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#Inquest

# inquest - Monday 18 December, 2017

Hawe children were stabbed to death in their beds while mum Clodagh died in sitting room
# Inquest
# Inquest

Hawe children were stabbed to death in their beds while mum Clodagh died in sitting room

Dec 18th 2017, 3:27 PM 101,094 Views 36 Comments

Inquest into the death of Hawe family in Cavan heard distressing detail of how the four were killed. Dad Alan is believed to have died by his own hand.

The inquest into the deaths of the Hawe family starts today
# Cavan
# Cavan

The inquest into the deaths of the Hawe family starts today

Dec 18th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,162 Views 68 Comments

The shocking murder-suicide rocked the community of Castlerahan in August 2016.

# inquest - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Father died after his bike collided with pedestrian walking on cycle lane, inquest hears
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Father died after his bike collided with pedestrian walking on cycle lane, inquest hears

Dec 6th 2017, 4:12 PM 49,517 Views 101 Comments

The incident happened in May of last year.

# inquest - Friday 1 December, 2017

Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group
# Milly Tuomey
# Milly Tuomey

Mother of 11-year-old who took her own life set up suicide support group

Dec 1st 2017, 4:13 PM 27,083 Views 35 Comments

Milly Tuomey posted on Instagram to hundreds of friends of her intention to die on a certain date.

# inquest - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Death of baby stillborn in Galway hospital ruled medical misadventure
# Portiuncula Hospital
# Portiuncula Hospital

Death of baby stillborn in Galway hospital ruled medical misadventure

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:41 PM 26,490 Views 19 Comments

“Dr Hegazy didn’t speak to me. I felt the midwife was not convinced everything was okay. I saw her shaking her head.”

Water safety expert appeals to public to buy '€10 items for their car that can save a life'
# Buncrana Pier
# Buncrana Pier

Water safety expert appeals to public to buy '€10 items for their car that can save a life'

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:12 PM 54,857 Views 49 Comments

These included a seatbelt cutters and a centre-punch which could easily break a car window.

# inquest - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Pathologist says driver of jeep in Buncrana pier tragedy was over drink-driving limit
# Donegal
# Donegal

Pathologist says driver of jeep in Buncrana pier tragedy was over drink-driving limit

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:12 PM 59,600 Views 92 Comments

Five members of the same family perished in the tragedy including Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark, 11, and eight-year-old Evan, his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels and her teenage daughter Jodie-Lee Tracey.

Inquest begins today into Buncrana pier tragedy
# Donegal
# Donegal

Inquest begins today into Buncrana pier tragedy

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:13 AM 10,482 Views 6 Comments

The inquest will hear from witnesses this morning, with a view to better understanding what happened during the incident.

# inquest - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Inquest brought 'justice and answers' for newborn baby boy's death
# Stevie Cullivan
# Stevie Cullivan

Inquest brought 'justice and answers' for newborn baby boy's death

Nov 15th 2017, 6:03 PM 9,588 Views 2 Comments

A verdict of medical misadventure was given at the inquest into the death of baby Stevie Cullivan.

# inquest - Monday 13 November, 2017

Two day old baby died after chest drain pierced her heart
# Inquest
# Inquest

Two day old baby died after chest drain pierced her heart

Nov 13th 2017, 6:40 PM 30,241 Views 16 Comments

The baby’s mother Irene Kavanagh said watching Laoise’s twin Cuán grow up left the family wondering about his sister.

# inquest - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'

Oct 10th 2017, 2:02 PM 15,789 Views 7 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died tragically in a scouting accident at Hook Head.

# inquest - Monday 2 October, 2017

Coroner records verdict of death by misadventure after base-jumper fell 600 feet
# Cliffs Of Moher
# Cliffs Of Moher

Coroner records verdict of death by misadventure after base-jumper fell 600 feet

Oct 2nd 2017, 9:13 PM 22,301 Views 10 Comments

The fall was captured on a friend’s Go Pro camera.

# inquest - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Father and three-year-old son drowned after falling into ditch, inquest hears
# Shortcut
# Shortcut

Father and three-year-old son drowned after falling into ditch, inquest hears

Sep 19th 2017, 5:18 PM 41,044 Views 26 Comments

Sean Sweeney and his son Tyler Joyce were found dead in 10 inches of water on Easter Sunday 2016.

