Parents take some comfort from new guidelines introduced following death of baby Danny

The parents of a baby boy who died four days after birth say they take comfort from new guidelines introduced following his death.

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Son, 9, thought dead mother was just sleeping

“Mom is asleep and she won’t wake up,” said a nine-year-old boy who had tried to rouse his mother as she sat, seemingly asleep, on the couch in their sitting room.

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Woman changed prescription to get more drugs, inquest told

A young mother of four who died after accidentally overdosing on painkillers had changed a handwritten prescription from her GP to secure a larger quantity of one of her regular medications.

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Man found decomposed in his dilapidated Dublin home, inquest hears

An ex-military policeman who lived in dilapidated circumstances in Dublin 8 was found badly decomposed in his home, an inquest has heard.

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Woman died of asthma attack after inhaler ran out during Storm Ophelia

A woman who suffered a fatal asthma attack on the day Storm Ophelia hit went to her local pharmacy for an inhaler but it was closed.

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Mother of six died due to complication of surgery carried out by two trainee surgeons, coroner rules

A 76-year-old mother of six died after losing 17 litres of blood during surgery for the treatment of pancreatitis, an inquest has heard.

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Family issue appeal at inquest of 'caring' man killed while walking dogs in forest

The family of a man killed while out walking his dogs in a Dublin forest have issued an appeal for information.

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Tallaght teen died of single stab wound to chest, inquest hears

A teenager stabbed to death in Tallaght was on the phone when he was fatally wounded.

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Family on way to see Christmas lights saw fatally shot man lying on roadside, inquest hears

Natasha Nugent was travelling in the car with her husband and their two young daughters when she saw Graham McNally lying face up on the roadside.

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Manual strangulation caused Desmond Sullivan's death at home he shared with Desmond Duffy - inquest

The cause of death at autopsy was compression of the neck with heart disease and acute alcohol and diazepam intoxication as contributory factors.

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'He was loved by us all,' says family after inquest finds man who had been shot was pulled from burning car

A jury has returned a verdict in the case of a 37-year-old man shot dead in Finglas more than 10 years ago.

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Baby died minutes after birth due to brain injury, inquest hears

A baby whose mother aired concerns for his growth during pregnancy was suffering the effects of placental disease.

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Mother whose baby died felt her concerns were 'belittled' by hospital staff

Baby Luke Cox Coghlan was born at the National Maternity Hospital on Holles Street in Dublin on 6.05am on December 28, 2016. He was pronounced dead less than half an hour later despite efforts to save his life.

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Paratroopers showed great restraint in Ballymurphy, inquest hears

The claim came as a former member of the Parachute Regiment gave evidence to an inquest about the shooting of ten civilians

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Keith Flint: Insufficient evidence for suicide verdict on Prodigy star – coroner

The singer had cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system when he was found hanging at his home in Essex in March.

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Inquest hears man who died of cancer had mixed 'asbestos by hand' 50 years ago

An inquest into the death of a former Bord na Mona employee, who died from an asbestos-related cancer, heard claims today the deceased was exposed to asbestos while working at one of the company’s briquette factories over 50 years ago.

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'You’re just praying it’s not somebody': Luas driver didn't see woman on track before fatal collision

The driver of the tram said the lighting was bad in the area and he did not see the woman until it was too late.

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Inquest hears asylum seeker forced to take bus from Cork to Dublin for treatment in last weeks of life

An asylum seeker with a heart condition who was unable to walk 200 metres without extreme breathlessness spent his last few weeks of life in extreme distress as he had to take repeated trips by bus from Cork to Dublin for medical treatment, his widow has claimed at his inquest.

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Cork Prison staff disciplined after CCTV disproves records that inmate was checked every 15 mins before he died

Prison staff have been disciplined after CCTV disproved records that an inmate in Cork Prison was checked every 15 minutes in the hours before he was found dead in his cell.

