Elizabeth Leavy (67), who died in January 2018.

A 67-year-old cancer patient discharged herself from hospital due to overcrowding and died four days later, an inquest has heard. Elizabeth Leavy, fr(...)

The coroner returned a verdict of misadventure. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A woman (29) died after accidentally overdosing on paracetamol she was taking for pain, an inquest has found. Rebecca Bissett was taking paracetamol(...)

Seamus Smyth, from Geehanstown, Delvin, Co Westmeath was out farming on May 7th, 2018, a Bank Holiday, when the accident happened.

A 76-year-old farmer died after he was trampled while herding cattle on his farm. Seamus Smyth was described as a content man who farmed all his life(...)

FAR LEFT PIC Willie Lynch (25), his partner Tara Gilbert (27) who was pregnant, and their daughters, Jodie (9) and Kelsey (4). CENTRE TOP LEFT Willie’s brother Jimmy Lynch (39). CENTRE BOTTOM LEFT Christy Connors (2), CENTRE TOP RIGHT Mary Connors (6 months), CENTRE BOTTOM RIGHT Jim Connors (5) and their parents FAR RIGHT PIC Thomas (28) and Sylvia Connors (30).

The teenager who rescued his nephew from a blaze that killed ten people was ‘extremely lucky’ to survive, the Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard. John(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said it is important that Pope Francis addresses the issue of abuse when he visits Ireland later this year. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin has said it is important that Pope Francis addresses the issue of abuse when he visits Ireland later this year. In (...)

An elderly man died of unrelated injuries after his car ploughed into a lorry when he mistook the accelerator for the brake, Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An elderly man died of unrelated injuries after his car ploughed into a lorry when he mistook the accelerator for the brake, a court has heard. Frank(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said the position of Britain’s government on Brexit amounted to ‘a very British coup’. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin has said the Brexit position of Britain’s government amounted to “a very British coup”. Mr Howlin said he believed(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin has said the Catholic Church allowed itself to become involved in forms of institutional care that failed its own standards. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Catholic Church allowed itself to become involved in forms of institutional care that failed its own standards, the Archbishop of Dublin said on S(...)

A baby died due to an ‘exceptionally rare’ tear in the umbilical cord that formed minutes before he was born, an inquest has heard.

A baby died due to an “exceptionally rare” tear in the umbilical cord that occurred minutes before he was born, an inquest has heard. Casey Lynch By(...)

O’Dwyers pub, Strand Road, Portmarnock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Google Street View

A woman who contracted food poisoning at a First Communion function died due to salmonella, an inquest has heard. Investigations into the outbreak ar(...)

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