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# tragic - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From The42 Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47 RIP

Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47

The ex-Czech Republic international suffered a cardiac arrest just before Christmas.

# tragic - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

A father in the UK has been jailed for murdering his six-month old son

Piotr Sobczyk will serve a minimum of 16 and a half years.

# tragic - Monday 21 December, 2015

Man killed in tree felling accident in Donegal

Another man has also been killed in a farm accident in Co Down.

# tragic - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Outpouring of tributes for councillor Willie Crowley who died after an alleged hit-and-run RIP

Outpouring of tributes for councillor Willie Crowley who died after an alleged hit-and-run

Willie Crowley passed away in Naas Hospital last night.

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

# tragic - Monday 14 December, 2015

Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years

New figures show that 86 deaths were related to the drug in 2013.

Funeral set for tomorrow as tributes pour in for girl who died at Hook Head

Aoife Winterlich tragically died in hospital last week.

# tragic - Monday 30 November, 2015

Suspected burglar killed after fire lit in chimney he was stuck in

The man is believed to have attempted to enter the house on Friday night.

# tragic - Friday 27 November, 2015

Front-seat passenger killed as car crashes into wall in Co Meath

The incident happened yesterday morning in the Duleek area of Co Meath.

# tragic - Monday 2 November, 2015

"He made an impression on everyone he met" - tributes to army officer killed in car accident

Lieutenant Colonel Jack Griffin was killed after being struck by a car near Thurles on Saturday afternoon.

# tragic - Thursday 29 October, 2015

16-year-old male charged in Aberdeen murder investigation

Bailey Gwynne died after being stabbed at secondary school Cults Academy yesterday evening.

# tragic - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs

Mourners were told at Pa Bowens’ funeral that the lives of a man and woman had been saved by Pa’s donated kidneys.

# tragic - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Man dies after falling from ladder while preparing for his mother's funeral

Patrick Bowens passed away in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin yesterday.

# tragic - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Cork woman dies in freak accident on Vietnam beach

Stephanie Hartnett, aged in her 60s, died on Saturday when she was swept out to sea by a freak wave.

# tragic - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site Carrickmines This post contains videos

Latest: Two infants among ten dead in blaze at Dublin halting site

The fatal fire broke out at a housing unit at around 4am. The senior investigating garda has called it a “terrible tragedy”.

# tragic - Friday 9 October, 2015

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece

The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.

Woman 'has hand chopped off' while trying to escape employer

The woman allegedly had tried to complain to her employer about torture and non-payment of wages.

# tragic - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

From The42 Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger meets family of Berkeley victim Tribute

Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger meets family of Berkeley victim

The Man United star is in Dublin ahead of the world champions’ clash with Ireland tomorrow

Mother of Cian McDonnell Lynch posts incredibly heartfelt tribute to her son

Four-year-old Cian, centre of the ‘Hope for Cian’ campaign, passed away on Monday.

# tragic - Monday 5 October, 2015

Investigation continues into murder of 7 ft 6 in tall Dimitri Hrynkevich

The incident happened last Wednesday night.

# tragic - Sunday 4 October, 2015

19-year-old killed in Offaly farming accident named as GAA player Adam Mangan

The accident happened yesterday afternoon near Derryarkin in the midlands county.

# tragic - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Five-year-old boy beheaded in human sacrifice, reports say

The incident is said to have happened while he was on his way home from nursery.

# tragic - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man who murdered fellow Irishman while on drugs given 17 years

The incident happened in February 2013.

# tragic - Saturday 26 September, 2015

40 years of tragedy: The hajj has been plagued by disaster

Over 3,980 people have died in tragedies in the hajj since 1975.

# tragic - Thursday 27 August, 2015

'The finest young man': Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.

# tragic - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Waterford husband dies just hours after his wife after 59 years of marriage

Waterford man Mattie Stafford died “of a broken heart” on Tuesday, just hours following his wife Bridie’s passing.

# tragic - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Two men killed in separate crashes in Donegal and Cork

A 19-year-old car passenger and 41-year-old motorcyclist lost their lives in the collisions.

# tragic - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash

18-year-old Michael Warren had been due to collect his exam results this morning.

# tragic - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy

Details of the report into the tragic accident have been released.

# tragic - Friday 24 July, 2015

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain

The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.

# tragic - Monday 20 July, 2015

Five-year-old girl dies after zip wire accident

Alexia Walenkaki suffered head injuries after the collapse of a tree attached to a zip wire.

Demi Moore 'in absolute shock' after discovery of body in swimming pool at her home

The man’s death occurred at a party being held by her assistant in her absence.

# tragic - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Woman killed in fatal road traffic collision

The incident happened in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford earlier this morning.

# tragic - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Nick Cave's son has died after falling from a cliff

15-year-old Arthur Cave lost his life after falling from cliffs at Ovingdean Gap, Brighton.

'We are all absolutely in shock' - community reacts after toddler loses battle for life

Three-year-old Ronan Kennedy from Templederry, Co Tipperary, died following a swimming pool incident in Co Cork.

# tragic - Sunday 12 July, 2015

The woman who was left in a wrecked car for three days has died

Scottish couple Lamara Bell and John Yuill were involved in the car accident last Sunday.

# tragic - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Man found dead in campsite at T in the Park festival

The death of the 36-year-old is currently being treated as unexplained.

Man dead after motorbike crash

Police are asking for anyone with any information about the incident to come forward.

# tragic - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From The42 'It's heartbreaking' - McGregor breaks down over Irish fan's tragic passing RIP

'It's heartbreaking' - McGregor breaks down over Irish fan's tragic passing

The UFC fighter gave an emotional interview remembering his conversation with 14-year-old Brendan McGlone.

# tragic - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

GAA clubs pay tribute to Irishman dead in Thailand drowning incident

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing assistance to his family.