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'You wouldn’t treat vermin like that': Inquest hears family of man who died of hypothermia unhappy at his treatment

Two ambulance drivers will be summoned to attend an inquest into the death of a man who died of hypothermia.

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Families of Ballymurphy victims ‘just want money’, claims ex-Army medic

A new inquest at Belfast Coroner’s Court is examining the deaths of 10 civilians over three days in west Belfast in 1971.

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Diabetic patient who signed himself out of hospital found dead hours later, inquest hears

A 26-year-old man who was seriously ill with a diabetes-related condition signed himself out of hospital against medical advice and was found dead at home hours later, an inquest has heard.

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Woman's hair caught fire as she smoked e-cigarette, inquest hears

A 54-year-old woman sustained burns and later died after a fire ignited while she smoked an electronic cigarette.

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Cork father-of-one 'took his last breath' as ambulance arrived after being shot in the arm

An agricultural contractor bled to death after he was shot in the left arm while working late in the to evening in October of last year in Macroom, Co Cork, his inquest has heard.

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Grenfell investigator supports call for fresh inquest into Stardust fire

One of the Grenfell fire investigators and other international experts have thrown their support behind calls by the Stardust fire families for fresh inquests into the deaths of their loved ones.

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'I thought it was safe': Blind cord warning after toddler's tragic death

A coroner has issued a fresh warning about the dangers of window blind cords after hearing harrowing details about the death of a toddler in a freak accident.

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Musician died from head injuries following an assault, inquest hears

Cork Coroner's Court heard that Damien O’Brien (28) from Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny incurred serious head injuries after he was assaulted in Waterford.

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Coroner calls for further warnings after Irish man's death at UK beach during Storm Callum

David Dooley was swept out to sea when he was on a night out in Brighton on October 13.

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Inquest hears differing accounts of how cyclist went under wheel of large trailer on Ring of Kerry

A cyclist planning to take part in the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle died after she went under the wheel of a large agricultural trailer, on the N22 Killarney bypass, an inquest has heard.

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Trial into four-month-old Mayo baby's death to take place next year

Previously, the inquest heard that a ‘large volume of medical evidence’ was being considered in relation to the infant's death.

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'She absolutely adored her children': Anorexic mum's family remembers 'beautiful young woman'

Sorcha O’Malley suffered from anorexia nervosa her entire adult life until her death on October 17, 2016.

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Family urge CUH to review protocols after woman never woke up after routine surgery

Patricia Kelly's family said they hope that lessons will be learned after an inquest into her death returned an open verdict today.

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Student who collapsed in fast food restaurant suffered bleed on the brain

A student who collapsed and died from a bleed on the brain did not receive an emergency scan to diagnose her condition, an inquest heard.

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Inquest into death of young girl with heart condition hears how battery on defibrillator was too low

The parents of a nine-year-old girl with a heart condition who died while learning to swim paid tribute to their "lovely, sporty" girl.

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Limerick father drowned during river swim after getting snagged on submerged car, inquest hears

A father of one drowned after he became “snagged” on a car that had been submerged in the river Shannon, gardai told an inquest into the man’s death today.

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Inquest finds man died from choking on 6cm piece of steak

A 64-year-old man choking on a piece of steak ran next door to neighbours seeking help, an inquest heard.

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'Full of trauma and pain': Parents ask why 'darling baby boy Henry John' died days after birth

Newly married parents Simon and Sorcha McMahon lost their first baby, Henry John, died on his parent’s first wedding anniversary, days after his birth.

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Just 15 police on duty in Birmingham on night of IRA pub bombings, inquest told

The blasts at the Tavern in the Town and the Mulberry Bush killed 21 people and injured 220 others.

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Woman took her own life after discharge from emergency department, inquest hears

A woman with a history of mental health problems took her own life two days after she was discharged home from an emergency department, an inquest has heard.

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Woman calls for farmer awareness on rare killer bug after husband dies from sepsis

Irene Whelan said the family were not able to see Tom’s body after he died and weren’t able to have an open coffin at his funeral because of the aggressive nature of the bug.

