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# 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.
# Kanturk
Man killed by his father and brother wrote letter saying he feared for his life, inquest hears
The incident happened at the family home in Kanturk on 26 October 2020, following a dispute over the inheritance of a farm.
# Inquest
Inquest into Stardust tragedy will attempt to ‘allay rumours and suspicion’
A fresh inquest is being held into the 1981 disaster.
# Inquest
Missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson was killed by convicted child killer, coroner finds
Arlene Arkinson was 15 years old when she disappeared in August 1994 following a night out.
# Inquest
Family of girl (3) killed in car crash left with 'a renewed sense of injustice' after inquest hearing
Estlin Wall was in a rear child seat in a car driven by her father at the time of the collision.
# Dublin
George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family
The inquest has been adjourned as the GSOC investigation is ongoing.
# Inquest
Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive
Gerard McMahon died in hospital in 2016, hours after he suffered a cardiac arrest during an altercation with police.
# Nora Quoirin
Family of Nora Quoirin to challenge inquest ruling that she died by misadventure
Nora (15) went missing on a family holiday in Malaysia last year and was later found dead.
# Nora Quoirin
Inquest into death of Nora Quoirin in Malaysia ends with verdict due within month
Nora (15) went missing on a family holiday in Malaysia last year and was later found dead.
# sebastien quoirin
Father of Nóra Quoirin heard 'muffled noises' before teen vanished in Malaysia, inquest hears
Sebastien Quoirin believes she could have been kidnapped and then dumped in the jungle.
# Nora Quoirin
Police were slow to respond to abduction fears, Nora Quoirin’s mother tells inquest
Meabh Quoirin gave evidence by videolink from her London home.
# Malaysia
'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
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
Caroline Flack inquest to conclude amid accusations she faced ‘show trial’
Flack died by suicide on 15 February.
# Inquest
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
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.
# jack downey
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.
# Headlines
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.
# Dublin Coroner's Court
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.
# Cillian O'Driscoll
'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
Jastine Valdez murder was 'exceptional and unusual in society', inquest hears
The jury returned a narrative verdict and issued a number of recommendations.
# Inquest
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.
# Jastine Valdez
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.
# Nora Quoirin
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.
# Nora Quoirin
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”.
# Cork
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
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.
# Limerick
'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.
# kevin lunney
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.
# joanne ball
'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.
# jessica sheedy
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.
# abigael conlon
'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.
# Cork
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.
# Peter Donnelly
Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St
Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.
# Inquest
'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
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.
# Thomas O'Gorman
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.