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#Inquest

# inquest - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive
# Inquest
# Inquest

Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive

Jan 17th 2019, 5:13 PM 8,869 Views 8 Comments

John Keith Connors had a “tiny window” of opportunity to enter the burning mobile home, the inquest heard.

# inquest - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Chip pan turned into 'molten lump of aluminium' by Carrickmines blaze
# Inquest
# Inquest

Chip pan turned into 'molten lump of aluminium' by Carrickmines blaze

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 5:02 PM 21,610 Views 2 Comments

Earlier the inquest heard that when firefighters first arrived at the scene, the portacabin was “engulfed in fire”.

# inquest - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'

Updated Jan 15th 2019, 4:53 PM 16,633 Views 3 Comments

Yesterday the jury was told safety guidelines did not apply to the site as it had originally been intended as a temporary housing solution.

# inquest - Monday 14 January, 2019

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen

Updated Jan 14th 2019, 2:01 PM 23,960 Views 28 Comments

Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.

# inquest - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Jastine Valdez died due to asphyxia, inquest hears
# Enniskerry
# Enniskerry

Jastine Valdez died due to asphyxia, inquest hears

Dec 18th 2018, 6:29 PM 22,497 Views 0 Comments

No family members of the Valdez’ family were present for the opening of an inquest.

# inquest - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Devastating fire that killed pregnant woman and three children was caused by tea light
# Inquest
# Inquest

Devastating fire that killed pregnant woman and three children was caused by tea light

Dec 13th 2018, 6:32 PM 44,884 Views 16 Comments

Verdicts of accidental death were returned at Dublin Coroner’s Court today.

# inquest - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Innocent shooting victim Martin O'Rourke 'caught in crossfire', inquest hears
# Inquest
# Inquest

Innocent shooting victim Martin O'Rourke 'caught in crossfire', inquest hears

Dec 12th 2018, 2:37 PM 11,581 Views 0 Comments

Martin O’Rourke (24) sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the back of the head on 14 April 2016.

# inquest - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Mark Hennessy, killer of Jastine Valdez, died from gunshot wound to his arm and chest
# Inquest
# Inquest

Mark Hennessy, killer of Jastine Valdez, died from gunshot wound to his arm and chest

Dec 6th 2018, 1:20 PM 26,961 Views 0 Comments

A six-month adjournment was sought to allow for further investigations.

# inquest - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Limerick man's death was 'precipitated' by finding burglars at his home, inquest hears
# John O'Donoghue
# John O'Donoghue

Limerick man's death was 'precipitated' by finding burglars at his home, inquest hears

Dec 5th 2018, 6:32 PM 11,195 Views 15 Comments

Despite underlying health concerns, the State Pathologist said the circumstances prior to the man’s death couldn’t be discounted.

# inquest - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Aspiration of milk was a factor in the death of three-month-old baby, inquest hears
# Baby Cormac
# Baby Cormac

Aspiration of milk was a factor in the death of three-month-old baby, inquest hears

Nov 27th 2018, 4:58 PM 29,293 Views 0 Comments

Cormac Lafferty died on 10 September 2016.

# inquest - Monday 12 November, 2018

Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971

Nov 12th 2018, 4:28 PM 10,442 Views 0 Comments

A fresh inquest into the deaths was ordered in 2011.

# inquest - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Man (28) working on his uncle’s fishing boat died after the vessel capsized 100m from shore
# Jamie McAllister
# Jamie McAllister

Man (28) working on his uncle’s fishing boat died after the vessel capsized 100m from shore

Nov 1st 2018, 8:48 PM 20,062 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened at Skerries harbour in Dublin on 26 May 2017.

Gardaí renew appeal for information about machete killing of Mikolaj Wilk
# Cork
# Cork

Gardaí renew appeal for information about machete killing of Mikolaj Wilk

Nov 1st 2018, 1:48 PM 18,867 Views 13 Comments

An inquest into his death was adjourned today.

