A coroner's inquest in Sligo has found that a man who choked on a large piece of chicken in Sligo General Hospital died as a result of medical misadventure.

Fintan Cuddy, 55, of River Cottage, Ballisodare, had been a patient in St John's Hospital.

However, on 4 July 2003 he was transferred to Sligo General Hospital complaining of chest pains.

He died the following afternoon.