Mary Hughes

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Dr Mukhtar El Siddig Awadalla  failed to properly carry out a procedure in 2010 that could have detected that an 80-year-old patient  had cervical cancer. Photograph: Alan Betson

A doctor who failed to diagnose cervical cancer in an 80-year-old patient has been found guilty of poor professional performance by a Medical Council (...)

Eight months before a woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer at Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, a scan showed abnormality in her cervix, a Medical Council  committee has been told. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Eight months before an 80-year-old woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer at Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, a scan showed abnormality in her (...)

Ms Hughes was finally diagnosed with cervical cancer in October 2010, after Dr Awadalla performed another hysteroscopy, and took a biopsy. She died seven months later. Photograph: David Sleator

A doctor has appeared before a fitness to practise inquiry accused of failing to diagnose cervical cancer in an 80-year-old woman who later succumbed(...)

Mary Hughes, president of the Irish Planning Institute, will discuss planning for future housing demand. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The timing of this year’s Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) annual conference may have been prophetic when it was scheduled within two day(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: wrote to council chief executive Owen Keegan last month. Photograph:  Liam Burke/Press 22

In December 2007, Dublin City Council changed its development plan to increase the minimum size of one-bedroom apartments to 55sq m and restrict apart(...)

An aerial view of Galway Harbour.

Shannon Foynes port has rejected claims by Galway Harbour Company that there are “no viable alternatives” to its €126 million expansion plan.“The fact(...)

Adamstown’s underutilised train station. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish Planning Institute has warned against lowering apartment standards in a “knee-jerk” reaction to the housing crisis.The institute was respond(...)