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Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire inquest: Deaths ruled as misadventure as survivors are commended for bravery

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

Monday 21 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire: Victims had 'fatal levels' of carbon monoxide saturation

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

Thursday 17 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive

John Keith Connors had a “tiny window” of opportunity to enter the burning mobile home, the inquest heard.

Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Jastine Valdez died due to asphyxia, inquest hears

No family members of the Valdez’ family were present for the opening of an inquest.

Thursday 13 December, 2018

Devastating fire that killed pregnant woman and three children was caused by tea light

Verdicts of accidental death were returned at Dublin Coroner’s Court today.

Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Innocent shooting victim Martin O'Rourke 'caught in crossfire', inquest hears

Martin O’Rourke (24) sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the back of the head on 14 April 2016.

Thursday 6 December, 2018

Mark Hennessy, killer of Jastine Valdez, died from gunshot wound to his arm and chest

A six-month adjournment was sought to allow for further investigations.

Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Aspiration of milk was a factor in the death of three-month-old baby, inquest hears

Cormac Lafferty died on 10 September 2016.

Thursday 15 November, 2018

No charges to be brought over fatal stabbing of teenager Reece Cullen

Reece Cullen died on 5 January 2017 following the stabbing incident, not far from his home in Dublin.

Thursday 1 November, 2018

Man (28) working on his uncle’s fishing boat died after the vessel capsized 100m from shore

The incident happened at Skerries harbour in Dublin on 26 May 2017.

Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Ana Kriegel inquest hears she died of blunt force trauma to the head

The 14-year-old girl’s body was found at a disused farmhouse on 17 May.

Thursday 16 August, 2018

No criminal charges to be brought over man shot dead in mistaken identity case

Martin O’Rourke was shot in the head in broad daylight on 14 April 2016.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Thursday 9 August, 2018

No criminal charges will be brought over the Carrickmines fire

10 people died following the blaze in October 2015.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'She was our little princess': Inquest hears defective gate was behind death of Sienna Joyce (5) RIP

'She was our little princess': Inquest hears defective gate was behind death of Sienna Joyce (5)

She died just weeks before her sixth birthday.

Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit

Kevin Byrne received a package of drugs from his fiancee two days before Christmas 2014.

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'

A woman who lost her newborn son weeks after her husband died suddenly has settled her case with the HSE.

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit

The package was not recovered.

Monday 12 March, 2018

'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed

Joao Carlos Araujo died in Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin in 2016.

Thursday 8 March, 2018

Family calls for fresh autopsy for woman who died of sepsis after being 'scalded' with hot tea

The post-mortem results of Daphne Anderson (91) were altered after a pathologist heard evidence during an inquest.

Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Verdict of medical misadventure returned at inquest into death of nine-month-old baby

Baby Eoin Julian died at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin on 30 December 2015.

Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel

38 people were killed in the 2015 attack, including three Irish people.

Thursday 8 February, 2018

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head MMA

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium

Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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.

Thursday 18 January, 2018

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Accidental death verdict returned in case of boy killed in sulky accident

Sean Doyle was killed in February 2016 when the sulky he was a passenger on was hit by a truck after the horse bolted.

Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told

Baby James was stillborn at the Rotunda.

Thursday 11 January, 2018

Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Father died after his bike collided with pedestrian walking on cycle lane, inquest hears

The incident happened in May of last year.

Monday 4 December, 2017

'I miss him. Every single day': Inquest held into death of six-year-old boy in respite care

Tristan Neiland suffered from epilepsy and asthma as well as global developmental delay.

Friday 1 December, 2017

Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group

Milly Tuomey posted on Instagram to hundreds of friends of her intention to die on a certain date.

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas

The inquest heard that a number of people got off the Luas at the Abbey Street stop in a bid to help David O’Reilly.

Thursday 30 November, 2017

Verdict of suicide returned at inquest into death of 11-year-old Dublin girl

A coroner returned the verdict at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey from Templeogue

Thursday 23 November, 2017

Death of baby stillborn in Galway hospital ruled medical misadventure

“Dr Hegazy didn’t speak to me. I felt the midwife was not convinced everything was okay. I saw her shaking her head.”

Monday 13 November, 2017

Two day old baby died after chest drain pierced her heart

The baby’s mother Irene Kavanagh said watching Laoise’s twin Cuán grow up left the family wondering about his sister.

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Teacher allegedly placed sellotape over 'giddy' students' mouths

Today marks the Teaching Council’s first-ever Fitness-to-Teach inquiry.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'

Aoife Winterlich died tragically in a scouting accident at Hook Head.

Thursday 21 September, 2017

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.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Father and three-year-old son drowned after falling into ditch, inquest hears

Sean Sweeney and his son Tyler Joyce were found dead in 10 inches of water on Easter Sunday 2016.

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