Ciaran Tansey

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The mother of a young man who fatally stabbed his nine-year-old brother before taking his own life has said she and her husband were “numb” upon disco(...)

In July 2014, the body of nine-year-old Brandon Skeffington (above) was found with stab wounds at his home in Tourlestrane, Co Sligo. His older brother, Shane Michael (20), was later found dead in a shed outside the house.

The mother of a man who killed his younger brother before taking his own life has said there should be greater awareness around mental health issues. (...)

The jury returned a unanimous verdict of unlawful killing in the case of Brandon Skeffington and a majority verdict of suicide “as a result of unsound mind” in the case of his brother Shane Michael. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An inquest into the deaths of two brothers who died following an incident at their family home has heard one had been admitted to a psychiatric facil(...)