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(...)

The scene at Cork Airport after six people died on February 10th, 2011. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A survivor of the Manx2 aircrash at Cork Airport which claimed the lives of six people today spoke of her horror and fear that she was going to be bur(...)

A coroner has warned of the dangers of taking ecstasy after hearing evidence of how two friends died as a result of taking a lethal concoction of the synthetic drug mixed with a variant known on the streets as “Death”

A coroner has warned of the dangers of taking ecstasy after hearing evidence of how two friends died as a result of taking a lethal concoction (...)

Assistant State Pathologist, Dr Margaret Bolster said that both Mr McCarthy, who was found to have a blood alcohol concentration of 204mgs per 100ml, and Clarissa had died from acute cardio respiratory failure due to drowning. File photograph: Collins

A 50-year-old farmer chose to end his own life and drowned his 3-year-old daughter in the sea near their family farm outside Ballydehob in West(...)

A 44-year-old heating and plumbing contractor has been returned for trial by judge and jury on a charge of manslaughter over the death of a woman in (...)

A plumbing and heating contractor has been charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning following a gas leak in the Trident Hotel, Kinsale. Image: Google Maps

A plumbing and heating contractor has been charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning following a gas leak in t(...)