Kevin and Una Kelly leaving the Coroner’s Court in Dublin. Their son Kevin James died six days after his birth in the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A verdict of medical misadventure had been returned in the case of a baby boy who died almost one week after his birth in Mullingar General Hospital i(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An obstetrician accused of poor professional performance should have stopped carrying out hysterectomies if there were repeated complications, a Medic(...)

Eugene Gleeson SC, representing Praveen Halappanavar, told coroner Dr Ciarán MacLoughlin his client was anxious and determined that some person or persons was held accountable for his wife's death. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Paul Cullen, Health Correspondent Lawyers for Savita Halappanavar's husband Praveen urged the coroner that any recommendations be (...)

Midwife Anne Marie Burke arrives to give evidence at the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A midwife manager at Galway University Hospital has identified herself as the person who told Savita Halappanavar that she couldn’t get a termi(...)

Miriam Dunleavy, a midwife who was working on the ward where Savita Halappanavar was being treated , leaving after giving evidence at the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Savita Halappanavar was one of the healthiest women in her maternity ward before her condition deteriorated, a midwife at Galw(...)

 Praveen Halappanavar arriving today at the inquest into the death of his wife Savita. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A midwife has told the Savita Halappanavar inquest her notes were added to afterwards by Galway University Hospital's internal investigation. (...)

Praveen Halappanavar, husband of the late Savita, arrives this morning to give evidence at her inquest in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Praveen Halappanavar has told the inquest into his wife Savita's death how she repeatedly asked doctors at University Hospital Galway for a te(...)