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Karen McEvoy and her partner Barry Kelly

Media coverage of the forthcoming inquest into the death of a young mother, a week after giving birth, would be “extremely important” for all women ac(...)

Karen McEvoy (24), from Tallaght, who died in Naas General Hospital of suspected sepsis on Christmas day 2018, one week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital.

Three separate investigations are now under way into the death of Karen McEvoy (24), a mother of three suspected of dying of sepsis a week after givin(...)

Karen McEvoy and partner Barry Kelly.

A young mother who died on Christmas Day, a week after giving birth, had sepsis, preliminary postmortem results indicate. Karen McEvoy (24), original(...)

Karen McEvoy (24), from Tallaght, who died in Naas General Hospital of suspected sepsis on Christmas day 2018, one week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital.

A Co Kildare man is calling for an “independent investigation” into the death of his partner on Christmas Day, one week after she gave birth at Dublin(...)

Dayna Kearney (22) was acquitted at Naas Circuit Criminal Court of dangerous driving causing death, and of driving a defective vehicle. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The coroner’s office in Kildare has said no decision has yet been taken on whether an inquest is to be held into the deaths of four young women in a r(...)

Patricia O’Connor murder case: gardaí search the Wicklow Mountains after the discovery of body parts. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

For murder investigators the remains of a body are more than just evidence. They are a silent witness, to use forensic pathologists’ term for the incr(...)

The conference was told by Dr Fergal Hickey “the only reason that cocaine doesn’t get the bad press that it should get is that it’s deemed to be a middle-class or upper-class drug.”

The introduction of roadside drug testing may be having the inadvertent effect of tackling the “epidemic” of over-the-counter painkiller abuse in Irel(...)

The drug test involves analysing the driver’s saliva for cannabis, cocaine, opiates including heroin and morphine and benzodiazepines, which includes valium.

The Minister for Transport Shane Ross has urged people not drive if they have taken illegal drugs as new testing measures come into effect from midnig(...)

Crisis on her watch: Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

The fact that breath-test numbers were being inflated is not the real issue now for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. She says she is creating a w(...)

Deputy Commissioner John Twomey, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan Assistant Commissioner Michael Flynn pictured at Garda Headquarters. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

An external investigation is to be carried out into the Garda controversies involving the apparent falsifying of breath test results and the wrongful (...)

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