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#Tragic

# tragic - Friday 7 September, 2018

From The42 2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training Tragic

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

Germany’s Kristina Vogel says she is slowly coming to terms with her condition after suffering spinal injuries.

# tragic - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

# tragic - 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.

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race

Dunlop, nephew of motorsport legend Joey, was just 32.

# tragic - Friday 18 May, 2018

Investigation launched into sudden death of teenager in wake of planned surgery

18-year-old Jessica Sheedy died last week following complications arising from an elective surgery at University Hospital Limerick.

# tragic - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Everyone is shocked' - Roscommon community reels from death of teenager in tragic accident abroad

19-year-old Stephen O’Gara lost his life in a tragic road accident on the island of Lanzarote at the weekend.

# tragic - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives

The cause of the 30-year-old Dublin man’s death is unclear at present.

# tragic - Monday 4 September, 2017

Pilot falls to his death from helicopter he was flying in Belgium

The accident took place during a parachute display near the city of Liege yesterday afternoon.

# tragic - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China

Craig Church (27) was from the small town of Portstewart in Northern Ireland.

# tragic - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy SAN ANTONIO This post contains videos

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

# tragic - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye RIP

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye

17-year-old Damola lost his life tragically on Tuesday last after getting into trouble while swimming in the River Shannon.

# tragic - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Seven-month-old baby dies in tragic Tipperary incident

The baby had been airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

# tragic - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK

The incident happened on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor.

# tragic - Monday 1 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge If ever there was a photo to sum up bank holiday fear, it's this photo of a sleeping girl and her pizza Tragic

# tragic - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident RIP

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.

# tragic - Friday 14 April, 2017

Tributes paid to woman who died in Lough Erne while on family holiday

The woman is said to have fallen into the water while checking the ropes on a boat.

# tragic - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Television presenter reads breaking news report detailing her husband's death

28-year-old Supreet Kaur was presenting a news bulletin on Indian TV when live report detailed the car accident in which her husband had died.

# tragic - Monday 3 April, 2017

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

# tragic - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place

The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.

# tragic - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Two men die in separate farm accidents RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

# tragic - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

# tragic - Friday 17 February, 2017

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal

64-year-old Anthony Handley had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing the death of a 31-year-old to her daughter in January 2014.

# tragic - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire

A woman and two men, all aged in their 60s and 70s, died as a result of the fire.

# tragic - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# tragic - Monday 6 February, 2017

From The42 South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45 RIP

South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45

The World Cup-winning Springbok scrum-half had been battling motor neurone disease since 2011.

# tragic - Monday 30 January, 2017

From The42 Post-mortem finds Many Clouds's death not linked to an underlying condition Results

Post-mortem finds Many Clouds's death not linked to an underlying condition

The 2015 Aintree Grand National winner suffered a huge internal haemorrhage.

# tragic - Monday 23 January, 2017

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Police are investigating.

# tragic - Thursday 19 January, 2017

At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India

Around 400 road users die in India per day. The country has one of the worst records worldwide on road safety.

# tragic - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

"It's just total devastation" - Louth community reels from tragic road deaths of two women

The two women have since been named locally as Josie Duff and Kathy McDonald, who were first cousins aged in their 70s.

# tragic - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast

More than 5,000 people died in the Mediterranean last year, the majority of them on the Libya-Italy migrant route.

# tragic - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From The42 Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game Tragic

Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game

The 64-year-old became ill during the Red Devils’ 2-0 win at London Stadium.

# tragic - Sunday 27 November, 2016

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver

Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.

# tragic - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city

Louise “BuBu” Casey, was discovered under the staircase of a derelict building this morning.

# tragic - Monday 7 November, 2016

"A silence fell across this parish" - funeral takes place of pensioners found dead at home

Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald, both aged in their 70s, were found dead at their home in Knockadoon, Co Mayo, last Tuesday afternoon.

# tragic - Monday 24 October, 2016

Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass

11-year-old Tony Foley’s father passed away tragically last week at the age of 42.

# tragic - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"It's such a sad and tragic loss" - Community devastated after death of young Sligo woman in Canada

Regina Hunt died over the weekend after suffering a fall at her home in Canada.

# tragic - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Scottish boxer dies following televised bout

25-year-old Mike Towell was taken to hospital after his fight with Dale Evans was stopped in the fifth round on Thursday evening.

# tragic - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Motorcyclist died in single-vehicle collision in Co Meath

The accident happened at about 10.15pm last night.

# tragic - Friday 5 August, 2016

34-year-old man dies following collision between car and truck in Donegal

The accident happened at 1pm yesterday on the main Letterkenny to Lifford road.

# tragic - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Arizona shootings of mother and her two children likely a murder-suicide

A mother and her two children died in the incident.

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