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# 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.

# tragic - Monday 11 July, 2016

"Shocked and devastated" - Kodaline pay tribute to girl who died at Dublin gig

17-year-old Kilkenny girl Ciara Lawlor was suffering from underlying health issues.

# tragic - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Woman dies in motorcycle accident on Kildare motorway

The accident happened at about 8.30pm last night.

# tragic - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

34-year-old Down man dies in Cambodia

Martin Stephen Hale was found dead in his guesthouse in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.

# tragic - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Body of missing woman Kathleen Reilly discovered after search

The 74-year-old’s remains were found near a lake, gardaí say.

# tragic - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies after being struck by his own car

Police believe his car rolled back and pinned him to a pillar, in a tragic incident.

# tragic - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing

The light aircraft the two men were travelling in disappeared last Thursday.

# tragic - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Two people dead after separate drowning incidents in Galway

Both bodies have been taken University Hospital Galway where post mortem examinations will be carried out.

# tragic - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Investigation launched following death of pregnant woman at National Maternity Hospital

The woman died during emergency surgery after it was found her pregnancy was ectopic at just seven weeks.

17 die after massive fire at ammunition factory in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is “pained by the loss of lives”.

# tragic - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Toddler shoots mother dead from back seat as she drives

The death of Patrice Price is the 77th such shooting incident involving a child in the US this year.

# tragic - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Pedestrian killed after early morning collision in Dublin

The incident happened at around 3am this morning.

# tragic - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho

The 28-year-old Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following a fight against Irish fighter Charlie Ward.

# tragic - Sunday 10 April, 2016

More than 100 killed in India temple blaze

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described the accident as “heart-rending and shocking”.

Young woman killed in hit-and-run incident

A 17-year-old male has been arrested and questioned in relation with the incident.

# tragic - Monday 28 March, 2016

Man dies after car plunges off motorway into river

The incident happened at about 6.30am this morning.

# tragic - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident

The accident happened at an Easter event in Essex yesterday afternoon.

# tragic - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Evan's last words to his mother: 'I miss you so much. I'm going to give you the biggest, tightest hug' RIP

Evan's last words to his mother: 'I miss you so much. I'm going to give you the biggest, tightest hug'

Members of the Daniels and McGrotty families drowned in a tragic accident on Sunday.

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.

# tragic - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Three UCC students survive Spanish bus crash that killed at least 13 people

The students were not among the fatalities, one of them suffered minor injuries.

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into telegraph pole

The accident happened on the Glenariffe Road, near Ballymena.

# tragic - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Thieves steal final letters to widower from his deceased wife

Appearing on RTÉ’s Liveline earlier today, a pensioner described the experience in which his wallet was stolen.

# tragic - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Father of 11-month-old baby that died in Kerry apartment also dies

The 32-year-old man and 11-month-old Karol Rozycki were found at the apartment on Sunday.

Man killed in Cavan farm incident this morning

He was working alone on his farm at the time of the incident.

# tragic - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Tributes paid to Dublin-born US police officer killed in collision

Trooper Sean E. Cullen leaves behind a 9-month-old son.

# tragic - Friday 4 March, 2016

Daylight robbery sees thieves take off with pictures of widow's recently deceased husband

Devices stolen contained memories of Cora’s last eight months with her husband.

# tragic - Sunday 28 February, 2016

US police officer shot dead on her first shift

Officer Ashley Guindon was sworn in on Friday.

# tragic - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand Kansas This post contains videos

Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand

Ian and Brittani McIntire’s unborn baby son has a hole in his heart and problems with the development of his brain.

# tragic - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11

A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.

# tragic - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Irish man dies after falling into river in Australia

Niall Quinn, from Silverbridge, is believed to have fallen from a houseboat in a tragic accident.

# tragic - Thursday 21 January, 2016

"A beautiful, kind little boy": 6-year-old road crash victim named as Joshua Kelly

The PSNI is appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

# tragic - Monday 18 January, 2016

Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van

The incident happened in Cavan shortly after 7am this morning.

# tragic - Friday 15 January, 2016

14 killed, dozens more injured as bus plunges off mountain road

Many of those on board were in their early 20s.

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador

Marek Skiba’s funeral was attended by hundred of mourners this week.

Céline Dion's husband René Angélil has died at the age of 73 RIP

Céline Dion's husband René Angélil has died at the age of 73

He had been his wife’s long-time manager.

# tragic - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Two-year-old boy crushed to death by chest of drawers

Archie Tafts was rushed to hospital after the incident yesterday afternoon but died a short time later.

# tragic - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From The42 Four children among injured as Dakar Rally car smashes into spectators Horror Crash

Four children among injured as Dakar Rally car smashes into spectators

A 10-year-old boy and his father were rushed to hospital after the horrific crash in Argentina.

Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016

“Nothing can prepare you for the horrific reality of what is going on.”

# tragic - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Deaths in 2015: Saying goodbye to those we loved and lost this year RIP

Deaths in 2015: Saying goodbye to those we loved and lost this year

It was the year we bid our final farewells to…