Fatal Accidents on the Road

The most recent statistics from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) (for the period from 1st January- 31st December, 2023) confirm that in 2023 there were 184 fatalities on the road in Ireland. This represents a 19% increase from 2022 figures for the same period. The...

GSOC probe was one-sided, says judge

A judge yesterday described a GSOC investigation into a road traffic accident, involving an off-duty garda in 2013, as “one of the most one-sided I have ever seen”. Judge Kevin Kilrane yesterday told Sligo District Court GSOC had “ignored” vital evidence, and the way...

Verdict of Medical Misadventure in Mayo Man’s Death

The jury at the inquest into the death of an 82-year-old man at Mayo General Hospital has returned a verdict of medical misadventure. Darby King sustained minor injuries in a traffic collision on 24 April 2014 but his condition deteriorated in the days that followed...