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# Not the News
Here is the week's news... skewed
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
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.
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Vigils and protests around country today in wake of Savita death
People are expected to gather in Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, London and other cities to protest or hold a vigil in remembrance of Savita Halappanavar.
# X Case
Legislating for the X Case: Where do the parties stand?
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…
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International expert joins Savita Halappanavar inquiry - HSE
An international expert in obstetrics and gynaecology is to join the inquiry team reviewing the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway.
# Legislation
Sinn Féin to table Dáil motion calling for legislation for X Case
Meanwhile, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has met with the Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Debashish Chakravarti, to discuss the death of Savita Halappanavar.
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HSE's Savita inquiry details to be announced today
31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died from septacaemia at University Hospital Galway last month, after her request for a medical termination was refused.
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Savita's mother: "They killed my 30-year-old daughter"
The parents of Savita Halappanavar have spoken out about the death of their daughter.
# Abortion
Labour councillor demands internal investigation into Senator's Savita case comments
Clontarf councillor Jane Horgan-Jones has called for an internal investigation into comments made by John Whelan.
# India
Indian government expresses 'concern' over Savita's death
A spokesman in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the Indian embassy in Dublin is “following the matter closely”.
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Savita tragedy continues to attract international attention
“Ireland Murders Pregnant Indian Dentist.”
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Gilmore: We need to bring legal clarity to abortion issue
“This will not be the seventh government to neglect and ignore this issue,” Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil this morning.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland legislate on the X Case ruling?
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?
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Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar
Thousands attended vigils and demonstrations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick yesterday evening.
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HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death
The death of Savita Halappanavar has sparked an outcry and led to calls for abortion legislation in Ireland.
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'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House
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
There are circumstances in which women like Savita Halappanavar have a constitutional right to terminate their pregnancies, writes law lecturer Jennifer Schweppe.
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VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar
Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.
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Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries
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.
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Savita death 'not caused by Ireland's ban on abortion' - Youth Defence
The pro life group and senator Ronan Mullen have both criticised people for using the death of Savita Praveen Halappanavar to call for legislation on the X case.
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Savita: Abortion report completed as FF calls for independent inquiry
The Minister for Health has received the report of the expert group on abortion, the Taoiseach confirmed today, as Fianna Fáil called for an independent inquiry into the death of a woman at Galway University Hospital.
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Bacik says 'legislation is clearly necessary' amid outcry over Savita death
The death of Savita Praveen Halappanavar after a miscarriage at University Hospital Galway last month has prompted a strong reaction.
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Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital
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.