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

Nov 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 70 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.

Vigils and protests around country today in wake of Savita death
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Vigils and protests around country today in wake of Savita death

Nov 17th 2012, 12:13 PM 5,247 Views 45 Comments

People are expected to gather in Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, London and other cities to protest or hold a vigil in remembrance of Savita Halappanavar.

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

Nov 17th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,070 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…

International expert joins Savita Halappanavar inquiry - HSE
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International expert joins Savita Halappanavar inquiry - HSE

Nov 16th 2012, 9:16 PM 10,928 Views 84 Comments

An international expert in obstetrics and gynaecology is to join the inquiry team reviewing the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway.

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

Nov 16th 2012, 6:22 PM 5,293 Views 105 Comments

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

HSE's Savita inquiry details to be announced today
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HSE's Savita inquiry details to be announced today

Nov 16th 2012, 7:38 AM 7,962 Views 114 Comments

31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died from septacaemia at University Hospital Galway last month, after her request for a medical termination was refused.

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

Nov 15th 2012, 5:33 PM 20,875 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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Labour councillor demands internal investigation into Senator's Savita case comments

Nov 15th 2012, 4:09 PM 11,284 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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Indian government expresses 'concern' over Savita's death

Nov 15th 2012, 2:20 PM 6,998 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 tragedy continues to attract international attention

Nov 15th 2012, 1:58 PM 13,837 Views 82 Comments

“Ireland Murders Pregnant Indian Dentist.”

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

Nov 15th 2012, 11:27 AM 5,224 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?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland legislate on the X Case ruling?

Nov 15th 2012, 10:42 AM 17,040 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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Vigils held around the country for Savita Halappanavar

Nov 15th 2012, 8:46 AM 8,402 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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HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death

Nov 15th 2012, 7:28 AM 3,627 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Nov 14th 2012, 7:07 PM 17,371 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
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Column: Legislation is needed to protect the rights of women like Savita

Nov 14th 2012, 7:00 PM 65 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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VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 6:32 PM 4,254 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 scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries

Nov 14th 2012, 5:52 PM 6,563 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.

Savita death 'not caused by Ireland's ban on abortion' - Youth Defence
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Savita death 'not caused by Ireland's ban on abortion' - Youth Defence

Nov 14th 2012, 12:36 PM 30,680 Views 261 Comments

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.

Savita: Abortion report completed as FF calls for independent inquiry
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Savita: Abortion report completed as FF calls for independent inquiry

Nov 14th 2012, 11:16 AM 11,014 Views 126 Comments

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.

Bacik says 'legislation is clearly necessary' amid outcry over Savita death
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Bacik says 'legislation is clearly necessary' amid outcry over Savita death

Nov 14th 2012, 9:26 AM 8,198 Views 79 Comments

The death of Savita Praveen Halappanavar after a miscarriage at University Hospital Galway last month has prompted a strong reaction.

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

Nov 14th 2012, 2:34 AM 30,772 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.

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