# inquest - Thursday 7 September, 2017

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears
# Aoife Winterlich
# Aoife Winterlich

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears

Sep 7th 2017, 8:46 PM 34,370 Views 0 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died after being swept out to sea at Hook Head lighthouse in December 2015.

# inquest - Monday 31 July, 2017

Man was malnourished and severely dehydrated before death at Áras Attracta
# Áras Attracta
# Áras Attracta

Man was malnourished and severely dehydrated before death at Áras Attracta

Jul 31st 2017, 10:31 PM 30,510 Views 15 Comments

An inquest heard that staff at the centre did all they could treat him.

# inquest - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Harris 'seriously considering' independent inquiry into death of pregnant woman at Holles Street
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

Harris 'seriously considering' independent inquiry into death of pregnant woman at Holles Street

Jul 13th 2017, 11:00 PM 13,993 Views 33 Comments

Malak Thawley died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy at the National Maternity Hospital in May 2016.

# inquest - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'
# Advic
# Advic

'Dealing with a loved one's death is difficult, but a murder poses special problems'

Jul 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,250 Views 2 Comments

Joan Deane helps people deal with the trauma of losing someone through homicide.

# inquest - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'She was a beautiful soul who was going to be the mother of my child and now she's gone'
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

'She was a beautiful soul who was going to be the mother of my child and now she's gone'

Jul 5th 2017, 10:43 PM 19,042 Views 9 Comments

A coroner last month returned a verdict of medical misadventure in the death of Malak Thawley.

# inquest - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'My life after my wife’s death has been a never-ending nightmare'
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

'My life after my wife’s death has been a never-ending nightmare'

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:29 PM 29,134 Views 15 Comments

The inquest into Malak Thawley’s death returned a verdict of medical misadventure.

# inquest - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'She asked me to pray for her': Inquest hears pregnant woman died during surgery at Holles Street
# Ectopic Pregnancy
# Ectopic Pregnancy

'She asked me to pray for her': Inquest hears pregnant woman died during surgery at Holles Street

Jun 21st 2017, 6:22 PM 29,422 Views 0 Comments

An inquest into the death of 34-year-old Malak Thawley heard evidence from the surgeon today.

# inquest - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Carrie Fisher's death caused by sleep apnea and 'other causes', coroner says
# Inquest
# Inquest

Carrie Fisher's death caused by sleep apnea and 'other causes', coroner says

Jun 17th 2017, 7:56 AM 19,003 Views 3 Comments

The legendary Star Wars actress died suddenly last December.

# inquest - Monday 15 May, 2017

Father-of-two's car 'exploded and spun ten feet in the air' in crash with lorries
# Inquest
# Inquest

Father-of-two's car 'exploded and spun ten feet in the air' in crash with lorries

May 15th 2017, 2:55 PM 43,066 Views 0 Comments

A jury of six men returned a verdict of accidental death.

# inquest - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest
# Sousse Beach
# Sousse Beach

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest

Feb 28th 2017, 1:18 PM 15,740 Views 23 Comments

Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.

# inquest - Monday 28 November, 2016

A fresh inquest into the 1974 Birmingham bombings will kick off today
# Hearing
# Hearing

A fresh inquest into the 1974 Birmingham bombings will kick off today

Nov 28th 2016, 8:17 AM 6,503 Views 21 Comments

A preliminary hearing will be held amid a dispute between relatives and the Government over legal fees.

# inquest - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

"We weren't allowed to take him out of the incubator, we could only touch his little hand through it"
# Medical Misadventure
# Medical Misadventure

"We weren't allowed to take him out of the incubator, we could only touch his little hand through it"

May 10th 2016, 5:51 PM 20,796 Views 6 Comments

An inquest into the death of Darragh Byrne in February 2013 found that he died due to medical misadventure.

# inquest - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

'They were fighting against the establishment and the establishment closed ranks'
# Hillsborough
From The42
# Hillsborough

'They were fighting against the establishment and the establishment closed ranks'

Apr 27th 2016, 6:02 PM 5,849 Views 11 Comments

Kenny Dalglish has said those that died in the Hillsborough tragedy 27 years have been ‘completely vindicated’.

# inquest - Monday 25 April, 2016

Couple discovered dead in Limerick house took their own lives
# Inquest
# Inquest

Couple discovered dead in Limerick house took their own lives

Apr 25th 2016, 9:40 PM 39,129 Views 10 Comments

One of the couple was Julia Holmes, who was married to two other men when she tried to marry Thomas Ruttle.

