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Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul speaking outside the High Court after winning her case. File photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

A statement issued by the solicitor of Ruth Morrissey, a terminally ill woman with cervical cancer, has accused the Minister for Health and his depart(...)

Independent TD and GP Michael Harty raised the MedLab issue during a debate on the CervicalCheck cancer screening programme. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Cervical smear tests which normally go for processing at MedLab laboratory, are now being put into storage until new laboratory capacity is in place, (...)

Explaining the revised numbers for testing, Simon Harris stressed there were two different issues involved. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of women who need a cervical cancer screening re-test because of the delay in checking for HPV (human papillomavirus) has been revised down(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally:  said he only learned of CPL’s outsourcing of Irish smears in recent weeks and that he will compile a supplementary report for Minister for Health Simon Harris once he has investigated this further. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A significant part of the examination of Irish CervicalCheck smear tests by a US company were carried out at a lab where staff were mainly involved in(...)

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

A “significant difficulty” has arisen for Ruth Morrissey, the Limerick mother faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis because of alleged misreadings of(...)

The Biking Blitz series offers mountain bike races for all levels.

JANUARY Park Run Countrywide, every Saturday, free There are currently 7,821 Park Run events taking place every Saturday in more than 70 locations ar(...)

Linked Finance chief Niall Dorrian:  “What we’re doing is giving the opportunity for pension holders to invest in a growing and new asset class.”

Irish pension savers can now lend to small and medium sized businesses across the country through a new platform, which will allow pension savers and (...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)

Strollers in the sunshine at St Stephens Green. File photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times.

Temperatures of 13 degrees have been recorded across the country on Saturday, with highs of up to 15 degrees expected over the weekend. Met Éireann h(...)

Sunshine in Dublin People take a lunch-time break in the sunshine at St Stephen’s Green , Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The weekend will get off to a glorious start with highs of 18 degrees across the country. The west and centre of the country will see the best of th(...)

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