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# deaths - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19
# Mortality Misinfo
# Mortality Misinfo

'A distorted perspective': How anti-lockdown groups are using data to downplay the impact of Covid-19

Jun 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,351 Views 0 Comments
  • Anti-lockdown accounts on social media often leave out important context or misconstrue data to argue that the pandemic is not real.
  • A disinformation professor at DCU says online misinformation often draws on "a grain of truth" - and then distorts it.
  • Lauren Boland breaks down the official statistics and how you can find the facts.

# deaths - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest

May 13th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,817 Views 20 Comments

On average, around five climbers die every year on the world’s highest peak.

# deaths - Thursday 6 May, 2021

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year

May 6th 2021, 9:36 PM 17,926 Views 19 Comments

North Inner City Councillor Anthony Flynn said the report on the 79 deaths in Dublin last year needs to be published urgently.

# deaths - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people

Apr 17th 2021, 10:53 AM 13,897 Views 39 Comments

The count by Johns Hopkins University comes as cases are spiking in many countries.

# deaths - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Deadline for registering deaths in Ireland could be cut to two weeks
# General Register
# General Register

Deadline for registering deaths in Ireland could be cut to two weeks

Feb 18th 2021, 1:16 PM 20,973 Views 28 Comments

Relatives currently have up to three months to register a death in the State.

# deaths - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

At least 20 people dead as 100 million Americans brace for more cold, ice and snow
# Winter Storm
# Winter Storm

At least 20 people dead as 100 million Americans brace for more cold, ice and snow

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 4:19 PM 62,367 Views 28 Comments

Nearly three million customers remained without power early today in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

# deaths - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

Jan 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 27,866 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister offered his “deepest condolences” to those whose relatives have died from Covid-19.

# deaths - Sunday 24 January, 2021

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say

Jan 24th 2021, 11:46 AM 31,177 Views 34 Comments

Health agencies say the vast majority of post-vaccination fatalities were among people who were elderly and already vulnerable.

# deaths - Friday 22 January, 2021

10% of all Covid-19 deaths in Ireland since beginning of pandemic occurred last week
# CSO Covid Data
# CSO Covid Data

10% of all Covid-19 deaths in Ireland since beginning of pandemic occurred last week

Jan 22nd 2021, 1:34 PM 16,043 Views 60 Comments

That’s according to the latest statistics released by the CSO this morning.

# deaths - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come

Jan 21st 2021, 6:58 AM 18,522 Views 40 Comments

405,400 people have died from the disease, more than the 405,399 total US combat and non-combat deaths in WWII.

# deaths - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'
# Deaths
# Deaths

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'

Jan 20th 2021, 5:35 PM 46,316 Views 28 Comments

A total of 1,110 Covid-19 deaths took place on 12 January 2021, according to government figures.

# deaths - Thursday 14 January, 2021

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January
# Covid19
# Covid19

NPHET stresses pressure on health system as 208 deaths recorded in January

Jan 14th 2021, 7:12 PM 13,715 Views 4 Comments

The youngest person to pass away with Covid-19 this month was 25-years-old.

# deaths - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Coronavirus: 12 more deaths announced as Ireland's Covid-19 death toll passes 2,000
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 12 more deaths announced as Ireland's Covid-19 death toll passes 2,000

Nov 18th 2020, 5:58 PM 138,084 Views 188 Comments

The sobering milestone has been reached following the release of the latest figures from NPHET this evening.

# deaths - Friday 30 October, 2020

Gardaí launch murder investigation over death of mother and two children in Ballinteer following post-mortem exams
# Balinteer
# Balinteer

Gardaí launch murder investigation over death of mother and two children in Ballinteer following post-mortem exams

Oct 30th 2020, 4:00 PM 59,664 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made.

Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years
# CSO
# CSO

Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years

Oct 30th 2020, 2:40 PM 23,104 Views 56 Comments

The number of births has fallen by 18.8% since 2010 and 1.3% since 2017.

# deaths - Thursday 29 October, 2020

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

'They will be greatly missed': School principal pays tribute to children and mother found dead in Ballinteer

Updated Oct 29th 2020, 7:26 PM 119,519 Views 0 Comments
  • The family has been named as 37-year-old Seema Banu, her 11-year-old daughter Affira and 6-year-old son Razam
  • Seema Banu was the victim of an alleged assault earlier this year. A suspect in that case has appeared in court on related charges.
  • Post-mortem exams are due to take place today and will inform the direction of the garda probe
  • Gardaí have asked people not to speculate about the case on social media

# deaths - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Lengthy note discovered on body of younger son killed in Kanturk shooting
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

Lengthy note discovered on body of younger son killed in Kanturk shooting

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 5:34 PM 178,014 Views 0 Comments

A father and his two sons were found dead on Monday in Kanturk, Co Cork.

