Laura Brennan

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What do our trending Twitter topics say about us? If the Irish list is to be taken at face value, we are all worked up about Brexit, climate change an(...)

Kim Hanly set up  Cervical Cancer Awareness Ireland, a support group to help women in Ireland affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities.

About 300 women in Ireland are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. Some are successfully cured, others are diagnosed too late to avail of treat(...)

Fergal Brennan: “Laura (above) has passed her torch to us all, her family, and it is our job to carry that torch and shining light of truth and create a future for the next generation that is free from harmful strains of HPV and the devastation that they cause”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill /The Irish Times

HPV-related cancers can be eliminated within a generation if “we all work together” to reduce misinformation around the vaccine, the brother of a pati(...)

Because the HPV virus can cause cancers and conditions in boys too, the Government announced the decision to extend the vaccine from September onwards. File photograph: Getty

The HPV vaccine for boys will be rolled out from next week for the first time, Minister for Health Simon Harris will announce on Tuesday. The HPV va(...)

Anna Rafferty Lynam and Alex Shackleton, co-founders of Bélú, 'a kind of a mix between meal and less/reduce in Irish!'

Every year Irish households throw away an average of €700 in food waste. In volume terms that’s about one million tonnes. These figures come from Dubl(...)

A  card for the mass of remembrance and celebration of the life of Laura Brennan. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has led tributes in the Dáil to HPV vaccination campaigner Laura Brennan, whose funeral service took place in Ennis, Co Clare o(...)

Bernadette and Larry Brennan at the Mass of Remembrance and Celebration for their daughter, Laura, at Ennis Cathedral on Wednesday. Photograph by Eamon Ward

“Selfless giver” and HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan met her final days with “grace, generosity and calmness”, her funeral has heard. Her broth(...)

Tributes have been paid to 26-year-old Laura Brennan who died on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

About 12 women a year will have been spared death from cervical cancer thanks to the advocacy of Laura Brennan along with other HPV vaccine campaigner(...)

Broadcaster Ryan Tubridy pictured with HPV campaigner Laura Brennan who died aged 26 from cervical cancer. Photograph: Instagram

HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan (26) has saved “thousands” of women from getting cervical cancer, fellow campaigner Vicky Phelan has said. Payin(...)

The death has been announced of Laura Brennan, the HPV vaccine campaigner and patient advocate who was the public face of many Health Service Executiv(...)

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