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Joan Lucey died last Friday, just hours after the HSE and the laboratories agreed to begin mediation.

The family of a woman who died last week from cervical cancer has settled a High Court action. It is understood the settlement was made without admis(...)

Joan Lucey: ‘As a district nurse she would have touched the lives of many families’

A retired nurse who died hours before mediation started in her legal challenge against the Health Service Executive over her cervical smear tests coul(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross said in the High Court on Thursday the parties should take instructions at the highest level to see if the case can be resolved through mediation.

A High Court judge has urged consideration, at the “highest level”, of mediation in the case of a 73-year old woman with terminal cervical cancer who (...)

It is claimed cytological cell changes  were   allowed develop and spread unidentified until the woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer in July 2019. The claims are denied.

A woman with terminal cervical cancer who is suing in relation to cervical smear slides taken 10 years ago has, through her lawyers, appealed for medi(...)

 Irish man John Slattery,  chief executive of Brazilian firm   Embraer Commercial Aviation,  at  Dublin Airport  with one of Embraer’s E190-E2s. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Irish aircraft lessors have pledged to take large numbers of Brazilian manufacturer Embraer’s latest model, the E190-E2, according to John Slattery, t(...)

A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter operated by CHC Helicopter for the Irish Coast Guard

There are no plans to ground the remaining four Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S-92 helicopters, a spokesman for CHC Helicopter has said. CHC, one of th(...)

The Irish Offshore Operators’ Association welcomed the interest which they said was not a surprise despite the low price of a barrel of oil

A record number of licencing options for offshore exploration have been received by the Government despite the drop in the price of oil. Some 43 ap(...)