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# Inquest

This month
January 2023
# Inquest
Cork coroner urges animal owners to be cautious after three-month-old baby killed in dog attack
The Cork coroner told the inquest that dogs can be unpredictable and can cause serious harm.
Last year
# gsoc
Inquest hears GSOC have compiled draft report on shooting of George Nkencho by Gardaí
GSOC said it was likely that the file would be forwarded to the DPP who will decide if criminal charges should be brought in relation to Mr Nkencho’s death.
# Inquest
Peggy Morrissey was driving to safety of son, Marty Morrissey when involved in fatal crash
Peggy Morrissey was driving to stay at a hotel during Storm Barra
# 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.
# Northern Ireland
Inquest findings into death of Derry mother shot by soldier to be sent to prosecution service
Kathleen Thompson was killed by a bullet to the chest in her back garden in Derry in 1971.
# Crash
Amateur pilot said plane was ‘dodgy’ prior to footballer Emiliano Sala’s fatal flight
Sala was joining then Premier League club Cardiff City in a £15 million transfer.
# Inquest
Parents asked to bring baby's body out back entrance of hospital, inquest told
Baby Kevin McNeill died at the National Maternity Hospital on 17 February 2019.
# University Hospital Limerick
Hospital apologises as woman bled to death after 'urgent' scan not followed up on, inquest told
The UL Hospitals Group issued an unreserved apology to the family of Susan Doherty.
# 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.
# Belfast
Coroner approves PSNI attempt to withhold material from Noah Donohoe inquest
Justice Michael Humphreys said disclosing the information would create a real risk of harm to the public interest.
# Review
Defeat to Ireland was 'not acceptable,' says New Zealand Rugby chief
Meanwhile, Brodie Retallick has been ruled out for up to two months after Andrew Porter’s tackle on him.
# saverio bellante
Inquest hears how man believed that killing his landlord 'would rid the world of evil'
Saverio Bellante was found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity seven years ago.
# Derry
Derry mother was shot by soldier in ‘unjustified’ circumstances, says coroner
Kathleen Thompson, a 47-year-old housewife, was killed by a bullet to the chest in her back garden in Derry in 1971.
# 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.
# Luke Ramone Harper
Boy (8) died after inhaling helium from a balloon he had placed over his head, inquest hears
Luke Ramone Harper was pronounced dead at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin on April 2 last year.
# Inquest
Investigation finds 'uncontrollable spin' caused 2019 plane crash in Kildare, killing pilots
The investigation by the Air Accident Investigation Unit found no structural faults with the aircraft.
# Inquest
Vincent Browne to assist inquest as witness to loyalist car bomb attack
Vincent Browne was a newspaper journalist working in Belfast in the 1970s.
# Inquest
Lifebuoy missing from scene of drowning on Liffey quays in Dublin, inquest hears
Daniel Cullen died after falling into the Liffey at Sir John Rogerson Quay.
# 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
Max Mosley took own life after learning he had just weeks to live, inquest hears
The former FIA president took his own life at his London home in May 2021
# Inquest
Footballer Emiliano Sala died as result of plane crash, inquest jury finds
The Argentina-born striker died from head and chest injuries but was deeply unconscious, having been poisoned by carbon monoxide.
# 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.
# Inquest
Football agent denies knowingly organising ‘grey’ flight for Emiliano Sala
The aircraft that crashed into the Channel killing both the player and the pilot had no licence to carry paying passengers.
# Inquest
Taoiseach promises action on Stardust fire inquest demand
A new Bill is being brought forward in the Seanad to ensure that the inquest is held before a jury.
# conor king
Parents of 22-year-old who died in camping tragedy praise friends who tried to save him
The inquest in to the young man’s death heard that his friends attempted to save him after he fell through ablowhole.
# Emiliano Sala
Emiliano Sala felt pressured into making record transfer, mother tells inquest
The footballer was killed in a plane crash as he flew to Wales from Nantes to complete a transfer to Cardiff City in January 2019.
# Inquest
Family of woman killed at traffic lights call for sensors to be fitted to front of vehicles
Olivia Loader (48) died after being hit by the vehicle at the junction of Phibsborough Road and Connaught Street.
All time
# marie downey
Jury in mother and baby inquest returns verdict of medical misadventure
The jury made a series of recommendations in the case.
# Inquest
Mystery remains over why man killed his brothers in Cork, inquest told
The killings took place in Co Cork in February.
# Inquest
Four-day-old boy sustained irreversible brain injury when mother collapsed out of hospital bed
An inquest into the deaths of Marie and Darragh Downey continued today.
# Inquest
Husband says wife and newborn son may not have died if epilepsy guidelines had been followed
Marie Downey died following a sudden epileptic seizure at CUMH in March 2019.
# Inquest
Bus passenger left on motorway after violent behaviour was fatally injured a short time later
The driver said he decided to move off as the passenger’s behaviour was both unpredictable and violent
# Stardust fire
Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families
Campaigners said this morning that the Department Of Justice has reneged on its “past promises” to pay for work undertaken by their legal representatives.
# Inquest
Kilkenny hospital admits failures in care of mother whose son died shortly after birth
Baby Laurence Somers died at the Coombe Hospital in Dublin on 28 January 2018.
# Inquest
Mother of newborn who died shortly after birth hits out at hospital staff for not updating her on son's condition
Dublin District Coroner’s Court heard emotional evidence from Gráinne Somers from Kilkenny.
# Inquest
Man with disabilities died of complications from swallowing disposable gloves, inquest hears
Dublin Coroner’s Court heard Kevin Dillon had been examined at two hospitals in the days before his death.
# Inquest
Hospital offers apology to family of mother and infant son who died in single room onsite
The inquest into Marie Downey’s death opened today at Cork Coroners’ Court.
# Courts
10-year-old boy found on ground after 1975 baton round discharge, inquest told
A coroner has begun hearing the legacy inquest into the death of Stephen Geddis in west Belfast in August 1975.