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#Tragedy

# tragedy - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires RIP

'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp got married last week and was on his honeymoon when deadly fires swept through the town of Mati.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work RIP

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp was on his honeymoon when he and his wife Zoe Holohan were caught in the fires.

# tragedy - Monday 16 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named Joshua Osahon

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named

Joshua Osahon from Portlaoise lost his life after going swimming in a lake in central Spain on Saturday afternoon.

# tragedy - Sunday 8 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Skerries 100 race goes ahead, with entire prize fund to go to William Dunlop's family North Dublin

Skerries 100 race goes ahead, with entire prize fund to go to William Dunlop's family

32-year-old William Dunlop died tragically during practice for the racing event yesterday afternoon.

# tragedy - Saturday 7 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston A Life Story

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

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

# tragedy - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies Havana

One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies

The death toll is now 111.

# tragedy - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We are devastated': Grandparents, mother and four children killed in murder-suicide in Australia Margaret River

'We are devastated': Grandparents, mother and four children killed in murder-suicide in Australia

Police said they weren’t looking for anyone else in relation to the shootings.

# tragedy - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo' Personal Journey

Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'

For the first time, the Tánaiste speaks of his family’s own personal tragedy in pregnancy.

# tragedy - Monday 23 April, 2018

Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad RIP

Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad

29-year-old Matt Campbell was running his second marathon in as many weeks.

# tragedy - Saturday 31 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife Adeje

Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife

The youngster was rushed to hospital after being critically injured on Thursday evening.

# tragedy - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

British sailor 'presumed lost at sea' after going overboard in the Volvo Ocean Race

John Fisher was swept overboard Monday afternoon.

# tragedy - Friday 16 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Rescue 116 crash: Investigators seek review of all Irish search and rescue operations New Report

Rescue 116 crash: Investigators seek review of all Irish search and rescue operations

Four Irish Coast Guard crew were killed in the tragedy. The latest interim report has been published.

From TheJournal.ie Topman 'unreservedly apologises' after claims it was selling t-shirt referencing Hillsborough disaster The 96

Topman 'unreservedly apologises' after claims it was selling t-shirt referencing Hillsborough disaster

The company has yet to respond to the online furore.

# tragedy - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps Avoriaz

13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps

The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.

# tragedy - Saturday 17 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre Tragedy

13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico at 11.39pm Irish time last night.

# tragedy - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow man died after taking headshop drug known as 'gravel' and 'bubble' Drugs

Wicklow man died after taking headshop drug known as 'gravel' and 'bubble'

An inquest heard cause of death was Alpha PVP toxicity with restraint as a contributory factor.

# tragedy - Monday 22 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident Dublin

# tragedy - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals Tragedy

All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals

All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals; local media indicates that they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.

Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide RIP

Gary Speed among four coached by Bennell to have died by suicide

A victim of the former youth team coach said he tried to contact the late player’s parents.

# tragedy - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'They have nowhere else': Sierra Leone mudslide victims move back to homes in danger zone Disaster

'They have nowhere else': Sierra Leone mudslide victims move back to homes in danger zone

The August mudslide killed more than 1,000 people and there are fears for another landslide in the next rainy season.

# tragedy - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie At least 48 people die after bus goes off Peru's 'Devil's Curve' Devil's Curve

At least 48 people die after bus goes off Peru's 'Devil's Curve'

It plunged 100 metres and landed upside down on rocks at the edge of the sea.

# tragedy - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man found dead after fall at construction site in London's Canary Wharf Tragedy

Man found dead after fall at construction site in London's Canary Wharf

The man is believed to have fallen into a deep trench at the site.

# tragedy - Monday 1 January, 2018

'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?'

This extract from a recent book on the late Cormac McAnallen recalls the harrowing circumstances in which he was discovered dead.

# tragedy - Thursday 28 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day RIP

First funeral to take place in Mayo today after after SUV was swept away on Christmas day

Martin Needham will be buried today followed by his friend Declan Davitt tomorrow.

# tragedy - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Limerick man killed in car crash hours before coming home for Christmas Tragedy

Limerick man killed in car crash hours before coming home for Christmas

One friend described him as a “gentle giant”.

# tragedy - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre Davao

At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre

Firefighters have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead.

# tragedy - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, says coroner Mass Shooting

All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, says coroner

The incident on 1 October was the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

# tragedy - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I think Alan has done something terrible and he killed them all' Hawe Family Inquest

'I think Alan has done something terrible and he killed them all'

The inquest into the death of Clodagh Hawe and her three sons continues in Cavan today.

# tragedy - Friday 15 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We fulfilled our commitments': Justice Minister says no grounds for further Stardust investigation Tragedy

'We fulfilled our commitments': Justice Minister says no grounds for further Stardust investigation

A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.

# tragedy - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim Tragedy

Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation into the incident.

# tragedy - Thursday 23 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First garda on scene at Buncrana pier tragedy says he got down on his knees to stop from slipping Donegal

First garda on scene at Buncrana pier tragedy says he got down on his knees to stop from slipping

The first RNLI diver on the scene also gave evidence to the coroner’s court today.

# tragedy - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Inquest begins today into Buncrana pier tragedy Donegal

Inquest begins today into Buncrana pier tragedy

The inquest will hear from witnesses this morning, with a view to better understanding what happened during the incident.

# tragedy - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex California

Berkeley balcony collapse: Settlement reached with owners and property managers of complex

Six students were killed when the balcony at the Blackrock Library Gardens complex collapsed.

# tragedy - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I wouldn't be more forgiving of someone who was drunk the morning after if he killed my child' Road Safety

'I wouldn't be more forgiving of someone who was drunk the morning after if he killed my child'

The families of people who have died in road collisions gathered in Dublin today for a candlelit ceremony.

# tragedy - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'No new inquiry warranted': Stardust report finds cause of fire may never be known Tragedy

'No new inquiry warranted': Stardust report finds cause of fire may never be known

A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie Two eight-year-old boys die as car ploughs into Sydney classroom Tragedy This post contains videos

Two eight-year-old boys die as car ploughs into Sydney classroom

Three other children were seriously injured.

# tragedy - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Inquest into deaths of ten in halting site fire adjourned as file sent to DPP Tragedy

Inquest into deaths of ten in halting site fire adjourned as file sent to DPP

The cause of death returned for all ten victims of the blaze was acute carbon monoxide poisoning.

# tragedy - Friday 15 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone is just in shock': Community 'numb' after young man dies trying to save his brother Monaghan

'Everyone is just in shock': Community 'numb' after young man dies trying to save his brother

Gary Askin (28) died after being overcome by fumes at a mushroom processing plant at Cornacrieve, Emyvale, Monaghan.

# tragedy - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Parents and 11-year-old child die after falling into shallow volcano crater Italy

Parents and 11-year-old child die after falling into shallow volcano crater

“They crossed the security barriers and fell into the hole.”

# tragedy - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish pilgrim (79) dies in Italy Walking Tour

Irish pilgrim (79) dies in Italy

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

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