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Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?
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Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Jul 21st 2013, 10:38 AM 10,456 Views 69 Comments

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

Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore
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Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore

Jul 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 9,383 Views 8 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coveney spoke of the loss in his own family

Man, 24, drowns while swimming at Donegal beach
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Man, 24, drowns while swimming at Donegal beach

Jul 20th 2013, 6:26 PM 19,375 Views 36 Comments

The incident happened at Maghera Beach in Ardara.

Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney
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Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney

Jul 19th 2013, 9:36 PM 18,532 Views 34 Comments

The man in his 20s had been swimming with a friend to a nearby island in Lough Leane this evening when he got into difficulty.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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The 9 at 9: Friday

Jul 12th 2013, 8:49 AM 6,962 Views 2 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Boy drowns off Cork coast
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Boy drowns off Cork coast

Jul 11th 2013, 10:30 PM 18,931 Views 34 Comments

The boy was swimming with a friend when the current swept him into the harbour.

Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents
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Two drown in tragic Kildare and Limerick incidents

Jul 10th 2013, 8:46 PM 21,182 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí have warned people to take extreme care when swimming in any body of water.

Hundreds of life-saving ring buoys go missing every month
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Hundreds of life-saving ring buoys go missing every month

Jul 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,847 Views 19 Comments

The ringbuoys disappear from around the country – and Irish Water Safety say they have even heard of people using the rope from them as clotheslines.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jun 25th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,829 Views 14 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

Family of Bolger brothers ask for donations to RNLI instead of flowers
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Family of Bolger brothers ask for donations to RNLI instead of flowers

Jun 14th 2013, 7:54 AM 8,250 Views 8 Comments

An RNLI lifeboat from Dunmore East recovered two of the three brothers after they went missing at sea on Wednesday.

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer
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Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer

Jun 13th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,965 Views 12 Comments

There have been 14 deaths by drowning in Irish waters so far this year.

Deaths of three brothers who drowned off Waterford coast a 'devastating loss'
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Deaths of three brothers who drowned off Waterford coast a 'devastating loss'

Jun 13th 2013, 8:09 AM 11,859 Views 27 Comments

Their fishing vessel was reported overdue yesterday evening when they failed to return to shore.

21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends
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21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends

Jun 10th 2013, 8:09 AM 12,921 Views 12 Comments

The man got into difficulty at about 1am this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Evening Fix... now with added Simon Cowell egging
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The Evening Fix... now with added Simon Cowell egging

Jun 9th 2013, 7:50 PM 11,893 Views 25 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Update: Man and 15-year-old boy drowned in Down quarry
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Update: Man and 15-year-old boy drowned in Down quarry

Jun 2nd 2013, 7:44 AM 12,089 Views 13 Comments

The tragedy occurred in the seaside village of Annalong.

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water
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A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water

May 27th 2013, 7:18 PM 18,520 Views 27 Comments

Tips to ensure your children stay safe near water this summer.

Man dies of suspected drowning off Wexford coast
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Man dies of suspected drowning off Wexford coast

May 25th 2013, 5:21 PM 13,766 Views 17 Comments

The 39-year-old man was brought from the water off Courtown Harbour this afternoon.

Body of young girl, 3, found on Cork beach
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Body of young girl, 3, found on Cork beach

Mar 6th 2013, 8:27 AM 31,814 Views 52 Comments

A man in his 50s also died in the incident.

DFA providing consular assistance after Irishman drowns in Croatia
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DFA providing consular assistance after Irishman drowns in Croatia

Sep 10th 2012, 9:07 PM 10,044 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old Irishman had been attending a music festival in the city of Pula.

Cork teen dies in Mallow drowning incident
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Cork teen dies in Mallow drowning incident

Sep 10th 2012, 10:52 AM 5,888 Views 2 Comments

The 19-year-old got into difficulty in the water on Saturday evening

Man dies in swimming incident at disused Kildare quarry
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Man dies in swimming incident at disused Kildare quarry

May 27th 2012, 11:02 AM 4,328 Views 6 Comments

A young man has died after apparently getting into difficulty while swimming in a disused quarry in Co Kildare.

PSNI continue to question man over Derry drowning
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PSNI continue to question man over Derry drowning

May 7th 2012, 12:27 PM 1,961 Views 1 Comment

PSNI officers have been granted a 36-hour extension to question a man about the death of a 21-year-old man over the weekend.

