On the 22 December 2010, the BBC reported that Dr Ciaran McLoughlin, a coroner of West Galway, recorded the verdict of spontaneous combustion in an investigation case of a death of a man in a private residence in Clareview Park in Galway City. 

It had been reported that the body of Michael Faherty has been totally burnt when found in his living room, but the rest of the room had minimal other damage.

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