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#Coroner

# coroner - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Coroner ‘startled’ by British Attorney General’s failure to reply to files query
# Hugh Gerard Coney
# Hugh Gerard Coney

Coroner ‘startled’ by British Attorney General’s failure to reply to files query

Jun 7th 2022, 7:06 AM 19,383 Views 0 Comments

An inquest into the death of a man shot during a prison escape heard that there had been no response from the AG’s office in London for nine months.

# coroner - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated
# Coroner
# Coroner

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 4:25 PM 14,928 Views 23 Comments
  • The legislation will allow the excavation, recovery and analysis of remains at the site of the former mother and baby institutions
  • The restriction on the jurisdiction of the coroner has been removed entirely from the Bill
  • Catherine Corless said today is "a good day", Órla Ryan reports

# coroner - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

UN experts warn Burials Bill may 'create obstacles' to examining deaths at Mother & Baby Homes
# Tuam
# Tuam

UN experts warn Burials Bill may 'create obstacles' to examining deaths at Mother & Baby Homes

Nov 10th 2021, 5:19 PM 15,559 Views 11 Comments

The proposed legislation raises “serious concerns in relation to the State’s compliance with its international legal obligations”, the groups note.

# coroner - Thursday 26 August, 2021

BBC presenter Lisa Shaw died due to vaccine complication – coroner
# England
# England

BBC presenter Lisa Shaw died due to vaccine complication – coroner

Aug 26th 2021, 7:59 PM 85,837 Views 0 Comments

The award-winning radio host died three weeks after her first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid jab.

# coroner - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Cars parade through Ballymurphy to cheers and applause after coroner’s ruling
# Innocent
# Innocent

Cars parade through Ballymurphy to cheers and applause after coroner’s ruling

May 12th 2021, 7:47 AM 16,531 Views 7 Comments

A coroner ruled that the people killed in the west Belfast shootings involving British soldiers in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.

# coroner - Friday 12 March, 2021

Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive
# Inquest
# Inquest

Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive

Mar 12th 2021, 3:02 PM 11,784 Views 0 Comments

Gerard McMahon died in hospital in 2016, hours after he suffered a cardiac arrest during an altercation with police.

# coroner - Monday 4 January, 2021

Coroner rules death of Nora Quoirin was likely due to 'misadventure'
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

Coroner rules death of Nora Quoirin was likely due to 'misadventure'

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 9:08 AM 33,071 Views 0 Comments

The coroner ruled it would be a breach of duty to speculate on third-party involvement without evidence.

# coroner - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Justice Department to make 'formal requests' to coroners after woman who died in Direct Provision buried alone
# SYLVA TUKULA
# SYLVA TUKULA

Justice Department to make 'formal requests' to coroners after woman who died in Direct Provision buried alone

Jan 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,059 Views 13 Comments

Sylva Tukula was buried in May without ceremony or notice given to her friends.

# coroner - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Body of pensioner (84) left undiscovered in Cork sitting room for seven months, inquest hears
# Cork
# Cork

Body of pensioner (84) left undiscovered in Cork sitting room for seven months, inquest hears

Oct 17th 2019, 6:10 PM 28,965 Views 23 Comments

The coroner said it was ‘disheartening’ that the man’s absence from day-to-day life was not noted sooner.

# coroner - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Fatal Alabama tornado: 7 members of one family and four children among victims
# Coroner
# Coroner

Fatal Alabama tornado: 7 members of one family and four children among victims

Mar 5th 2019, 10:52 PM 13,201 Views 2 Comments

The four children who died in the tornado were aged 6, 8, 9 and 10.

# coroner - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'

Updated Jan 15th 2019, 4:53 PM 16,633 Views 3 Comments

Yesterday the jury was told safety guidelines did not apply to the site as it had originally been intended as a temporary housing solution.

# coroner - 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 25,443 Views 0 Comments

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

# coroner - 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 43,603 Views 41 Comments

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

# coroner - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Coroner warns of dangers of steroid use at inquest into death of 18-year-old Limerick boy
# Luke O'brien May
# Luke O'brien May

Coroner warns of dangers of steroid use at inquest into death of 18-year-old Limerick boy

Jul 5th 2018, 4:40 PM 18,174 Views 19 Comments

Luke O’Brien May died after becoming ill in the midst of his Leaving Certificate exams last year.

# coroner - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Swedish journalist 'was strangled or had her throat cut' on submarine
# Kim Wall
# Kim Wall

Swedish journalist 'was strangled or had her throat cut' on submarine

Mar 22nd 2018, 12:36 PM 15,849 Views 0 Comments

Kim Wall was on the submarine belonging to Danish inventor Peter Madsen.

# coroner - 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 19,041 Views 0 Comments

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

# coroner - 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 35,202 Views 13 Comments

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

# coroner - 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 33,500 Views 52 Comments

An inquest heard cause of death was Alpha PVP toxicity with restraint as a contributory factor.

# coroner - Friday 22 December, 2017

All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, says coroner
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, says coroner

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:20 PM 13,791 Views 22 Comments

The incident on 1 October was the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

# coroner - Friday 1 December, 2017

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

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

Dec 1st 2017, 2:16 PM 25,858 Views 35 Comments

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.