# inquest - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

After 2 years of inquests, Hillsborough jury retires to consider verdicts
# Verdicts
From The42
# Verdicts

After 2 years of inquests, Hillsborough jury retires to consider verdicts

Apr 6th 2016, 4:31 PM 2,431 Views 0 Comments

The jury has been sitting since March 2014.

# inquest - Monday 28 March, 2016

Siblings who believe brother was assaulted before he drowned appeal for information
# Limerick
# Limerick

Siblings who believe brother was assaulted before he drowned appeal for information

Mar 28th 2016, 7:00 AM 26,399 Views 0 Comments

Nicky Lyons drowned last year.

# inquest - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Nick Cave's son took LSD before fatal cliff fall, inquest hears
# Arthur Cave
# Arthur Cave

Nick Cave's son took LSD before fatal cliff fall, inquest hears

Nov 11th 2015, 8:07 AM 25,466 Views 7 Comments

The inquest at the Coroners Court in Brighton heard testimony from a friend of Arthur Cave’s.

# inquest - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Irish man who died in kayak in UK 'had stab wounds to neck and wrist'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Irish man who died in kayak in UK 'had stab wounds to neck and wrist'

Oct 28th 2015, 12:50 PM 32,501 Views 12 Comments

Dr Morgan Savage (40) was found on a beach on the Isle of Wight in September.

# inquest - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'

Sep 17th 2015, 10:36 PM 34,646 Views 40 Comments

Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.

# inquest - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Couple whose baby died tell HSE: 'Your apology is six years too late'
# Baby Caoimhe
# Baby Caoimhe

Couple whose baby died tell HSE: 'Your apology is six years too late'

Sep 16th 2015, 11:30 PM 17,396 Views 34 Comments

The couple said that the manner in which they had to fight for justice for their daughter was unacceptable.

# inquest - Friday 11 September, 2015

Inquest into death of shooting victim put on hold as family seek garda file
# Liam Murray
# Liam Murray

Inquest into death of shooting victim put on hold as family seek garda file

Sep 11th 2015, 5:52 PM 12,449 Views 0 Comments

The family had previously been refused access to the Garda investigation file.

# inquest - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Charleville tragedy mother: "At the end of the day, he didn't know what he was doing"
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Charleville tragedy mother: "At the end of the day, he didn't know what he was doing"

Aug 20th 2015, 11:56 PM 17,881 Views 9 Comments

The boys’ mother Helen O’Driscoll has said the family is devastated – and called on anyone with mental health problems to seek help.

# inquest - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Paddy O'Driscoll's defensive wounds show he fought for his life, inquest hears
# Charleville
# Charleville

Paddy O'Driscoll's defensive wounds show he fought for his life, inquest hears

Aug 19th 2015, 10:55 PM 68,842 Views 18 Comments

An inquest into the Charleville twins’ horrific death last year has been held.

'We just want the truth': Teenager's family think he could have been murdered
# Magaluf
# Magaluf

'We just want the truth': Teenager's family think he could have been murdered

Aug 19th 2015, 9:59 PM 31,916 Views 6 Comments

Tom Ousby died in August 2013 in ‘suspicious’ circumstances.

# inquest - Friday 20 March, 2015

Sky News reporter says he was devastated McCann Twitter troll killed herself after he exposed her
# Inquest
# Inquest

Sky News reporter says he was devastated McCann Twitter troll killed herself after he exposed her

Mar 20th 2015, 10:21 PM 33,401 Views 75 Comments

Her body was found in a hotel room two days after she featured in the Sky News report.

# inquest - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Police bullets killed Sydney siege hostage Katrina Dawson
# Inquest
# Inquest

Police bullets killed Sydney siege hostage Katrina Dawson

Jan 29th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,256 Views 79 Comments

The inquest into December’s café siege has heard that the mum of three was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets.

# inquest - Monday 24 November, 2014

Budget cuts in Sligo could see coroners' fees put to rest
# Budget
# Budget

Budget cuts in Sligo could see coroners' fees put to rest

Nov 24th 2014, 6:50 PM 9,332 Views 14 Comments

The Council’s budget will make efforts to tackle debt from establishing water infrastructure.