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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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Praveen Halappanavar’s solicitor receives draft report on Savita death
Praveen Halappanavar will now be given the opportunity to offer feedback on the report before it is officially published.
'You can't change facts': Savita report with government next week
The chairman of Regional Health Forum West said around 30 people are mentioned in the final report.
Pro-life group condemns attack on office as 'grotesque and vile'
Faeces was used to stick photos and news clippings of Savita Halappanavar to the front of the Youth Defence office.
Pro Life opinion poll shows 3 in 4 are against abortion
It contradicts a poll earlier this month which shows that 85 per cent of people in Ireland favour abortion in certain circumstances.
Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States
ComReg and the Data Protection Commissioner say because the calls came from abroad, they can take no action against them.
The Savita report leak is ‘disturbing’ and ‘unacceptable’ - Brendan Howlin
Minister Howlin told the Dáil that although Minister Reilly still has not seen the leaked draft report, Savita’s husband Praveen would be the first person to get the published report.
Savita's husband and family 'very upset' after leaked report
The lawyer for Praveen Halappanavar said the leaked report had appeared to confirm what his client had said from the outset.
HSE 'disappointed' with leak of draft Savita investigation report
In a statement the HSE said the investigation’s terms of reference required it to observe appropriate confidentiality.
Savita's husband should get first briefing on HSE report - Taoiseach
Enda Kenny was responding to the apparent leaking of a draft report into the controversial death of Savita Halappanavar last October.
Leaked Savita death report backs government's decision to legislate - Rabbitte
The Evening Herald has obtained a draft HSE report into the death of the Indian woman at University Hospital Galway last October.
Savita solicitor: We released details slowly to keep media interest
Gerard O’Donnell, who represents Praveen Halappanavar, says his clients case has benefited from ‘sustained exposure’.
The Evening Fix… now with added 'fo shizzle'
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Column: Public inquiry system reflects power imbalance in Irish society
Women’s lives are not a priority in the public sphere – and this is clear from a series of inquiries, writes Margaret O’Keeffe.
Preliminary inquest into Savita Halappanavar's death takes place
The preliminary inquest took place at Galway Court House and was attended by Savita’s husband, Praveen.
Report: Medical records show Savita Halappanavar requested a termination
Her request was noted in the records of the consultant obstetrician who treated her.
Coroner inquest into death of Savita will be 'open and transparent'
The preliminary inquiry is due to begin on 18 January, and is expected to reconvene in April for a week.
TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012
Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…
Here are our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2012
From Savita Halappanavar to puppies rescued from a Dublin car, these were the most shared articles on Facebook this year.
Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012
Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…
HIQA announces 12-person team to lead Savita inquiry
The team will be led by Dr Paul Fogarty, a consultant obstetrician from the Ulster Hospital in Belfast.
Bishops say expert group ignores risks of legislating for limited abortion
The group said that guidelines “may offer a way forward”, adding that abortion is “gravely immoral in all circumstances” and legislating for the X Case could “open the floodgates for abortion”.
HIQA publishes details of investigation into Savita case
If the Authority believes there is a continuing risk, the investigation team will be able to extend the terms of reference.
Savita: Family to take case to European Court of Human Rights
Earlier this week, Mrs Halappanavar’s father issued an ultimatum to the Health Minister to announce by today that he was to hold a public inquiry into her death.
Savita's family may take a case to the European Court of Human Rights takes a look at the procedure – and why the failure to implement the Coroners’ Bill 2007 impacts this case.
Paschal Donohoe's office graffitied after no vote
The Fine Gael TD said he found it ironic that “the people who are making accusations of cowardice, carried out this act under the cover of night”.
Crowd gathers outside Dáil for abortion rally
They met as members of the Dáil voted on an abortion bill put forward by Deputy Clare Daly. Also today, members of Youth Defence launched their latest campaign outside Leinster House.
Over 500 complaints over abortion robo-calls
The Data Protection Commissioner said it has reshuffled staff to deal with the rising volume of complaints.
Savita: Family give Health Minister public inquiry 'ultimatum'
They said tonight that the Minister has until Thursday to agree to a public inquiry, or they will take the case to the European Court of Human Rights.
Soft target and no way to live: The week in quotes
“We just can’t believe that in the 21st century something like this would happen.”
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Gardaí lack resources to monitor Love/Hate characters; HSE inquiry to proceed without actually inquiring; and student grants delayed until after emigration.
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?
Aaron McKenna: As usual, Ireland only acts when we’re shamed into it
The death of Savita Halappanavar shows once again that we delay proper action until an international outcry forces our hand.
Savita death: James Reilly to “reflect” on meeting with Praveen Halappanavar
The Health Minister has met with the husband of the woman who died in controversial circumstances at Galway University Hospital last month at a hotel in Galway today.
Hospital group to "cooperate fully" with HIQA Savita investigation
HIQA announced today that it is to undertake an investigation, separate to the HSE investigation, into the death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway.
Confirmed: HIQA to investigate the death of Savita Halappanavar
The investigation will assess “safety, quality and standards of services” provided at the Galway where hospital where Savita died last month following a miscarriage.