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# inquest - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Charleville tragedy mother: "At the end of the day, he didn't know what he was doing"

The boys’ mother Helen O’Driscoll has said the family is devastated – and called on anyone with mental health problems to seek help.

# inquest - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Paddy O'Driscoll's defensive wounds show he fought for his life, inquest hears

An inquest into the Charleville twins’ horrific death last year has been held.

'We just want the truth': Teenager's family think he could have been murdered

Tom Ousby died in August 2013 in ‘suspicious’ circumstances.

# inquest - Friday 20 March, 2015

Sky News reporter says he was devastated McCann Twitter troll killed herself after he exposed her

Her body was found in a hotel room two days after she featured in the Sky News report.

# inquest - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Police bullets killed Sydney siege hostage Katrina Dawson

The inquest into December’s café siege has heard that the mum of three was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets.

# inquest - Monday 24 November, 2014

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

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

# inquest - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

'Lessons to be learned' after inquest finds woman died on operating table

Nora Hyland waited 40 minutes for a blood transfusion, the inquest heard.

# inquest - 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.

# inquest - 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.

# inquest - 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.

# inquest - 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.

# inquest - 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.

# inquest - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan

The 29 year old died four years ago after giving birth to a baby boy.

# inquest - Monday 28 July, 2014

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home

The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.

# inquest - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Opinion: The sudden death of a young woman is not any less tragic for her being an addict

Compassion for a fellow human being should not change just because a poor soul happened to be an addict.

# inquest - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Lack of witnesses called to Kivlehan inquest "unacceptable"

Association for the Improvement in the Maternity Services has said that more witnesses should be compelled to appear before the inquiry.

# inquest - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are

The six survivors have met up every year since the tragedy and hope to continue to so so in the future.

# inquest - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Cork air crash: Inquest returns verdicts of accidental death

The Fairchild Metro EC-ITP aircraft crashed, overturned and caught fire on its third attempt to land at the airport in 2011.

# inquest - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Cork plane crash inquests to start today

Six people died in the 2011 crash.

# inquest - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death Break-ins

Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death

The last burglary, in which no personal items were stolen, happened on Friday 9 May.

# inquest - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

# inquest - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Heroin use 'likely' to have been involved in death of Peaches Geldof

A short inquest hearing was held today head of a full investigation in July.

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose RIP

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose

The daughter of Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Kent last month.

# inquest - Friday 25 April, 2014

Inquest into Peaches Geldof's death to begin next week

A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive.

# inquest - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.

# inquest - Thursday 20 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

# inquest - Friday 21 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

# inquest - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury

Mark Duggan did not have a gun in his hand at the time he was shot by police in August 2011.

# inquest - Monday 2 December, 2013

Elber Twomey statement: 'I loved being baba Oisin's mom and I loved being Connie's wife'

The only survivor of a crash, which killed her baby, her husband and her unborn child questioned how police dealt with information about the suicidal taxi driver who drove into their family vehicle.

# inquest - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

University Hospital Galway apologises to Praveen Halappanavar and family

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

# inquest - Friday 30 August, 2013

Coroner: Artist David Hockney’s aide died after drinking toilet cleaner

The coroner said there was “not a shred of evidence” that 23-year-old Dominic Elliott had intended to take his own life.

# inquest - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Inquest into deaths of five Tit Bonhomme crew members opens today

The fishing vessel sank off the coast of Cork in January last year with just one member of the crew surviving.