The hearing was moved to the Republic amid concerns that medics from Sligo could not be compelled north of the Border.

A coroner has bowed to pressure and offered to almost treble the number of witnesses for an inquest into the death of a woman who died days after givi(...)

India-born Dhara Kivlehan (left, with husband Michael Kivlehan), was 29 when she died at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast after being transferred by helicopter from Sligo. She had developed HELLP, a severe form of pre-eclampsia.

The husband of young woman who died in September 2010 eight days after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital today interrupted an inquest into her d(...)

A solicitor representing the family of Dhara Kivlehan, who died in Belfast four days after giving birth in Sligo Regional Hospital in 2010, said her husband Michael and other relatives had  ‘gone through hoops’ for four years in an attempt to get answers.

The family of a young mother who died after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital has been put through hoops in their efforts to get answers, their (...)

Gerry Adams called on Dr Michael Maguire to set aside his conclusions until he ‘had access to British Army files and other pertinent intelligence records’.

The Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has criticised a report by the North’s Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire into his shooting by loyalists 30 years(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. Members of the Ulster Defence Association, using its Ulster Freedom Fighters cover name, carried out a gun attack on a car containing Mr Adams and four other republicans as they were driving towards Belfast Magistrates Court in March 1984.

There is no evidence that the RUC was involved in a UDA gun attack that left Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams with serious wounds over 30 years ago, (...)

Robert Christie’s father, also Robert, is understood to be in a critical condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. Photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

The death of a boy in a farming incident in north Antrim has triggered shock and sadness and prompted renewed warnings about the dangers of working w(...)

Edwin Poots, Northern Ireland’s Minister  of Health: told the Northern Assembly  yesterday that  the coroner may need to look into the cases. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

Patients have died in Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital while waiting for treatment, it has been claimed, with shortages of do(...)

Injured child was brought to Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital on Wednesday night  in a critical condition.

A three-month-old baby girl has died in hospital hours after her father appeared in court charged with causing her grievous bodily harm.The injured ch(...)

Police are investigating a multiple stabbing at an estate in Co Antrim. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Six people have been stabbed on a housing estate in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim.At least two - a man and a woman - are thought to be seriously injured, a (...)

Michael Kivlehan, husband of Dhara Kivlehan,  leaving the High Court in Dublin following yesterday’s  settlement. Photograph: Eric Luke

The family of Dhara Kivlehan say they are “anxious beyond words” as they await direction from the Attorney General as to whether an inquest into her d(...)