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# christchurch - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Second Irish man confirmed to have died in New Zealand earthquake
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# New Zealand Quake

Second Irish man confirmed to have died in New Zealand earthquake

Mar 8th 2011, 3:49 PM 1,307 Views 0 Comments

The man’s body has been recovered and he has been identified as JJ O’Connor, originally from Co Kerry.

# christchurch - Monday 7 March, 2011

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake
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# Earthquake

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake

Mar 7th 2011, 5:07 PM 1,772 Views 0 Comments

A shocking new satellite image shows the power of the earthquake that rocked New Zealand last month.

# christchurch - Sunday 6 March, 2011

New Zealand earthquakes will almost halve country's economic growth
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# New Zealand

New Zealand earthquakes will almost halve country's economic growth

Mar 6th 2011, 3:16 PM 502 Views 0 Comments

February’s devastating quake in Christchurch along with one in September last year will impact on the country’s economy.

# christchurch - Saturday 5 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 5th 2011, 7:59 PM 2,201 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on today’s news, including: coalition talks, narrow scrapes for Jose Mourinho and Gay Byrne, and the death of the beloved snood.

No bodies found in Christchurch cathedral wreckage, rescuers say
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# Christchurch

No bodies found in Christchurch cathedral wreckage, rescuers say

Mar 5th 2011, 2:56 PM 1,193 Views 0 Comments

It was one of the highest-profile casualties of the earthquake – but as the rubble is cleared, there are no bodies to find.

# christchurch - Friday 4 March, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Mar 4th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,950 Views 0 Comments

The poignant, the beautiful, the stunning – and the plain bizarre – moments of the week, in pictures.

# christchurch - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand

Mar 3rd 2011, 9:32 PM 1,683 Views 1 Comment

Area north-west of city was struck with a 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday night.

'No chance' of finding more survivors in Christchurch
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# New Zealand

'No chance' of finding more survivors in Christchurch

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:42 AM 371 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand officials have declared the search for survivors of the earthquake over, saying efforts have now shifted to the recovery of loved ones and their return to their families.

# christchurch - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Time capsules discovered under fallen statue of Christchurch's Irish founder
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Time capsules discovered under fallen statue of Christchurch's Irish founder

Mar 2nd 2011, 11:15 AM 1,201 Views 0 Comments

The two time capsules were discovered under the statue of John Robert Godley, the Irishman who founded Christchurch.

# christchurch - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Christchurch braces for high winds as earthquake recovery continues
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# New Zealand

Christchurch braces for high winds as earthquake recovery continues

Mar 1st 2011, 10:08 PM 561 Views 0 Comments

The death toll has officially reached 159, but police say it could eventually be as high as 240.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 1st 2011, 7:33 PM 1,097 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on this evening’s news stories, including: the discovery of a woman’s body in Tralee; storm to strike Christchurch; and celebrities behaving badly.

# christchurch - Monday 28 February, 2011

Death toll mounts after New Zealand earthquake
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# New Zealand

Death toll mounts after New Zealand earthquake

Feb 28th 2011, 9:21 PM 834 Views 0 Comments

The official toll of last week’s 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch has risen to 154 as aftershocks continue to rock the city.

"Bax you are forever in our hearts" - five month old baby first quake victim to be buried
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# Earthquake

"Bax you are forever in our hearts" - five month old baby first quake victim to be buried

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

The search for victims is continuing with the aid of sniffer dogs and sensitive listening devices, but rescue teams are now finding only the dead in the rubble.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Feb 28th 2011, 8:32 AM 1,422 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: 154 down, 12 seats in the 31st Dail to go; the f-word provides the only intake of breath on a dull night at the Oscars, and has Enda popped the question yet?

# christchurch - Sunday 27 February, 2011

New Zealand death toll rises to 147 with one Irish man still missing in Christchurch
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# New Zealand

New Zealand death toll rises to 147 with one Irish man still missing in Christchurch

Feb 27th 2011, 2:30 PM 616 Views 0 Comments

The number of dead has risen to 147 in the earthquake-struck city, as rescue crews continue to search for survivors including one Irishman.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Feb 27th 2011, 9:10 AM 1,751 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael celebrate victory; the UN vote unanimously refer Libya to an intentional war tribunal; and the death toll in Christchurch rises to 146.

# christchurch - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Rescue efforts continue in Christchurch as death toll reaches 145
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# New Zealand

Rescue efforts continue in Christchurch as death toll reaches 145

Feb 26th 2011, 12:33 PM 359 Views 0 Comments

Over 200 people, including one Irish man, are still missing after last week’s 6.3 quake.

