Senator Rónán Mullen: ‘If there was abortion on demand she wouldn’t have been in the hospital because she wouldn’t have been pregnant.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Friends in Galway of Savita Halappanavar have described comments by Senator Ronan Mullen on the circumstances in which she died as “very sad”, “rude” (...)

Praveen Halappanavar with a portrait of his wife Savita who died from septicaemia at Galway University Hospital on October 28th, 2012. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Neither Savita Halappanavar’s widower, Praveen, nor her parents were in court yesterday to hear the last brief legal discussion of her death. The fa(...)

Praveen Halappanavar with a photograph of his wife Savita in the background. She died  at Galway University Hospital on October 28th, 2012.  Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Savita Halappanavar’s husband has settled his case against the HSE over her death in a Galway hospital in 2012. Praveen Halappanavar settled the case(...)

Backs and skills coach Dave Ellis tries his hand at hurling at a Connacht training session at Central Stadium, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Photograph: Inpho

For a nation that loves talking about the weather, the Irish are having a field day in Krasnoyarsk. Not a rain drop in sight, but here in Siber(...)

A candlelight vigil in Galway marking the anniversary of Savita Halappanavar’s death. File  photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The solicitor for Praveen Halappanavar, widower of Savita Halappanavar, has said he expects an application to be made within the next week to 10 days (...)

Praveen Halappanavar husband of Savita Halappanavar who died following a miscarriage in The Galway University Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Praveen Halappanavar, widower of the late Savita Halappanavar who died at Galway University Hospital in October 2012, hopes his case for medical negl(...)

Three-year-old Solomon Suremekun who was killed in a lift shaft in the Hynes building in Galway  last month.

The Health and Safety Authority has issued an urgent safety alert reminding those responsible for the safety of passenger lifts to ensure they are tho(...)