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Friday 16 June, 2017

Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences

The man appeared before Longford District Court this morning.

Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Michael Kivlehan: 'Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud'

The 35-year-old widower also said there was much to be done to protect pregnant women in Ireland.

Monday 29 September, 2014

Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest

Earlier today, the former Master of Holles St Hospital hit out at the lack of continuity of care at senior consultant level afforded to Dhara Kivlehan the week before her death.

There were unacceptable deficiencies in Dhara Kivlehan's care, inquest hears

A verdict is expected from the jury later today.

Verdict expected at Dhara Kivlehan inquest today

Dr Peter Boylan will appear before the Coroner’s Court as an expert witness ahead of the verdict.

Friday 26 September, 2014

Consultant apologises to husband of Dhara Kivlehan for upset caused

Dr Seamus Crowley said he was sorry if the woman’s husband had been insulted during the conversation they had about her care.

Nurse doesn't remember telling Michael Kivlehan to stop 'eavesdropping'

The inquest has heard about a number of angry exchanges between the bereaved and a consultant.

Dhara Kivlehan given photo of three-day-old son before her death at Belfast hospital

The inquest into the 29 year old’s death continues today.

Thursday 25 September, 2014

'Still a small chance' for Dhara Kivlehan after transfer to Belfast hospital

Dr Paul Glover said his colleagues would not have put the patient through the procedures they did if there was no hope.

Dhara Kivlehan was not seen by specialist for 60 hours after acute kidney failure

However the doctor who looked after the 29-year-old said that this did not affect her overall care.

Dhara Kivlehan inquest: Delay of 36 hours between diagnosis and transfer for special care

Her family feel something could have been done if she was not “at death’s door” when she got to Belfast.

Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Doctor describes 'error' as hospital failed to look at Dhara Kivlehan's blood tests for 12 hours

The inquest also heard that a request to transfer Dhara Kivlehan to ICU was not acted on for eight hours.

Tests indicated 'acute renal failure' six days before Dhara Kivlehan died

The inquest into the death of the 29 year old after she gave birth to her first son continues in Carrick-on-Shannon.