Dingle marine biologist Kevin Flannery examines the Bearcat fish which resides in the Artic region. Mr Flannery has been awarded with an honorary MSc from UCC for his work on Irish marine life. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

He is more often seen holding some bug-eyed denizen of the deep, but on Thursday Kevin Flannery exchanged the pier-side for academia to accept an hono(...)

Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard how Michael Reynolds (73) was fatally injured when he tripped over a 10-inch kerb on unprotected roadworks and fractured his spine. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A pensioner was fatally injured when he tripped over a 10-inch kerb on unprotected roadworks and fractured his spine, an inquest has heard.Michael Rey(...)

The father of a man who took his own life told an inquest he believes his son died because he was not “happy about how he was being treated by the Sta(...)

Coroner Dr Brian Farrell told William Manning’s family his burns were “quite severe”

A 99-year-old man died after suffering fatal burns when he was scalded after falling into a bath, an inquest has heard.William Manning from Proleek, R(...)

The Coroner’s Court has heard that it is ‘overwhelmingly’ probable that the severe head injuries sustained by farmer John Meehan (74) were the result of being struck by a horse. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Co Sligo farmer who was found collapsed on the side of the road was probably struck by one of his own horses, an inquest has heard.Gardaí­ were init(...)

A pensioner who died after she was struck by a Garda car suffered “head and chest trauma” in the incident, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.

GARETH NAUGHTONA pensioner who died after she was struck by a Garda car suffered “head and chest trauma” in the incident, Dublin Coroner’s Court has h(...)

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of ‘multiple penetrating wounds’ to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.

Two-year-old Hassan Khan died as a result of “multiple penetrating wounds” to his neck, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard.The toddler was found dead in(...)

 Warren and Lorraine Reilly from Loughrea, Co Galway, who lost two  children while attending Portiuncula Hospital. File photograph: Andrew Downes

More than three years after it was completed, the Health Service Executive has provided a couple who lost two babies at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballin(...)

A man whose death has been linked to the controversial Nek Nomination social media craze died as a result of alcohol and cocaine toxicity.Ross Cummins(...)

Members of  Susan McGee’s family pictured outside Dublin Coroner’s Court.  areher family. Left to right:  Jason Barry, Melissa Barry, John McGee, Michelle McGee, Georgina Moore and Johnnie McGee. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A woman who had minor elective surgery at a private hospital in Dublin died less than two weeks later, an inquest has heard.Susan McGee (52), a mother(...)