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American doctor dies at base of Reek

A gynaecologist in his forties who was based in Chicago died as he began climbing Croagh Patrick on Tuesday. Dr Thomas Connolly, who was accompanied with his wife, Dr Kim Connolly, and a number of others, collapsed and died at the statue of St Patrick as he started his ascent around midday.

Congratulations for winning Mayo journalism student

Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring has extended congratulations to Ballyhaunis native Craig Hughes who was announced this week as the winner of the Vincent Doyle Award for Investigative Journalism.

Verdict of accidental death in Gallagher case

A verdict of accidental death was returned by a jury following an eight-day inquest into the death of Achill woman Ashling Gallagher, who died in a road collision on the N59 in 2004.

Verdict of accidental death in Gallagher case

A verdict of accidental death was returned by a jury following an eight-day inquest into the death of Achill woman Ashling Gallagher, who died in a road collision on the N59 in 2004.

County manager to look into coroner costs

County manager Peter Hynes said at Mayo County Council’s annual budget meeting this week that he would look into the cost of paying coroners in the county. His remarks were made in response to a call by Independent councillor Frank Durcan for an investigation into the cost involved. The Castlebar based councillor questioned the figures paid out to the different coroners and how there could be such wildly different numbers of inquests held in different areas of the county.

Man secures court order for second post-mortem in Connemara murder

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The 22-year-old man charged in connection with the murder of a woman in Connemara last month has secured a High Court order allowing a UK pathologist to carry out a second post-mortem on the body of the victim.

Court order for second post-mortem in Connemara murder secured

The 22-year-old man charged in connection with the murder of a woman in Connemara last month has secured a High Court order allowing a UK pathologist to carry out a second post-mortem on the body of the victim.

Galway choking deaths “unprecedented” says Coroner

A Galway coroner has called the tragic deaths of three people in the county, who all died from choking on food particles, “unprecedented”.

Inquest into woman’s death after childbirth adjourned for expert advice

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The inquest into the death of Evelyn Flanagan, Hollyhill, Ballyheane, Castlebar was adjourned on Wednesday evening (September 24) by Coroner for South Mayo, John O’Dwyer, until December 1. The coroner adjourned the inquest after three days following an application by Mr John Jordan, legal representative for the deceased’s husband Mr Padraig Flanagan to retain expert independent evidence from an expert on amniotic fluid embolism (AFE), which, according to the pathologist for Mayo General Hospital Dr Fandel Bennani, was what led to Mrs Flanagan death.

Inquest into death of missing student returns open verdict

An inquest into the death of a 20-year-old student, whose body was discovered on the Oranmore shoreline last March nearly 38 days after he went missing, returned an open verdict, the Coroner’s Court heard last Thursday.

 

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