Up to now, women seeking redress over the PIP scandal have reached an impasse in the Irish legal system, because many of the clinics which fitted their devices have gone out of business.

Thousands of Irish women who were fitted with faulty PIP breast implants could be in line for a €150 million compensation payout from the French court(...)

Jean-Claude Mas, who ran French company Poly Implant Prothese. Photograph: AP Photo/ Interpol

The Health Service Executive has told more than 1,500 women with breast implants that it will fund their removal on med(...)

Ireland’s legal system continues to frustrate people in search of justice for abuse they suffered as children. Photograph: Reuters

Despite many years of breast-beating by this State over its role in aiding and abetting the abuse of women and children in residential institutions, I(...)