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'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies
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'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:40 PM 46,677 Views 224 Comments

“It has been a heartbreaking week for anyone involved in the fight against homelessness,” the ICHH said.

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'
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Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

Aug 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 6,621 Views 9 Comments

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland
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Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Aug 16th 2017, 8:19 AM 8,638 Views 29 Comments

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages
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At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Aug 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 18,168 Views 14 Comments

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
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US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

Aug 1st 2017, 7:24 AM 10,520 Views 25 Comments

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim
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'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim

Jun 27th 2017, 1:25 PM 12,077 Views 13 Comments

Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62
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Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Jun 18th 2017, 4:32 PM 42,605 Views 14 Comments

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room
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# Botched Robbery

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Jun 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 13,247 Views 23 Comments

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack
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8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

May 23rd 2017, 7:45 PM 74,609 Views 146 Comments

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect
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HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

May 23rd 2017, 3:22 PM 11,319 Views 7 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people
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Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people

May 19th 2017, 2:31 PM 15,133 Views 16 Comments

11 defendants who watched the race were also sentenced today.

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study
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Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study

May 16th 2017, 9:14 AM 7,292 Views 12 Comments

Over 3,000 people aged 10-19 die every day from largely preventable causes, the report found.

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths
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Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

Apr 24th 2017, 9:26 PM 16,047 Views 0 Comments

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

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Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Apr 17th 2017, 7:51 PM 7,039 Views 6 Comments

The bombing at St Petersburg metro killed 14 people and injured dozens more.

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
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# Births And Deaths

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,787 Views 7 Comments

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California
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At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Feb 18th 2017, 4:42 PM 16,724 Views 10 Comments

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district
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Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district

Jan 31st 2017, 8:36 AM 15,240 Views 4 Comments

Thirty-six people have been treated in hospital following the incident nearly two weeks ago.

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche
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'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

Jan 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 37,109 Views 18 Comments

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect
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'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect

Jan 13th 2017, 7:43 AM 14,812 Views 19 Comments

Salah Abdeslam has been corresponding with a woman from prison.

Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland
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Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland

Jan 10th 2017, 11:10 AM 19,863 Views 30 Comments

A deep freeze sweeping across Europe has left at least 40 dead since the weekend, many of them migrants or homeless people.

'Brutally cold' weather blamed for 33 deaths across Europe over the weekend
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'Brutally cold' weather blamed for 33 deaths across Europe over the weekend

Jan 9th 2017, 9:00 AM 24,590 Views 17 Comments

Many of the dead are migrants or homeless people.

Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers?
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Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers?

Jan 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,947 Views 85 Comments

Minister Shane Ross has described 2016 as a “disastrous year” for road safety.

The history books will be full of the foundation shakers we lost in 2016
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The history books will be full of the foundation shakers we lost in 2016

Dec 31st 2016, 6:15 AM 7,050 Views 7 Comments

The good, the bad, and the controversial: for better, or worse, these people influenced our lives through theirs.

Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses
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Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses

Dec 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,266 Views 11 Comments

Benzodiazephines were implicated in 228 deaths in 2014 compared to 77 in 2004.

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake
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At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

Dec 7th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,287 Views 10 Comments

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Death toll from California party fire could reach 40
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Death toll from California party fire could reach 40

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:40 PM 25,033 Views 8 Comments

Between 50 and 100 people were believed to have been at the party when the fire started.

'He looked like your everyday Joe': Questions over suspected killer after woman found chained up
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'He looked like your everyday Joe': Questions over suspected killer after woman found chained up

Nov 7th 2016, 3:53 PM 14,782 Views 0 Comments

A cold case has now been reopened after the discovery of the woman.

Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family
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Remains of elderly couple found dead in Mayo released to family

Nov 5th 2016, 10:52 AM 31,444 Views 18 Comments

Investigators are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths of two pensioners in Mayo.

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border
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# Irishtown

Married couple found dead in house on Galway / Mayo border

Nov 1st 2016, 9:35 PM 137,036 Views 45 Comments

The couple have been named locally as Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald.

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster
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BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster

Oct 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 21,404 Views 14 Comments

The explosive Hollywood movie looked at the disaster which killed 11 men in 2010.

Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies
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Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies

Aug 31st 2016, 4:21 PM 15,358 Views 23 Comments

The number of marriages registered during the quarter was 3,539, of which 186 were same-sex marriages.

Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes
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Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes

Aug 26th 2016, 4:37 PM 18,512 Views 42 Comments

“You know who the drug lords are. Would you like to kill them? Go ahead.”

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike
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# Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike

Aug 23rd 2016, 8:19 AM 15,313 Views 23 Comments

The army said that three other key figures were also killed.

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs
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Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:54 PM 16,940 Views 49 Comments

Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.

People are risking their lives making super-strength cannabis in the UK
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# Highly Explosive

People are risking their lives making super-strength cannabis in the UK

Aug 5th 2016, 10:31 PM 18,424 Views 33 Comments

Butane hash oil is made using large amounts of flammable gas which can explode.

'It has destroyed the lives of five families': 24 hours of tragedy on Donegal's roads
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'It has destroyed the lives of five families': 24 hours of tragedy on Donegal's roads

Jul 30th 2016, 7:45 AM 16,515 Views 33 Comments

Six people have lost their lives in road collisions in Donegal this year – five of those road deaths occurred this week.

21 men die in India after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol
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21 men die in India after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol

Jul 17th 2016, 1:36 PM 15,289 Views 14 Comments

Police in Uttar Pradesh state’s Etah district said the victims started to vomit and fall sick on Friday.

Head on collision between two trains in Italy kills 22
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Head on collision between two trains in Italy kills 22

Jul 12th 2016, 9:25 PM 34,896 Views 15 Comments

Two passenger trains collided on a single stretch of track.

At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad
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At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:40 PM 23,144 Views 134 Comments

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online.

Israel freezes Ramadan family visit permits for Palestinians after shooting
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Israel freezes Ramadan family visit permits for Palestinians after shooting

Jun 9th 2016, 7:57 AM 10,865 Views 149 Comments

About 83,000 people will be impacted by the decision.