Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Inquest

All time
# Inquest
Couple discovered dead in Limerick house took their own lives
One of the couple was Julia Holmes, who was married to two other men when she tried to marry Thomas Ruttle.
# Verdicts
After 2 years of inquests, Hillsborough jury retires to consider verdicts
The jury has been sitting since March 2014.
# Limerick
Siblings who believe brother was assaulted before he drowned appeal for information
Nicky Lyons drowned last year.
# arthur cave
Nick Cave's son took LSD before fatal cliff fall, inquest hears
The inquest at the Coroners Court in Brighton heard testimony from a friend of Arthur Cave’s.
# Inquest
Irish man who died in kayak in UK 'had stab wounds to neck and wrist'
Dr Morgan Savage (40) was found on a beach on the Isle of Wight in September.
# Inquest
Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'
Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.
# baby Caoimhe
Couple whose baby died tell HSE: 'Your apology is six years too late'
The couple said that the manner in which they had to fight for justice for their daughter was unacceptable.
# Liam Murray
Inquest into death of shooting victim put on hold as family seek garda file
The family had previously been refused access to the Garda investigation file.
# Stabbing
Charleville tragedy mother: "At the end of the day, he didn't know what he was doing"
The boys’ mother Helen O’Driscoll has said the family is devastated – and called on anyone with mental health problems to seek help.
# charleville
Paddy O'Driscoll's defensive wounds show he fought for his life, inquest hears
An inquest into the Charleville twins’ horrific death last year has been held.
# magaluf
'We just want the truth': Teenager's family think he could have been murdered
Tom Ousby died in August 2013 in ‘suspicious’ circumstances.
# Inquest
Sky News reporter says he was devastated McCann Twitter troll killed herself after he exposed her
Her body was found in a hotel room two days after she featured in the Sky News report.
# Inquest
Police bullets killed Sydney siege hostage Katrina Dawson
The inquest into December’s café siege has heard that the mum of three was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets.
# Budget
Budget cuts in Sligo could see coroners' fees put to rest
The Council’s budget will make efforts to tackle debt from establishing water infrastructure.
# Holles Street
'Lessons to be learned' after inquest finds woman died on operating table
Nora Hyland waited 40 minutes for a blood transfusion, the inquest heard.
# Inquest
Michael Kivlehan: 'Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud'
The 35-year-old widower also said there was much to be done to protect pregnant women in Ireland.
# Inquest
Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest
Earlier today, the former Master of Holles St Hospital hit out at the lack of continuity of care at senior consultant level afforded to Dhara Kivlehan the week before her death.
# Inquest
There were unacceptable deficiencies in Dhara Kivlehan's care, inquest hears
A verdict is expected from the jury later today.
# Inquest
Verdict expected at Dhara Kivlehan inquest today
Dr Peter Boylan will appear before the Coroner’s Court as an expert witness ahead of the verdict.
# Inquest
Consultant apologises to husband of Dhara Kivlehan for upset caused
Dr Seamus Crowley said he was sorry if the woman’s husband had been insulted during the conversation they had about her care.
# Inquest
Nurse doesn't remember telling Michael Kivlehan to stop 'eavesdropping'
The inquest has heard about a number of angry exchanges between the bereaved and a consultant.
# Inquest
Dhara Kivlehan given photo of three-day-old son before her death at Belfast hospital
The inquest into the 29 year old’s death continues today.
# Inquest
'Still a small chance' for Dhara Kivlehan after transfer to Belfast hospital
Dr Paul Glover said his colleagues would not have put the patient through the procedures they did if there was no hope.
# Inquest
Dhara Kivlehan was not seen by specialist for 60 hours after acute kidney failure
However the doctor who looked after the 29-year-old said that this did not affect her overall care.
# Tragedy
Dhara Kivlehan inquest: Delay of 36 hours between diagnosis and transfer for special care
Her family feel something could have been done if she was not “at death’s door” when she got to Belfast.
# Tragedy
Doctor describes 'error' as hospital failed to look at Dhara Kivlehan's blood tests for 12 hours
The inquest also heard that a request to transfer Dhara Kivlehan to ICU was not acted on for eight hours.
# Inquest
Tests indicated 'acute renal failure' six days before Dhara Kivlehan died
The inquest into the death of the 29 year old after she gave birth to her first son continues in Carrick-on-Shannon.
# Tragedy
Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan
The 29 year old died four years ago after giving birth to a baby boy.
Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home
The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.
Opinion: The sudden death of a young woman is not any less tragic for her being an addict
Compassion for a fellow human being should not change just because a poor soul happened to be an addict.
# Sligo General
Lack of witnesses called to Kivlehan inquest "unacceptable"
Association for the Improvement in the Maternity Services has said that more witnesses should be compelled to appear before the inquiry.
# manx2
Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are
The six survivors have met up every year since the tragedy and hope to continue to so so in the future.
# manx2
Cork air crash: Inquest returns verdicts of accidental death
The Fairchild Metro EC-ITP aircraft crashed, overturned and caught fire on its third attempt to land at the airport in 2011.
# Hearing
Cork plane crash inquests to start today
Six people died in the 2011 crash.
# break-ins
Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death
The last burglary, in which no personal items were stolen, happened on Friday 9 May.
# Wicklow
No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest
Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.
# Inquest
Heroin use 'likely' to have been involved in death of Peaches Geldof
A short inquest hearing was held today head of a full investigation in July.
Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose
The daughter of Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Kent last month.
# Investigation
Inquest into Peaches Geldof's death to begin next week
A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive.
# The Troubles
Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest
Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.