# coroner - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'Death by misadventure' recorded by inquest into the five fatalities in Buncrana Pier tragedy
# Donegal
# Donegal

'Death by misadventure' recorded by inquest into the five fatalities in Buncrana Pier tragedy

Nov 23rd 2017, 7:46 PM 27,092 Views 35 Comments

Five members of the same family were killed when a car entered the water.

# coroner - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 19th 2017, 5:18 PM 41,044 Views 26 Comments

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

# coroner - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'I've visited families where their son or daughter has died by suicide. That sticks with you'
# Most Difficult Job
# Most Difficult Job

'I've visited families where their son or daughter has died by suicide. That sticks with you'

Jun 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,702 Views 2 Comments

Kerry coroner Terence Casey began compulsory retirement last week, and reflects on his career with TheJournal.ie

# coroner - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Woman dies after 'side effects from contraceptive pill were not treated'
# Wales
# Wales

Woman dies after 'side effects from contraceptive pill were not treated'

Jul 28th 2016, 9:09 PM 48,924 Views 0 Comments

The woman was instead treated for lower back pain.

# coroner - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

"We weren't allowed to take him out of the incubator, we could only touch his little hand through it"
# Medical Misadventure
# Medical Misadventure

"We weren't allowed to take him out of the incubator, we could only touch his little hand through it"

May 10th 2016, 5:51 PM 20,796 Views 6 Comments

An inquest into the death of Darragh Byrne in February 2013 found that he died due to medical misadventure.

# coroner - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Cyclist killed after early morning collision in Co Louth
# Birch's Lane
# Birch's Lane

Cyclist killed after early morning collision in Co Louth

Apr 23rd 2016, 10:53 AM 19,966 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# coroner - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Irish man who died in kayak in UK 'had stab wounds to neck and wrist'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Irish man who died in kayak in UK 'had stab wounds to neck and wrist'

Oct 28th 2015, 12:50 PM 32,501 Views 12 Comments

Dr Morgan Savage (40) was found on a beach on the Isle of Wight in September.

# coroner - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Man killed in Kildare assault described as 'well liked character'
# Naas
# Naas

Man killed in Kildare assault described as 'well liked character'

Aug 23rd 2015, 7:27 PM 55,084 Views 29 Comments

The 58-year-old was taken to Naas General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

# coroner - Monday 3 August, 2015

Man's body found in apartment in Sligo
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man's body found in apartment in Sligo

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:57 PM 22,973 Views 4 Comments

The discovery was made today.

# coroner - Monday 24 November, 2014

Budget cuts in Sligo could see coroners' fees put to rest
# Budget
# Budget

Budget cuts in Sligo could see coroners' fees put to rest

Nov 24th 2014, 6:50 PM 9,332 Views 14 Comments

The Council’s budget will make efforts to tackle debt from establishing water infrastructure.

# coroner - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Robin Williams' death officially ruled a suicide
# Tragic
# Tragic

Robin Williams' death officially ruled a suicide

Nov 8th 2014, 8:34 AM 19,329 Views 20 Comments

The 63-year-old had become more paranoid in the time before he took his own life, coroners have said.

# coroner - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment
# Addiction
# Addiction

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57 PM 49,056 Views 75 Comments

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

# coroner - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Gardaí search for missing motorbike after fatal Dublin crash
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí search for missing motorbike after fatal Dublin crash

May 25th 2014, 9:20 AM 26,831 Views 44 Comments

A man in his 20s died in the crash last night, but his motorbike was taken from the scene before gardaí arrived.

# coroner - Friday 23 May, 2014

# coroner - Friday 28 February, 2014

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive
# Oops
# Oops

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive

Feb 28th 2014, 4:15 PM 35,122 Views 36 Comments

Family members say the 78-year-old told them he’s happy to be alive.

# coroner - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Post-mortem due after tragic three-year-old death in lift shaft
# Galway
# Galway

Post-mortem due after tragic three-year-old death in lift shaft

Jan 14th 2014, 7:59 AM 17,775 Views 31 Comments

Two separate investigations have been launched by gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority.

# coroner - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Body of man discovered in car found submerged in Naas canal
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Body of man discovered in car found submerged in Naas canal

Nov 30th 2013, 2:39 PM 21,728 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí are now appealing for witnesses to the collision, which took place overnight.

# coroner - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

University Hospital Galway apologises to Praveen Halappanavar and family
# Savita
# Savita

University Hospital Galway apologises to Praveen Halappanavar and family

Oct 9th 2013, 11:00 PM 10,148 Views 72 Comments

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

# coroner - Friday 4 October, 2013

Body of young woman found in search for missing teen Chloe Kinsella
# Limerick
# Limerick

Body of young woman found in search for missing teen Chloe Kinsella

Oct 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 93,993 Views 110 Comments

Gardaí said the body, which was recovered from the River Shannon, is that of the missing 15-year-old.

# coroner - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Suicide resource centre dedicates rooms to Donal Walsh
# Kerry
# Kerry

Suicide resource centre dedicates rooms to Donal Walsh

Sep 24th 2013, 11:21 AM 4,541 Views 14 Comments

Donal Walsh’s parents donated funds to the Console Centre in Tralee so special rooms for teens could be refurbished.

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