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#Electrocution

From TheJournal.ie 'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing Electrocution

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing

The practice involves dragging an electrified net across the sea floor, stunning all of the marine life in its path.

From TheJournal.ie Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal Electrocution

Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal

At least 15 of the migratory birds have died at power lines in Carrigans in the northern county in recent times.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager dies after suspected electrocution on Limerick farm Tragedy

Teenager dies after suspected electrocution on Limerick farm

The boy is believed to have been electrocuted on a farm in Newcastle West at around 2.45pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie ESB worker dies at company plant in Finglas Workplace Death

ESB worker dies at company plant in Finglas

The man in his 20s died from a suspected electrocution yesterday afternoon.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Man planned to abduct and electrocute a former lawyer - and blame his cat

American investigators say the man borrowed elements of his plan from a television show and wanted authorities to believe the victim’s cat was the culprit of the crime.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors perform world's first triple limb transplant Surgery

Doctors perform world's first triple limb transplant

The 34-year-old patient received two arms and a leg after losing his own as a child, in Turkey.

From The42 Accidental electrocution the cause of Newbury deaths Horse Deaths

Accidental electrocution the cause of Newbury deaths

Initial BHA investigation also confirms that there were no burn marks found on horses as had originally been suggested.