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#Savita Halappanavar

# savita-halappanavar - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

HSE to examine make up of panel, says it takes husband's concerns 'extremely seriously'
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# Savita

HSE to examine make up of panel, says it takes husband's concerns 'extremely seriously'

Nov 20th 2012, 1:18 PM 5,188 Views 28 Comments

A face-to-face meeting with Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen has been sought after he said he would not cooperate with the investigation.

TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why
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# Savita

TDs won't get to vote on Sinn Féin's abortion motion. Here's why

Nov 20th 2012, 11:00 AM 7,871 Views 59 Comments

Dáil procedures mean a minister can almost unilaterally replace an opposition motion with one more favourable to the government.

# savita-halappanavar - Monday 19 November, 2012

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland
# Savita
# Savita

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland

Nov 19th 2012, 6:14 PM 28,911 Views 188 Comments

Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.

McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs
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# Savita

McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs

Nov 19th 2012, 11:21 AM 4,422 Views 44 Comments

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin also said that she didn’t believe that individual members should have a free vote on any abortion legislation.

Details of HSE inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death may be published today
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# Savita

Details of HSE inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death may be published today

Nov 19th 2012, 8:16 AM 4,306 Views 31 Comments

Plans for the investigation are being firmed up and the HSE hopes to finalise arrangements as soon as possible.

# savita-halappanavar - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Government likely to make X Case decision early next year - Reilly
# Abortion
# Abortion

Government likely to make X Case decision early next year - Reilly

Nov 18th 2012, 3:18 PM 5,708 Views 85 Comments

Minister for Health James Reilly said he had read the report from the expert group a number of times and confirmed the Cabinet will be discussing it on Tuesday week.

Father of Savita Halappanavar 'calls for change in abortion law'
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# Savita

Father of Savita Halappanavar 'calls for change in abortion law'

Nov 18th 2012, 3:15 PM 5,335 Views 33 Comments

Andanappa Yalagi spoke to the media about his daughter’s tragic death, and said he intends on taking legal action against the hospital in which Savita died.

# savita-halappanavar - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 17th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,031 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish all to live to 100; John Waters outraged for men (again); Ireland’s election to Human Rights Council ‘not a joke’.

Column: Mass protest is the only way to win change on abortion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Mass protest is the only way to win change on abortion

Nov 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 58 Views 134 Comments

It is tragic that it took Savita Halappanavar’s death to galvanise action. The Government must be told that a failure to act now will damage them, writes Stephanie Lord.

Interview: 'There is a great anger in the country' - President Higgins
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# Michael D

Interview: 'There is a great anger in the country' - President Higgins

Nov 17th 2012, 8:20 AM 12,402 Views 46 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, President Michael D Higgins has spoken of his initiative to help Ireland’s youth shape the country’s future and his first year in office. Listen to the full interview here…

Legislating for the X Case: Where do the parties stand?
# X Case
# X Case

Legislating for the X Case: Where do the parties stand?

Nov 17th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,048 Views 68 Comments

We’ve been asking every single member of the Oireachtas where they stand on the X Case and legislation but less than 20 per cent have responded. Here’s what the parties think…

# savita-halappanavar - Friday 16 November, 2012

Sinn Féin to table Dáil motion calling for legislation for X Case
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# Legislation

Sinn Féin to table Dáil motion calling for legislation for X Case

Nov 16th 2012, 6:22 PM 5,273 Views 105 Comments

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has met with the Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Debashish Chakravarti, to discuss the death of Savita Halappanavar.

# savita-halappanavar - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Savita's mother: "They killed my 30-year-old daughter"
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# Savita

Savita's mother: "They killed my 30-year-old daughter"

Nov 15th 2012, 5:33 PM 20,840 Views 207 Comments

The parents of Savita Halappanavar have spoken out about the death of their daughter.

Labour councillor demands internal investigation into Senator's Savita case comments
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# Abortion

Labour councillor demands internal investigation into Senator's Savita case comments

Nov 15th 2012, 4:09 PM 11,275 Views 49 Comments

Clontarf councillor Jane Horgan-Jones has called for an internal investigation into comments made by John Whelan.

Indian government expresses 'concern' over Savita's death
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# India

Indian government expresses 'concern' over Savita's death

Nov 15th 2012, 2:20 PM 6,981 Views 78 Comments

A spokesman in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the Indian embassy in Dublin is “following the matter closely”.

Savita tragedy continues to attract international attention
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# Savita

Savita tragedy continues to attract international attention

Nov 15th 2012, 1:58 PM 13,814 Views 82 Comments

“Ireland Murders Pregnant Indian Dentist.”

Gilmore: We need to bring legal clarity to abortion issue
# Savita
# Savita

Gilmore: We need to bring legal clarity to abortion issue

Nov 15th 2012, 11:27 AM 5,210 Views 82 Comments

“This will not be the seventh government to neglect and ignore this issue,” Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil this morning.

Poll: Should Ireland legislate on the X Case ruling?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland legislate on the X Case ruling?

Nov 15th 2012, 10:42 AM 17,017 Views 192 Comments

It has been 20 years since the Supreme Court ruled on the X Case but no legislation has been brought forward. Is now the time?

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar
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# Savita

Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar

Nov 15th 2012, 8:46 AM 8,366 Views 85 Comments

Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.

HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death
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# Savita

HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death

Nov 15th 2012, 7:28 AM 3,612 Views 32 Comments

The death of Savita Halappanavar has sparked an outcry and led to calls for abortion legislation in Ireland.

# savita-halappanavar - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House
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# Savita

'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House

Nov 14th 2012, 7:07 PM 17,333 Views 141 Comments

Demonstrators sat on the ground during a moment of silence, while speakers argued for legislation on abortion.

Column: Legislation is needed to protect the rights of women like Savita
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Legislation is needed to protect the rights of women like Savita

Nov 14th 2012, 7:00 PM 54 Views 25 Comments

There are circumstances in which women like Savita Halappanavar have a constitutional right to terminate their pregnancies, writes law lecturer Jennifer Schweppe.

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar
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# Savita

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 6:32 PM 4,237 Views 0 Comments

Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries
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# Savita

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries

Nov 14th 2012, 5:52 PM 6,550 Views 67 Comments

James Reilly says TDs’ comments could prejudge the findings of two investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar, who died after being refused a termination procedure.

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar
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# Protest

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 4:13 PM 23,471 Views 127 Comments

The 31-year-old dentist, who was 17 weeks pregnant, died from septicaemia from a miscarriage which lasted more than two days.

Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital
# Savita
# Savita

Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital

Nov 14th 2012, 2:34 AM 30,650 Views 273 Comments

Savita Halappanavar died from septicaemia following a miscarriage which lasted almost three days. She repeatedly asked for the foetus to be removed but her requests were turned down.