# inquest - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Ana Kriegel inquest hears she died of blunt force trauma to the head
# Inquest
# Inquest

Ana Kriegel inquest hears she died of blunt force trauma to the head

Oct 2nd 2018, 2:06 PM 25,442 Views 0 Comments

The 14-year-old girl’s body was found at a disused farmhouse on 17 May.

# inquest - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner
# RIP
# RIP

Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner

Updated Sep 6th 2018, 3:21 PM 92,673 Views 85 Comments

The inquest took place on what would have been the singer’s 47th birthday.

# inquest - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Family says jogger killed in hit-and-run was 'an innocent victim of a driver with no respect for the law'
# Coolock
# Coolock

Family says jogger killed in hit-and-run was 'an innocent victim of a driver with no respect for the law'

Aug 15th 2018, 8:37 PM 27,756 Views 28 Comments

The driver was disqualified at the time.

# inquest - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'She was our little princess': Inquest hears defective gate was behind death of Sienna Joyce (5)
# RIP
# RIP

'She was our little princess': Inquest hears defective gate was behind death of Sienna Joyce (5)

Jul 31st 2018, 6:35 PM 43,166 Views 12 Comments

She died just weeks before her sixth birthday.

# inquest - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap
# Food Allergies
# Food Allergies

Coroner calls for parental vigilance after 10-year-old boy dies from allergic reaction to McDonald's Peri Peri wrap

Jul 25th 2018, 5:57 PM 43,596 Views 41 Comments

Maleek Lawal had known allergies to fish, milk (which the wrap contained) and eggs.

# inquest - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Coroner warns of dangers of steroid use at inquest into death of 18-year-old Limerick boy
# Luke O'brien May
# Luke O'brien May

Coroner warns of dangers of steroid use at inquest into death of 18-year-old Limerick boy

Jul 5th 2018, 4:40 PM 18,171 Views 19 Comments

Luke O’Brien May died after becoming ill in the midst of his Leaving Certificate exams last year.

# inquest - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit
# Death By Misadventure
# Death By Misadventure

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit

May 16th 2018, 6:05 PM 18,077 Views 18 Comments

Kevin Byrne received a package of drugs from his fiancee two days before Christmas 2014.

# inquest - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'
# Medical Negligence
# Medical Negligence

'He only had two days in this world, no words can express my grief'

May 15th 2018, 6:41 PM 43,373 Views 21 Comments

A woman who lost her newborn son weeks after her husband died suddenly has settled her case with the HSE.

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit
# Wheatfield
# Wheatfield

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit

May 15th 2018, 6:23 PM 49,876 Views 0 Comments

The package was not recovered.

# inquest - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

25-year-old man died after taking little known synthetic drug in Clare pub
# Pmma
# Pmma

25-year-old man died after taking little known synthetic drug in Clare pub

Mar 27th 2018, 6:51 PM 39,159 Views 39 Comments

The man’s friend also took the drug, which he told an inquest looked like “crushed glass”.

# inquest - Monday 12 March, 2018

'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed
# Connolly Hospital
# Connolly Hospital

'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed

Mar 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 89,346 Views 35 Comments

Joao Carlos Araujo died in Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin in 2016.

# inquest - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Family calls for fresh autopsy for woman who died of sepsis after being 'scalded' with hot tea
# Daphne Anderson
# Daphne Anderson

Family calls for fresh autopsy for woman who died of sepsis after being 'scalded' with hot tea

Mar 8th 2018, 6:14 PM 27,513 Views 0 Comments

The post-mortem results of Daphne Anderson (91) were altered after a pathologist heard evidence during an inquest.

# inquest - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Verdict of medical misadventure returned at inquest into death of nine-month-old baby
# Baby Eoin
# Baby Eoin

Verdict of medical misadventure returned at inquest into death of nine-month-old baby

Mar 6th 2018, 4:06 PM 19,039 Views 0 Comments

Baby Eoin Julian died at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin on 30 December 2015.

# inquest - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Husband of Irish woman shot dead while on holiday in Tunisia found her beneath a beach towel

Feb 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 35,197 Views 13 Comments

38 people were killed in the 2015 attack, including three Irish people.

