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Argentinian Santillan becomes second fighter to die in devastating week for boxing
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Argentinian Santillan becomes second fighter to die in devastating week for boxing

Jul 25th 2019, 6:28 PM 36,047 Views 32 Comments

The 23-year-old passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car
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Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car

Nov 28th 2018, 4:56 PM 48,674 Views 18 Comments

Stephen Marron was assistant sacristan of the local parish and was driving a car which was crashed into by the car dragging the garda.

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training
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2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

Sep 7th 2018, 8:14 PM 63,997 Views 14 Comments

Germany’s Kristina Vogel says she is slowly coming to terms with her condition after suffering spinal injuries.

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap
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Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Jul 25th 2018, 5:57 PM 43,536 Views 41 Comments

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston
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Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston

Jul 7th 2018, 9:00 PM 76,230 Views 21 Comments

A new documentary by Kevin Macdonald uncovers how the singer was abused by a relative as a child.

Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race
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Motorcyclist William Dunlop dies in practice for Dublin race

Jul 7th 2018, 7:49 PM 123,561 Views 78 Comments

Dunlop, nephew of motorsport legend Joey, was just 32.

Investigation launched into sudden death of teenager in wake of planned surgery
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Investigation launched into sudden death of teenager in wake of planned surgery

May 18th 2018, 7:21 PM 65,216 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Jessica Sheedy died last week following complications arising from an elective surgery at University Hospital Limerick.

'Everyone is shocked' - Roscommon community reels from death of teenager in tragic accident abroad
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'Everyone is shocked' - Roscommon community reels from death of teenager in tragic accident abroad

Jan 15th 2018, 4:14 PM 51,696 Views 3 Comments

19-year-old Stephen O’Gara lost his life in a tragic road accident on the island of Lanzarote at the weekend.

Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives
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Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives

Oct 18th 2017, 6:54 PM 123,698 Views 16 Comments

The cause of the 30-year-old Dublin man’s death is unclear at present.

Pilot falls to his death from helicopter he was flying in Belgium
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Pilot falls to his death from helicopter he was flying in Belgium

Sep 4th 2017, 8:24 PM 15,529 Views 16 Comments

The accident took place during a parachute display near the city of Liege yesterday afternoon.

'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China
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'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China

Aug 10th 2017, 9:25 PM 35,112 Views 3 Comments

Craig Church (27) was from the small town of Portstewart in Northern Ireland.

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy
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Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:05 PM 21,136 Views 9 Comments

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye
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'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye

Jul 22nd 2017, 3:35 PM 16,463 Views 5 Comments

17-year-old Damola lost his life tragically on Tuesday last after getting into trouble while swimming in the River Shannon.

Seven-month-old baby dies in tragic Tipperary incident
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Seven-month-old baby dies in tragic Tipperary incident

May 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 100,040 Views 6 Comments

The baby had been airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK
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11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK

May 9th 2017, 8:38 PM 22,322 Views 34 Comments

The incident happened on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor.

If ever there was a photo to sum up bank holiday fear, it's this photo of a sleeping girl and her pizza
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If ever there was a photo to sum up bank holiday fear, it's this photo of a sleeping girl and her pizza

May 1st 2017, 9:59 AM 14,644 Views 5 Comments

It me.

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident
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British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

Apr 20th 2017, 3:38 PM 23,385 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.

Tributes paid to woman who died in Lough Erne while on family holiday
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Tributes paid to woman who died in Lough Erne while on family holiday

Apr 14th 2017, 1:27 PM 17,357 Views 5 Comments

The woman is said to have fallen into the water while checking the ropes on a boat.

Television presenter reads breaking news report detailing her husband's death
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Television presenter reads breaking news report detailing her husband's death

Apr 9th 2017, 2:52 PM 74,775 Views 28 Comments

28-year-old Supreet Kaur was presenting a news bulletin on Indian TV when live report detailed the car accident in which her husband had died.

