Noel Sweeney

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Fercullen whiskey from the new Powerscourt Distillery in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Barely a month goes by without yet another whiskey distillery opening here. On November 27th, Blackwater Distillery in Lismore, Co Waterford, became t(...)

Coroner Dr Brian Farrell said a  postmortem on the remains of Noel Sweeney (67), a father-of-two from Glenaulin Road in Palmerstown, Dublin, confirmed the presence of a malignant mesothelioma.  The tumour has a more than 90 per cent association with asbestos dust exposure, he said. File photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A CIÉ coach-builder who died of an asbestos-related cancer was exposed to the deadly dust while working on bus engines, an inquest heard.Noel Sweeney (...)