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Man (70s) dies after falling from roof of two-storey property while cleaning
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Man (70s) dies after falling from roof of two-storey property while cleaning

Apr 14th 2021, 5:04 PM 33,498 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened at Ballineen near Dunmanway in west Cork.

Jockey Jamie Moore suffers broken back and sternum
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Jockey Jamie Moore suffers broken back and sternum

Aug 19th 2020, 2:35 PM 6,081 Views 2 Comments

The 35-year-old had a fall at Fontwell yesterday and was taken to Brighton Hospital.

Cardiff City legend Peter Whittingham hospitalised with head injuries after fall at a pub
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# Being Treated

Cardiff City legend Peter Whittingham hospitalised with head injuries after fall at a pub

Mar 18th 2020, 1:18 PM 9,530 Views 2 Comments

Rumours circulating online were claiming that the 35-year-old had passed away.

Girl (12) airlifted to hospital after falling at Rock of Cashel
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Girl (12) airlifted to hospital after falling at Rock of Cashel

Aug 15th 2019, 9:49 PM 26,107 Views 25 Comments

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Irish teenager dies after falling from a wall in Lanzarote
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Irish teenager dies after falling from a wall in Lanzarote

Updated Aug 6th 2019, 6:56 PM 134,645 Views 34 Comments

He is understood to have fallen around 15 feet.

Man dies in workplace accident at Dublin Airport
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Man dies in workplace accident at Dublin Airport

Nov 24th 2018, 3:45 PM 62,595 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí, the Health and Safety Authority and Dublin Airport authorities are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

Garda probe after woman suffers serious injury in fall from window at Dublin city centre hotel
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# Clarence Hotel

Garda probe after woman suffers serious injury in fall from window at Dublin city centre hotel

Nov 18th 2018, 2:48 PM 36,273 Views 3 Comments

A woman in her 20s was arrested at the scene over the incident but later released.

We need to talk about 'the autumn fetish', and why it cannot be a thing in Ireland
# Autumn Fetish
# Autumn Fetish

We need to talk about 'the autumn fetish', and why it cannot be a thing in Ireland

Sep 8th 2018, 7:30 PM 6,151 Views 1 Comment

Enough is enough.

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall
# Concern
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# Concern

Irish Olympian Jonty Evans in intensive care following fall

Jun 4th 2018, 5:40 PM 24,659 Views 10 Comments

The 46-year-old suffered the accident during the Tattersalls International Horse Trials

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
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# Inspiring

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 20,957 Views 2 Comments

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

Ruby Walsh confident he can fully recover from broken leg in time for Cheltenham
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# Ruby's Return

Ruby Walsh confident he can fully recover from broken leg in time for Cheltenham

Nov 21st 2017, 5:58 PM 2,914 Views 2 Comments

‘The physical pain goes away but the mental pain stays with you until you are back.’

Ruby Walsh taken to hospital with suspected broken leg following fall at Punchestown
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# Injury

Ruby Walsh taken to hospital with suspected broken leg following fall at Punchestown

Nov 18th 2017, 9:43 PM 5,053 Views 6 Comments

The 38-year-old jockey was taken to hospital following a suspected leg break on Saturday.

One man dies after rocks weighing 1,300 tonnes fall at Yosemite National Park
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# California

One man dies after rocks weighing 1,300 tonnes fall at Yosemite National Park

Sep 29th 2017, 2:31 PM 22,881 Views 16 Comments

A 32-year-old Welsh man died and his wife was hospitalised in one of the incidents in the California park.

Ana O'Brien fractures vertebrae in her neck and back but brain scan comes back clear
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# Update

Ana O'Brien fractures vertebrae in her neck and back but brain scan comes back clear

Jul 19th 2017, 11:56 AM 19,157 Views 12 Comments

The young jockey faces several months of rehabilitation after yesterday’s fall at Killarney.

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall
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# Jervis Shopping Centre

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall

Mar 14th 2017, 3:17 PM 22,972 Views 32 Comments

The shop denied negligence in the case.

Man rushed to hospital after suffering 25ft fall from scaffolding today in Dublin
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# Bull Island

Man rushed to hospital after suffering 25ft fall from scaffolding today in Dublin

Mar 10th 2017, 9:17 PM 22,773 Views 18 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene at Bull Island earlier today.

Man falls to death in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre
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Man falls to death in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre

Sep 14th 2016, 5:04 PM 142,373 Views 95 Comments

The incident occurred at about 4.35pm today.

Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike
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# Blessed Virgin

Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike

Aug 26th 2016, 4:33 PM 37,656 Views 100 Comments

He shared photos of his injuries today.

Boy scarred for life after falling in creche awarded €45,000
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Boy scarred for life after falling in creche awarded €45,000

Jul 19th 2016, 3:57 PM 23,555 Views 42 Comments

The boy fell on an uneven floor.

Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco
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Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco

Jul 8th 2016, 3:56 PM 35,521 Views 64 Comments

The woman suffers ongoing shoulder pain and had to leave her job as a result of the incident.

