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# inquest - Monday 15 May, 2017

Father-of-two's car 'exploded and spun ten feet in the air' in crash with lorries

A jury of six men returned a verdict of accidental death.

# inquest - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest

Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.

# inquest - Monday 28 November, 2016

A fresh inquest into the 1974 Birmingham bombings will kick off today

A preliminary hearing will be held amid a dispute between relatives and the Government over legal fees.

# inquest - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

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

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

# inquest - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The42 'They were fighting against the establishment and the establishment closed ranks' Hillsborough

'They were fighting against the establishment and the establishment closed ranks'

Kenny Dalglish has said those that died in the Hillsborough tragedy 27 years have been ‘completely vindicated’.

# inquest - Monday 25 April, 2016

Couple discovered dead in Limerick house took their own lives

One of the couple was Julia Holmes, who was married to two other men when she tried to marry Thomas Ruttle.

# inquest - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

From The42 After 2 years of inquests, Hillsborough jury retires to consider verdicts Verdicts

After 2 years of inquests, Hillsborough jury retires to consider verdicts

The jury has been sitting since March 2014.

# inquest - Monday 28 March, 2016

# inquest - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Nick Cave's son took LSD before fatal cliff fall, inquest hears

The inquest at the Coroners Court in Brighton heard testimony from a friend of Arthur Cave’s.

# inquest - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

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

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

# inquest - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'

Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.

# inquest - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Couple whose baby died tell HSE: 'Your apology is six years too late'

The couple said that the manner in which they had to fight for justice for their daughter was unacceptable.

# inquest - Friday 11 September, 2015

Inquest into death of shooting victim put on hold as family seek garda file

The family had previously been refused access to the Garda investigation file.

# 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.