The inquest was conducted in Ballina courthouse by the coroner for North Mayo, Dr Eleanor Fitzgerald.  Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Cockpit video evidence showed that a 59-year-old pilot was “incapacitated” when his microlight aircraft departed from straight and level flight and pl(...)

Family of Cpt Dara Fitzpatrick, Mary and John Fitzpatrick and their daughter Niamh,     after the inquests into the deaths of the crew members of Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 116. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

A preliminary inquest into the deaths of four Irish Coast Guard air crew on board the Rescue 116 helicopter which crashed off the north Mayo coast las(...)

Four Irish Coast Guard air crew – Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Capt Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith – died when their helicopter collided with Blackrock island off the Mayo coast

A preliminary inquest hearing into the deaths of the four Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crew has been deferred until later in March due to t(...)

Four Irish Coast Guard air crew – Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Capt Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith – died when their helicopter collided with Blackrock island off the Mayo coast on March 14th last year.

Preliminary inquests into the deaths of the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crew a year ago when their aircraft crashed off Mayo are due to be(...)

Sandra Collins disappeared from her home in the seaside village of Killala on December 4th 2000.

The coroner for north Mayo has said she is not currently in a position to hold an inquest into the death of Sandra Collins, the 29-year-old woman who (...)

Sandra Collins disappeared from her home town of Killala on December 4th 2000

The family of a 29-year-old Co Mayo woman who went missing 16 years ago have called for an inquest into her death. Sandra Collins disappeared from he(...)

At about 4.40am on New Year’s Day, two men died in a collision on a high-quality stretch of the N26, near Ballina, Co Mayo. They were the first fat(...)