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Thursday 23 January, 2020

Jastine Valdez murder was 'exceptional and unusual in society', inquest hears
# Inquest
# Inquest

Jastine Valdez murder was 'exceptional and unusual in society', inquest hears

Jan 23rd 2020, 9:17 PM 19,799 Views 13 Comments

The jury returned a narrative verdict and issued a number of recommendations.

Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Garda tells inquest Mark Hennessy ‘looked like a man possessed’ before he was fatally shot
# Inquest
# Inquest

Garda tells inquest Mark Hennessy ‘looked like a man possessed’ before he was fatally shot

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 7:11 PM 24,956 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old man was shot dead after he abducted and killed Jastine Valdez in May 2018.

Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Inquest told how Mark Hennessy 'looked as if everything was over' before garda shot him
# Jastine Valdez
# Jastine Valdez

Inquest told how Mark Hennessy 'looked as if everything was over' before garda shot him

Jan 21st 2020, 7:31 PM 36,180 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old was shot after he abducted and killed Jastine Valdez in May 2018.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

Cancer patient left waiting on a hospital trolley in hallway discharged herself and later died, inquest told
# Inquest
# Inquest

Cancer patient left waiting on a hospital trolley in hallway discharged herself and later died, inquest told

Dec 5th 2019, 8:43 PM 76,627 Views 43 Comments

The woman was left on a trolley for six hours beside the bins, her daughter said.

Monday 11 November, 2019

'What happened Joanne is our worst nightmare': Unlawful killing verdict returned at Joanne Ball inquest
# Joanne Ball
# Joanne Ball

'What happened Joanne is our worst nightmare': Unlawful killing verdict returned at Joanne Ball inquest

Nov 11th 2019, 5:02 PM 37,507 Views 7 Comments

Joanne’s body was found in a wardrobe in her estranged husband’s apartment at 92 Ranelagh Road on 15 February 2018.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

Teenager who collapsed and died at Kodaline concert had a rare underlying heart condition
# Ciara Lawlor
# Ciara Lawlor

Teenager who collapsed and died at Kodaline concert had a rare underlying heart condition

Nov 7th 2019, 7:40 PM 53,241 Views 10 Comments

Crumlin Children’s Hospital apologised to the parents of Ciara Lawlor (17) at an inquest at Dublin Coroner’s Court.

Monday 4 November, 2019

Jastine Valdez's parents speak of never-ending grief at emotional inquest into daughter's killing
# Dublin Coroner's Court
# Dublin Coroner's Court

Jastine Valdez's parents speak of never-ending grief at emotional inquest into daughter's killing

Nov 4th 2019, 7:32 PM 19,124 Views 12 Comments

The jury returned a verdict of unlawful killing.

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'She was our bright-eyed little girl': Father pays tribute at inquest of daughter (3)
# Abigael Conlon
# Abigael Conlon

'She was our bright-eyed little girl': Father pays tribute at inquest of daughter (3)

Oct 30th 2019, 9:27 PM 37,585 Views 18 Comments

Abigael Conlon was killed after she sustained serious injuries in a road crash in February 2018.

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Criminal charges being considered over death of woman following M50 crash
# Collision
# Collision

Criminal charges being considered over death of woman following M50 crash

Jul 23rd 2019, 2:52 PM 35,977 Views 5 Comments

Jacqueline Griffin died following a collision on the Junction 5 slip road in Finglas on 24 January 2019.

Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Family of woman struck by Luas 'carry her in their hearts'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Family of woman struck by Luas 'carry her in their hearts'

Jul 9th 2019, 9:55 PM 29,010 Views 6 Comments

Mother-of-two Catriona Cahill was struck by a tram on the Red Line in July 2017.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Mother says pleas for help 'brushed away' at inquest into baby's death
# Inquest
# Inquest

Mother says pleas for help 'brushed away' at inquest into baby's death

Jun 11th 2019, 8:03 PM 24,686 Views 19 Comments

Brenda and Michael Ryan said they welcomed new guidelines introduced following the death of their son.

