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# inquest - Monday 28 July, 2014

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home

The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.

# inquest - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Opinion: The sudden death of a young woman is not any less tragic for her being an addict

Compassion for a fellow human being should not change just because a poor soul happened to be an addict.

# inquest - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Lack of witnesses called to Kivlehan inquest “unacceptable”

Association for the Improvement in the Maternity Services has said that more witnesses should be compelled to appear before the inquiry.

# inquest - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are

The six survivors have met up every year since the tragedy and hope to continue to so so in the future.

# inquest - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Cork air crash: Inquest returns verdicts of accidental death

The Fairchild Metro EC-ITP aircraft crashed, overturned and caught fire on its third attempt to land at the airport in 2011.

# inquest - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Cork plane crash inquests to start today

Six people died in the 2011 crash.

# inquest - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Peaches Geldof’s home burgled twice since her death Break-ins

Peaches Geldof’s home burgled twice since her death

The last burglary, in which no personal items were stolen, happened on Friday 9 May.

# inquest - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

# inquest - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Heroin use ‘likely’ to have been involved in death of Peaches Geldof

A short inquest hearing was held today head of a full investigation in July.

Peaches’ death was “tragic parallel” of her mother’s overdose RIP

Peaches’ death was “tragic parallel” of her mother’s overdose

The daughter of Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Kent last month.

# inquest - Friday 25 April, 2014

Inquest into Peaches Geldof’s death to begin next week

A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive.

# inquest - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.

# inquest - Thursday 20 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Patrick Halpin’s death was ‘as a result of a fall’ and ruled not suspicious

The 18-year-old was found dead near Leicester Square on 6 February after he had gone missing while on a DCU society trip.

# inquest - Friday 21 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

# inquest - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury

Mark Duggan did not have a gun in his hand at the time he was shot by police in August 2011.

# inquest - Monday 2 December, 2013

Elber Twomey statement: ‘I loved being baba Oisin’s mom and I loved being Connie’s wife’

The only survivor of a crash, which killed her baby, her husband and her unborn child questioned how police dealt with information about the suicidal taxi driver who drove into their family vehicle.

# inquest - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

University Hospital Galway apologises to Praveen Halappanavar and family

The apology comes after the publication of a damning HIQA report into Savita’s treatment at University Hospital Galway.

# inquest - Friday 30 August, 2013

Coroner: Artist David Hockney’s aide died after drinking toilet cleaner

The coroner said there was “not a shred of evidence” that 23-year-old Dominic Elliott had intended to take his own life.

# inquest - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Inquest into deaths of five Tit Bonhomme crew members opens today

The fishing vessel sank off the coast of Cork in January last year with just one member of the crew surviving.

# inquest - Thursday 25 April, 2013

New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in ‘early 2014’

A location for the inquests is still to be determined with victims’ families divided on the matter.

# inquest - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

The Savita Halappanavar inquest verdict will influence Ireland

From Medical Council guidelines to possible legislation, is Savita the X Case of this generation?

Praveen still asking how the life of his vibrant young wife ‘ebbed away’

The widower looks ahead as he continues in his pursuit for the full truth about Savita’s death.

# inquest - Friday 19 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added ways to test if your smile still works

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Praveen Halappanavar: ‘Savita’s treatment was horrendous, barbaric and inhumane’

Mr Halappanavar said he has a responsibility to Savita and her family “to get to the bottom of the truth”.

Savita inquest reaction: ‘She was sadly let down by the healthcare system’

There has been mixed reaction to the verdict in the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar with groups campaigning on the abortion issue quick to issue statements this evening.

Savita inquest: The coroner’s nine recommendations endorsed by the jury

The jury in the inquest of Savita Halappanavar ‘strongly endorsed’ these nine recommendations from the coroner, Dr Ciarán McLoughlin.

# inquest - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Savita inquest to resume today

It is expected that two witnesses who spoke last week and who were recalled will speak today.

# inquest - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar thanks midwife for honest answers at inquest

“I would like to thank her for being honest…it came out of the blue,” he said this morning.

# inquest - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest

Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury who treated Savita will be questioned over whether she referred to Ireland’s Catholic ethos when she refused to terminate her pregnancy.

# inquest - Monday 8 April, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar: ‘The next few days are going to be very tough’

The widower of Savita Halappanavar is among those giving evidence on the first day of an inquest into her death in Galway.

Inquest into death of Savita Halappanavar begins in Galway

The inquest will mark the first time that staff who treated Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway will give sworn evidence.

# inquest - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Savita solicitor: We released details slowly to keep media interest

Gerard O’Donnell, who represents Praveen Halappanavar, says his clients case has benefited from ‘sustained exposure’.

# inquest - Friday 18 January, 2013

Column: Public inquiry system reflects power imbalance in Irish society

Women’s lives are not a priority in the public sphere – and this is clear from a series of inquiries, writes Margaret O’Keeffe.

Preliminary inquest into Savita Halappanavar’s death takes place Savita This post contains images

Preliminary inquest into Savita Halappanavar’s death takes place

The preliminary inquest took place at Galway Court House and was attended by Savita’s husband, Praveen.

# inquest - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Coroner inquest into death of Savita will be ‘open and transparent’

The preliminary inquiry is due to begin on 18 January, and is expected to reconvene in April for a week.

# inquest - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

New Amy Winehouse inquest to be held next month

An investigation revealed the coroner in the inquest did not have the requisite experience for the role.

# inquest - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Inquest held into death of nurse in British royal hoax call

Jacintha Saldanha was found in nurses’ accommodation near King Edward VII’s Hospital in central London last Friday.

# inquest - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The Score Hillsborough inquests hearing set for December 19 Hillsborough

Hillsborough inquests hearing set for December 19

Attorney General Dominic Grieve requested that the verdict of the original inquests into 96 deaths in the 1989 stadium disaster be quashed.

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