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# accident - Monday 31 August, 2015

Funeral details confirmed for men who died in freak Limerick bridge accident
# Thomond Bridge
# Thomond Bridge

Funeral details confirmed for men who died in freak Limerick bridge accident

Aug 31st 2015, 11:45 PM 18,793 Views 6 Comments

The men were named over the weekend as TJ O’Herlihy and Bryan Whelan.

# accident - Thursday 27 August, 2015

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident
# Carlow
# Carlow

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Aug 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 30,733 Views 17 Comments

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.

# accident - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

Aug 25th 2015, 12:10 PM 12,607 Views 4 Comments

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

# accident - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Teenage girl falls off nightclub roof
# Kinsale
# Kinsale

Teenage girl falls off nightclub roof

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:40 AM 40,082 Views 22 Comments

She is currently being kept at a hospital in Dubiln with non-life threatening injuries.

# accident - Monday 17 August, 2015

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro
# Whoops
# Whoops

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro

Aug 17th 2015, 4:33 PM 14,594 Views 18 Comments

The issue relates to the new ‘VAT Moss’ system.

# accident - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed
# Tianjin
# Tianjin

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed

Aug 13th 2015, 11:04 PM 33,541 Views 24 Comments

The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with a Jeep in Blessington

Aug 13th 2015, 9:09 AM 17,229 Views 13 Comments

Another motorcyclist was injured in the incident.

# accident - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash
# Longford
# Longford

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash

Aug 12th 2015, 5:20 PM 42,333 Views 6 Comments

18-year-old Michael Warren had been due to collect his exam results this morning.

# accident - Monday 10 August, 2015

Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing
# Dude Where's Our Baby?
# Dude Where's Our Baby?

Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing

Aug 10th 2015, 2:45 PM 34,621 Views 46 Comments

The little girl’s parents only realised she was missing when they heard a radio alert in their car.

# accident - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses

Aug 3rd 2015, 5:39 PM 23,452 Views 18 Comments

The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.

# accident - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident
# Accident
# Accident

Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident

Jul 29th 2015, 10:51 PM 46,673 Views 17 Comments

The boy was taken to Belmullet District Hospital, but was pronounced dead there.

# accident - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after falling off tractor in County Kerry

Jul 26th 2015, 5:00 PM 32,793 Views 12 Comments

The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# accident - Friday 24 July, 2015

Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Watch the dramatic moment a freight train smashed into a limo

Jul 24th 2015, 3:10 PM 15,956 Views 15 Comments

Don’t worry, no one was injured.

# accident - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van
# Search
# Search

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:39 PM 18,014 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old was in his first year of a nine year sentence.

# accident - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption
# New Home
# New Home

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption

Jul 8th 2015, 9:35 PM 13,549 Views 20 Comments

This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.

# accident - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Jul 2nd 2015, 9:37 PM 39,581 Views 45 Comments

The group were left hanging for 20 minutes on the hottest day of the year

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"
# Crash
# Crash

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"

Jul 2nd 2015, 10:06 AM 33,791 Views 28 Comments

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

# accident - Monday 29 June, 2015

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar
# Accident
# Accident

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar

Jun 29th 2015, 11:32 PM 83,974 Views 10 Comments

Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.

# accident - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall

Jun 27th 2015, 10:17 PM 6,620 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at Warrnambool racecourse in Australia on Saturday.

# accident - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
# Oops
# Oops

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,382 Views 103 Comments

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# accident - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry
# Kilkelly
# Kilkelly

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry

Jun 11th 2015, 3:13 PM 18,800 Views 5 Comments

It happened at around 10am this morning.

# accident - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
# Bravery
# Bravery

Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him

Jun 10th 2015, 8:04 PM 21,680 Views 14 Comments

Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.

