Mary Coll

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Mary Coll and Jacqueline Connolly, Clodagh Hawe’s mother and sister, said the commissioner has agreed to a serious case review headed up by the assistant Garda Commissioner Barry O’Brien. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A case review into the murder of Clodagh Hawe and her three sons is to be established by An Garda Síochána. At a meeting at Garda Headquarters on Th(...)

Clodagh Hawe’s mother, Mary Coll (left), and her sister, Jacqueline Connelly, have rejected expert medical evidence given at the inquest which said Alan Hawe was suffering from depression and psychosis. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A diagnosis that Alan Hawe was suffering from psychosis or severe depression when he killed his wife and their three sons would not have saved him fro(...)

Clodagh Hawe and her three sons were murdered by Alan Hawe before he took his own life in Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, in August 2016.

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan is expected to explore options for an inquiry into the deaths of Clodagh Hawe and her three children when he mee(...)

Clodagh Hawe’s mother Mary Coll (right),  sister Jacqueline Connolly (left) and another family member  outside Cavan courthouse  following an inquest hearing into the deaths of the Hawe family in December 2017. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The following is an edited transcript of interviews conducted on Her Name is Clodagh – a Claire Byrne Live special, broadcast on RTÉ One television on(...)

 Alan Hawe with his wife Clodagh and their children Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (6). Photograph: PA

Alan Hawe, the Co Cavan teacher who murdered his wife Clodagh Hawe (39) and their sons Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (6) wrote notes, transferred mon(...)

Clodagh Hawe’s mother Mary Coll (right) and sister Jacqueline Connelly (left) outside Cavan courthouse following the inquest into the deaths of the Hawe family. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Co Cavan schoolteacher Alan Hawe confessed to the murders of his wife and three sons at the family home near Ballyjamesduff in August 2016 in a length(...)

Clodagh Hawe’s mother Mary Coll (right) and sister Jacqueline Connelly (left) outside Cavan Court House following the inquest. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

After delivering their verdicts on the deaths of three young boys and their parents, the actions of the jury, who had listened to harrowing evidence s(...)

Clodagh Hawe and her sons, from left, Niall, Ryan and Liam. Photograph: Jacqueline Connolly

For almost a decade Alan Hawe suffered from depressive and anxiety-based symptoms, which progressed to “psychotic” symptoms by the time he murdered hi(...)

Clodagh Hawe and her sons, from left, Niall, Ryan, Liam.  Photograph: Jacqueline Connolly

“The guards arrived and the rest you know,” Mary Coll wrote. It was how she concluded her written statement to the inquest into the murders of her da(...)

Left to right:  Niall, Ryan, Liam and Clodagh Hawe. Photograph: Jacqueline Connolly

The inquest has begun into the murders of teacher Clodagh Hawe and her three sons, Liam, Niall and Ryan by their father Alan Hawe and his suicide at a(...)

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