Saturday July 4, 2020

'A cold, lonely place'

The inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar uncovered a number of shortcomings in her treatment, but her husband is convinced he has not got the whole truth, writes Brian McDonald.

20th April, 2013
Praveen Halappanavar speaking to media last Friday at Galway Coroner's Court about the inquest into Savita's death. Photo: Photocall

If it was any other year in their all too brief married life, Savita and Praveen Halappanavar would be spending this weekend in a major European city, enjoying the sights and celebrating their wedding anniversary.

This was how they had celebrated their special day ever since they were married in Belgaum in India on April 19, 2008. She had joined him in Galway three months after the wedding and their home was described as having...

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