Toddler who fell from balcony transferred to Temple Street in "critical" condition
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# Strand Hotel

Toddler who fell from balcony transferred to Temple Street in "critical" condition

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:38 PM 59,208 Views 20 Comments

The boy is in a serious condition in hospital.

Ikea recalls stair gate after a number of children suffer falls
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# Danger

Ikea recalls stair gate after a number of children suffer falls

Jun 25th 2016, 9:41 AM 12,945 Views 16 Comments

The company said the locking mechanism is not reliable and poses a risk to small children.

Schoolgirl who fell on metal bar in playground receives €42k in damages
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Schoolgirl who fell on metal bar in playground receives €42k in damages

Apr 20th 2016, 6:08 AM 25,634 Views 36 Comments

The 13-year-old girl was scarred for life after the fall.

People are stepping on banana peels to see if they're as slippy as they are in cartoons
# Splat
# Splat

People are stepping on banana peels to see if they're as slippy as they are in cartoons

Mar 30th 2016, 8:05 PM 5,934 Views 3 Comments

Short answer: Yes they are. But why not watch a few people snotting themselves for the craic?

This gal's strangely graceful nightclub fall is going viral on Facebook
# I Believe I Can Fly
# I Believe I Can Fly

This gal's strangely graceful nightclub fall is going viral on Facebook

Mar 22nd 2016, 7:39 PM 11,449 Views 2 Comments

When your legs don’t work like they used to before…

Construction worker dies after falling from 53rd floor of LA skyscraper
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# Los Angeles

Construction worker dies after falling from 53rd floor of LA skyscraper

Mar 18th 2016, 7:44 AM 26,785 Views 32 Comments

The electrician had removed his hard hat, construction company officials said.

Walker sues for €60k after falling and cutting her knee while hiking Wicklow Way
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# Sally Gash

Walker sues for €60k after falling and cutting her knee while hiking Wicklow Way

Feb 2nd 2016, 1:58 PM 57,517 Views 0 Comments

Teresa Wall says the ‘boardwalk was in a disgraceful state’.

Man in serious condition after falling from first floor of Limerick hospital
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Man in serious condition after falling from first floor of Limerick hospital

Jan 21st 2016, 6:32 PM 22,239 Views 14 Comments

The HSE said it is looking into the incident.

19 year old in critical condition after falling through roof of vacant building
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19 year old in critical condition after falling through roof of vacant building

Jan 4th 2016, 11:00 PM 65,130 Views 35 Comments

The young man sustained serious head injuries in the fall.

This woman's epic fall in the cinema is going mega, mega viral
# Aghwbaghwaaargh
# Aghwbaghwaaargh

This woman's epic fall in the cinema is going mega, mega viral

Dec 1st 2015, 9:36 AM 11,351 Views 8 Comments

Anyone for popcorn?

Dunnes worker awarded €15k after slipping on wet floor while carrying box of doughnuts
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# Damages

Dunnes worker awarded €15k after slipping on wet floor while carrying box of doughnuts

Nov 24th 2015, 1:50 PM 16,840 Views 26 Comments

Alison Leavey’s wrist was injured after it was caught in a door.

Dublin Airport WON'T have to pay woman €60,000 for fall
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Dublin Airport WON'T have to pay woman €60,000 for fall

Nov 18th 2015, 1:32 PM 37,712 Views 33 Comments

Sally Moses said she did not see a step because it was not adequately illuminated.

A Smithfield waiter snotted himself but made the most fantastic recovery
# On His Ear
# On His Ear

A Smithfield waiter snotted himself but made the most fantastic recovery

Nov 7th 2015, 4:26 PM 9,649 Views 3 Comments

Adam. Hero.

19-year-old seriously injured after falling from balcony in Galway
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# Headford Road

19-year-old seriously injured after falling from balcony in Galway

Sep 24th 2015, 3:20 PM 22,713 Views 7 Comments

He was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

8 indisputable things that are just better in autumn
# Cosy
# Cosy

8 indisputable things that are just better in autumn

Sep 8th 2015, 10:56 AM 6,043 Views 2 Comments

There’s a distinct chill in the air.

Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane
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# Whoops

Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane

Aug 1st 2015, 9:45 AM 12,616 Views 17 Comments

More a case of “when” rather than “if”, really.

"He was snared by that trap" - Adventurer Mark Pollock sues for damages over paralysing fall
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"He was snared by that trap" - Adventurer Mark Pollock sues for damages over paralysing fall

Jul 24th 2015, 10:30 PM 50,712 Views 0 Comments

He says the decision to take a case against his friends was not taken “lightly” and he wants any damages paid by their insurance.

Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain
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Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain

Jul 24th 2015, 8:10 PM 48,409 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.

Mark Pollock sues friends over paralysing fall at their home
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Mark Pollock sues friends over paralysing fall at their home

Jul 23rd 2015, 12:25 PM 71,546 Views 0 Comments

The motivational speaker and adventurer broke his back in three places.

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall
# Accident
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# Accident

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall

Jun 27th 2015, 10:17 PM 6,623 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at Warrnambool racecourse in Australia on Saturday.

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