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Woman being treated for head injuries after falling from window at Cavan hospital
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Woman being treated for head injuries after falling from window at Cavan hospital

Jun 18th 2015, 6:45 PM 16,400 Views 5 Comments

She is in a stable condition.

Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing
# My Hero
# My Hero

Dave Grohl fell off the stage last night, broke his leg, kept performing

Jun 13th 2015, 9:05 AM 4,740 Views 14 Comments

“I think I just broke my leg. I think I really broke my leg”.

Could this man's tumble off stage be even worse than The Edge's?
# Bottoms Up
# Bottoms Up

Could this man's tumble off stage be even worse than The Edge's?

May 18th 2015, 1:45 PM 3,202 Views 0 Comments

It sure looks like it.

One of Australia's richest men fell head-first off the podium during a trophy presentation
# Tough Old Bugger
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# Tough Old Bugger

One of Australia's richest men fell head-first off the podium during a trophy presentation

May 17th 2015, 2:42 PM 6,862 Views 1 Comment

Don’t laugh! He’s an 84-year-old man and could have been badly injured (but he wasn’t, so it’s grand).

Girl faceplants at graduation, demonstrates the perils of high heels
# Achilles Heel
# Achilles Heel

Girl faceplants at graduation, demonstrates the perils of high heels

May 15th 2015, 6:57 PM 9,020 Views 4 Comments

Every girl will feel this fall in her very bones.

Someone fell over on Vincent Browne last night and oh, how everyone laughed
# Dear Oh Dear
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# Dear Oh Dear

Someone fell over on Vincent Browne last night and oh, how everyone laughed

May 12th 2015, 8:08 AM 35,676 Views 18 Comments

Live television, eh?

Shaquille O'Neal proves the bigger they come, the harder they fall
# Shaq Attack
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# Shaq Attack

Shaquille O'Neal proves the bigger they come, the harder they fall

May 7th 2015, 6:10 PM 7,018 Views 1 Comment

If you felt the earth move last night, it was probably Shaq’s fault.

WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing
# Lucky Escape
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# Lucky Escape

WATCH: A skydiver survived this terrifying landing

Apr 18th 2015, 6:23 PM 19,558 Views 19 Comments

Ouch.

A Buckingham Palace guard fell in front of tourists, but remained cool as a cucumber
# Whoops
# Whoops

A Buckingham Palace guard fell in front of tourists, but remained cool as a cucumber

Apr 15th 2015, 7:35 AM 5,075 Views 2 Comments

Totally got away with it.

Student dies after falling from a height at UCC
# Cork
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# Cork

Student dies after falling from a height at UCC

Mar 26th 2015, 9:46 PM 87,206 Views 0 Comments

The tragic incident happened in the Kane Science Building this afternoon.

Video: Woman falls TWICE as she tries to steal potted plant from front garden
# Plant Bandit
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# Plant Bandit

Video: Woman falls TWICE as she tries to steal potted plant from front garden

Mar 4th 2015, 10:43 PM 25,728 Views 22 Comments

One word – karma.

This 90-year-old man was was ignored as he lay injured on a Cork street
# Cork
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# Cork

This 90-year-old man was was ignored as he lay injured on a Cork street

Feb 25th 2015, 4:12 PM 26,278 Views 47 Comments

Con Coughlan misjudged the height of the path where a new bike lane has recently been installed.

Aer Lingus shareholders are nervous IAG's takeover bid has failed
# Fall
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# Fall

Aer Lingus shareholders are nervous IAG's takeover bid has failed

Feb 9th 2015, 6:58 PM 11,883 Views 46 Comments

The airline’s stocks took a hit today following a Bloomberg report.

This kid falling off a bed proves Irish children are indestructible
# Tumble
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# Tumble

This kid falling off a bed proves Irish children are indestructible

Feb 9th 2015, 5:23 PM 27,018 Views 29 Comments

What was that bang?

Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again)
# Post-recession Low
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# Post-recession Low

Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again)

Feb 4th 2015, 10:50 PM 13,815 Views 140 Comments

The unemployment rate it hit 10.5% in January – down from 10.6% in December.

Labour senator 'making good progress' from serious head injuries
# Jimmy Harte
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# Jimmy Harte

Labour senator 'making good progress' from serious head injuries

Jan 23rd 2015, 1:03 PM 12,254 Views 0 Comments

Jimmy Harte was found unconscious in Dublin in the early hours of 16 November, 2013.

Window cleaner survives 11-story fall onto moving car
# San Francisco
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# San Francisco

Window cleaner survives 11-story fall onto moving car

Nov 23rd 2014, 11:59 AM 20,547 Views 16 Comments

The man suffered critical injuries, but he was conscious, police said.

Gardaí investigate after boy (14) seriously injured in fall from bridge
# Finglas
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# Finglas

Gardaí investigate after boy (14) seriously injured in fall from bridge

Oct 13th 2014, 6:35 PM 35,834 Views 0 Comments

He has been rushed to Temple Street hospital.

Baby elephant takes a tumble, mammy storms to the rescue
# Bar Bar
# Bar Bar

Baby elephant takes a tumble, mammy storms to the rescue

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:25 AM 4,782 Views 4 Comments

Ah wudja LOOK.

