Organisation: Coroner’s Court
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A scholarship-winning UCC student from Waterford, who was struggling while studying away from home, was found dead in his bedroom after taking a lethal cocktail of prescription drugs mixed with heroin.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2018
The parents of a little boy killed in a hit-and-run accident have called for tighter driving licence controls after it emerged a brain-damaged motorist had his licence renewed without having to resit a driving test.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
A girl who died 10 years after suffering injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome fought "an amazing fight", according to her mother.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
A 35 year old pregnant woman died due to a tear in the abdomen during the course of laparoscopic surgery for an ectopic pregnancy, an inquest has heard.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
Conor McGregor has described the death in Dublin of Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho as “heartbreaking” and “a truly bitter pill to swallow”.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
An inquest into Ireland’s biggest ever road crash has opened amidst claims of a cover-up.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
The family of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross have told a coroner there is a “public interest” in knowing what checks were conducted when convicted killer Arnis Zalkalns was allowed into Britain.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
A coroner has said that the “plague” of suicides in Kerry had “considerably reduced” since the appeal by the late Donal Walsh to young people to think twice before doing so.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2013
A rare 3,000-year-old piece of gold jewellery unearthed in bogland by an amateur treasure hunter has been unveiled to the public at its new home — the Ulster Museum in Belfast.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2013
A county coroner has said that some media coverage of suicide is better than none at all.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
A Donegal coroner has said “humanity is being totally overlooked” as the State fails to address the issue of the increase in suicide deaths.
Sat, 11 May, 2013
His comments on suicide have caused controversy but coroner Terence Casey tells Deirdre Walsh we need to be more open
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
The top investigator searching for the seven final victims of the co-called Disappeared appealed tonight for the public’s help to bring closure to families.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
Shotgun residue was discovered in the car of a father of five abducted and murdered by republican paramilitaries at the height of Troubles, an inquest heard today.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
Mourners turned out today to bid a final farewell to the police shooting victim whose death sparked the first night of devastating riots across England.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2011
The results of ballistic tests carried out following the police shooting of Mark Duggan are expected to be published today.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2011
AN autopsy on singer Amy Winehouse yesterday failed to determine what killed the 27-year-old star, leaving fans and family with a weeks-long wait for the toxicology test results.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2011
A MAN found lifeless in his bedroom with a plastic bag around his head died of asphyxiation after inhaling helium, a gas commonly used for blowing up balloons.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
A CORONER has questioned the materials being used to make mobile homes after a man burned to death in a fire.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
A ONE-YEAR-OLD toddler who died after being struck by a car driven by her father had only just learnt to walk a couple of weeks earlier, an inquest has heard.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
Tue, 18 Jan, 2011
Fri, 14 Jan, 2011
THE husband of a woman who died following an elective hysterectomy at a private hospital said after an inquest at which a verdict of medical misadventure was recorded that they had “got justice” for his wife.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2010
THE father of a 19-year- old student who died following a drinking game in which he consumed a lethal amount of vodka has paid a tearful tribute to his son.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010
A TEENAGER who gave chase to a lone gunman on a bicycle after he shot and killed his older brother was greatly traumatised by the event and took his own life three months later.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2010
THE family of a young man who suffered fatal head injuries while trying to break up a drunken brawl has urged people to come forward with information that may help gardaí re-examine the case.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2010
Police in the North are to comply with a court order to hand over top secret reports on an alleged officer shoot-to-kill policy during the Troubles, a senior commander revealed today.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2009
A severely depressed young woman who stepped in front of a train left a suicide note complaining of how an anti-acne drug left her feeling physically aged, her family said today.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2009
A GARDA file on the suspicious death of the son of Killinaskully actor Jim Queally is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions, it emerged yesterday.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2009
A RETIRED accountant found dead in a bedroom of his Cork home suffered multiple stab wounds to the neck, chest and abdomen, an inquest heard yesterday.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2009
THE National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) register has called for national protocols to be put in place for the investigation of sudden infant deaths.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2009
A man and woman are due in court today charged with murdering a couple whose deaths 18 years ago were originally treated as suicide.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
A man and woman were charged with the murder of a couple whose deaths 20 years ago were originally treated as suicide.
Sun, 01 Feb, 2009
Campaigners for a new inquiry in to the Stardust disaster said today they had the “strongest case possible” in their quest for justice.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2008
The family of a suspected killer who died in garda custody today branded as "unlawful" delays to a public hearing into the death.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
An inquest into the death of Jean Charles de Menezes could last up to three months, his family said today.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2008
A YOUNG man and a teenage girl who sustained fatal injuries when the stolen car in which they were travelling spun out of control and struck a lamppost were involved in three other collisions and were chased at high speed by a Garda patrol car prior to the fatal incident, an inquest heard yesterday.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2007
RELATIVES of two young Dublin men who committed suicide told the city’s Coroner’s Court yesterday how the tragedies hadaffected their families.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2007
THE human rights of children in Ireland came under fire yesterday in an international report.
Thu, 24 May, 2007
Attempts to extradite an American right-to-die activist over the alleged assisted suicide of a woman in Dublin over five years ago has hit a legal quagmire, an inquest heard today.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2007
Three pathologists are to give medical evidence at a preliminary hearing of the inquest of student Brian Murphy after controversy arose surrounding his cause of death, it was ruled today.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2007
ONE of the heirs to the Smurfit fortune has died after being found on fire in a London churchyard
Tue, 05 Dec, 2006