Archive for Ireland (South)

‘WORST OF TRAGEDIES’ Baby found dead at Dublin home after mum’s body discovered at M50 — (Sunday World)
SSRI Ed note: New mom, a nurse,"understood to have been suffering from post-natal depression" (which means antidepressants) kills 7-mo -old son, herself.
Boy, 15, who attempted to murder woman he met online exposed to extreme porn from young age — (The Irish Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Teen put on Prozac has energy surge, develops serious violent thoughts, attempts to murder a woman he meets online. Parents realize the SSRI is the problem.
The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Died At Age 46 — (ET CANADA)
SSRI Ed note: Performer stressed by split with husband gets psychiatric medication for depression, bipolar, has air rage incident (no alcohol), in Jan 2018 "dies suddenly".
Haunting Instagram diary of girl, 11, who detailed plan to die before suicide — (News Corp Australia Network)
SSRI Ed note: Girl unhappy with her appearance keeps a suicide diary and a stash of unnamed medication, self-harms, plans and executes suicide.
Domestic violence, mental illness and drug abuse: The tragic lives of children in care who died — (the
SSRI Ed note: Of 13 young Tulsa "clients" who died, 4 were natural causes, 8 suicides, 1 overdose. No mention of psych meds, likely a factor in most of the deaths.
Charleville tragedy: Family and friends gather for removal of twins (9) and older brother — (Sunday Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Adopted eldest son "on a lot of medication for his mental health" violently stabs his younger twin siblings to death and kills himself, no motive or warning.
Inquest of tragic murder-suicide couple on weekend away heard — (Irish News)
Lauren’s niece faces claims for compensation after air-rage fine—(
SSRI Ed note: Air rage incident involving antidepressant and alcohol
The mother of a junior doctor who took her own life described her daughter's working hours as "immoral" following an inquest into her death — (The Independent)
‘Gifted’ Limerickman died due to toxic level of anti-depressants — (Limerick Leader)
Two jailed for life over Bandon murder — (RTĒ NEWS IRELAND)
Accused ‘drank four bottles of vodka a day’ — (Irish Examiner)
Woman: Antidepressants led to suicides of relatives — (Irish Examiner)
Body lay in shower for 19 days — (
Woman’s arson attack on family home led to father-of-two’s tragic suicide — (Kilkenny People)
Open verdict at inquest into death of Anna Byrne — (The Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Pregnant woman taking sertraline has dose doubled and anti-histamine added, jumps off cliff killing herself and unboard twin sons.
Limerick twins died from lethal ‘drugs cocktail’ — (Limerick Leader)
Could positive test for benzodiazepine in a Garda Urine Screen be false? — (
Drunk Westport man who assaulted garda in mid-afternoon jailed for three months — (The Mayo News)
Jury Finds Celexa Cause of Murder-Suicide: Two Physicians Testify: Foundation Demands Action
Accused tells court he is ‘deeply sorry’—(
SSRI Ed note: Man distressed because unfaithful wife plans to leave him gets antidepressants, sleeping pills, stabs her to death, is sorry lafter.
Four years for jewellery robber — (New Ross Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Young man addicted to antidepressants collects arsenal, commits robbery, engages in stadoff with police, his psychiatrist brings him AD, he surrenders.
Mum died after rare drug reaction — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Cymbalta (duloxetine) +Tryptizol (amitriptyline) dies a terrible death from serotonin syndrome, not considered a potential problem.
SSRI Ed note: Man on Xanax denied admission to rehab program despite his difficulties in withdrawal and other medication.
Slash-hook man jailed for rock attack on garda — (
SSRI Ed note: Man's antidepressant use leads to drug problems, he has manic episode, goes berserk, causes damage, assaults police officer.
Antidepressants – Update on suicidal thoughts and behaviour — (Irish Medical Times)
SSRI Ed note: Research shows that people taking antidepressants are at increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviours.
Pregnant woman guilty of manslaughter — (The Irish Times)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman taking antidepressants drinks alcohol, arms herself with knife, stabs to death neighbor who looked after her puppy as favor.
Man found brandishing a “scythe” in housing estate, court hears — (The Athlone Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks, becomes aggressive, assaults girlfriend, runs around with a scythe.
Woman kicked garda in rear end — (Kilkenny People)
SSRI Ed note: Woman does not take her antidepressants one day, becomes aggressive. assaults a policeman. Everyone agrees this is totally out of character for her.
Tragic mum sang lullaby to baby before drowning — (The
SSRI Ed note: Adoring mom of 9-month old, on drugs for post-natal depression, attempts suicide, later drowns herself and her son. Nobody suspects antidepressant.
Hatchet man smashes Garda station window — (The Galway Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes too much antidepressant, becomes disoriented, destructive
Psychiatrist found not guilty of murdering her daughter — (The Irish Times)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribed 3 antidepressants starting Sept, tries, quits each one, in Nov murders daughter, 16. Not guilty due to insanity. Meds ID'd as cause.
Man (62) hanged himself after taking antidepressants — (The Irish Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man feeling "a bit low" takes wife's Lexapro for several days, hangs himself. Lundbeck rep lies about drug side effects.
In the shadow of suicide — (The Irish Times)
SSRI Ed note: Young man who has been taking antidepressants, parents think he has "bounced back" takes his life. Parents misidentify the problem, think son wanted to die.
Sister unconcerned Carthy had gun — ( RTE News)
SSRI Ed note: Man becomes disturbed on antidepressant, is shot by Garda (police)
Wife was afraid accused would abduct son, court hears — (
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants for stomach pain murders his son.
Mother who strangled son a ‘misdiagnosed schizophrenic’ — (Irish Independent)