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# tragic - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Young man dies in Louth road crash

The 21-year-old was the sole occupant of the car when it crashed into a tree this morning.

# tragic - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Roscommon men died from smoke inhalation

Gardaí are still awaiting results from toxicology reports.

# tragic - Friday 14 September, 2012

Body of missing man Paul Butler recovered from River Liffey

Gardaí have formally identified the body as that of missing 44-year-old Paul Butler.

# tragic - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Explainer: why nothing can be done for the Baltimore whale

Many of our readers have been wondering why the mammal cannot be ‘put out of its misery’. investigates.

# tragic - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Another boat sinks in area where two Clare fishermen lost their lives

Three people were rescued after the boat was swamped at Freagh Point, while post mortems will be carried out on the two fishermen who died off Spanish Point.

# tragic - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses after Tullamore crash kills three brothers

The crash involved a maroon Honda Civic and a white mini bus

# tragic - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Cork man dies in Norway kayaking accident

Twenty-five-year-old Colm Johnson was paddling with four friends at the river Sjoa when he got into difficulties.

# tragic - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Six-year-old boy shot dead by Syrian troops

The young boy was trying to flee the country with this family when he was shot in the neck.

# tragic - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Usher's stepson Kile loses fight for life Tragic

Usher's stepson Kile loses fight for life

The 11-year-old died of heart failure yesterday – two weeks after a serious boating accident.

# tragic - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey

The National Ambulance Service says it followed all correct protocols, and says the shortest route isn’t always the best one.

'People are dying' - pleas for a basic emergency service in Roscommon after death of teen

Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has said that there are people dying because of the decision to remove emergency services from the hospital.

# tragic - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Accused at Michaela McAreavey trial: 'I did not kill anyone'

Sandeep Moonea, 42, took the witness stand at the Port Louis court today, claiming he was on the phone to his sister when Michaela was killed.

# tragic - Monday 11 June, 2012

Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia RIP

Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia

The two men, both aged 25, were killed in accidents in Queensland.

# tragic - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Girl, 2, dies after being hit by caravan in tragic accident

The tragic death happened in north Mayo last Saturday.

# tragic - Monday 4 June, 2012

Woman killed in charity tractor run crash

The 22-year-old was driving a tractor in county Meath when the accident happened.

# tragic - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Two American men arrested following Tokyo death of Irish student

Local reports say two American men have been arrested in Japan, and that Nicola Furlong, 21, died of suffocation.

# tragic - Friday 25 May, 2012

DCU student found dead in Tokyo hotel room after concert

Twenty-one-year-old Nicola Furlong was living in Japan as part of her studies. Her body was found yesterday morning.

# tragic - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Woman died after drinking vinegar in botched home abortion

Pregnant mother-of-five Catherine Furey died after drinking industrial strength vinegar in a case which has only just come to light.

# tragic - Monday 14 May, 2012

Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy

Duwayne Philpott, whose five siblings died on Friday, lost his fight for life at Birmingham Children’s Hospital overnight.

# tragic - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Police ask for Coleraine intruder to come forward

PSNI described yesterday’s incident as a burglary which tragically turned into a murder.

# tragic - Monday 23 April, 2012

London Marathon death: over £22k donated to Claire's charity

Over 1,800 donations have been made to Claire Squires’ charity page today.

# tragic - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Child, 2, survives on Easter eggs for days after mother dies

The girl may have been alone in the house for up to five days.

# tragic - Friday 23 March, 2012

Body of missing Irish man found in Canada

David Christian, 27, had been missing since St Patrick’s Day.

# tragic - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Shatter extends sympathies ahead of removal mass for Sergeant McHugh

Garda Sergeant Feargal McHugh died in a car crash in Wicklow last weekend.

# tragic - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Support group says Wexford death is a 'wake up call'

The man whose body was found in Wexford town on Sunday has been named locally as 62-year-old Alan Moore.

# tragic - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Thurles assault victim loses fight for life

James Tynan was pronounced dead in hospital last night.

# tragic - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Woman charged with murder of 13-year-old Casey-Lyanne

Casey-Lyanne Kearney phoned the police herself to tell them she had just been stabbed.

# tragic - Monday 30 January, 2012

Search for canoeist resumes on Kerry lake

The 38-year-old man has been missing, presumed drowned, since the early hours of Friday morning.

# tragic - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Gardaí: Marioara Rostas suffered an appalling death

The remains of the Romanian teenager were found in the Wicklow mountains on Monday and Gardaí are appealing to the public for any relevant information as a murder investigation is launched.

# tragic - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru RIP

Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru

Peter Buckley was participating in a mototaxi junket when his vehicle came off a muddy road and fell into a 500 foot abyss.

# tragic - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Eleven killed in New Zealand hot air balloon crash

Five couples and a pilot were killed as the holiday activity turned into a nightmare.

# tragic - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Man dies in Co Cavan road crash

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the single-vehicle fatal collision, in which a 22-year-old man died.

# tragic - Monday 26 December, 2011

Police: Gunman in Texas murder-suicide was dressed as Santa

Police have also confirmed that the shooter was a relative of the victims.

# tragic - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Second man dies following Kilkenny car crash

Yesterday’s crash has claimed the life of a second victim.

# tragic - Friday 23 December, 2011

One teenager dies and two others injured in Kilkenny crash

The 19-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene outside Mullinavat.

# tragic - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide

Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in what is thought to be a murder-suicide in a small town in Illinois.

# tragic - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Kenyan runner has two feet amputated after US snow storm

Marko Cheseto suffered a near-fatal case of frostbite after he disappeared for two days in Alaska.

# tragic - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Mother who feared for her job killed her two kids then herself

An inquest in the UK has heard about the tragic case of Claudia Oakes-Green and her family.

# tragic - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Motorcyclist killed in collision at Wicklow Gap

The man crashed into a ditch at Military Road at around 10.30am this morning.

Man dies in Drumcondra house fire

It’s believed the man was sleeping upstairs in the house when the blaze broke out.