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# Coroner

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# savita
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.
# Limerick
Body of young woman found in search for missing teen Chloe Kinsella
Gardaí said the body, which was recovered from the River Shannon, is that of the missing 15-year-old.
# Kerry
Suicide resource centre dedicates rooms to Donal Walsh
Donal Walsh’s parents donated funds to the Console Centre in Tralee so special rooms for teens could be refurbished.
# Suicide
Suicides in Kerry decreased since Donal Walsh spoke out, says coroner
Terence Casey says the “plague” of suicides in Kerry has reduced since the late teenager appealed to young people not to take their own lives.
# Investigation
Bodies of three women found wrapped in plastic bags in Ohio
Police say they are searching for more victims.
# Tit Bonhomme
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.
# use your head
Use of helmets on Dublinbikes 'would not be possible to enforce'
Following the death of a student using a Dublinbike last year, the coroner had recommended the council make helmets available to hire with the scheme.
# Hillsborough
Boost for Hillsborough families as new inquests to be held close to home
The coroner Lord Justice Goldring made the announcement this evening.
# Investigation
Body found at back of Tipperary house
The body, which has not been identified, was found at 2pm today near Tipperary town.
# savita
Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day
Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.
# savita
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.
# moderation
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.
# savita
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.
# Winehouse
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.
# Hillsborough
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.
# Search
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.
# Deaths
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.
# Hillsborough disaster
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.
# Suicide
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.
# Tragic
Roscommon men died from smoke inhalation
Gardaí are still awaiting results from toxicology reports.
# Gardaí
Gardaí announce 18 promotions, new headquarters
The appointments include one Assistant Commissioner, four Chief Superintendents and 13 Superintendents.
# Spy Death
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.
# whitney houston
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.
# 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.
# Your Say
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…
# Tragic
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.
# Baiba Saulite
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.
# UK Coroner
Coroner criticises photos of dying teen
Teenage girl snapped by mobile phone cameras as she lay dying.