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# manslaughter - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder

The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.

# manslaughter - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Man charged with manslaughter over death of 36-year-old in Cork

Keith Flanagan was found unconscious on St Patrick’s Quay.

# manslaughter - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Tyrone man arrested over death of person found in shipping container

The man is from Dungannon and is the third person to be arrested in connection with the incident.

# manslaughter - Monday 7 July, 2014

Mother given suspended sentence for manslaughter of 8-year-old son

Diane Ward will released to a mental facility in Cork.

# manslaughter - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

A combined 132 years in jail for the men who killed the Taufiq family in arson attack

The victims were the wife and children of Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar, a Dublin-based neurosurgeon.

# manslaughter - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Ó Cuív defends asking for a man convicted of manslaughter to be moved to an open prison

The man he made representations on behalf of was a drug dealer who killed an associate and stored the body in a freezer.

# manslaughter - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Woman who shot dead Irish boyfriend jailed for one year

Wendy Hanks shot Darren William Haverty in Florida last August.

# manslaughter - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Man accused of James Humphries killing granted bail

37-year-old Trevor Corr will have to abide by a number conditions, including the surrender of his passport.

# manslaughter - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Ferry crew convicted of manslaughter of French fisherman

Father of four Philippe Lesailnier was killed when the ferry ploughed into his fishing boat in 2011.

# manslaughter - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Two teenage girls arrested in connection with death of Manchester firefighter

“It is an absolute tragedy and we are heartbroken” – Stephen Hunt, 38, lost his life in the blaze at Paul’s Hair World in Oldham Street.

# manslaughter - Monday 27 May, 2013

Two women bailed after Liverpool dog attack death

The women, aged 28 and 27, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

# manslaughter - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Captain of Costa Concordia to face trial for manslaughter of 32 people

Francesco Schettino faces 20 years if convicted.

# manslaughter - Monday 29 April, 2013

Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital

Christopher Doyle was previously given a 12 year sentence for the manslaughter of Co Meath pensioner, Patrick Logan.

# manslaughter - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Philpotts to be sentenced today over killing of six children

Mick and Mairead Philpott were found guilty of six counts of manslaughter after the children died in a house fire.

# manslaughter - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

House fire: Couple found guilty of manslaughter of 6 children

Mick Philpott and his wife Mairead have been found guilty

# manslaughter - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Report looks at 'individualised and discretionary nature' of Irish sentencing

The ISIS report examined the outcomes in 42 cases of manslaughter between 2007 and 2012.

# manslaughter - Monday 18 February, 2013

Briton jailed for killing Australian with punch

A former boxer was jailed for seven years for killing a stranger with one punch in a dispute outside a London pub.

# manslaughter - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Man sentenced for manslaughter of six-year-old

Damien McCann, 37, was sentenced to nine months in jail, suspended for three years.

# manslaughter - Monday 17 December, 2012

Charges against Philpotts over deadly fire downgraded to manslaughter

Mick and Mairead Philpott’s six children died in the house fire in Derby on 11 May.

# manslaughter - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Three teens to be charged over death of linesman

The Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) has also cancelled all activities this weekend.

# manslaughter - Thursday 15 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here’s nine things to know this morning…

# manslaughter - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Man charged with manslaughter of James Tynan

The 25-year-old Kilkenny man died following an assault at Liberty Square in Thurles on 19 February.

# manslaughter - Monday 23 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

In today’s 5 at 5: Man jailed for ‘road rage’ manslaughter; protest over care home cuts; no apology from D’arcy for ‘f-bomb’.

# manslaughter - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Garda killer had escaped from same prison before

More details have emerged in the case of Martin McDermott, who was serving time for the manslaughter of a garda when he escaped from a Cavan prison earlier this month.

# manslaughter - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Senator's bill would make 'corporate manslaughter' a criminal offence

Legislation proposed by FF senator Mark Daly would criminalise companies who breach a duty of care to a person who then dies.

# manslaughter - Monday 19 December, 2011

Man charged over nightclub killing

A 34-year-old is accused of manslaughter over the death of father-of-three Colin McLeister at the weekend.

# manslaughter - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Legal action by Celine Cawley's daughter against father concludes

The daughter of Celine Cawley and Eamon Lillis, who was convicted of his wife’s manslaughter, took the case to remove his entitlements to the couple’s shared assets.

# manslaughter - Friday 25 November, 2011

Prosecutors request Conrad Murray pay $100m for Jackson's death

Prosecutors have asked that Murray receive a four-year prison sentence – and pay Michael Jackson’s children $100million to cover loss of earnings – over the singer’s manslaughter.

# manslaughter - Monday 7 November, 2011

Conrad Murray found guilty of Jackson's death

Conrad Murray has been found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson in 2009.

# manslaughter - Friday 14 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Jackson trial: Use of drugs was 'unethical and beyond comprehension' Michael Jackson

Jackson trial: Use of drugs was 'unethical and beyond comprehension'

The combination of drugs used as Jackson struggled to fall asleep on the day he died was a “recipe for disaster” and ultimately caused his death, says one doctor.

# manslaughter - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Italian scientists face manslaughter charges over Italy earthquake

Seven seismologists are facing manslaughter charges in Italy over their alleged failure to warn the public about a devastating earthquake in 2009, which killed 300 people.

# manslaughter - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Gardaí use the services of a 'human lie detector'

Gardaí engaged the services of a woman, who is one of only five people in the world specially trained for the task, in solving the murder of Brian McGrath.

# manslaughter - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop

Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.

# manslaughter - Monday 11 July, 2011

Waterford man sentenced to four years for manslaughter

Damien Organ, 25, never regained consciousness after being struck with a hurley during an altercation.

# manslaughter - Monday 27 June, 2011

Daughter of Celine Cawley takes legal action against dad

The 18-year-old has joined her aunt and uncle in legal proceedings against Eamon Lillis.

# manslaughter - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# manslaughter - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Inquest finds Ian Tomlinson was unlawfully killed at G20 protests

The police officer who struck and pushed 47-year-old newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson during London’s G20 protests in 2009 could face manslaughter charges after a inquest found Tomlinson had died of internal bleeding.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Noonan promises good news in today’s Exchequer figures; two barmen go on trial for the manslaughter of a customer who drank himself to death and why using the word ‘pet’ is insulting to your family moggy, er, animal companion.