Philip Comyn

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Jack Downey from  Clonmel was attending the Indiependence Festival in Mitchelstown with five friends when he took ill on the afternoon of August 2nd, 2019. Photograph: Clonmel Óg Hurling and Football Facebook page

A 19-year-old student who took ill at a music festival in Co Cork last year died from total organ failure after taking ecstasy and morphine, an inques(...)

‘People are busy and they don’t notice as much. We aren’t as connected.’ Photograph: Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters

Cases of older people dying in their homes and not being found for long periods are likely to become more common in the years ahead as the State’s eld(...)

An open verdict was returned at the inquest into the death of  George Harrington (79) who died approximately six months before his body was found in July 2019.

A coroner has expressed concern that pensioners are dying alone and not being discovered for months without any alarms being raised by State agencies.(...)

Coroner Philip Comyn returned an open verdict and extended his sympathies to Richie Scanlan’s nephews on their uncle’s death. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is troubling that a reclusive pensioner lay dead in his Cork city home for more than six months without any State agencies or services noticing, a (...)

A Google Maps view of the corner of Park Avenue and Blackrock Road

A coroner has recommended that all local authorities carry out a review of their road infrastructure following any fatal road traffic collision, after(...)

Vytas Lemnickis was found unconscious in his cell on the Committal Unit at Cork Prison four hours after being admitted

The Irish Prison Service should keep its checklist for screening prisoners being admitted to Irish jails under constant review following the death of (...)

Gardaí have forwarded a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions following the death of a schoolgirl who was struck by a car as she was crossing the road on New Year’s Eve in Co Cork.

Gardaí have forwarded a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) following the death of a schoolgirl who was struck by a car as she was cross(...)

Mikolaj Wilk and  his wife Elzbeta. Mr Wilk was killed at his home at Maglin near Ballincollig on June 10th, 2018. File photograph: Provision

A woman who was arrested for questioning about the murder of a 35-year-old father-of-two with a machete in Co Cork last year has been released without(...)

Elzbieta and Mikolaj Wilk. File Photograph: Provision

Gardaí investigating the murder of a 35-year-old man who was hacked to death by a machete-wielding gang in front of his wife and children in Co Cork h(...)

Elzbieta and Mikolaj Wilk. File Photograph: Provision

Gardai have arrested a fifth person about the murder of father of two who was killed by a machete-wielding gang in front of his wife and children at t(...)

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