29/10/2013

Vigils Held To Mark One Year Since Death Of Savita Halappanavar

Around 100 people gathered in Galway's Eyre Square on Monday evening to mark the one year anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar.

A candlelight vigil was held to mark the death of Mrs Halappanavar, who died at Galway Hospital one year ago.

Mayor of Galway Padraig Conneely attended the vigil making a statement saying that it was important not to forget Savita.

It is understood that Praveen Halappanavar, Savita's husband did not attend the vigil, spending the day with friends.

A separate vigil outside Cork Opera House was attended by more than 40 people.

(MH/IT)

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