Dr Bernadette Scully said of her daughter Emily Barut: “She was the little baby I always wanted and she was just so beautiful.” File photograph: Collins Courts

A jury in an inquest into the death of a severely disabled 11-year-old girl who had been given a powerful sedative during an epileptic seizure decided(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán Fitzpatrick leaves the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court with his daughter Sarah, after he was acquitted. Photograph: Collins

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán FitzPatrick spent a considerable amount of time over the past three years in the criminal courts of justice o(...)

One of the issues raised by a number of witnesses in Dr Bernadette Scully’s trial was the fight for services for her severely disabled daughter. Photograph: Collins Courts

Family Carers Ireland has called for a statutory entitlement to home care support for all carers in the wake of the Dr Bernadette Scully case. The su(...)

Bernadette Scully pictured leaving the Central Criminal Court in Dublin after she was found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter, Emily Barut (11), in September 2012. Photograph: Collins/Courts

The death of Emily Barut (11) and the subsequent trial of her mother Dr Bernadette Scully on the charge of unlawfully killing her by administering an (...)

Bernadette Scully leaving the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Friday.  Photograph: Collins Courts

Dr Bernadette Scully is free to resume her career as a family doctor after being found not guilty of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daugh(...)

Bernadette Scully (58)  leaving the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Friday after she was found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter, Emily Barut (11), in September, 2012. Photograph: Collins Courts

Emily Barut’s favourite place to be was lying on her mother’s chest in her mother’s bed. She loved the water and her nightly baths in her jacuzzi wit(...)

Andrius Kozlovskis and Bernadette Scully: the pressure on Scully grew and grew as her daughter Emily’s condition got worse. Photograph: Collins Courts

Bernadette Scully needed no introduction on the day she presented herself formally to gardaí in connection with the death of her daughter. “It was ve(...)

Bernadette Scully from Co Offaly is seen   leaving the Central Criminal Court in Dublin this afternoon where she was found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter, Emily Barut (11). Photograph: Collins Courts

Bernadette Scully used her post-verdict statement on Friday to highlight the absence of services for people with disabilities and to urge those in dan(...)

Offaly doctor Bernadette Scully who has been cleared of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter by giving her too much sedative. Photogograph: Collins Courts.

An Offaly doctor has been cleared of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter by giving her too much sedative. The GP was charged with un(...)

Dr Bernadette Scully at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The jury will resume deliberations Friday morning in the trial of a doctor, charged with the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter by givin(...)

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