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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.

# tragedy - Monday 19 May, 2014

Kim Jong-Un was ‘up all night’ worrying about apartment block collapse

A 23-storey apartment block collapsed in North Korea last week. One official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the death toll was likely to be “considerable”.

# tragedy - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Final death toll in Turkey mining disaster stands at 301

A fire had hampered rescue efforts earlier today, but the final two bodies have since been retrieved.

# tragedy - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Turkey’s fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Ankara and Istanbul.

‘Every parent’s worst nightmare’: Bereft parents condemn senseless violent attacks

Andrew Dolan was brutally attacked by three people outside a fast-food restaurant in 2011.

# tragedy - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign

The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.

# tragedy - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The Score Caddie passes away after suffering heart attack at Madeira Open Tragedy

Caddie passes away after suffering heart attack at Madeira Open

Iain MacGregor was on the bag for Alastair Forsyth on his final hole when the incident occurred.

# tragedy - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Score ‘Living with Hillsborough is like living with any unresolved issue — it eats away’ Tragedy

‘Living with Hillsborough is like living with any unresolved issue — it eats away’

Professor Phil Scraton spoke yesterday about the continuing impact of the tragedy on victims’ families.

# tragedy - Thursday 8 May, 2014

A toddler has died in farm accident in Cork

The 18-month-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# tragedy - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# tragedy - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Diver killed at scene of ferry search after air hose becomes entangled

53-year-old Lee Gwang-Wook, who was making his first dive at the scene, lost consciousness and was pronounced dead in hospital.

# tragedy - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Score Remembering Alan Feeley – ‘Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place’ Organ Donation

Remembering Alan Feeley – ‘Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place’

‘Alan’s Sports Extravaganza’ will take place on August 2nd in UL to honour the memory of the late Mayo man and increase awareness on organ donation.

Three-year-old boy dies in Monaghan road crash

In a separate incident in Calary Co. Wicklow, a 40-year-old man died when his motorcycle collided with a tree.

# tragedy - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Score 23 pics revisiting the life and tragic death of legendary Formula One driver Ayrton Senna Anniversary

23 pics revisiting the life and tragic death of legendary Formula One driver Ayrton Senna

The Brazilian passed away on this day 20 years ago.

# tragedy - Friday 25 April, 2014

Tom Meagher on Late Late Show to take stand against men’s violence towards women

Jill Meagher’s husband has decided to become an advocate for a men’s movement against violence 18 months after his wife’s brutal murder.

Student dies during lecture at University of Limerick

Rachael Hogan collapsed suddenly during a lecture yesterday afternoon.

# tragedy - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can’t return to work

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

There are still almost 200 people missing – most of them schoolchildren.

# tragedy - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

104 dead in South Korea ferry disaster, 200 still missing

It was reported that the ferry had turned sharply before it sank, but now experts say the data is incomplete.

# tragedy - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Score Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

# tragedy - Friday 18 April, 2014

Funeral for Peaches Geldof to be held on Monday

It is thought that her father, Bob Geldof, will deliver a eulogy.

# tragedy - Thursday 17 April, 2014

# tragedy - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Boston to mark one year since marathon bombings

The ceremonies will take place at the scene of the bombings on Boylston Street.

# tragedy - Monday 14 April, 2014

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.

# tragedy - Sunday 13 April, 2014

At least 36 dead in motorway bus crash in Mexico

Those injured have been hospitalized and are in stable condition, officials said.

# 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.