Thursday 6 June, 2019

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer

Jun 6th 2019, 1:27 PM 15,937 Views 19 Comments

He died from a gunshot wound.

Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Family of Dublin man killed while walking dogs 'still have hope' their questions will be answered
# Michael Mccoy
# Michael Mccoy

Family of Dublin man killed while walking dogs 'still have hope' their questions will be answered

May 22nd 2019, 7:10 PM 25,650 Views 9 Comments

Michael McCoy was unlawful killed on 30 September 2016, an inquest determined today.

Thursday 14 March, 2019

Date set for inquest into death of murdered student Jastine Valdez
# Inquest
# Inquest

Date set for inquest into death of murdered student Jastine Valdez

Mar 14th 2019, 1:30 PM 10,119 Views 5 Comments

The 24-year-old student was abducted in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow on Saturday 19 May 2018.

Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire inquest: Deaths ruled as misadventure as survivors are commended for bravery
# Dublin Coroner's Court
# Dublin Coroner's Court

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

Updated Jan 22nd 2019, 5:50 PM 13,291 Views 8 Comments

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
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Jan 21st 2019, 6:48 PM 9,520 Views 1 Comment

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
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Jan 17th 2019, 5:13 PM 8,775 Views 8 Comments

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
# Enniskerry
# Enniskerry

Jastine Valdez died due to asphyxia, inquest hears

Dec 18th 2018, 6:29 PM 22,446 Views 0 Comments

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
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Dec 13th 2018, 6:32 PM 44,853 Views 16 Comments

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
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Dec 12th 2018, 2:37 PM 11,371 Views 0 Comments

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
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Dec 6th 2018, 1:20 PM 26,888 Views 0 Comments

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
# Baby Cormac
# Baby Cormac

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

Nov 27th 2018, 4:58 PM 29,265 Views 0 Comments

Cormac Lafferty died on 10 September 2016.

Thursday 15 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 15th 2018, 3:50 PM 35,234 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jamie McAllister
# Jamie McAllister

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

Nov 1st 2018, 8:48 PM 20,034 Views 10 Comments

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
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 2:06 PM 25,413 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Aug 16th 2018, 2:54 PM 30,217 Views 0 Comments

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

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Family says jogger killed in hit-and-run was 'an innocent victim of a driver with no respect for the law'
# Coolock
# Coolock

Family says jogger killed in hit-and-run was 'an innocent victim of a driver with no respect for the law'

Aug 15th 2018, 8:37 PM 27,700 Views 29 Comments

The driver was disqualified at the time.

Thursday 9 August, 2018

No criminal charges will be brought over the Carrickmines fire
# Carrickmines Tragedy
# Carrickmines Tragedy

No criminal charges will be brought over the Carrickmines fire

Aug 9th 2018, 1:56 PM 14,697 Views 10 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Jul 31st 2018, 6:35 PM 43,046 Views 12 Comments

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
# Food Allergies
# Food Allergies

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

Jul 25th 2018, 5:57 PM 43,515 Views 41 Comments

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
# Death By Misadventure
# Death By Misadventure

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit

May 16th 2018, 6:05 PM 18,017 Views 18 Comments

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'
# Medical Negligence
# Medical Negligence

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

May 15th 2018, 6:41 PM 43,305 Views 21 Comments

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
# Wheatfield
# Wheatfield

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit

May 15th 2018, 6:23 PM 49,858 Views 0 Comments

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
# Connolly Hospital
# Connolly Hospital

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

Mar 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 88,988 Views 35 Comments

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
# Daphne Anderson
# Daphne Anderson

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

Mar 8th 2018, 6:14 PM 27,402 Views 0 Comments

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
# Baby Eoin

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

Mar 6th 2018, 4:06 PM 18,817 Views 0 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Feb 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 35,044 Views 13 Comments

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
# MMA

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

Feb 8th 2018, 7:44 PM 30,163 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Drugs
# Drugs

Wicklow man died after taking headshop drug known as 'gravel' and 'bubble'

Jan 23rd 2018, 5:35 PM 33,308 Views 63 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jan 18th 2018, 1:04 PM 23,449 Views 40 Comments

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

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