14 children aged 14 and under were killed last year on Irish roads, compared with five in 2013

Child road fatalities tripled in 2014

08.44 2014 saw almost three times as many fatalities among children on Irish roads, when compared with the previous year, according to the Road Safety Authority.

Investigators believe co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the plane

Alps co-pilot treated for 'suicidal tendencies'

30 Mar The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week had been treated in the past for suicidal tendencies, German state prosecutors have said.

Andreas Lubitz received treatment six years ago according to reports

Co-pilot hid sick note for day of Alps plane crash

27 Mar German state prosecutors have said they had found evidence that Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who is suspected of deliberately crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps, had hidden an unspecified medical condition from his employers.

Investigators carry boxes from the home of Andreas Lubitz

Police search home of pilot who crashed plane

26 Mar Prosecutors in the German city of Düsseldorf have searched the homes of 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz, who is believed to have deliberately crashed Germanwings flight 4U 9525 into the French Alps on Tuesday.

A French police helicopter takes off near the scene of the crash

150 killed in plane crash in French Alps

24 Mar An Airbus operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed into a mountainside in the French Alps today, killing all 150 people on board, including 16 schoolchildren.

The skiers got stranded in cable car cabins buffeted by 130km/hr winds

200 skiers winched to safety in Italy

05 Mar Around 200 holiday skiers in the Italian Dolomites have been winched to safety after getting stranded in cable car cabins buffeted by 130km an hour winds.