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#Deaths

# deaths - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 people after hovering over Bahamas for hours

Dorian has weakened slightly to a Category 3 storm after lashing the Bahamas with winds of 205km/h.

# deaths - Friday 30 August, 2019

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles Hsa

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles

The HSA launched it annual report for 2018 today.

# deaths - Thursday 13 June, 2019

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

# deaths - Saturday 27 April, 2019

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house

The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.

# deaths - Thursday 28 March, 2019

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

# deaths - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

# deaths - Friday 15 March, 2019

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018 CSO

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018

The average age of first-time mothers was 31, up 0.2 years from the same period in the previous year.

# deaths - Friday 8 March, 2019

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

'An unspeakable tragedy': Woman and teenage daughter found dead in Newry flat named

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at a flat at 11am yesterday.

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016

Of the total number, 549 were male and 187 were female.

# deaths - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Police 'not looking for anyone else' after bodies of three people found in Newry

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at an apartment this morning.

# deaths - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station

The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, sources said.

# deaths - Friday 1 February, 2019

'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol

A new study looked at the deaths of over 200 homeless people in Dublin over five years.

# deaths - Sunday 27 January, 2019

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

# deaths - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

# deaths - Monday 14 January, 2019

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen

Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.

# deaths - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

# deaths - Monday 26 November, 2018

39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period

There were 39 people killed or injured in collisions involving a quad bike or scrambler on a public road.

# deaths - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises CSO

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises

Teenage births have more than halved in a decade and the number of twins being born has increased significantly.

# deaths - Sunday 7 October, 2018

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say

The epicentre of the quake was located about 19 kilometres northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix.

# deaths - Monday 20 August, 2018

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

# deaths - Saturday 4 August, 2018

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

# deaths - Thursday 5 July, 2018

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

# deaths - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester

Police in Chester had been investigating the death of infants at the hospital since May 2017.

# deaths - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India

Police official Manoj Kumar said rescuers recovered 48 bodies from the accident site.

# deaths - Monday 18 June, 2018

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists

The deaths are being treated as “unexplained”.

# deaths - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala

Authorities said more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the disaster.

# deaths - Monday 4 June, 2018

Children among 25 people killed after Guatemala volcano erupts

Search efforts for those who are missing were suspended last night due to dangerous conditions.

# deaths - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house.

# deaths - Thursday 3 May, 2018

At least 125 killed as dust storms batter India

The overnight storm ravaged Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan states.

# deaths - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45

Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since 30 March.

# deaths - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety

Four cyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.

# deaths - Monday 16 April, 2018

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot

Fights among inmates erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.

# deaths - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'

Nikolas Cruz stands to inherit the equivalent of €647,000 following the death of his mother last November.

# deaths - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year

London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s.

# deaths - Monday 2 April, 2018

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# deaths - Saturday 24 March, 2018

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash

The aircraft went down into the sea just off Tuskar Rock, killing all 61 passengers and crew.

# deaths - Monday 5 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

# deaths - Friday 23 February, 2018

Over 100 people have now died from flu this season

The number who’d died at the start of February stood at 55.

# deaths - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

More than 300 people now killed in rebel held area of Syria

At least 67 children were among those killed this week.

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