Savita Halappanavar. Death: Irish Woman Denied Abortion Dies From Blood Poisoning.
[A technicality. Savita had allegedly stated to the doctor at the Galway hospital that she was ‘not Irish’, nor ‘Catholic’, but, ‘Hindu’, when she asked to have an abortion and was told by the doctor that’ Ireland was a Catholic country’. My emphases]
Savita Halappanavar died after suffering a miscarriage and septicaemia at a hospital in Galway last month (PA/Irish Times)
Savita Halappanavar and her husband at Diwali celebrations in 2010.
‘She nearly begged them for an abortion. Instead we lost her’