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# tragedy - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'My daughter and her friends should still be alive'

Jackie Donohoe’s daughter Ashley and Ashley’s cousin Olivia Burke died after the accident in June 2015.

# tragedy - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Woman in her 60s killed in road crash, four others injured

The incident happened at around 4pm this afternoon.

# tragedy - Friday 17 June, 2016

Cameron calls for 'end to hatred in politics' as Britain mourns murdered MP

A vigil will be held in Dublin tonight in memory of the slain mother-of-two.

Suspect in British MP killing 'quiet loner with ties to extremists'

Thomas Mair allegedly had ties to white supremacists and battled mental illness.

# tragedy - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Northern Ireland fan dies in stadium during Euro 2016 match

The man in his 60s reportedly suffered a heart attack.

A year on, the friendship and love of six young students is remembered

A memorial service was held in Dublin yesterday.

# tragedy - Monday 13 June, 2016

Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting

A large crowd – some draped in rainbow flags and holding balloons and other items – gathered at about 7pm this evening for the vigil.

# tragedy - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From The42 Tragedy strikes Nigerian football again RIP

Tragedy strikes Nigerian football again

Former Super Eagles coach Shaibu Amodu died just days after Stephen Keshi passed away.

# tragedy - Monday 6 June, 2016

Three killed after Belgian train crash

A fast-moving passenger train slammed into the back of a goods train.

# tragedy - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Signals picked up from black box of crashed EgyptAir plane

The ‘pings’ were picked up by a French navy ship this morning.

# tragedy - Monday 30 May, 2016

Mussel farmer killed in diving accident while helping friend

Marty Nee died in a drowning incident off the coast of Galway on Saturday evening.

# tragedy - Friday 20 May, 2016

Body part and luggage found in search for missing EgyptAir plane

The country’s aviation minister has said a “terrorist attack” was a more likely cause than technical failure.

# tragedy - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Young teenage boy drowns in Liffey accident

It is believed that the boy entered the Liffey before getting into difficulty.

# tragedy - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon

“It could happen to anybody anywhere. I just happened to be there and I’m glad I stopped.”

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy Josh Daniels This post contains videos

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy

Josh Daniels came of the bench to make a telling contribution.

# tragedy - Friday 29 April, 2016

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'

The man set himself alight on in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies.

# tragedy - Monday 25 April, 2016

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack

The deceased has been named locally as Nigel Murray.

# tragedy - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fire on Carrickmines halting site started in the kitchen, says report

Five of those killed were asleep in the unit where the fire broke out.

# tragedy - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Family of Martin O'Rourke will visit Sheriff St after funeral to thank locals for support

The 24-year-old was gunned down in Dublin’s north inner city last Thursday in a case of mistaken identity.

# tragedy - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The42 Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming' Claim

Minister for Sport on MMA tragedy: 'I saw this coming'

Michael Ring says he has had “grave concerns” about the sport for a long time.

# tragedy - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From The42 Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living' Reaction

Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living'

The Irish MMA star was speaking in reaction to the death of Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho.

From The42 Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone' Tragedy

Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone'

A Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following his TKO loss at Saturday’s Total Extreme Fighting MMA event in Dublin.

# tragedy - Monday 28 March, 2016

Father and son drown in stream as they visit relatives for Easter eggs

Sean ‘Curly’ Sweeney and his three-year-old son died yesterday afternoon in Ashington.

# tragedy - Saturday 26 March, 2016

"This could have happened to anybody" - Locals raise €90,000 for bereaved family of slipway tragedy

Michelle Black and Martin McGranaghan have raised a huge sum between them in an effort to help in any way they can.

# tragedy - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Zebra leads police on chase across golf course before drowning in a water trap

Police were attempting to capture the animal alive when it tragically collapsed in the pool.

# tragedy - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Woman found dead in walk-in freezer at US hotel

A search for the woman began when she didn’t return home after her shift at the hotel.

# tragedy - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Family who died in Buncrana tragedy brought home to Derry

The funerals will take place on Thursday afternoon.

"The town is cursed" - Buncrana residents numbed by horrific tragedy on their doorstep

The deaths of five members of the one family in the Donegal seaside town on Sunday evening has shocked the tight-knit local community to its core.

Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy

Five people perished in the tragedy last night.

# tragedy - Monday 21 March, 2016

'Save my baby': Buncrana father went back into car to try to rescue his family

Davitt Walsh recalls how Seán McGrotty handed his baby daughter to him before tragedy struck.

'The most palpable grief': Desolation as five victims from one family named

The mother of the young boys killed is “inconsolable and totally bereft”.

"I don't know how I'm going to cope with it": Witness describes horror of Buncrana pier tragedy

Francis Crawford was first on the scene and talked to the driver of the car.

# tragedy - Sunday 20 March, 2016

"I wrote from anger": This hard-hitting Irish book is about tattoos and tragedy

We spoke to the author, Deirdre Sullivan.

# tragedy - Friday 18 March, 2016

Body recovered after car goes into water at Howth harbour

The Coast Guard was alerted by a member of the public.

# tragedy - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Doctor referred Germanwings co-pilot to psychiatric clinic two weeks before crash

French investigators have agreed that Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed Flight 9525.

Twin boys (2) drown after falling into garden pool

The brothers were rushed to hospital but later died.

# tragedy - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Woman dies while travelling with children in single vehicle crash last night

The crash happened at about 11.30 last night in Limerick.

# tragedy - Saturday 27 February, 2016

'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide

A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.

British tourists killed in Vietnam were 'sucked down by waterfall'

Aid workers recovered the bodies of the three tourists yesterday.

# tragedy - Friday 26 February, 2016

Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam RIP

Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam

It is not yet known how they died.