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The coffin of the late Emma Mhic Mhathúuna   being taken to her home  in Ballydavid, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The body of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who lost her battle against cervical cancer on Sunday, has been taken back to her home in Kerry. A Garda patrol car e(...)

Two of the surviving puppies pictued at the Madra Rescue Centre in Galway. Photograph: Madra

An animal rescue centre in Galway which has been caring for more than a dozen starving puppies found in a horsebox in an Athenry field have said they (...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna with solicitor Cian O’Carroll: “From the outset, I was determined to fight for justice for my children and the figure replicates the damage that’s been done to them.” Photograph: Collins Courts

Emma Mhic Mhathúna cut an unusually striking figure in the austere world of Court No2. When the business of the Four Courts began on Friday soon afte(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna: “They’re playing a very hard game,” she said of the lab involved in the negotiations. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Co Kerry woman Emma Mhic Mhathúna, one of those affected by the CervicalCheck controversy, has gone to mediation in her legal action against the US la(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna: “Nobody knows what they are doing, it is not co-ordinated and what is going to happen is everyone is going to get frustrated.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Emma Mhic Mhathúna, one of the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy, has criticised the Government’s “slow” response to provide financial a(...)

Emma Ní Mhathúna, a mother of five and one of the women who had a delayed cervical cancer diagnosis uncovered in the recent review by the HSE

This doesn’t feel like my life. It feels like a dream; a really horrible dream. I know what I’m saying is true but it still doesn’t feel real. I’m in (...)

At the head of the valley we find ourselves suffused by a white blanket.

My phone pings. Will I lead an outing for Mid Tipp Hill Walkers? Delighted. Then a nagging question: to where? It can’t be too demanding as it’s bill(...)

Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)