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131. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide, in tabular form, by county, the number of cases dealt with by coroners in 2014; the total cost in each county; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [24000/15]

Answer

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): The details in respect of the number of cases dealt with annually by coroners are available on the website www.coroners.ie under "Publications".
The number of cases dealt with by coroners in 2014 are set out in the following Table:

Area Report Report and Post Mortem Report/Post Mortem and Inquest
Carlow 103 31 31
Cavan 159 30 33
Clare 314 59 37
Cork Co Borough 566 159 192
Cork North 263 72 36
Cork South 353 74 50
Cork West 119 28 27
Donegal North East 74 43 2
Donegal North West 271 43 34
Donegal South East 101 18 14
Donegal South West 115 8 17
Dublin 2838 1236 666
Galway East 234 68 35
Galway North 44 21 12
Galway West 488 171 79
Kerry North 67 24 3
Kerry South East 162 28 12
Kerry West 171 56 34
Kildare 359 101 74
Kilkenny 184 67 31
Laois 103 54 17
Leitrim 59 23 10
Limerick City 49 28 35
Limerick South East 228 81 40
Limerick West 129 1 27
Longford 63 17 11
Louth 256 93 55
Mayo East 20 10 5
Mayo North 44 12 21
Mayo South 178 118 58
Meath 245 104 40
Monaghan North 39 13 6
Monaghan South 47 1 11
Offaly 157 32 19
Roscommon 149 6 31
Sligo 182 97 41
Tipperary North 179 29 14
Tipperary South 177 66 28
Waterford City 125 108 26
Waterford East 104 22 5
Waterford West 14 9 6
Westmeath 231 55 33
Wexford 394 67 56
Wicklow East 164 24 33
Wicklow West 38 5 6

Information on the cost of the Corners Service in each county is being compiled and verified by Departments officials and will be forwarded to the Deputy when completed.