Counsel asked that an urgent early hearing in the new year be fixed for Ms Bennett, a lone parent of two girls aged 12 and seven years. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A woman seriously ill with cervical cancer has secured a hearing early next year of her High Court action over alleged misinterpretation of her cervic(...)

CervicalCheck campaigner Ruth Morrissey. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The funeral of CervicalCheck campaigner Ruth Morrissey is to take place in Limerick on Wednesday. Ms Morrissey (39), who died on Sunday following a (...)

Ruth Morrissey hoped the ‘women who are left’ would not have to go through the court process. Photograph: Collins

“I am not frightened to die, but I don’t want to,” CervicalCheck campaigner Ruth Morrissey told the High Court two years ago during the second day of (...)

Ruth Morrissey’s smear tests carried out in 2009 and 2012 had been incorrectly reported. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The State did not apologise to CervicalCheck campaigner Ruth Morrissey for the “magnitude of harm” caused by the misreading of her smear and “now it i(...)

Quest Diagnostics has been facing criticism in the United States over a backlog of coronavirus tests it is processing

Quest Diagnostics, the US laboratory previously embroiled in the CervicalCheck controversy, has been facing criticism in the United States over a back(...)

The five-judge court’s decision in the Ruth Morrissey case will impact on other cervical cancer cases and the work of the Cervical Check tribunal. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has dismissed appeals by the HSE and two laboratories over key High Court findings concerning the proper “standard of approach” to b(...)

Medlab Pathology is appealing the €2.1m award to terminally-ill Limerick woman Ruth Morrissey to the Supreme Court, alongside Quest Laboratories and the HSE. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A lab firm being sued in the High Court by several women concerning alleged failings in the HSE’s CervicalCheck programme last year increased its reve(...)

 Emma Mhic Mhathuna who died on October 7th 2018. File photograph: Collins Courts

The former partner of the late Emma Mhic Mhathuna has said he and their children “will never forget” her, speaking on the first anniversary of her dea(...)

Graham Dwyer  leaving the Four Courts in April 2015. Photograph:  Collins Courts

An appeal against a significant ruling in favour of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer and the sentencing of two teenage boys for the murder of schoolgir(...)

MedLab cleared its 55,000 backlog of slides last week, the company confirmed on Sunday, and is no longer carrying out work for CervicalCheck.

Women may once again have to wait longer to have their smear tests examined under the State’s cervical cancer screening programme following the exit o(...)

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