This GIF of Garth Brooks falling on stage will make you feel better about him cancelling his Irish gigs
# Garth
# Garth

This GIF of Garth Brooks falling on stage will make you feel better about him cancelling his Irish gigs

Sep 9th 2014, 11:20 AM 7,945 Views 4 Comments

*snigger*

Turns out people are downloading fewer smartphone apps than before
# Plateau
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# Plateau

Turns out people are downloading fewer smartphone apps than before

Aug 19th 2014, 9:58 AM 9,435 Views 36 Comments

Almost a third of smartphone users do not download any apps for their devices, as the age of new users increases.

Expect (some) good news at the fuel pumps later this year
# Beep Beep
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# Beep Beep

Expect (some) good news at the fuel pumps later this year

Aug 15th 2014, 1:24 PM 23,153 Views 70 Comments

The price of diesel and petrol is expected to fall – a little, at least.

19 jokes and references only Sherlock fans will get
# Meat Dagger
# Meat Dagger

19 jokes and references only Sherlock fans will get

Jul 27th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,121 Views 1 Comment

You should see me in a crown.

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog
# To The Rescue
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# To The Rescue

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Jun 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 40,643 Views 61 Comments

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

Dublin man dies after falling from balcony in Italy
# Naples
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# Naples

Dublin man dies after falling from balcony in Italy

Jun 24th 2014, 7:55 AM 19,816 Views 5 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to his family.

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
# STrength
# STrength

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook

May 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 28,917 Views 27 Comments

The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.

Samsung profits rise slightly despite sliding smartphone revenue
# Reliance
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# Reliance

Samsung profits rise slightly despite sliding smartphone revenue

Apr 29th 2014, 10:48 AM 3,245 Views 14 Comments

The company made a net profit of $7.3 billion in the first three months of the year, but concerns over its reliance on smartphone sales is growing.

Man dies after falling out of a moving car in Limerick
# Collision
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# Collision

Man dies after falling out of a moving car in Limerick

Apr 26th 2014, 10:02 AM 28,555 Views 35 Comments

The car in which he fell did not remain at the scene.

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

Mar 31st 2014, 10:20 AM 36,032 Views 37 Comments

ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.

Unlucky GoPro camera falls out of plane, lands in pig pen, gets chewed by pig
# Oinkredible
# Oinkredible

Unlucky GoPro camera falls out of plane, lands in pig pen, gets chewed by pig

Feb 12th 2014, 10:30 PM 2,269 Views 1 Comment

Now THAT’S what I call an incredible journey.

8 absolutely mortifying things you're cringing about right now
# Oh God
# Oh God

8 absolutely mortifying things you're cringing about right now

Jan 30th 2014, 1:01 PM 42,118 Views 58 Comments

Here, somebody hold my bag while I DIE OF SHAME.

Boy (14) dies following freak railings accident
# Kinsale
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# Kinsale

Boy (14) dies following freak railings accident

Jan 29th 2014, 7:42 AM 35,411 Views 34 Comments

Leon Connon was being treated for serious head injuries at Cork University Hospital.

Man dies after falling from London skyscraper
# Canary Wharf
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# Canary Wharf

Man dies after falling from London skyscraper

Jan 28th 2014, 10:35 AM 25,365 Views 28 Comments

The 39-year-old fell from the JP Morgan headquarters in Canary Wharf this morning.

Boy (14) in serious condition in hospital after fall
# Kinsale
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# Kinsale

Boy (14) in serious condition in hospital after fall

Jan 26th 2014, 10:28 AM 30,819 Views 4 Comments

The teenager fell and became trapped in railings while playing with friends in Kinsale last evening.

Labour senator Jimmy Harte transferred back to Dublin, remains in critical condition
# Jimmy Harte
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# Jimmy Harte

Labour senator Jimmy Harte transferred back to Dublin, remains in critical condition

Jan 17th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,450 Views 0 Comments

A Labour spokesperson confirmed yesterday that Harte remains in a critical condition and will get “the best of care” at Beaumont Hospital.

Stage invader falls from rafters at New Year's Eve concert (video)
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Stage invader falls from rafters at New Year's Eve concert (video)

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 2,833 Views 0 Comments

The man’s injuries are serious but not life-threatening, according to reports of the incident in Perth, Australia.

These Santas are really not having a good time of it
# Santa Fails
# Santa Fails

These Santas are really not having a good time of it

Dec 6th 2013, 11:03 AM 2,226 Views 2 Comments

Santa is not the most graceful of men.

Ajax fan seriously injured during Barcelona game
# Accident
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# Accident

Ajax fan seriously injured during Barcelona game

Nov 27th 2013, 6:00 AM 3,693 Views 0 Comments

The man fell several metres while celebrating Danny Hoesen’s goal.

Man attempts to cross stream on a log, fails miserably
# Logging Off
# Logging Off

Man attempts to cross stream on a log, fails miserably

Nov 11th 2013, 1:32 PM 1,839 Views 0 Comments

This is a master-class in how not to cross a stream.

Back down to earth: Twitter shares fall after its sizzling Wall Street debut
# Twitter
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# Twitter

Back down to earth: Twitter shares fall after its sizzling Wall Street debut

Nov 8th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,487 Views 26 Comments

“A bit like an IPO hangover” is how one analyst described it.