Vankata Charumamill lights a candle during a vigil for Savita Halappanavar  held at St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, last night.   Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The second anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar was marked by candlelight vigils in Galway and Dublin last night. In Galway, about 150 p(...)

Bus Éireann has begun an investigation after a woman travelled 25kms in the baggage compartment of one of its coaches after she was accidentally locke(...)

Former HSE chief executive Cathal Magee established a group In January 2012 to report to him on governance issues. Photograph: Eric Luke

The former chief executive of the Health Service Executive, Cathal Magee, asked the organisation’s internal audit unit last year to investigate whethe(...)

It was unrealistic to hope the Government’s decision to acknowledge its Constitutional responsibility and give legislative effect to a twenty-o(...)

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said that a conversation secretly recorded last June by a pro-life activist was done so without his consent or knowledge. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Fine Gael and Labour Ministers have downplayed the political significance of secretly taped private conversations involving two Labour TDs who (...)

A double misadventure
  • Health
  • April 22, 2013, 05:00

Medical misadventure. The words sound like a euphemism and seem hardly adequate to describe the sad, unnecessary death of Savita Halappanavar. (...)

The coroner, Dr Ciarán MacLoughlin, arriving at the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

Five months after the story of his wife Savita’s death made world headlines, Praveen Halappanavar finally got the chance to tell his story to a(...)

The husband of the late Savita Halappanavar will this morning begin to give his account of the events leading to her death at her inquest when (...)

Praveen Halappanavar, husband of Savita Halappanavar who died following a miscarriage in  Galway University Hospital,  after leaving the Coroners Court,   Galway,  following the preliminary opening day of the inquest into her death.  On the left is his solicitor Gerard O’Donnell. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Fewer than one-third of up to 60 witnesses who gave statements for the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar will be called to give evi(...)

Praveen Halappanavar, whose wife Savita  died following a miscarriage in  Galway University Hospital.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The husband of Savita Halappanavar is not satisfied with the conclusions of the final draft HSE report into her death, his solicitor Gerard O'D(...)