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#Coroner's Court

# coroners-court - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Call for reform of 'inadequate' coroner system after families experience long delays in investigations
# Inquests
# Inquests

Call for reform of 'inadequate' coroner system after families experience long delays in investigations

Apr 21st 2021, 3:20 PM 6,235 Views 14 Comments

A new report has criticised the current system.

# coroners-court - 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 76,643 Views 43 Comments

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

'Accidental death' recorded at inquest of boy who died in collision during garda pursuit
# Limerick
# Limerick

'Accidental death' recorded at inquest of boy who died in collision during garda pursuit

Dec 5th 2019, 3:40 PM 27,921 Views 23 Comments

After striking a signpost and ditch, the car he was in became elevated on its left side and then struck a telegraph pole.

# coroners-court - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St
# Peter Donnelly
# Peter Donnelly

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St

Oct 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 18,807 Views 0 Comments

Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.

# coroners-court - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Clare boys drowned in disused quarry despite 'valiant' rescue efforts of friends, inquest told
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Clare boys drowned in disused quarry despite 'valiant' rescue efforts of friends, inquest told

Feb 13th 2019, 3:49 PM 22,245 Views 13 Comments

Details of the tragedy were heard at the victim’s inquest today at Limerick Coroner’s Court.

# coroners-court - 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 89,057 Views 35 Comments

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

# coroners-court - 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 33,344 Views 52 Comments

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

# coroners-court - 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 25,758 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.

# coroners-court - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Pathologist says driver of jeep in Buncrana pier tragedy was over drink-driving limit
# Donegal
# Donegal

Pathologist says driver of jeep in Buncrana pier tragedy was over drink-driving limit

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:12 PM 58,928 Views 92 Comments

Five members of the same family perished in the tragedy including Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark, 11, and eight-year-old Evan, his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels and her teenage daughter Jodie-Lee Tracey.

# coroners-court - Thursday 7 September, 2017

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears
# Aoife Winterlich
# Aoife Winterlich

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears

Sep 7th 2017, 8:46 PM 34,225 Views 0 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died after being swept out to sea at Hook Head lighthouse in December 2015.

# coroners-court - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Three-year-old boy sat on his father's lap before fatal crash into truck, inquest told
# Marco Velocci
# Marco Velocci

Three-year-old boy sat on his father's lap before fatal crash into truck, inquest told

Jul 25th 2017, 7:45 PM 32,084 Views 4 Comments

A Limerick jury heard harrowing evidence from the boy’s mother and learned the details of his father’s last phone call.

# coroners-court - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Irish Rail drivers received no support as families question them at suicide inquests
# Trauma
# Trauma

Irish Rail drivers received no support as families question them at suicide inquests

Apr 16th 2016, 11:00 AM 25,540 Views 46 Comments

That’s according to a report carried out by the Railway Accident Investigation Unit.

# coroners-court - Friday 17 April, 2015

'Accidental death' in case of eight-year-old boy who died by hanging
# Wales
# Wales

'Accidental death' in case of eight-year-old boy who died by hanging

Apr 17th 2015, 9:23 PM 30,245 Views 17 Comments

The young child was found hanging off his bed in his Pontypool home.

# coroners-court - Thursday 25 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 25th 2014, 5:58 PM 8,160 Views 2 Comments

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

# coroners-court - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Manx2 pilot 'put himself under pressure' to land in thick fog - rather than unfamiliar airport
# Manx 2
# Manx 2

Manx2 pilot 'put himself under pressure' to land in thick fog - rather than unfamiliar airport

Jun 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 13,498 Views 0 Comments

The coroner’s court also heard today that responses to safety recommendations made as a consequence of the crash were not adequate.

# coroners-court - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Patrick Halpin's death was 'as a result of a fall' and ruled not suspicious
# Inquest
# Inquest

Patrick Halpin's death was 'as a result of a fall' and ruled not suspicious

Mar 20th 2014, 1:29 PM 25,630 Views 11 Comments

The 18-year-old was found dead near Leicester Square on 6 February after he had gone missing while on a DCU society trip.

# coroners-court - Friday 19 April, 2013

Verdict due on Savita wedding anniversary
# Savita
# Savita

Verdict due on Savita wedding anniversary

Apr 19th 2013, 10:09 AM 3,585 Views 8 Comments

Arriving at the inquest today, the woman’s husband said he hoped something good would come of the inquest.

# coroners-court - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

After 32 years, coroner agrees: Yes, baby Azaria WAS taken by a dingo
# Australia
# Australia

After 32 years, coroner agrees: Yes, baby Azaria WAS taken by a dingo

Jun 12th 2012, 7:28 AM 4,636 Views 13 Comments

Baby Azaria Chamberlain was taken from her parents’ campsite by a wild Australian dog, a coroner finally declares.

# coroners-court - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 9th 2011, 2:24 PM 1,447 Views 11 Comments

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

# coroners-court - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Plumber killed to stop him from identifying killers, inquest is told
# Murder
# Murder

Plumber killed to stop him from identifying killers, inquest is told

Jun 21st 2011, 3:44 PM 2,153 Views 4 Comments

An inquest into the death of Anthony Campbell is told that he was killed to stop him identifying another man’s killers.

# coroners-court - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

DART driver passed medical two months before dying at work
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

DART driver passed medical two months before dying at work

Mar 30th 2011, 1:52 PM 1,389 Views 0 Comments

Driver John O’Neill – who collapsed and died from a heart attack while driving his train – had a recent “excellent” medical.

# coroners-court - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Golf ball placed in dead man's throat as a 'prank'
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Golf ball placed in dead man's throat as a 'prank'

Mar 8th 2011, 8:19 AM 1,962 Views 1 Comment

A Dublin City coroner has expressed fury over a golf ball being placed in the throat of a dead man – calling the supposed prank “unconscionable and malicious”.

# coroners-court - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Boat blaze victim gave look of 'thank you' before drowning
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Boat blaze victim gave look of 'thank you' before drowning

Mar 1st 2011, 4:10 PM 1,542 Views 0 Comments

The Coroner’s Court finds that three men, who died when a motor cruiser caught fire last August, died accidentally.

# coroners-court - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Gerry Ryan took cocaine laced with worming powder: autopsy
# Gerry Ryan
# Gerry Ryan

Gerry Ryan took cocaine laced with worming powder: autopsy

Jan 6th 2011, 8:43 AM 24,409 Views 0 Comments

The report shows he was taking a number of prescription drugs at the time of his death.

# coroners-court - Saturday 31 July, 2010

Builder was blown off roof to his death

Builder was blown off roof to his death

Jul 31st 2010, 5:42 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

An inquest is told a builder fell to his death after a gust of wind.