All cervical cancer samples from Irish women this year have been sent abroad for screening. Photograph: Getty Images

Screening of cervical cancer samples in the State is set to resume shortly following a six-month interruption caused by a cyberattack, according to th(...)

The Coombe hospital traditionally  processed about 10 per cent of the total number of samples taken from women here but now Quest Diagnostics in the US is processing all Irish samples. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

All cervical cancer samples from Irish women are being sent abroad for screening, despite promises in the aftermath of the CervicalCheck controversy t(...)

Elizabeth Holmes (L), founder of Theranos, and her mother Noel Holmes leave court in San Jose, California on Tuesday. Photograph: John G Mabanglo/EPA

As part of his research into whether he should invest in Theranos, Brian Grossman went to a Walgreens store to get his blood tested – and deliberately(...)

Dr Nóirín Russell, CervicalCheck clinical director, says ‘there’s a very very real risk that if the environment doesn’t change, we won’t have a screening programme’.

A lack of trust in screening programmes is causing women with cervical cancer to put their lives and health at risk, CervicalCheck officials have warn(...)

Lynsey Bennett outside the High Court on Wednesday Photograph: Collins Courts

A 32-year-old mother of two who is seriously ill with cervical cancer has said she plans to explore many treatment options in order to “stay here for (...)

 Lynsey Bennett, of Killoe, Co Longford, speaking outside court. She said she  can now focus on her own fight to stay alive for as long as she can. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 32-year-old mother of two who is seriously ill with cervical cancer has settled her High Court action over the alleged misinterpretation of her cerv(...)

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(...)

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