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#Deaths

From TheJournal.ie 78 women murdered in Ireland by their partners since 1996 Minute's Silence

78 women murdered in Ireland by their partners since 1996

Women’s Aid is holding a minute’s silence for the women, and children, today.

From TheJournal.ie Children under 7 to be banned from tractors New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

From TheJournal.ie Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying to FBI Court

Friend of Boston bombing suspect convicted of lying to FBI

Robel Phillipos was convicted of two counts for lying.

From TheJournal.ie Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes Tuam Babies

Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes

Director Saskia Weber said she is hopeful more religious figures will come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation' Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie Concert planner found dead after 16 die at South Korea pop performance South Korea

Concert planner found dead after 16 die at South Korea pop performance

The man was found not far from where 16 people watching a K-Pop concert died in an accident.

From TheJournal.ie Kathleen Chada to appear on the Late Late Show tonight Interview

Kathleen Chada to appear on the Late Late Show tonight

The mother of Eoghan and Ruairí will speak to Ryan Tubridy about her sons’ tragic deaths.

From TheJournal.ie This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted Japan This post contains videos

This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted

The death toll has reached 48 people.

From TheJournal.ie Most countries could miss their Milliennium Goals for decreasing child mortality rates Infectious Diseases

Most countries could miss their Milliennium Goals for decreasing child mortality rates

‘Not enough progress has been made,’ researchers say.

From TheJournal.ie Woman sent to jail for 35 years for killing and freezing her babies Spain

Woman sent to jail for 35 years for killing and freezing her babies

She was found guilty of killing her two newborn babies. She also has to pay compensation to her ex-husband and children.

From TheJournal.ie Woman and child killed after being hit by a train, police say deaths are 'suspicious' Investigation

Woman and child killed after being hit by a train, police say deaths are 'suspicious'

The victims were pronounced dead at the scene this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 554 people died by suicide in 2011 Suicide

554 people died by suicide in 2011

That is the highest number since 2001.

From TheJournal.ie "57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love" Road Deaths

"57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love"

Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The lockdown of Sierre Leone won't have a significant impact in dealing with Ebola' CONTAINMENT

Opinion: 'The lockdown of Sierre Leone won't have a significant impact in dealing with Ebola'

All the Ebola treatment centres in Sierra Leone are currently full; they simply cannot take any more patients, writes Darren Hanniffy.

From TheJournal.ie MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week Investigation

MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week

The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks Levelled

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed in overnight road crash in Cork Tragedy

Two people killed in overnight road crash in Cork

A man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene last night.

From TheJournal.ie Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI Rememberance

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

From TheJournal.ie Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak Virus

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak Spreading

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.

From TheJournal.ie At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake Breaking

At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake

The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.

From TheJournal.ie Two men die after crash between car and tractor in Co. Antrim Roads

Two men die after crash between car and tractor in Co. Antrim

A third man in the car and the driver of the tractor were not seriously injured.

From TheJournal.ie Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Demonstration

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

From TheJournal.ie Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000 Truce

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

From TheJournal.ie There are still human remains at the MH17 crash site Ukraine

There are still human remains at the MH17 crash site

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this makes it more important than ever that an international team be dispatched to the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Skeffington brothers to be laid to rest in Sligo tomorrow Tourlestrane

Skeffington brothers to be laid to rest in Sligo tomorrow

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza death toll passes 300 as UN chief heads to region Fighting

Gaza death toll passes 300 as UN chief heads to region

Eleven people were killed by fresh air strikes today.

From TheJournal.ie Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting Crisis

Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting

The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.

From TheJournal.ie US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17 Mh17

US will offer any assistance needed to determine what happened to flight MH17

Obama said his first priority was to determine whether there were any US citizens were on board.

From TheJournal.ie Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry Investigation

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65 Mother And Baby Home

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65

The handing over of infant remains was legal under the Anatomy Act 1832 so as to provide “legal cadavers” for medical research.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who died 'allowed remain too long' in home where drug use was the norm Children In Care

Teen who died 'allowed remain too long' in home where drug use was the norm

Nicholas was just 17 when he died due to misuse of drugs.

From TheJournal.ie Reports into deaths of five children in State care due today Tusla

Reports into deaths of five children in State care due today

It is believed one of the reports concerns a “very young” child.

From TheJournal.ie Over 222 children died in Bethany Home but 1939 report says they appeared 'happy' Mother And Baby Home

Over 222 children died in Bethany Home but 1939 report says they appeared 'happy'

One child was taken to hospital with severe whooping cough, conjunctivitis and infected feet.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions Talks

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions

Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead as typhoon bears down on Japanese mainland Typhoon Neoguri

Two dead as typhoon bears down on Japanese mainland

Officials said Neoguri would bring torrential rain and warned of the risk of flooding and landslides, after the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit Escalating

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital Blast

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie Eight convicted over fire that killed Dublin neurosurgeon's family Family

Eight convicted over fire that killed Dublin neurosurgeon's family

Four people died in a blaze at the family home last September.

From TheJournal.ie 300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction Maternal Deaths

300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction

This is according to a new series published by academics today which points to the many benefits of effective and high-quality midwifery for women and their babies.