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Meeting with chair of HSE inquiry into death of Savita Halappanavar

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Date Published: 15-May-2013

Praveen Halappanavar’s solicitor is to attend a meeting this afternoon with the head of the HSE’s Clinical Review team into his wife’s death.

The meeting between Solicitor Gerard O’Donnell and the HSE inquiry chairman takes place at 4 this afternoon in Merlin Park.

31 year old Savita Halappanavar died at University Hospital Galway on the 28th October last year after suffering a miscarriage, 17 weeks into her pregnancy.

This afternoon’s meeting follows an eight day inquest last month after which the jury returned a verdict of medical misadventure.

A HSE inquiry was set up in the wake of Savita’s death after which a 108 page draft review report was provided to Gerard O’Donnell, Mr. Halappanavar’s solicitor in March.

The final version is expected to be made available in the coming weeks.

 

 

 

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60 jobs saved at city B&Q after company exits examinership

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Date Published: 07-May-2013

60 jobs have been saved at the city branch of B&Q, after the home improvements store successfully exited examinership.

Under the scheme, 2.4 million euro is to be invested by parent company Kingfisher plc, and B&Q will continue to trade at eight stores

This means 640 jobs have been saved nationwide, including 60 at the outlet in Knocknacarra.

B&Q Ireland filed a petition with the High Court in January seeking the appointment of an examiner.

 

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Male pedestrian hit by car in city

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Date Published: 09-May-2013

A man in his 40s is being treated at University Hospital Galway after he was hit by a car on the Dublin road this afternoon.

The man was walking near the entrance to Merlin Park hospital at around 1:30 when the incident occured.

Emergency services attended the scene, and he was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Gardaí are advising motorists to expect delays as a stop-go system is now in place.

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Mylan pharmacuetical comments on plans for Connemara investment

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

The European headquarters of a multinational pharmaceutical company has commented on its plans for a major expansion in Connemara.

Concern arose last month regarding a multi-million euro investment that was promised at the Bioniche Plant in Inverin in the Connemara Gaeltacht.

Mylan – the parent company – has confirmed it is on track to make promised investments in Ireland but no specific detail has been revealed.

 

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