# christchurch - Friday 25 February, 2011

Christchurch earthquake victim's home burgled as family await news
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# New Zealand

Christchurch earthquake victim's home burgled as family await news

Feb 25th 2011, 3:37 PM 1,153 Views 0 Comments

Home of presenter Donna Manning, believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of the devastated Canterbury TV building, robbed as her children kept vigil over rescue efforts.

New Zealand woman weds days after being pulled from rubble
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# New Zealand

New Zealand woman weds days after being pulled from rubble

Feb 25th 2011, 12:05 PM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

Emma Howard was rescued from the wrecked Pyne Gould Corporation building in which an Irishman is believed to be trapped.

Search continues for missing Irishman after Christchurch earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Search continues for missing Irishman after Christchurch earthquake

Feb 25th 2011, 8:33 AM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

Rescue teams continue to sift through the mountains of rubble for survivors from Tuesday’s 6.3 magnitude earthquake, as concerns grow for missing Kerryman.

Fears over Munster man missing in Christchurch rubble
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Fears over Munster man missing in Christchurch rubble

Feb 25th 2011, 5:45 AM 1,585 Views 0 Comments

A 40-year-old father-of-one from Co Kerry is missing, and thought to be trapped under the Pyne Gould Guinness building.

# christchurch - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand
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# New Zealand

Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand

Feb 24th 2011, 9:33 AM 1,512 Views 0 Comments

The man is trapped in a collapsed building in Christchurch. The DFA are seriously concerned about his welfare and that of one other person in New Zealand.

Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake

Feb 24th 2011, 7:47 AM 677 Views 0 Comments

A total of 98 people have now been confirmed dead with hundreds more fatalities expected in Christchurch.

# christchurch - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday
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# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 4:51 PM 1,497 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know: fears over 100 trapped in a Christchurch TV building, party leaders racking up the miles, and the Ireland team to face Scotland on Sunday.

"NZ's worst disaster" as massive water outages remain
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

"NZ's worst disaster" as massive water outages remain

Feb 23rd 2011, 3:33 PM 1,118 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealand newspaper are packed with earthquake coverage as new estimates believe 100 died in a TV building.

Death toll in New Zealand earthquake could rise to hundreds
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Death toll in New Zealand earthquake could rise to hundreds

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:20 AM 1,091 Views 0 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared with stories of survivors being plucked from the rubble after over 24 hours trapped.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 8:45 AM 2,200 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Two Irish citizens amongst 75 people who died in New Zealand earthquake; first votes cast and – golly gosh! – new Enid Blyton novel is discovered.

Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake

Feb 23rd 2011, 7:38 AM 3,954 Views 0 Comments

Details of the two deceased begin to emerge with ‘serious concerns’ over two more Irish people missing and ten more still unaccounted for.

# christchurch - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

“It’s eerie”: Christchurch’s stranded Irish speak of earthquake horror
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

“It’s eerie”: Christchurch’s stranded Irish speak of earthquake horror

Feb 22nd 2011, 9:38 PM 2,125 Views 0 Comments

Irish visitors to New Zealand recount the massive earthquake, while the Irish Consul says Christchurch is “a broken city”.

Take 5: Tuesday
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# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Feb 22nd 2011, 4:44 PM 1,550 Views 0 Comments

Five things you need to know: Gaddafi tries to cling on in Libya, how New Zealand’s earthquake was ‘waiting to happen’, and the closure of the Sunday Tribune.

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'

Feb 22nd 2011, 3:23 PM 3,017 Views 0 Comments

Why the Christchurch happened, why it caused so much damage – and why there are still dangers to come.

No Irish nationals reported injured in New Zealand earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

No Irish nationals reported injured in New Zealand earthquake

Feb 22nd 2011, 11:38 AM 2,300 Views 0 Comments

Although details are still emerging about the earthquake, there have been no reports as yet of any Irish people being caught up in the disaster.

65 killed in New Zealand earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

65 killed in New Zealand earthquake

Feb 22nd 2011, 9:08 AM 4,187 Views 0 Comments

6.3 magnitude earthquake struch Christchurch city centre just before lunchtime local time today, on what the Prime Minister believes could be the country’s “darkest day”.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Feb 22nd 2011, 8:14 AM 2,338 Views 0 Comments

Nine things to know, including: New Zealand earthquake kills 65; GE11 campaign focuses on children and jobs; Vancouver ranked best city to live in; and scientists develop cancer-inhibiting enzyme.

# christchurch - Monday 6 September, 2010

New Zealand enforces Christchurch curfew
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# Earthquake

New Zealand enforces Christchurch curfew

Sep 6th 2010, 2:52 PM 203 Views 0 Comments

Troops in New Zealand have shut down some parts Christchurch and imposed a curfew, following reports of looting.