Aoife Bennett

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The now 15-year-old boy, suing through his father, is among 80 plaintiffs with narcolepsy.

An early hearing date will be sought on Monday for a High Court action by a teenager who alleges he developed narcolepsy as a result of receiving a s(...)

Aoife Bennett from Naas, Co Kildare, took a case against the Minister for Health, the HSE, and GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, as well as the Health Products Regulatory Authority. File photograph: Collins Courts

The State is facing legal and other costs estimated at up to €4 million following the settlement on Tuesday of a case taken by a young woman who devel(...)

Mary and Aoife Bennett, from Naas, Co Kildare, speaking to the media on leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins

Aoife Bennett has settled her case in the High Court in which she claimed the swine flu vaccination she was given in school 10 years ago caused her to(...)

Aoife Bennett, from Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Collins

The outcome of the case taken by 26-year-old Aoife Bennett will be a disappointment for the more than 100 people who also believe they developed the l(...)

Aoife Bennett was 16 when she got the vaccine in December 2009 as part of a mass vaccination programme. Photograph: Collins Courts

The 26-year old woman who has sued claiming she developed narcolepsy after she got the Pandemrix swine flu vaccine has said within weeks she suffered (...)

Aoife Bennett: Her family claims the administration of the Pandemrix vaccine to combat   swine flu  was badly mismanaged.   Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

It is not unusual to see people nodding off during long, complex legal proceedings, but there is great heartbreak associated with the phenomenon in a (...)

Aoife Bennett is suing the Minister for Health, the HSE, Glaxosmithkline (GSK) Biologicals SA, and the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), which has responsibility for authorising and monitoring medicines in Ireland. Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman whose daughter developed narcolepsy after receiving a State-administered vaccine in school has said she feels partly responsible for what has (...)

Aoife Bennett from Naas, Co Kildare, at the Four Courts last Friday, where she is taking a High Court action against the Minister for Health, the HSE, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA and the HPRA. Photograph: Collins Courts

The claim being taken by a young woman who alleges she developed narcolepsy after being administered a swine flu vaccine is based on a “multiplicity o(...)

Aoife Bennett, of Lakelands, Naas, Co Kildare,  at the Four Courts on Friday, where she is taking a High Court action against the Minister for Health, the HSE, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA and the HPRA. Photograph: Collins Courts

The State has told the High Court it has the “greatest sympathy” for a 26-year-old woman who claims she developed narcolepsy after getting a human swi(...)