Indian ferry capsizes leaving 35 dead, 165 missing
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Indian ferry capsizes leaving 35 dead, 165 missing

Apr 30th 2012, 5:48 PM 1,682 Views 3 Comments

State police said a ferry carrying hundreds of people broke into two pieces as it crossed one of Asia’s largest rivers.

Houston autopsy report notes hole in singer's nose
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Houston autopsy report notes hole in singer's nose

Apr 5th 2012, 11:55 AM 8,511 Views 23 Comments

The last report into the death of singer Whitney Houston attributes a nasal issue to ‘substance abuse’.

Whitney Houston died from drowning, coroner says
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Whitney Houston died from drowning, coroner says

Mar 22nd 2012, 10:00 PM 7,925 Views 23 Comments

Heart disease and chronic cocaine use were contributing factors.

Six-year-old boy and his grandmother found drowned in England
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Six-year-old boy and his grandmother found drowned in England

Feb 17th 2012, 3:18 PM 5,552 Views 8 Comments

The bodies of the little boy and his granny were recovered from a duck pond last night.

Irishman, 28, drowns in swimming accident in Perth
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Irishman, 28, drowns in swimming accident in Perth

Jan 24th 2012, 5:37 PM 11,128 Views 22 Comments

The Irish man, understood to be from Co Tipperary, was swimming with friends when he was pulled out to sea.

Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia
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Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia

Jan 21st 2012, 4:57 PM 3,602 Views 5 Comments

The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.

Two charged after woman lay dead in public pool for two days
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Two charged after woman lay dead in public pool for two days

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:33 PM 6,282 Views 5 Comments

A 36-year-old woman lay undiscovered in a swimming pool for two days – while the pool itself remained open for business.

Two hundred feared dead after asylum seeker boat sinks off Indonesia
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Two hundred feared dead after asylum seeker boat sinks off Indonesia

Dec 18th 2011, 12:39 PM 1,365 Views 3 Comments

Two children, aged eight and ten, were among a few survivors found clinging to wreckage.

Man dies after falling into River Liffey
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Man dies after falling into River Liffey

Aug 25th 2011, 7:56 AM 1,143 Views 5 Comments

Two men entered the river separately last night, but only one was successfully rescued.

Watch: Ireland's greatest fears
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Watch: Ireland's greatest fears

Aug 23rd 2011, 10:58 AM 627 Views 23 Comments

Video vox pop shows Irish people are afraid of lots of things – moths, dogs, suffocating under seaweed and little girls in white dresses in horror movies. Okaaaay…

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to Liffey drowning
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to Liffey drowning

Aug 5th 2011, 10:45 PM 1,175 Views 21 Comments

A Tyrone man drowned in the river in the early hours of Sunday morning. He was seen falling into the Liffey after leaving a pub.

Two Irishmen die abroad in tragic circumstances
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Two Irishmen die abroad in tragic circumstances

Aug 2nd 2011, 4:46 PM 2,574 Views 2 Comments

A 36-year-old man dies on holiday in Portugal, while a 43-year-old is killed trying to foil a robbery in Dominica.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 19th 2011, 8:51 AM 3,102 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know this morning: Superquinn’s quick sale saves 2,800 jobs, a big day ahead in the hacking inquiries, and will the public pay unpaid bills at the Dáil bar?

Take 5: Monday
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Take 5: Monday

Jul 18th 2011, 4:44 PM 2,592 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

Weather stalls search for Derry teen
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Weather stalls search for Derry teen

Jul 18th 2011, 1:21 PM 351 Views 0 Comments

The hunt for a 17-year-old missing in Co Donegal must today concentrate on lands near to Lough Swilly, because waters are too rough for boats to go out.

Mother drowns off beach as her young daughter looks on
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Mother drowns off beach as her young daughter looks on

Jul 7th 2011, 8:01 AM 1,897 Views 7 Comments

Mary Kelly was walking along the shore with her family yesterday when she was caught by a freak wave.

One killed after tourist boat struck by electrical storm
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One killed after tourist boat struck by electrical storm

Jul 4th 2011, 1:31 PM 319 Views 0 Comments

Six people are still missing after the boat full of people on a fishing holiday capsized off the Mexican coast.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 11th 2011, 9:18 AM 1,126 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…