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#Deaths

# 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.

# deaths - Sunday 18 February, 2018

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

# deaths - Friday 2 February, 2018

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated

The gardaí said that they have evidence to back up their claims.

# deaths - Thursday 1 February, 2018

55 people have died during this year's flu season

The HSE says that we may have reached peak flu season this week.

# deaths - Sunday 21 January, 2018

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

# deaths - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)

New figures from the Health and Safety Authority show that there were 47 fatal accidents last year, up one from 46 the year before.

# deaths - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Aardvark, meerkats killed in fire at London zoo

It took 72 firefighters to get the blaze under control.

# deaths - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion

Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.

# deaths - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# deaths - Friday 13 October, 2017

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia

Two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s were found dead after the incident.

# deaths - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

# deaths - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies

“It has been a heartbreaking week for anyone involved in the fight against homelessness,” the ICHH said.

# deaths - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

# deaths - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

# deaths - Saturday 12 August, 2017

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

# deaths - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

# deaths - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim

Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.

# deaths - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

# deaths - Friday 2 June, 2017

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

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