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# inquest - Monday 24 August, 2020

'No indication' of abduction, police chief tells inquest into the death of teenager Nora Quoirin

Nora (15) went missing on a family holiday in Malaysia last year and was later found dead.

# inquest - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Coroner delivers verdict in the death of UK TV presenter Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack’s mental state and her impending prosecution contributed to her suicide, the coroner found.

Caroline Flack inquest to conclude amid accusations she faced ‘show trial’

Flack died by suicide on 15 February.

# inquest - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Caroline Flack let down, hounded and feared end of career, inquest hears

Flack’s mother Chris and twin sister Jody told the inquest they had been concerned for Flack in the weeks leading up to her trial.

# inquest - Friday 10 July, 2020

Malaysian authorities to hold inquest into death of Nóra Quoirin

An autopsy found Nora likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle.

# inquest - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Teen died due to ingestion of ecstasy and morphine at Indiependence music festival

The 19-year-old became ill at the festival and died three days later in hospital.

# inquest - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Society of editors says it is 'wrong to blame media' for Caroline Flack's death

An inquest into her death is to open on Wednesday.

# inquest - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Murdered mechanic was subject to threats for several years before he was shot dead in his home, inquest hears

Liam Murray was last seen alive on St Patrick’s Day in 2009 but his body was not discovered until three days later.

# inquest - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Lessons should be learned' says parents of four-year-old who died of viral infection at crèche

An inquest is taking place in Cork.

# inquest - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Jastine Valdez murder was 'exceptional and unusual in society', inquest hears

The jury returned a narrative verdict and issued a number of recommendations.

# inquest - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Garda tells inquest Mark Hennessy ‘looked like a man possessed’ before he was fatally shot

The 40-year-old man was shot dead after he abducted and killed Jastine Valdez in May 2018.

# inquest - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Inquest told how Mark Hennessy 'looked as if everything was over' before garda shot him

The 40-year-old was shot after he abducted and killed Jastine Valdez in May 2018.

# inquest - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Nóra Quoirin's parents say it is 'absolutely critical' for inquest to be held by Malaysian authorities

“If the case is closed there will be no truth and we will be deprived from justice,” Nóra’s father has said.

# inquest - Friday 10 January, 2020

Nora Quoirin’s parents demand answers after Malaysian authorities say inquest will not be held

Malaysian authorities have classified Nora’s death as “no further action”.

# inquest - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Toddler Santina Cawley died from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, inquest hears

The toddler died after being found critically injured in an apartment on 5 July.

# inquest - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Cancer patient left waiting on a hospital trolley in hallway discharged herself and later died, inquest told

The woman was left on a trolley for six hours beside the bins, her daughter said.

'Accidental death' recorded at inquest of boy who died in collision during garda pursuit

After striking a signpost and ditch, the car he was in became elevated on its left side and then struck a telegraph pole.

# inquest - Monday 18 November, 2019

Cyril 'Dublin Jimmy' McGuinness died from suspected 'cardiac event', inquest hears

McGuinness collapsed while police searched a house he was staying in on 8 November.

# inquest - Monday 11 November, 2019

'What happened Joanne is our worst nightmare': Unlawful killing verdict returned at Joanne Ball inquest

Joanne’s body was found in a wardrobe in her estranged husband’s apartment at 92 Ranelagh Road on 15 February 2018.

# inquest - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Limerick hospital apologises for death of teenager who sustained massive blood loss during surgery

Jessica Sheedy (18) from Bruff, Co Limerick died three days after the surgery in May 2018.

# inquest - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'She was our bright-eyed little girl': Father pays tribute at inquest of daughter (3)

Abigael Conlon was killed after she sustained serious injuries in a road crash in February 2018.

# inquest - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Body of pensioner (84) left undiscovered in Cork sitting room for seven months, inquest hears

The coroner said it was ‘disheartening’ that the man’s absence from day-to-day life was not noted sooner.

# inquest - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St

Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.

# inquest - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'Significant arrests' in investigation into machete murder of Polish father-of-two in Cork

A “comprehensive file” is to be sent to the DPP.

# inquest - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 Schmidt: 'Nothing mitigates losing the way we did. It's an unacceptable result' Inquest

Schmidt: 'Nothing mitigates losing the way we did. It's an unacceptable result'

The Ireland head coach hopes a number of changes in personnel will help his team bounce back this weekend.

# inquest - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Siblings of man who was killed by his tenant take action over inquest into his death

Thomas O’Gorman was killed between 11 January and 12 January 2014 at his home in Castleknock.

# inquest - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Family of woman struck by Luas 'carry her in their hearts'

Mother-of-two Catriona Cahill was struck by a tram on the Red Line in July 2017.

# inquest - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man to be charged with murder of ex-Sinn Féin official and IRA/MI5 double-agent Denis Donaldson

Donaldson was killed months after admitting that he had worked as an M15 agent for over 20 years.

# inquest - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Mother says pleas for help 'brushed away' at inquest into baby's death

Brenda and Michael Ryan said they welcomed new guidelines introduced following the death of their son.

# inquest - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer

He died from a gunshot wound.

# inquest - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Tumble dryer likely cause of former Labour politician's death, inquest hears.

Seamus Houlihan was found unresponsive following a house fire at his Limerick home last summer.

# inquest - Friday 5 April, 2019

Botched IRA warning call contributed to Birmingham pub bombing deaths, inquest finds

Over 200 people were also injured in the 1974 attacks.

# inquest - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Stardust fire campaigners move forward in 'strongest' attempt to hold new inquest

New documents have been submitted to the Attorney General.

# inquest - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Cork toddler who died in tragic Roman blind accident 'died instantly without any suffering'

Leah Troy was just 13 months when she died last September.

# inquest - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Date set for inquest into death of murdered student Jastine Valdez

The 24-year-old student was abducted in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow on Saturday 19 May 2018.

# inquest - Monday 11 March, 2019

Inquest hears details of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint's death

The singer (49) was found dead last week on at his home in a village in Essex.

# inquest - Monday 11 February, 2019

From The42 Footballer Sala died due to head and trunk injuries Inquest

Footballer Sala died due to head and trunk injuries

The late star was formally identified by fingerprints.

# inquest - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Mother of baby who died 12 hours after birth tells inquest it was 'the worst day of our lives'

Last year, the High Court heard the baby suffered a fractured skull and a significant brain injury.

# inquest - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire inquest: Deaths ruled as misadventure as survivors are commended for bravery

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

# inquest - Monday 21 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire: Victims had 'fatal levels' of carbon monoxide saturation

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

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