Seán Rowlette said  that he told his children where he was going, they sat down and wrote a letter to Minister Leo Varadkar.

“We miss our mum so much every day.”This was the heart-breaking message from four Co Sligo children asked their father to deliver to Minister for Heal(...)

Michael Kivlehan with his late wife Dhara, who died after giving birth to their first child Dior at Sligo Regional Hospital.

Two men whose wives died in childbirth at Sligo Regional Hospital are due to meet with Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on Monday. Michael Kivlehan an(...)

 Michael Kivlehan husband of Dhara Kivlehan, who died after having a baby at Sligo Reional  Hospital: “If I am out with the children shopping or having a meal I am often approached by people asking me questions – they are worried [about having a baby in Sligo Regional Hospital].”   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Two men whose wives died in childbirth at Sligo Regional Hospital are to meet with Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on Monday.Welcoming the invitation(...)

 Seán with his children Leanne (9), Sally jnr (20 months), Joseph (4) and Abbie (7). “I am conscious that her inquest starts in December, when the children will be getting excited about Christmas, but the waiting is really hard and I don’t want anyone to delay it further now.”

On the day Dhara Kivlehan’s inquest began in Carrick-on-Shannon, Seán Rowlette, who was by Michael Kivlehan’s side, got the news he had been waiting 1(...)

Michael Kivlehan appealed to other fathers not to be afraid to challenge doctors.

The death of Dhara Kivlehan – from multi-organ failure – was due to medical misadventure, a jury unanimously decided on Monday  night. Ms (...)

An undated picture  of Dhara Kivlehan and her husband Michael.

An expert witness has told the inquest into Dhara Kivlehan’s death that a delay in getting specialist renal and liver care for her was one of a number(...)

 Dhara Kivlehan: died in 2010,  days after giving birth, from multi-organ failure in Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital having  suffered a severe strain of pre-eclampsia. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A consultant who had an angry exchange with Dhara Kivlehan’s husband at Sligo Regional Hospital told an inquest that he was sorry if he had insulted (...)

A nurse who cared for Dhara Kivlehan at Sligo General Hospital told an inquest today that she did not recall grabbing Michael Kivlehan by the arm.Mr K(...)

Dhara and Michael Kivlehan.

Dhara Kivlehan was not seen by a kidney specialist for 60 hours after being diagnosed with acute kidney failure at Sligo Regional Hospital, an inques(...)

Dhara Kivlehan (left), who lived with her husband Michael (right) in Dromahair, Co Leitrim, died in the Royal Victoria hospital, Belfast, in September 2010, a week after giving birth at  Sligo Regional Hospital.

An obstetric registrar at Sligo Regional Hospital found that Dhara Kivlehan was in acute renal failure on September 22nd, 2010, six days before her de(...)

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