Ruth Morrissey (right) and her husband Paul pictured outside the  High Court, Dublin on July 27th, 2018. Photograph: CourtPix

Ruth Morrissey, who is terminally ill with cervical cancer would, on the balance of probabilities, not have got cancer “and be facing a death sentence(...)

 Ruth and Paul Morrissey leave the  Four Courts on Tuesday after a  High Court hering. Photograph: Collins Courts

A cervical screening expert has told the High Court there was “a missed opportunity” to treat a woman when he believed, “on balance”, that pre-cancer (...)

Ruth and Paul Morrissey pictured at the Four Courts for a High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A cervical screening expert who examined a 2009 smear slide of a woman suing over alleged misreading of her smear tests has told the High Court it too(...)

 Ruth and Paul Morrissey of Kylemore, Schoolhouse Road, Monaleen, Limerick, pictured at the Four Courts   for their  High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A cervical screening expert who examined a 2009 slide of a woman suing over alleged misreading of her smear tests has told the High Court that some ce(...)

 Paul and Ruth Morrissey outside  the Four Courts in July for the start  of their High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge has warned that people who have sued over alleged delays in cancer diagnosis and alleged misdiagnosis may die before their cases ar(...)

The deal between the HSE and the two labs will see the State effectively insourcing some of the work of examining smear tests. Photograph: iStock

The outline deal reached between the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the two main laboratories carrying out testing for CervicalCheck has removed a(...)

The rate at which labs process slides has slowed considerably since the summer because of concerns raised by the rate of litigation. Photograph: iStock

The State is on the verge of taking over the operation of a large part of the service for examining smear tests for the CervicalCheck programme. Und(...)

Paul and Ruth Morrissey. Ms Morrissey was forced to take the witness stand for two days last week and deliver  personal testimony about her pain and the impact of her terminal illness on her young daughter. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Government is expected to review the mediation process in dealing with some cases of women caught up in the CervicalCheck screening controversy af(...)

Paul and Ruth Morrissey at the Four Courts on Thursday. Ms Morrissey, who has been told by her doctors  she has less than a year to live, is the fourth women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal to go to court.  Photograph:  Collins Courts

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Simon Harris are facing intense pressure over their promise that no woman caught up in the CervicalChec(...)

Solicitors Siobhan Ryan and  Cian O’Carroll outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Tipperary solicitors Cian O’Carroll and Siobhan Ryan are decompressing over water in a Dublin hotel a short walk from the Four Courts after another tr(...)

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