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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Families of Christchurch victims face long wait for the return of their loved ones' bodies

Under Islamic custom, burials are to take place as soon as possible after death, which hasn’t been the case in this situation.

# tragedy - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

From The42 Emiliano Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle Dispute

Emiliano Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle

The late footballer was buried at the age of 28 in the Argentine village of Progreso on Saturday.

# tragedy - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From The42 Nantes considering legal action over €17 million Sala payment Tragedy

Nantes considering legal action over €17 million Sala payment

The French club completed the transfer of the Argentine striker before his plane crashed in the English channel.

# tragedy - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

From The42 Cardiff players reluctant to fly after Sala disappearance Fear

Cardiff players reluctant to fly after Sala disappearance

The club returned to action for the first time since the player’s disappearance on Tuesday in a 2-1 defeat at Arsenal.

# tragedy - Monday 14 January, 2019

# tragedy - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From The42 ‘We didn’t want to play... We weren’t really given a choice’ Tragedy

‘We didn’t want to play... We weren’t really given a choice’

The Liverpool players were numb and bewildered as they sat on the coach taking them away from Heysel Stadium

# tragedy - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Indonesia tsunami: Residents near volcano warned to stay away from beaches after 222 killed

At least 843 people have been injured too, officials said.

# tragedy - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From The42 Cause of Leicester City helicopter crash revealed by investigators as accident report is published Tragedy

Cause of Leicester City helicopter crash revealed by investigators as accident report is published

A helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium killed five people on board in October.

# tragedy - Monday 19 November, 2018

77 dead, 993 missing and 10,000 homes destroyed as California waits on rain

Firefighters managed to expand containment to 65% of the 234-square-mile burn zone over the weekend.

# tragedy - Thursday 1 November, 2018

From The42 Leicester boss left 'numb' after 'one of the hardest weeks in the club's history' In Mourning

Leicester boss left 'numb' after 'one of the hardest weeks in the club's history'

Foxes manager Claude Puel says the Premier League side is still coming to terms with last weekend’s tragic helicopter crash.

# tragedy - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

From The42 Ranieri 'shaken' by death of Leicester's Thai boss Tragedy

Ranieri 'shaken' by death of Leicester's Thai boss

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died along with four others when his helicopter plummeted into a car park outside the King Power stadium.

# tragedy - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 'He made us champions': Leicester pays tribute to Thai owner Tragedy

'He made us champions': Leicester pays tribute to Thai owner

Four other people on the helicopter, including two members of Vichai’s staff, were also killed in the crash.

# tragedy - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires RIP

'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp got married last week and was on his honeymoon when deadly fires swept through the town of Mati.

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work RIP

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp was on his honeymoon when he and his wife Zoe Holohan were caught in the fires.

# tragedy - Monday 16 July, 2018

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named

Joshua Osahon from Portlaoise lost his life after going swimming in a lake in central Spain on Saturday afternoon.

# tragedy - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Skerries 100 race goes ahead, with entire prize fund to go to William Dunlop's family

32-year-old William Dunlop died tragically during practice for the racing event yesterday afternoon.

# tragedy - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston

A new documentary by Kevin Macdonald uncovers how the singer was abused by a relative as a child.

# tragedy - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies

The death toll is now 111.

# tragedy - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'We are devastated': Grandparents, mother and four children killed in murder-suicide in Australia

Police said they weren’t looking for anyone else in relation to the shootings.

# tragedy - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'

For the first time, the Tánaiste speaks of his family’s own personal tragedy in pregnancy.

# tragedy - Monday 23 April, 2018

From The42 Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad RIP

Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad

29-year-old Matt Campbell was running his second marathon in as many weeks.

# tragedy - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife

The youngster was rushed to hospital after being critically injured on Thursday evening.

# tragedy - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From The42 British sailor 'presumed lost at sea' after going overboard in the Volvo Ocean Race Missing

British sailor 'presumed lost at sea' after going overboard in the Volvo Ocean Race

John Fisher was swept overboard Monday afternoon.

# tragedy - Friday 16 March, 2018

Rescue 116 crash: Investigators seek review of all Irish search and rescue operations

Four Irish Coast Guard crew were killed in the tragedy. The latest interim report has been published.

Topman 'unreservedly apologises' after claims it was selling t-shirt referencing Hillsborough disaster

The company has yet to respond to the online furore.

# tragedy - Sunday 25 February, 2018

13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps

The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.

# tragedy - Saturday 17 February, 2018

13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico at 11.39pm Irish time last night.

# tragedy - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Wicklow man died after taking headshop drug known as 'gravel' and 'bubble'

An inquest heard cause of death was Alpha PVP toxicity with restraint as a contributory factor.

# tragedy - Monday 22 January, 2018

# tragedy - Thursday 18 January, 2018

All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals

All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals; local media indicates that they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.

From The42 Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide RIP

Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide

A victim of the former youth team coach said he tried to contact the late player’s parents.

# tragedy - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'They have nowhere else': Sierra Leone mudslide victims move back to homes in danger zone

The August mudslide killed more than 1,000 people and there are fears for another landslide in the next rainy season.

# tragedy - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

At least 48 people die after bus goes off Peru's 'Devil's Curve'

It plunged 100 metres and landed upside down on rocks at the edge of the sea.

# tragedy - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Man found dead after fall at construction site in London's Canary Wharf

The man is believed to have fallen into a deep trench at the site.

# tragedy - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The42 'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?' Tragedy

'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?'

This extract from a recent book on the late Cormac McAnallen recalls the harrowing circumstances in which he was discovered dead.

# tragedy - Thursday 28 December, 2017

First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day RIP

First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day

Martin Needham will be buried today followed by his friend Declan Davitt tomorrow.

# tragedy - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Limerick man killed in car crash hours before coming home for Christmas

One friend described him as a “gentle giant”.

# tragedy - Sunday 24 December, 2017

At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre

Firefighters have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead.

# tragedy - Friday 22 December, 2017

All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, says coroner

The incident on 1 October was the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

# tragedy - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'I think Alan has done something terrible and he killed them all'

The inquest into the death of Clodagh Hawe and her three sons continues in Cavan today.

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