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# coroner - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day

Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.

# coroner - 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.

# coroner - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

NZ woman dies after drinking 10 litres of Coke every day

A coroner said mother-of-eight Natasha Harris would not have died had she not drank so much Coca-Cola.

# coroner - 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.

# coroner - 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.

# coroner - Monday 10 December, 2012

Attorney General applies for new inquests into 96 Hillsborough deaths

Dominic Grieve, the AG for England and Wales, has announced that he will apply to the High Court to have the original verdict in the deaths of 96 football fans 23 years ago quashed.

# coroner - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing

North Wales Police confirmed that the remains found in a shallow pool on Wednesday have been identified as missing 37-year-old Catherine Gowing from Offaly.

# coroner - Sunday 14 October, 2012

53 people seeking asylum have died in State care

The deaths took place over the past ten years. One quarter of the asylum seekers who died were under five years of age.

# coroner - Sunday 30 September, 2012

The Hillsborough documents: What we've learned so far

An examination of the report and 450,000 documents released by the Hillsborough Independent Panel has shed new light on the stadium disaster, a discredited scrutiny of evidence, and the conduct of a senior police officer.

# coroner - Monday 24 September, 2012

Coroner calls for greater advertising of suicide helplines in pubs

Six out of eight cases at the Killarney coroner’s court today dealt with suicide – the highest number ever.

# coroner - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Roscommon men died from smoke inhalation

Gardaí are still awaiting results from toxicology reports.

# coroner - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Gardaí announce 18 promotions, new headquarters

The appointments include one Assistant Commissioner, four Chief Superintendents and 13 Superintendents.

# coroner - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Coroner unable to return 'unlawful killing' verdict in British spy inquest

The body of Gareth Williams, 31, was found stuffed into a gym bag in his London home.

# coroner - Monday 13 February, 2012

No foul play indicated in Whitney Houston's death, says coroner

However, the cause of death may not be known for weeks until toxicology tests have been carried out.

# coroner - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Amy Winehouse coroner resigns amid controversy Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse coroner resigns amid controversy

Suzanne Greenaway, who was appointed by her husband, did not have the experience required to hold the post.

# coroner - Friday 6 January, 2012

Poll: Are drink-driving laws fair to those in rural areas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are drink-driving laws fair to those in rural areas?

A coroner in Kerry has said older men in rural areas are becoming more isolated because even one pint can now put them over the limit. Have your say here…

# coroner - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Mother who feared for her job killed her two kids then herself

An inquest in the UK has heard about the tragic case of Claudia Oakes-Green and her family.

# coroner - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Coroner's court hears garda surprised no prosecution taken over Baiba Saulite death

The detective superintendent told the coroner’s court that gardaí had recommended bringing charges when sending forward the case to the DPP.

# coroner - Monday 28 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: 154 down, 12 seats in the 31st Dail to go; the f-word provides the only intake of breath on a dull night at the Oscars, and has Enda popped the question yet?

# coroner - Friday 13 August, 2010

A CORONER AT THE inquest of a teenage girl has criticised the behaviour of some people who photographed her dying. Robin Nixon, 15, died after she jumped from a multi-storey car park in Dorset on 11 April, 2010.

The inquest heard that Nixon had suffered from psychological bullying for over a year, and had recently broken up with her boyfriend of seven months.

She spoke to her ex-boyfriend on telephone on the day of her death, and he had walked to the car park as he was concerned for her safety. However, very shortly after he arrived she stepped off of the building.

The coroner praised members of the public who had tried to help Nixon, but said that others had acted “in a shabby way” by photographing the girl on their mobile phones.

He said: ”This was a child’s life and you were taking photos on your mobile phones.”

Nixon’s parents have spoken of their disgust at discovering people took photographs of their daughter dying. They also spoke out against the bullies who had targeted Robyn with online abuse.