Kitty Holland is a staff reporter with a particular interest in human rights and social justice. She has reported widely on such issues as homelessness, drug addiction, poverty, women’s rights, Travellers, immigrants’ rights, asylum seekers, domestic violence and gay, lesbian and transgender rights. In November 2012 she broke the story on the death of Savita Halappanavar, on October 28th 2012, at Galway University Hospital. She has been with The Irish Times since 1998. She studied History and Politics at Trinity College, Dublin, and completed a Masters in Journalism in Dublin City University.