# accident - Saturday 6 June, 2015

A 55-year-old man has died in a road accident in Galway
# Tuam
# Tuam

A 55-year-old man has died in a road accident in Galway

Jun 6th 2015, 8:50 AM 16,486 Views 2 Comments

The accident happened at Cloonmore, near Tuam, at 2.20 am this morning.

# accident - Friday 5 June, 2015

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries
# Alton Towers
# Alton Towers

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries

Jun 5th 2015, 1:40 PM 22,020 Views 7 Comments

A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.

'The flame of rugby flickers on' - Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins
# RIPJC
From The42
# RIPJC

'The flame of rugby flickers on' - Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins

Jun 5th 2015, 10:43 AM 7,404 Views 10 Comments

The 34-year-old former All Black lost his life this morning in the south of France.

# accident - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster
# The Smiler
# The Smiler

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster

Jun 2nd 2015, 10:45 PM 60,272 Views 34 Comments

A moving carriage hit a stationary one.

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes
# Search
# Search

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:54 AM 21,496 Views 7 Comments

Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.

# accident - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip
# Amazing
# Amazing

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip

May 28th 2015, 4:09 PM 20,242 Views 10 Comments

“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”

The US military accidentally shipped live anthrax around the country
# Accident
# Accident

The US military accidentally shipped live anthrax around the country

May 28th 2015, 7:57 AM 9,536 Views 17 Comments

The Pentagon and health officials said the incident posed no threat to public health.

# accident - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie
# Russia
# Russia

Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie

May 23rd 2015, 8:15 AM 38,144 Views 50 Comments

The 21-year-old Russian woman was posing with a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office.

# accident - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Two dead and 20 injured in train collision in Germany
# Serious Incident
# Serious Incident

Two dead and 20 injured in train collision in Germany

May 16th 2015, 7:20 PM 12,773 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened earlier today near Ibbenburen in northwest Germany.

# accident - Friday 15 May, 2015

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

May 15th 2015, 8:27 AM 21,348 Views 10 Comments

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

# accident - Friday 8 May, 2015

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash

May 8th 2015, 9:59 AM 12,986 Views 2 Comments

The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.

# accident - Friday 1 May, 2015

Six-year-old boy seriously injured after being hit by bus
# Accident
# Accident

Six-year-old boy seriously injured after being hit by bus

May 1st 2015, 11:05 PM 47,313 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for information.

# accident - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Crossing gates held open with a mobile phone charger led to a train hitting an An Post van
# Crash
# Crash

Crossing gates held open with a mobile phone charger led to a train hitting an An Post van

Apr 30th 2015, 7:06 PM 47,772 Views 64 Comments

The An Post worker was seriously injured.

# accident - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Seven-year-old airlifted to hospital after rally accident
# Tralee
# Tralee

Seven-year-old airlifted to hospital after rally accident

Apr 19th 2015, 3:26 PM 21,236 Views 33 Comments

A two year old was also taken to hospital.

# accident - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train
# London
# London

Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train

Apr 10th 2015, 12:46 PM 17,379 Views 15 Comments

Warning: This post contains graphic details some readers may find distressing.

# accident - Monday 6 April, 2015

Toddler in serious condition after hit and run in Phoenix Park
# North Road
# North Road

Toddler in serious condition after hit and run in Phoenix Park

Apr 6th 2015, 8:05 PM 42,771 Views 3 Comments

A 24-year-old man has been arrested.

# accident - Monday 30 March, 2015

The moment a kid realises he has shot his computer monitor will fill you with nerves From The Daily Edge

The moment a kid realises he has shot his computer monitor will fill you with nerves

Mar 30th 2015, 9:58 PM 6,056 Views 4 Comments

That wasn’t supposed to happen.

# accident - Monday 23 March, 2015

Man killed in car crash in Co. Meath overnight
# Meath
# Meath

Man killed in car crash in Co. Meath overnight

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:57 AM 17,876 Views 3 Comments

The 25-year-old’s car hit a tree just outside Kingscourt at 12.30am this morning.