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Aoife Mitchell Creaven was 20 weeks’ pregnant in 2014 when she was diagnosed with Stage 4 terminal cervical cancer. Photograph: RTÉ

A man who sued following the death of his wife from cervical cancer has settled his High Court case on undisclosed terms. In court on Thursday, the H(...)

 Lorraine Walsh says even where cases have been finalised and substantial damages awarded, the pain of the women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal persists.

The death, a fortnight ago, of Ruth Morrissey, at the age of 39, created a lot of unrest among the other women whose lives have been affecte(...)

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’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(...)

Cian O’Carroll, the solicitor who acted for Vicky Phelan (both above). File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The coronavirus lockdown could serve as a catalyst for the introduction of long-overdue reforms in the court system, according to one of the State’s t(...)

Studies have indicated one in every 165 Irish schoolchildren has an autism spectrum disorder, and the number of cases is increasing. Photograph: iStock

More research is needed into the environmental factors causing autism, according to Irish experts on the condition. At present, however, there is ver(...)

Ruth Morrisse’s solicitor said on Monday his client had still not been told directly about the State Claims Agency’s appeal. File photograph: Dave Meehan

The State Claims Agency has formally appealed the High Court judgment in the Ruth Morrissey case but says its action will have no impact on her €2.1 m(...)

Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul speaking outside the High Court after winning her case. File photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

A statement issued by the solicitor of Ruth Morrissey, a terminally ill woman with cervical cancer, has accused the Minister for Health and his depart(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross said he wished that people would read his judgment before commenting on it. Photograph: Collins Courts

The negligence case involving Ruth Morrissey, who is terminally ill with cervical cancer, could lead to legal costs of up to €4 million, almost twice (...)

Ruth Morrissey and husband Paul speaking outside Dublin’s High Court after winning her court case over misreadings of her cervical smear tests. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Differing views have been expressed about the likely impact on screening services of the High Court’s judgment in the case of Ruth Morrissey, who is t(...)

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