# inquest - Friday 9 February, 2018

Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter
# Joao Carvalho
# Joao Carvalho

Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter

Feb 9th 2018, 9:55 AM 11,884 Views 66 Comments

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.

# inquest - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head
# MMA
# MMA

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head

Feb 8th 2018, 7:44 PM 30,198 Views 0 Comments

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium

# inquest - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Taoiseach 'disappointed' Holles Street wants to go to court to stop inquiry into death of pregnant woman
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Taoiseach 'disappointed' Holles Street wants to go to court to stop inquiry into death of pregnant woman

Feb 6th 2018, 6:13 PM 22,825 Views 0 Comments

Malak Thawley died in 2016 during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.

# inquest - Friday 26 January, 2018

UK court rules Birmingham bombing inquest should be broadened
# Atrocity
# Atrocity

UK court rules Birmingham bombing inquest should be broadened

Jan 26th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,062 Views 22 Comments

21 people lost their lives in the bombing of two pubs in the attack on 21 November 1974.

# inquest - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Wicklow man died after taking headshop drug known as 'gravel' and 'bubble'
# Drugs
# Drugs

Wicklow man died after taking headshop drug known as 'gravel' and 'bubble'

Jan 23rd 2018, 5:35 PM 33,494 Views 52 Comments

An inquest heard cause of death was Alpha PVP toxicity with restraint as a contributory factor.

# inquest - Thursday 18 January, 2018

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying
# Dublin
# Dublin

No charges to be brought in relation to boy (17) who killed himself after alleged cyberbullying

Jan 18th 2018, 1:04 PM 23,606 Views 40 Comments

The mother of the teenager says laws need to change to protect children from online predators.

# inquest - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Accidental death verdict returned in case of boy killed in sulky accident
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Accidental death verdict returned in case of boy killed in sulky accident

Jan 17th 2018, 4:40 PM 40,535 Views 40 Comments

Sean Doyle was killed in February 2016 when the sulky he was a passenger on was hit by a truck after the horse bolted.

# inquest - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told
# Inquest
# Inquest

Baby died due to toxic effects of cocaine, inquest told

Jan 16th 2018, 3:43 PM 43,733 Views 81 Comments

Baby James was stillborn at the Rotunda.

# inquest - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'Stephanie, don’t leave us': Inquest hears baby swallowed tiny plastic perspex before her death
# Inquest
# Inquest

'Stephanie, don’t leave us': Inquest hears baby swallowed tiny plastic perspex before her death

Jan 11th 2018, 7:21 AM 39,975 Views 14 Comments

The infant passed away in June 2016.

# inquest - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

DCU lecturer (26) died from carbon monoxide poisoning during a house fire in Limerick
# Grace Mcdermott
# Grace Mcdermott

DCU lecturer (26) died from carbon monoxide poisoning during a house fire in Limerick

Jan 10th 2018, 8:20 PM 38,756 Views 10 Comments

Grace McDermott died in a fire in Limerick last year.

# inquest - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Family of Clodagh Hawe still searching for answers for 'why Alan Hawe committed this savagery'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Family of Clodagh Hawe still searching for answers for 'why Alan Hawe committed this savagery'

Dec 19th 2017, 6:30 PM 47,821 Views 3 Comments

The families of Clodagh Hawe and Alan Hawe both made statements as the inquest into their deaths drew to a close.

Cavan inquest: Clodagh Hawe and sons were 'unlawfully killed', Alan Hawe died by suicide
# Hawe Family
# Hawe Family

Cavan inquest: Clodagh Hawe and sons were 'unlawfully killed', Alan Hawe died by suicide

Dec 19th 2017, 12:54 PM 66,931 Views 0 Comments

The inquest got under way in Cavan Courthouse yesterday.

'I think Alan has done something terrible and he killed them all'
# Hawe Family Inquest
# Hawe Family Inquest

'I think Alan has done something terrible and he killed them all'

Dec 19th 2017, 5:59 AM 52,744 Views 20 Comments

The inquest into the death of Clodagh Hawe and her three sons continues in Cavan today.