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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Dublin District Coroner’s Court

This year
# Seema Banu
Man arrested for murder of family disguised himself as a woman to travel to house, inquest told
Sameer Syed, the accused, was also in the family home on 29 days in the two months before their deaths, in breach of bail, according to evidence.
Last year
# Inquest
Post-mortem results show Lisa Thompson was strangled and stabbed repeatedly in her home
The 52-year-old was found dead in her home in Ballymun on 10 May this year.
# Inquest
GSOC investigation into fatal shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí has 'made significant progress'
Nkencho was fatally wounded by members of the Garda Armed Support Unit outside his home in December 2020.
# 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.
# Inquest
Hearing into deaths of three men killed in N7 crash last year adjourned following family objection
The men died when their car burst into flames following a high-speed crash with a truck on the N7 while they were fleeing from gardaí.
Perfectly healthy baby died as a result of medical misadventure at Mayo University Hospital
The inquest heard that Cian Hunt’s death was avoidable if he had been delivered at 36 weeks as was originally planned.
# Inquest
12-year-old boy suffered 'severe and irreversible brain injury' after falling off stair bannister in school
The inquest heard that measures were taken to improve the safety of stairways at the school following Blaise Cunningham’s death.
# Inquest
Accomplished swimmer drowned during early morning swim in Dublin Bay, inquest hears
The inquest heard Dr Holly Delaney-Rice was a regular swimmer and a gifted athlete who had run several New York marathons.
# Dublin District Coroner’s Court
Inquest finds 'vibrant, healthy woman' died from salmonella food poisoning at Communion party
A total of nine people were admitted to hospital as a result of the outbreak.