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Woman found dead on St Stephen's Day suffered laceration to scalp, inquest hears

A 42-year-old woman found dead in her apartment on St Stephen’s Day suffered a laceration to the scalp.

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15-year-old boy died of head injuries following crash, inquest hears

A teenager died of traumatic head injuries following a crash, an inquest heard.

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Man who was shot in the face spent five years in hospital before his death, inquest hears

A man who was shot in the face at his home in 2013 spent five years in hospital before his death last year, an inquest heard.

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Fisherman missing for 24 years drowned, inquest rules

The family of a fisherman missing for 24 years after going fishing can finally apply for a death certificate as an inquest ruled that he died by drowning.

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Open verdict as inquest hears Clare father-of-two's death was not due to 'a simple fall'

A father-of-two who suffered fatal head injuries after getting out of the car that brought him home following a St Patrick's night out didn't die from a "simple fall", the assistant state pathologist said.

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Fire that claimed 10 lives at Dublin halting site reached temperatures in excess of 650 degrees Celsius, inquest hears

A deadly fire that claimed ten lives at a Dublin halting site reached temperatures in excess of 650 degrees Celsius.

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Firefighter tells Carrickmines fire inquest about finding baby in 'intense heat' of burning caravan

Firefighters entered a burning structure on a ‘snatch rescue’ mission to save baby Mary Connors, an inquest into a fatal fire at a halting site in south Dublin has heard.

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Devastating fire which killed pregnant mother and three children started by tealight candle, inquest hears

A devastating fire that killed three young children and a pregnant woman began with a tealight candle, an inquest heard.

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Man, 24, was killed by stray bullet as intended target of hit man ran away, inquest hears

The intended target of a gunman was running for his life when the attacker opened fire and shot the wrong man.

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Inquest finds man, 63, who was attacked in his home died of stab wound to neck

A 63-year-old knife victim attacked at his home died as a result of a stab wound to the neck.

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Killer of Justine Valdez died due to gunshot wound to the arm, chest - inquest

The killer of student Justine Valdez (24) died from a gunshot wound to his arm and chest.

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Inquest hears drunk driver had open bottle of vodka in car as he drove down wrong side of road

A 35-year-old drunk driver who died in a collision had an open bottle of vodka in the car, an inquest heard.

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Pre-term baby died following procedure to save her life, inquest hears

Baby Abbey Lespiaucq was undergoing a rare procedure because she was found to be anemic.

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Former soldier apologises to family of man shot in Belfast in 1971

Witness M3 told the family of Eddie Doherty during an inquest in Belfast that he wishes he could turn back time.

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Paul Kavanagh was parking car for partner when he was shot dead, inquest hears

Paul Kavanagh reversed his car at speed in a bid to escape two gunmen who shot him dead, an inquest has heard.

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Mystery surrounds why woman developed temperature of 42 degrees post surgery, inquest hears

A woman who developed a temperature of 42 degrees following warming treatment after cancer surgery died following organ failure.

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Uncle and nephew 'made desperate bid to swim to safety' as boat sank 100m from Skerries shore

A 28-year-old Dublin man working on his uncle’s fishing boat died tragically after the vessel capsized 100m from shore, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.

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Pensioner died from escalator fall at Cork city shopping centre, inquest hears

A pensioner died from a fall after he placed his walking aid on to the moving step of an escalator at Merchant's Quay shopping centre in Cork city, an inquest has heard.

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Baby Cormac died days after unexpected admission to hospital, inquest hears

The mother of a baby with a congenital heart condition had to park in a housing estate and run to the hospital to attend a vital appointment, an inquest heard.

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Parents describe 'unspeakable horror' after 12-day-old baby Eibhlín died from common cold sore virus

A 12-day-old baby girl died after contracting the common cold sore virus in hospital days after birth, an inquest into her death heard.

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