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HIQA board to decide if it will investigate Savita death today
The board of the health watchdog meets today to consider a request to hold a statutory investigation into the woman’s death at a Galway hospital last month.
Number behind abortion robo-calls shut down
Two investigations into the calls have begun today.
Minister's Indian mission comes two days after immigration fees doubled
The timing of a government mission to India has been criticised as it comes 48 hours after immigration fees were doubled and a month after the death of Savita Halappanavar.
HIQA considers request to hold statutory investigation into Savita death
The health watchdog has been requested by the HSE to examine the controversial death.
Opposition calls for Taoiseach to meet with Savita's husband
The death of Savita Halappanavar was raised again at Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil this morning.
Deadline for HSE response to HIQA over Savita death today
The health watchdog has sought assurances about the safety of maternity care at the Galway hospital where Savita Halappanavar died last month.
Praveen Halappanavar: "I still can't believe that she's not with us"
The husband of Savita Halappanavar told Prime Time tonight that he has no confidence in the HSE and wants a public, government-funded investigation into her death.
HSE names new members of Savita investigation team
It has also published the terms of reference for the investigation into the death of 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar.
Minister Reilly "quite happy" for HSE inquiry into Savita death to continue
The Minister for Health made the comment despite admitting that the inquiry would not “have the completeness of information without Mr Halappanavar’s input”.
Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland
Department of Education and Skills says the week-long mission to India headed up by Junior Minister Ciarán Cannon was planned months in advance of the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Galway.
Kenny claims Halappanavar legal team preventing meeting with inquiry chair
Taoiseach Enda Kenny urged the husband of Savita Halappanavar to meet with the expert heading the inquiry into her death last month but Praveen Halappanavar has reiterated that he will not.
Savita's husband will not speak to expert heading HSE inquiry
The solicitor for Praveen Halappanavar has reiterated that his client will not cooperate with the inquiry into his wife’s controversial death and said there must be a public inquiry.
Column: I'm so grateful I had an unplanned pregnancy in America, not Ireland
An Irish girl recalls her experience of deciding to have a termination – and her relief that she was away from home.
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LIVE: Dáil debates motion demanding legislation for the X Case
Sinn Féin’s motion also demands the immediate publication of the report of the Expert Group into the A, B and C ruling.
Reilly: Savita inquiry must be expedited to ensure no risk remains at GUH
The Minister for Health has dismissed suggestions of a public inquiry into the 31-year-old woman’s death, saying it would take “an awful lot longer” to conduct such an investigation.
McDonald on X Case motion: "The time for playing cat and mouse is over"
Sinn Féin has said that management issues within the party will not distract it from seeking legislation on abortion.
Savita: Galway University Hospital staff removed from Investigation Team
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that Praveen Halappanavar had been informed of the decision this afternoon. The team is led by Sir Sabaratnum Arulkumaran, pictured.
Government WILL publish report of Expert Group on abortion ruling
James Reilly wants to publish the report on the A, B and C ruling after it’s discussed by ministers next Tuesday morning.
HSE to examine make up of panel, says it takes husband's concerns 'extremely seriously'
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
Dáil procedures mean a minister can almost unilaterally replace an opposition motion with one more favourable to the government.
FG distances itself from Young Fine Gael branch over abortion stance
The Trinity branch of Young Fine Gael has backed calls for the government to bring forward X Case legislation and for abortion up to 10 weeks of pregnancy to be made legal.
Oireachtas Committee to meet Minister for Health James Reilly today
Minister Reilly slammed by committee member for not setting up a fullyindependent inquiry into Savita Halappanavar’s death.
Bishops: Treatment that might put foetus at risk "ethically permissible"
They said this was the case with a seriously ill pregnant woman “provided every effort has been made to save the life of both the mother and her baby”.
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In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland
Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.
HSE announces details of Savita Halappanavar investigation
The HSE has said that independent expert in obstetrics and gynaecology, Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran of St George’s University of London, will chair the investigation team.
McDonald: Parties should "do the right thing," despite individual beliefs
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
Plans for the investigation are being firmed up and the HSE hopes to finalise arrangements as soon as possible.
Government likely to make X Case decision early next year - Reilly
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'
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.
Thousands attend rally in Dublin city centre
Gardaí said that between 10 – 12,000 people attended the rally, which was one of a number held around the country in the the wake of the death of Savita Halappanavar.