# deaths - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast
# English Channel
# English Channel

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast

Oct 27th 2020, 5:58 PM 17,395 Views 4 Comments

It is believed to be the single biggest loss of life during the current migrant crisis.

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly
# 2019 Report
# 2019 Report

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly

Oct 27th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,352 Views 19 Comments

In 2019, just over 60,000 births were registered, a continuation of a yearly decrease.

# deaths - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher
# Nine Months
# Nine Months

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher

Sep 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,963 Views 29 Comments

The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.

# deaths - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told

Sep 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,471 Views 21 Comments

An expert warned that the huge issue will have implications for the grieving process.

# deaths - Friday 11 September, 2020

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July

Sep 11th 2020, 5:40 PM 56,866 Views 0 Comments

The figures in question refer to the number of deaths registered for that month so far, not the total number of people who died.

# deaths - Friday 14 August, 2020

India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll
# India
# India

India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll

Aug 14th 2020, 12:54 PM 16,182 Views 13 Comments

The Health Ministry reported 1,007 deaths in the past 24 hours, to make a total of 48,040.

# deaths - Friday 3 July, 2020

Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 2:13 PM 71,387 Views 132 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the findings are “interesting but not a surprise” because of how deaths related to the virus are counted.

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 10:55 AM 91,391 Views 101 Comments

A Hiqa report has noted a 13% increase in deaths in Ireland during the pandemic.

# deaths - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 27th 2020, 5:34 PM 88,853 Views 128 Comments

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

# deaths - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths

Jun 16th 2020, 3:21 PM 32,933 Views 44 Comments

A study found the steroid cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators.

# deaths - Sunday 24 May, 2020

New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19
# New York Times
# New York Times

New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19

May 24th 2020, 1:25 PM 30,752 Views 107 Comments

The United States has been the hardest-hit country in the coronavirus pandemic by far.

# deaths - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland
# Addiction
# Addiction

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland

Apr 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,378 Views 0 Comments

The purchasing of drugs online brings significant regulatory challenges.

# deaths - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number

Apr 22nd 2020, 12:55 PM 37,945 Views 49 Comments

Over 17,000 people have died, according to the government’s figure.

# deaths - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Holohan clarifies delay in reporting of Covid-19 deaths as daily growth rate declines
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Holohan clarifies delay in reporting of Covid-19 deaths as daily growth rate declines

Apr 21st 2020, 7:52 AM 64,959 Views 91 Comments

The 77 deaths confirmed yesterday is the highest mortality figure recorded in one day.

# deaths - Monday 13 April, 2020

'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19
# Rip.ie
# Rip.ie

'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19

Apr 13th 2020, 3:32 PM 143,034 Views 130 Comments

The question of extra deaths in the population as a result of the virus has been raised several times over the past number of weeks.

# deaths - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000

Updated Apr 12th 2020, 4:55 PM 53,325 Views 54 Comments

There are over 500,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the United States of America.

# deaths - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey
# Turkey
# Turkey

Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey

Feb 23rd 2020, 11:45 AM 13,206 Views 2 Comments

At least 21 people have been injured.

# deaths - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation'

Updated Jan 25th 2020, 2:10 PM 36,174 Views 26 Comments

1,287 cases of the deadly virus have been found so far in total.

# deaths - Friday 10 January, 2020

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause
# Workplace Accidents
# Workplace Accidents

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause

Jan 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 17,706 Views 32 Comments

Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.

# deaths - Thursday 19 December, 2019

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law
# India
# India

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

Dec 19th 2019, 10:18 PM 10,911 Views 6 Comments

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

# deaths - Sunday 8 December, 2019

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire

Dec 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 11,559 Views 15 Comments

Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.

# deaths - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds
# Fire Fatalities
# Fire Fatalities

Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds

Oct 16th 2019, 4:21 PM 4,270 Views 5 Comments

The Health Research Board found there were 101 fires recorded in closed inquest cases between 2014-2016.

# deaths - Monday 14 October, 2019

Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase

Oct 14th 2019, 4:07 PM 22,395 Views 30 Comments

In 2018, a total of 61,901 births were registered in Ireland, down from 62,919 the year previous.

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