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# tragic - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Achill Island Coast Guard still working to recover student's body

The 22-year-old Finnish student tragically fell from a cliff in Achill Island, Co Mayo, last Thursday.

In pictures: seven killed, dozens injured in Somerset motorway pile-up M5 This post contains images

In pictures: seven killed, dozens injured in Somerset motorway pile-up

The crash involving 25 vehicles happened on the M5 motorway near Taunton. Many cars and lorries burst into flames.

# tragic - Friday 4 November, 2011

Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall

The 22-year-old man plunged from a cliff at Achill yesterday afternoon and Coast Guard teams are still trying to recover his body. The search has been called off until 7am tomorrow.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

New Zealand toddler lives on leftovers for two days after mother dies

Three-year-old Shylah Silbery managed to open the fridge to feed herself after she was unable to wake her mother at their Wellington home.

# tragic - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Cork house fire claims life of second child

A four-year-old boy has died this afternoon following a house fire which also claimed the life of his little brother Cian on Sunday.

# tragic - Monday 31 October, 2011

Road traffic accident claims life of teenage girl

A teenage girl was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash between two cars in Portumna, Co Galway.

Teen dies in Clonakilty road crash

The single-car fatal road traffic collision took place on the Clonakilty to Dunmanway Road in Co Cork in the early hours of this morning.

# tragic - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Two-year-old dies following Cork house fire

The child, along with his mother and brother, had been taken to hospital following the blaze in Wilton.

# tragic - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Tributes paid to young Garda lost during flooding

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has led tributes to 25-year-old Garda Ciarán Jones who lost his life during Monday’s flash floods.

# tragic - Friday 21 October, 2011

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WATCH: An amazing short film about Scott 'Razor Ramon' Hall

The one-time WWF superstar has battled a substance abuse addiction for nearly two decades. Now, on the brink of congestive heart failure, he can’t say goodbye to the ring.

# tragic - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Irish student found dead in Spanish city

Twenty-one year old Shane O’Connor died following a fall in the city of Zaragoza.

# tragic - Saturday 17 September, 2011

3 dead, 56 injured in horrific US air show crash (Video) Tragic This post contains videos

3 dead, 56 injured in horrific US air show crash (Video)

Three people have died after a fighter plane plunged into a grandstand during a popular air show in Reno, Nevada.

# tragic - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Gardaí issue appeal on 10th anniversary of fatal fire

Gardaí at Tallaght have issued a fresh appeal for information about the death of 12-year-old Stephen Hughes-Connors in September 2001.

# tragic - Monday 29 August, 2011

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork

Roan Harrington died in tragic accident on road just outside his home.

# tragic - Friday 26 August, 2011

Off-duty garda officer dies in tragic accident

The man, named locally as Adrian Martin, had been fishing with his son when he fell off a cliff in Co Clare.

# tragic - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Teenager dies after fall from Bundoran holiday apartments

The 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene in the early hours of this morning.

# tragic - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Belfast man dies while on holiday in Central America

Gaelic footballer Michael McLean died after a hiking accident in Nicaragua at the weekend.

# tragic - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Boy who died in hotel pool tragedy named

The young Dublin boy drowned in the pool at the Gleneagles Hotel in Killarney, Co Kerry.

# tragic - Monday 18 July, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

Five-year-old boy dies in hotel swimming pool

The boy was found this morning in the pool of the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney, Co Kerry.

# tragic - Friday 15 July, 2011

Man sucked into ocean by blow hole

The Californian man died on the island of Maui after being sucked into the ocean by a large blow hole.

# tragic - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Elderly woman dies in Crumlin house fire

The woman was found yesterday morning at her house on the Drimnagh Road.

# tragic - Monday 11 July, 2011

Divers work round the clock searching for over 100 missing in the Volga

Dozens of children are feared dead after a tourist boat sank in Russia. There are reports that the ship was overcrowded when it ran into a sudden storm.

# tragic - Friday 8 July, 2011

Gunman shoots seven, including daughter, before taking his own life Tragic This post contains videos

Gunman shoots seven, including daughter, before taking his own life

The shooting took place in the town of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rodrick Shonte Dantzler killed five adults and two children, and took three more people hostage.

# tragic - Thursday 7 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# tragic - Friday 1 July, 2011

Seven-year-old killed in Wexford road crash

A young boy has died in Clonroche, Wexford after being struck by a Jeep.

# tragic - Saturday 11 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# tragic - Monday 6 June, 2011

Woman in her eighties dies in Westmeath house fire

The woman’s husband has been treated in hospital for smoke inhalation.

# tragic - Friday 3 June, 2011

Four-year-old boy dies after six-foot steel door falls on him

Gardaí have said the incident was a tragic accident. The boy has been named locally as Daniel Cleary.

# tragic - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

# tragic - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter's birth

John Delaney, the Irishman who died while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest last weekend, did not know that his wife had given birth to a little girl in the days before his death.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Expert disputes Ryanair’s claims that it sent a plane through the ashcloud; the joy the Irish man who died on Everest never got to share; and Brian O’Driscoll snapped with his trophy wife.

# tragic - Monday 16 May, 2011

Boy, 12, dies after scramble motorbike fall

A young boy has died following a fall from a scramble motorbike in north Belfast.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: IMF chief to appear in court later today to face attempted rape charges; Michael Noonan travels to Brussels for finance summit; and 27 people die in gruesome Guatemala attack.

# tragic - Sunday 15 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Fix: The head of the IMF charged with attempted rape; Arrests aboard a Ryanair flight to Dublin; Tragedy strikes Waterford communion celebration; Violence on the Israeli/Syrian border; and Enda on the Queen’s impending visit.

Eight-year-old girl dies in tragic bouncy castle accident

Gardaí have described the incident as a tragic accident after the girl, believed to be celebrating her Communion, fell out of the bouncy castle and sustained serious head injuries.

# tragic - Friday 6 May, 2011

Endeavour shuttle engineer jumped to his death from launch pad

Worker at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre had recently been laid off. Endeavor’s imminent voyage will bring the USA’s shuttle programme to an end after 30 years.

# tragic - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Noonan promises good news in today’s Exchequer figures; two barmen go on trial for the manslaughter of a customer who drank himself to death and why using the word ‘pet’ is insulting to your family moggy, er, animal companion.