Husband and son awarded €650,000 for shock after mum died following C-section

The husband and son of a woman who died at the National Maternity Hospital hours after undergoing an emergency Caesarean section to deliver her baby have settled for €650,000 their High Court action for nervous shock. Nora Hyland (31) a Malaysian woman who was living at Charlotte Quay in Dublin 4 at the time, died [...]

By |2018-11-23T16:00:57+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Courts, Death, Health & Safety, Hospital, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Husband and son awarded €650,000 for shock after mum died following C-section

Renowned musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin dies aged 67

Renowned musician, composer and academic, Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, has died aged 67. In a statement, the university said: "[Mícheál] Ó Súilleabháin left a rich legacy through his own music, as well as the academy he founded which attracted students from over 50 countries." He was celebrated for his fusion of Irish traditional and classical [...]

By |2018-11-08T13:00:38+00:00November 8th, 2018|celebrity, Death, Estate Planning, Free Will Promotion, Law, News, Wills, Wills and Probate|Comments Off on Renowned musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin dies aged 67

Baby died after contracting cold sore virus – inquest

A 12-day-old girl died after contracting the common cold sore virus in hospital days after birth. Eibhlín Wills acquired the infection in the first five days of her life, an inquest into her death heard. Blood tests showed no sign of the infection three days after birth but the infection was present in samples taken [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:00:11+00:00November 1st, 2018|Courts, Death, Health & Safety, Hospital, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Baby died after contracting cold sore virus – inquest

Laois woman leaves €30m to five charities in her will

The Irish Kidney Association has said it used some of the €6m bequeathed to it by a Co Laois woman to buy a house in Co Cork. Elizabeth O'Kelly, 92, from Stradbally, donated €30m to five charities in a massive windfall for the sector. Speaking on RTÉ's Morning Ireland, IKA Chief Executive Mark Murphy said the house, which [...]

By |2018-10-31T10:00:34+00:00October 31st, 2018|Death, Donation, Free Will Promotion, Health Service Executive (HSE), irish cancer society, irish kidney association, News, Wills and Probate|Comments Off on Laois woman leaves €30m to five charities in her will

Elderly Irish woman, 91, died after being scalded by tea

An elderly woman developed sepsis after she was scalded by tea spilled on her lap while out to lunch. Daphne Anderson, 91, died after she sustained third degree burns over 6% of her body but didn’t immediately report it. An inquest into her death, previously adjourned after the woman’s daughter called for the exhumation of [...]

By |2018-09-28T12:31:49+01:00September 28th, 2018|Catastrophic injury, Death, Health & Safety, Hospital, News, Personal Injuries|Comments Off on Elderly Irish woman, 91, died after being scalded by tea

Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

A woman pedestrian in her 70s has died after being struck by a truck in Co Monaghan. The collision happened at around midday on Main Street in Carrickmacross. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, where a post-mortem examination will take place. Diversions [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:38:29+01:00September 27th, 2018|Accident, Catastrophic injury, Death, Personal Injuries, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

The parents of a Sligo girl, who died in hospital after taking ill in a restaurant, are suing the HSE

THE PARENTS OF a Sligo student who died suddenly in 2017 are suing the HSE. 19-year-old Lisa Niland, a native of Curry in the western county and a student at the University of Limerick, took ill while eating in a fast food restaurant in Carraroe in January 2017. It’s understood that she first attended Sligo University Hospital [...]

By |2018-09-26T16:00:48+01:00September 26th, 2018|Compensation, Courts, Death, Food Poisoning, Health Service Executive (HSE), Legal|Comments Off on The parents of a Sligo girl, who died in hospital after taking ill in a restaurant, are suing the HSE

Pret A Manger was warned over allergy alerts year before girl’s death, inquest told

Pret A Manger did not label “artisan” baguettes as containing sesame seeds despite six allergic reaction cases in the year before a teenager’s death, an inquest has heard. Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, suffered a fatal reaction to a sandwich from the outlet, which she had not realised contained the ingredient, on July 17 2016. An inquest [...]

By |2018-09-25T17:00:34+01:00September 25th, 2018|Compensation, Death, Food Poisoning, Inquest, News, Personal Injuries|Comments Off on Pret A Manger was warned over allergy alerts year before girl’s death, inquest told

Deceased rapper Mac Miller was 26 and had a will — similar to that of Michael Jackson

Mac Miller, a 26-year-old American rapper and music producer who died Sept. 7 in California, had a will, and its contents are similar to those of musical phenom Michael Jackson. The fact that Mr. Miller even had a will may surprise some financial advisers, given Mr. Miller's youth. Other famous, much older musicians — Aretha Franklin and Prince, [...]

By |2018-09-24T13:00:57+01:00September 24th, 2018|celebrity, Death, Legal, News, Wills, Wills and Probate|Comments Off on Deceased rapper Mac Miller was 26 and had a will — similar to that of Michael Jackson

Suge Knight admits manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years ago. The Death Row Records co-founder entered the plea on Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court and has agreed to serve 28 years in prison. Knight was charged with murder, attempted [...]

By |2018-09-21T11:00:37+01:00September 21st, 2018|Accident, Courts, Death, Driving, Legal, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Suge Knight admits manslaughter over fatal confrontation
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