Fearghal Beamish (26) from Carrigroe, Clonakilty suffered fatal injuries while working in the yard of Clona Dairy Products at Long Quay in the centre of Clonakilty  on July 14th last.

An inquest into the death of a young man killed in an industrial accident in West Cork has been adjourned to allow the Health and Safety Authority com(...)

Forensic crash investigator Garda Ray Sweeney told an inquest  the purpose of a seatbelt is to restrain a person being thrown from their seat in a crash, with the seatbelt absorbing the force of their mass as they are thrown forward.

The dangers of two people using a single seatbelt were highlighted at an inquest on Tuesday into the death of a eight-year-old girl killed in a two-ca(...)

Irish Coastguard and the RNLI pictured during search off the Beacon in Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

An inquest has heard how a couple was swept into the sea by a freak wave while fishing off rocks in west Cork and the young man’s father died when try(...)

Coroner for South Cork Frank O’Connell has  adjourned the inquest into the death of Olivia Dunlea (36) until Darren Murphy’s appeal against his  conviction for her murder is concluded. Mr O’Connell  listed it for review in January 2016. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An inquest into the death of a 36-year-old mother of three has been adjourned after a coroner heard her boyfriend at the time of her death has appeale(...)

Coroner for South Cork, Frank O’Connell, said: “Clearly there is a great danger if people come in home late at night and decide to cook chips in a chip pan while under the influence of alcohol.” File photograph: Getty Images

A coroner has issued a warning over the dangers of people cooking in chip pans late at night while under the influence of alcohol following the death (...)

The coroner extended his sympathy to Conor and Deirdre Cashman on the loss of their “beloved” youngest son. Photograph: The Irish Times

An 18-month-old boy who died from crush injuries after walking behind a tractor that his father was reversing was the victim in a most unfortunate cas(...)

A coroner appealed to farmers to implement vigilant safety practices or face “ferocious” consequences following a harrowing day at Cork County Corone(...)

Coroner Frank O’Connell returned a verdict of accidental death at an inquest into the death of Douglas Perrin (66). File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A retired public school teacher from Oxfordshire died after a summer sailing trip turned to disaster in west Cork. Douglas Perrin (66) had retired to (...)

Judge O’Connor dismissed the fines saying that Mr O’Connell was a “decent man” who was doing a small bit of business which lasted a few minutes. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Coroner who parked on a footway outside a premises he owned in order to bring some rubbish out to his car had a parking fine dismissed against him t(...)

A file image showing part of the Manx2 plane being removed from Cork Airport after a crash in 2011 where six people died and six others were injured. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

A jury has returned verdicts of accidental death at the inquest into the deaths of six people killed when their Manx2 flight crashed in thick fog as i(...)