection with Omagh bombing remains in custody

Twenty nine people were killed and 220 were injured in the bombing.

# tragedy - Monday 7 April, 2014

In Pictures: Peaches Geldof – mother, wife and daughter RIP

In Pictures: Peaches Geldof – mother, wife and daughter

The young mother of two boys was pronounced dead in her home today.

Woman dies in incident involving a car and a Luas tram in Dublin City Centre

35-year-old Yao Webster died in the collision.

# tragedy - Friday 4 April, 2014

Eight-year-old boy dies following quad bike accident in Clare

The accident happened last night when the quad bike he and his father were travelling on hit a stone wall.

# tragedy - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Score Man held after fan at football match dies in Sweden Tragedy

Man held after fan at football match dies in Sweden

The 28-year-old suspect presented himself to a police station late on Monday.

# tragedy - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Score St Pat’s forward scores 0-9 in Hogan Cup semi-final just days after tragic death of his cousin Tribute

St Pat’s forward scores 0-9 in Hogan Cup semi-final just days after tragic death of his cousin

Conor Convery shot 0-9 in a remarkable display after the sad passing of his cousin.

Man dies in Roscommon fire

The 49-year-old was the only person in the house at the time.

# tragedy - Monday 24 March, 2014

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide Searching This post contains images

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide

At least eight people have been killed in the mudslide that happened on Saturday in a rural area near Seattle.

# tragedy - Friday 21 March, 2014

Man rescued after boat capsized in Lough Ree has died

The search is continuing for another man who was on the boat, while a third remains in hospital.

# tragedy - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise

The toddler was struck by a van at St Brigid’s Place just after midday.

# tragedy - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Suspected drunk driver kills two and injures 25 at SXSW festival

The car drove at high speed into a crowd before knocking two people off a moped and crashing into a taxi.

# tragedy - Sunday 9 March, 2014

US sends FBI to aid search for missing jet but insist ‘no evidence of terrorism yet’

A total of 40 ships and 22 aircraft are searching for the jet which has been missing since Saturday morning.

# tragedy - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man’s body found in fire at Louth coffin makers

The fire broke out at the coffin makers in Ardee last night.

# tragedy - Monday 3 March, 2014

Irish nurse killed in car crash in Australia

Laura Neville, who had graduated from Trinity College Dublin, had been working in Australia.

# tragedy - Sunday 2 March, 2014

A man has died after being struck by a train in Kildare

The man is believed to have dropped something and jumped down onto the tracks to retrieve it.

# tragedy - Monday 24 February, 2014

Post-mortem due on grandmother who died after being hit by own car

The 74-year-old woman was loading shopping into her car when the freak accident happened.

# tragedy - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims’ families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

# tragedy - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Man, 28, fell to his death in Sligo last night

Gardaí said they are not treating the incident as suspicious.

# tragedy - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Lone survivor found after Algeria military plane crash kills 77

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced three days of national mourning to begin tomorrow, praising the soldiers who perished in the crash as “martyrs.”

# tragedy - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Two killed as massive falling boulder smashes into train in French Alps

Images of the accident show the carriage hanging off the edge of a ravine, with a large crater in its side as the other carriage teeters on the edge.

# tragedy - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Body found in Leicester Square, London

Efforts at identifying the body are ongoing, Met Police say.

# tragedy - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Man who met Ross Cummins on night he died raises money for alcohol charity

“I was just really upset that a young life like that could just be gone,” the 25-year-old told

# tragedy - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Body of 19-year-old recovered from Carlow river

The search began last night following reports that the man had fallen into a river.

# tragedy - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The Score ‘I didn’t see it coming for Niall’ – Galway’s Damien Hayes on the death of his ex-teammate Tragedy

‘I didn’t see it coming for Niall’ – Galway’s Damien Hayes on the death of his ex-teammate

Damien Hayes delivered a moving tribute to his former teammate.

# tragedy - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Funeral of Tom O’Gorman to be held tomorrow RIP

Funeral of Tom O’Gorman to be held tomorrow

The removal will take place this evening in Castleknock.

# tragedy - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Post-mortem due after tragic three-year-old death in lift shaft

Two separate investigations have been launched by gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority.

# tragedy - Saturday 11 January, 2014

HSA launches investigation into workplace accident in Donegal

The 21-year-old was tragically killed on the premises where he worked yesterday.

# tragedy - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Life support extended for US girl after routine operation goes wrong

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath reacted unexpectedly after routine tonsil surgery and was declared brain dead a few days later.

# tragedy - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Express train fire in India kills at least 26 people

Two children were among the victims.

# tragedy - Friday 27 December, 2013

Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche

The cross-country skier was found near the town of Realp.

# tragedy - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Man dies trying to rescue his dog from a river

The 46-year-old entered the fast-flowing water after his dog, who escaped unharmed.

# tragedy - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Cork club mourns loss of ‘dedicated servant’ killed in car crash

Tony Dineen was killed in a crash at Youghal this morning.

Friends of Irish man who died in hit-and-run campaign for minute silence at Aston Villa

Kildare man Jody O’Reilly was killed in a hit-and-run in Birmingham last weekend.

# tragedy - Saturday 14 December, 2013

One year on, Sandy Hook marks the anniversary of school massacre

The shooting at Newtown in Connecticut was the second-deadliest mass shooting by a single person in US history. Twenty-six people – including 20 children – were killed.

# tragedy - Monday 2 December, 2013

Probe launched into cause of New York train derailment

The train may have been speeding when it veered off the rails in the Bronx borough yesterday.

# tragedy - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Police helicopter crashes into pub in Glasgow

Police Scotland have confirmed that Eurocopter EC135 T2 with a crew of three consisting of two police officers and a civilian pilot were on board the helicopter.

# tragedy - Friday 29 November, 2013

Simon Community says Phoenix Park death highlights the vulnerability of the homeless

A man was found dead in Phoenix Park today who is believed to have suffered from burns.

Rain puts ‘fear in the eyes of children’ in the Philippines Aid

Rain puts ‘fear in the eyes of children’ in the Philippines

“You can see the little children when it starts to rain, you can see the fear in their eyes, that what they thought was the end of the world but managed to survive is coming back for them.”

# tragedy - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Latvia probes store disaster as hopes dim of finding survivors

Rescuers have been combing the ruins of the Riga supermarket for bodies.