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From TheJournal.ie British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds Amelia Bambridge

British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds

Amelia Bambridge had been reported missing just over a week ago.

From TheJournal.ie 'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration Asylum Seekers

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration

The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon Limerick

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in River Shannon

Emergency services were alerted just after 5pm yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) dies during fishing incident on River Moy in Co Mayo Drowned

Man (50s) dies during fishing incident on River Moy in Co Mayo

The body of the man has been recovered and removed to Mayo General Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town Tragedy

Irishman drowns in Dutch seaside town

Local media reports say that he had gone swimming in the early hours of the morning.

From TheJournal.ie Minister prepared to look at cold case of drowning if new evidence produced Re-open

Minister prepared to look at cold case of drowning if new evidence produced

John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died in a tragic boating accident off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning Elaine O'Donovan

Man arrested in Lanzarote over failing to help Irish woman over drowning

Witnesses told police he vanished after spotting the tourist face down in the water.

From TheJournal.ie Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings Drowned

Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings

The bodies recovered were African men with estimated ages of between 16 and 25.

From TheJournal.ie 'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast Rescue

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast

It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.

From TheJournal.ie 42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea Humanitarian Crisis

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.

From TheJournal.ie Woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into Wicklow harbour Trial

Woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into Wicklow harbour

The court heard that the woman could swim and knew that the deceased could not.

From TheJournal.ie UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean Crisis

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old British boy drowns in pool on holiday in Spain Costa Blanca

Four-year-old British boy drowns in pool on holiday in Spain

The boy died before emergency services arrived at the holiday complex.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí identify woman who drowned off Dublin coast Sandycove

Gardaí identify woman who drowned off Dublin coast

The woman’s body was found on the rocks at Scotsmans Bay.

From TheJournal.ie 18 people have died trying to cross into Europe Tragic

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal RIP

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal

The 69-year-old was pulled out of the water by a lifeboat on Saturday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'They brought us great joy': Families devastated after Co Down couple die on their honeymoon Newlywed Tragedy

'They brought us great joy': Families devastated after Co Down couple die on their honeymoon

It is believed that John and Lynette Rodgers drowned on the beach in South Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo Animal Cruelty

Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo

The puppies were found by a woman and her daughter who were out walking their own dogs in the area.

From TheJournal.ie 30 people 'likely suffocated' on migrant boat off coast of Italy Immigration

30 people 'likely suffocated' on migrant boat off coast of Italy

Rescuers had found the bodies stuffed into the hold of a fishing boat from north Africa when they boarded the vessel.

From TheJournal.ie Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing Drowned

Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing

It is believed the boat was carrying illegal migrants and was overloaded.

From TheJournal.ie South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence South Sudan

South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence

There are reports of between 200 and 300 people on the overloaded ferry.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry Ballybunion

Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry

Irish Water Safety, the coast guard and gardaí have renewed their appeal for people to be extra vigilant when in the water.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

From TheJournal.ie Man's body found washed up on Clare beach Kilkee

Man's body found washed up on Clare beach

Lifeguards tried to resuscitate the man, believed to be in his 50s, but he was later pronounced dead in hospital.

From The42 The bizarre tale of the 1st Lions captain and his tragic drowning in Oz Due Respect This post contains videos

The bizarre tale of the 1st Lions captain and his tragic drowning in Oz

Robert Seddon drowned in the middle of the 1888 tour to Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake Drowned

Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake

The man, who is originally from Lithuania, went swimming in Ballyquike Lake in Moycullen.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal Death

Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal

The 24-year-old fell into the canal last night and was pronounced dead early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Police appeal for information after 11-year-old drowns Tragedy

Police appeal for information after 11-year-old drowns

Bethany Cousins died while in the water off the north coast of Northern Ireland on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourist dies in Turkey Turkey

Irish tourist dies in Turkey

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the deceased’s family.

From TheJournal.ie 117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking Ferry Crash

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.

From TheJournal.ie 31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash Bangladesh

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash

At least 200 people were on board when the double-deck ferry went down in the early hours of the morning, and more fatalities are expected to be confirmed.

Investigation into actress Natalie Wood's death reopened

The actress died in 1981. It was assumed she drowned after falling into the water accidentally, following an evening drinking with her husband Robert Wagner and friend Christopher Walken.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Boy drowns in River Liffey in Co Kildare Tragic

Boy drowns in River Liffey in Co Kildare

Gardaí say it was a tragic accident after a 14-year-old boy who had been playing in the river with friends drowned yesterday evening.

THE FATHER of drowned IT worker Eoin Curran is planning a US memorial service to honour his son. Curran, a 30-year-old employee of Google went missing after he fell overboard during a freak storm off the coast of Long Island, New York on July 25. Curran was on his first sailing lesson at the time.

The US coastguard recovered Curran’s body on Saturday and last night his family were making arrangements to fly to the US to collect his remains.

“Yes, they found Eoin. We will be travelling to New York to hold a memorial service for him,” Eoin’s father John Curran said.

Curran, a graduate of Trinity College from Templeogue Dublin had only recently moved to New York. He had previously owned a tech start-up with his brother. Dr Siobhan Clarke, a lecturer of Curran’s in Trinity College, described Eoin as “the most talented student” she had ever taught.

A BACKPACKER FROM Northern Ireland has drowned while on a trip in northern Australia. 27-year-old Tony Norney from Poleglass, in west Belfast, was with over a dozen other tourists in a remote part of the country where “Crocodile Dundee” was filmed. Police are investigation the death, but say there is no evidence a crocodile was involved.