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A survivor group has called on Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to launch an inquest into the deaths of children at the mass grave of the Tuam Baby and Mother Home.
A verdict of unlawful killing has been returned by the jury at the inquest in Castlebar today into the deaths of Eoghan and Ruairi Chada.
The coroner for south Mayo, John O’Dwyer, will open coroner’s inquests into the deaths of four people murdered in Mayo last year.
The Coroner for South Mayo, John O’Dwyer, made a number of recommendations for home births this week following an inquest into a tragic case where a baby was still born after complications arose during a home birth.
The chairman of the HSE’s clinical review team, set up to examine the death of Savita Halappanavar, was to hold a meeting with her husband’s representatives yesterday afternoon, the first such meeting since the conclusion of an eight-day coronor’s inquest.
The family of the late Evelyn Flanagan have this week welcomed the acknowledgement of liability from the HSE in relation to her death almost five years ago in Mayo General Hospital. High Court proceedings had been issued by the late Mrs Flanagan’s family following the decision of the coroner’s inquest in 2009 that she had died as a result of medical misadventure.
The mother of a Mullingar teenager killed in a car accident in 2006 has said Wednesday’s inquest has not brought closure to her family.
The events which led to the tragic deaths of two women, one a Galway native, in a head-on collission on the M6 last summer was described as a nightmare during an inquest at Offaly Coroner’s Court this week.
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.
The conviction of three men this week for trying to bring over a ton and a half of cocaine into the country has an air of hilarity about it, mainly because the gang only failed because of the ineptitude of one of their members.