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# Inquest

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# Inquest
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.
# Glenties
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
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.
# Wicklow
Date set for full inquest into the death of Jastine Valdez's killer
He died from a gunshot wound.
# Limerick
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
Botched IRA warning call contributed to Birmingham pub bombing deaths, inquest finds
Over 200 people were also injured in the 1974 attacks.
# Attorney General
Stardust fire campaigners move forward in 'strongest' attempt to hold new inquest
New documents have been submitted to the Attorney General.
# Inquest
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
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
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
Footballer Sala died due to head and trunk injuries
The late star was formally identified by fingerprints.
# Inquest
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.
# Dublin Coroner's Court
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
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.
# Inquest
Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive
John Keith Connors had a “tiny window” of opportunity to enter the burning mobile home, the inquest heard.
# Inquest
Chip pan turned into 'molten lump of aluminium' by Carrickmines blaze
Earlier the inquest heard that when firefighters first arrived at the scene, the portacabin was “engulfed in fire”.
# Inquest
Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'
Yesterday the jury was told safety guidelines did not apply to the site as it had originally been intended as a temporary housing solution.
# Carrickmines
Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen
Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.
# Enniskerry
Jastine Valdez died due to asphyxia, inquest hears
No family members of the Valdez’ family were present for the opening of an inquest.
# Inquest
Devastating fire that killed pregnant woman and three children was caused by tea light
Verdicts of accidental death were returned at Dublin Coroner’s Court today.
# Inquest
Innocent shooting victim Martin O'Rourke 'caught in crossfire', inquest hears
Martin O’Rourke (24) sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the back of the head on 14 April 2016.
# Inquest
Mark Hennessy, killer of Jastine Valdez, died from gunshot wound to his arm and chest
A six-month adjournment was sought to allow for further investigations.
# John O'Donoghue
Limerick man's death was 'precipitated' by finding burglars at his home, inquest hears
Despite underlying health concerns, the State Pathologist said the circumstances prior to the man’s death couldn’t be discounted.
# baby cormac
Aspiration of milk was a factor in the death of three-month-old baby, inquest hears
Cormac Lafferty died on 10 September 2016.
# Ballymurphy Massacre
Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971
A fresh inquest into the deaths was ordered in 2011.
# Jamie McAllister
Man (28) working on his uncle’s fishing boat died after the vessel capsized 100m from shore
The incident happened at Skerries harbour in Dublin on 26 May 2017.
# Cork
Gardaí renew appeal for information about machete killing of Mikolaj Wilk
An inquest into his death was adjourned today.
# Inquest
Ana Kriegel inquest hears she died of blunt force trauma to the head
The 14-year-old girl’s body was found at a disused farmhouse on 17 May.
Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner
The inquest took place on what would have been the singer’s 47th birthday.
# Coolock
Family says jogger killed in hit-and-run was 'an innocent victim of a driver with no respect for the law'
The driver was disqualified at the time.
'She was our little princess': Inquest hears defective gate was behind death of Sienna Joyce (5)
She died just weeks before her sixth birthday.
# food allergies
Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap
Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.
# luke o'brien may
Coroner warns of dangers of steroid use at inquest into death of 18-year-old Limerick boy
Luke O’Brien May died after becoming ill in the midst of his Leaving Certificate exams last year.
# Death by Misadventure
Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit
Kevin Byrne received a package of drugs from his fiancee two days before Christmas 2014.
# Medical Negligence
'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'
A woman who lost her newborn son weeks after her husband died suddenly has settled her case with the HSE.
# wheatfield
Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit
The package was not recovered.
# pmma
25-year-old man died after taking little known synthetic drug in Clare pub
The man’s friend also took the drug, which he told an inquest looked like “crushed glass”.
# Connolly Hospital
'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed
Joao Carlos Araujo died in Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin in 2016.
# daphne anderson
Family calls for fresh autopsy for woman who died of sepsis after being 'scalded' with hot tea
The post-mortem results of Daphne Anderson (91) were altered after a pathologist heard evidence during an inquest.
# Baby Eoin
Verdict of medical misadventure returned at inquest into death of nine-month-old baby
Baby Eoin Julian died at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin on 30 December 2015.