Ireland abortion death inquiry

Irish officials have removed three consultants from an inquiry into the death of a pregnant Indian woman in hospital. Praveen Halappanavar, whose wife Savita died after a miscarriage, had refused to co-operate unless the doctors were removed.

View all 19 updates ›

Enda Kenny wants 'all the facts' before Savita action

Taoiseach Enda Kenny gave no indication whether he would introduce laws allowing women to have a termination in certain life-threatening circumstances after the death of Savita Halappanavar.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Credit: Julien Behal/PA Wire

He said: "It would be very appropriate that we don't rule anything out here, but there are two reports and investigations going on at the moment. I don't think we should say anything about this until we are in possession of all the facts".

He added: "A child has been lost, a mother has died and a husband is bereaved. That is a tragedy."

More on this story