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# Dublin Coroner's Court

Last month
January 2023
# stardust inquests
Fresh inquests into Stardust nightclub tragedy due to begin on 19 April
The jury for the inquests will be empanelled on 17 April.
Last year
2022
# Stardust fire
Fresh inquests into Stardust nightclub tragedy won't start before April 2023
The announcement was made at a pre-inquest hearing this afternoon.
# Dublin Coroner's Court
Newlywed killed in road crash was 'beautiful inside and out', inquest hears
Krista Rowan had married just weeks before the fatal incident.
# stardust inquest
Coroner hopes to begin Stardust inquests before more victims' family members die
Fresh inquests for the 48 killed in the 1981 tragedy are hoped to commence in September.
# pre inquest hearing
Stardust coroner to rule later this week on whether 'unlawful killing' verdict can be excluded
The tenth pre-inquest hearing was held this afternoon at the RDS.
All time
# Dublin Coroner's Court
Murdered mechanic was subject to threats for several years before he was shot dead in his home, inquest hears
Liam Murray was last seen alive on St Patrick’s Day in 2009 but his body was not discovered until three days later.
# Dublin Coroner's Court
Jastine Valdez's parents speak of never-ending grief at emotional inquest into daughter's killing
The jury returned a verdict of unlawful killing.
# Dublin Coroner's Court
'He had a heart of gold': Inquest rules death of park ranger at council depot was suicide
The inquest heard the phrase “Stand up to bullies” was spray-painted on the wall of the canteen where Stephen Taylor’s body was found.
# Dublin Coroner's Court
Carrickmines fire inquest: Deaths ruled as misadventure as survivors are commended for bravery
The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.
# Inquest
Carrickmines fire: Victims had 'fatal levels' of carbon monoxide saturation
The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.
# Inquest
Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'
Yesterday the jury was told safety guidelines did not apply to the site as it had originally been intended as a temporary housing solution.
# Inquest
Innocent shooting victim Martin O'Rourke 'caught in crossfire', inquest hears
Martin O’Rourke (24) sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the back of the head on 14 April 2016.
# Joao Carvalho
Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter
Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.
# MMA
Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head
Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium