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# tragic - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo

There was an extensive search for the hillwalker over a four day period.

# tragic - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Irishman killed in UK storm was 'kind, honest and caring' says co-worker RIP

Irishman killed in UK storm was 'kind, honest and caring' says co-worker

The leader of Harrow Council said that the community is ‘utterly devastated’ following the loss of Donal Drohan.

# tragic - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Woman drowns off Achill Island

The Coast Guard was at the scene within minutes after a report of a near drowning, but the woman had passed away.

Funeral of Dublin-based doctor's family takes place in Leicester

The neurosurgeon’s wife and children died tragically in a house fire in September.

Boy in hospital following 'choking game' incident

The boy was taken to hospital after he was found unconscious.

# tragic - Friday 13 September, 2013

Wife and children of Dublin-based doctor killed in Leicester house fire

Police have launched a murder inquiry, with a possible link between the blaze and another death.

# tragic - Friday 23 August, 2013

Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident

The incident happened at Boatstrand near the village of Bunmahon in Waterford last night.

# tragic - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Without Bias Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film of the Week: Without Bias

The story of the man who could have been the greatest basketball player ever.

# tragic - Monday 29 July, 2013

Two missing boys found dead, father injured after Mayo crash

Gardaí earlier initiated a Child Rescue Ireland Alert to find the two boys, aged 10 and 5, who went missing with their father in the early hours of this morning.

# tragic - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Are these the saddest food items in existence? Chicken Sad-tay

Are these the saddest food items in existence?

We think they might be.

# tragic - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Girl, 4, dies and three others seriously injured in Cork road crash

The incident happened on the N20 Cork to Mallow road earlier today.

# tragic - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents

Gardaí have warned people to take extreme care when swimming in any body of water.

# tragic - Monday 1 July, 2013

From The42 New dad Paul Mulcahy dies in motor rally RIP

New dad Paul Mulcahy dies in motor rally

Organisers have cancelled rest ofCarrick-on-Suir Stages Rally after tragic accident on Raven’s Rock course yesterday.

# tragic - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Column: Is society finally able to recognise the pain of a miscarriage?

Until recent years, miscarriage was not something that was spoken about: it was simply brushed under the carpet. But couples should not be afraid to be open about their grief – talking will help them to heal, writes Deirdre Pierce-McDonnell.

# tragic - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From The42 10 years ago today, football lost Marc-Vivien Foe Tragic

10 years ago today, football lost Marc-Vivien Foe

The former Manchester City and West Ham midfielder collapsed on the pitch during a Confederations Cup game before passing away.

# tragic - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Boy, 8, dies after being hit by SUV in rugby club car park

The boy died from injuries sustained in the incident at around 7.15pm last night.

# tragic - Friday 10 May, 2013

"Black cloud over Midleton" after tragic death of toddler

Toddler Vakaris Martinaitis (2) died after a fall, and was driven by an All-Ireland winning hurler to hospital as there was no ambulance available.

# tragic - Sunday 5 May, 2013

From The42 US referee dies after attack by teenage player Tragic

US referee dies after attack by teenage player

Ricardo Portillo of Salt Lake City was assaulted during a soccer match and passed away in hospital.

# tragic - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing

It is believed that three children are among the dead.

# tragic - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads

If you will be driving anywhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend, gardaí are urging you to stay safe on the roads.

# tragic - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Teenage girl found dead in house with 'out of control' dogs

The 14-year-old was found at a house in Manchester this afternoon.

# tragic - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Volunteer killed by lion at California zoo

The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Dianna Hanson.

# tragic - Sunday 13 January, 2013

8-year-old girl shot dead in Jamaica

Imani Green, from Balham in south London, was visiting relatives with her mother at the time.

# tragic - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

45 images that made us cry this year Review 2012 This post contains images

45 images that made us cry this year

Emotional for different reasons – some tragic, others victorious – these images touched us during 2012.

# tragic - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Woman (50) dies after being rescued by son from blaze

The woman was pulled from the house after her son returned home to find it on fire at around 4.30am.

# tragic - Thursday 13 December, 2012

HSE liasing with Shannon Gallagher family following tragic death HSE

HSE liasing with Shannon Gallagher family following tragic death

A helpline has been established for parents from Donegal who have concerns about their children. Shannon was the sister of Erin Gallagher (pictured), who died by suicide two months ago.

# tragic - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy

The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.

# tragic - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Green Day pays tribute to Irish fan Kaelem

The band were made aware of the teen’s tragic death following a Twitter campaign.

# tragic - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling

James Reilly wants to publish the report on the A, B and C ruling after it’s discussed by ministers next Tuesday morning.

# tragic - Monday 19 November, 2012

HSE announces details of Savita Halappanavar investigation

The HSE has said that independent expert in obstetrics and gynaecology, Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran of St George’s University of London, will chair the investigation team.

# tragic - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Father of Savita Halappanavar 'calls for change in abortion law'

Andanappa Yalagi spoke to the media about his daughter’s tragic death, and said he intends on taking legal action against the hospital in which Savita died.

# tragic - Friday 16 November, 2012

Sinn Féin to table Dáil motion calling for legislation for X Case

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has met with the Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Debashish Chakravarti, to discuss the death of Savita Halappanavar.

# tragic - Thursday 15 November, 2012

From The42 In pics: The evolution of Andrew Bynum's ridiculous hairstyle A For Originality

In pics: The evolution of Andrew Bynum's ridiculous hairstyle

The Philadelphia 76ers center is putting his time on the sidelines to good use.

# tragic - Monday 22 October, 2012

Investigation continues into "awful tragedy" of Tuam crash

The young girls who died following the road crash were named locally as Kate and Grace Gilmore.

# tragic - Friday 12 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Company fined after death of 3-year-old Louth boy

Desmond Dyas Jr was killed three years ago when a telephone pole fell on him while he was out on a walk with his father.

# tragic - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to waste disposal truck death

An employee of a waste disposal company became trapped in the vehicle just before midnight yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

Man dies after becoming stuck in waste disposal truck in Dublin

A refuse collector has died after becoming trapped in the back of waste disposal truck in Dublin city last night.

# tragic - Friday 28 September, 2012

Actor 'kills landlady', falls to his death

The actor was named as Johnny Lewis, who played Kip ‘Half Sack’ Epps on TV show Sons of Anarchy.