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb
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At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:09 AM 8,109 Views 4 Comments

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place
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'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place

Mar 30th 2017, 1:47 PM 31,568 Views 9 Comments

The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.

Two men die in separate farm accidents
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Two men die in separate farm accidents

Mar 15th 2017, 12:48 PM 27,807 Views 7 Comments

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare
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Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare

Feb 27th 2017, 7:40 PM 22,535 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal
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Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal

Feb 17th 2017, 3:00 PM 17,620 Views 41 Comments

64-year-old Anthony Handley had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing the death of a 31-year-old to her daughter in January 2014.

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire
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Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire

Feb 9th 2017, 2:30 PM 41,786 Views 9 Comments

A woman and two men, all aged in their 60s and 70s, died as a result of the fire.

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker
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Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Feb 7th 2017, 1:04 PM 17,892 Views 28 Comments

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45
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South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45

Feb 6th 2017, 12:42 PM 39,661 Views 30 Comments

The World Cup-winning Springbok scrum-half had been battling motor neurone disease since 2011.

Post-mortem finds Many Clouds's death not linked to an underlying condition
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Post-mortem finds Many Clouds's death not linked to an underlying condition

Jan 30th 2017, 9:25 PM 5,116 Views 3 Comments

The 2015 Aintree Grand National winner suffered a huge internal haemorrhage.

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot
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Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:12 PM 24,432 Views 25 Comments

Police are investigating.

At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India
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At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India

Jan 19th 2017, 7:22 AM 8,066 Views 9 Comments

Around 400 road users die in India per day. The country has one of the worst records worldwide on road safety.

"It's just total devastation" - Louth community reels from tragic road deaths of two women
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"It's just total devastation" - Louth community reels from tragic road deaths of two women

Jan 17th 2017, 8:42 AM 30,036 Views 8 Comments

The two women have since been named locally as Josie Duff and Kathy McDonald, who were first cousins aged in their 70s.

Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast
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Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast

Jan 15th 2017, 9:27 AM 10,815 Views 97 Comments

More than 5,000 people died in the Mediterranean last year, the majority of them on the Libya-Italy migrant route.

Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game
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Manchester United fan passes away after collapsing at West Ham game

Jan 3rd 2017, 1:07 PM 5,096 Views 8 Comments

The 64-year-old became ill during the Red Devils’ 2-0 win at London Stadium.

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver
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"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver

Nov 27th 2016, 2:36 PM 50,844 Views 51 Comments

Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.

Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city
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Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city

Nov 8th 2016, 7:36 PM 30,630 Views 26 Comments

Louise “BuBu” Casey, was discovered under the staircase of a derelict building this morning.

"A silence fell across this parish" - funeral takes place of pensioners found dead at home
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"A silence fell across this parish" - funeral takes place of pensioners found dead at home

Nov 7th 2016, 1:14 PM 25,999 Views 29 Comments

Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald, both aged in their 70s, were found dead at their home in Knockadoon, Co Mayo, last Tuesday afternoon.

Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass
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Anthony Foley's son launches Facebook site asking fans of his father to attend mass

Oct 24th 2016, 6:19 PM 53,524 Views 82 Comments

11-year-old Tony Foley’s father passed away tragically last week at the age of 42.

"It's such a sad and tragic loss" - Community devastated after death of young Sligo woman in Canada
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"It's such a sad and tragic loss" - Community devastated after death of young Sligo woman in Canada

Oct 18th 2016, 12:49 PM 39,180 Views 4 Comments

Regina Hunt died over the weekend after suffering a fall at her home in Canada.

Scottish boxer dies following televised bout
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Scottish boxer dies following televised bout

Oct 1st 2016, 10:05 AM 34,864 Views 34 Comments

25-year-old Mike Towell was taken to hospital after his fight with Dale Evans was stopped in the fifth round on Thursday evening.

Motorcyclist died in single-vehicle collision in Co Meath
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Motorcyclist died in single-vehicle collision in Co Meath

Aug 16th 2016, 7:51 AM 22,261 Views 21 Comments

The accident happened at about 10.15pm last night.

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