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Ryanair said profit after tax was €243m for the three months to June 30th. That was down 21%  from €309m  a year earlier, but ahead of analysts’ predictions which had forecast a profit of €232m.  Photograph: Regis Duvignau/File Photo/Reuters

Ryanair Holdings’ predicted that air fares would continue falling this summer after reporting that profit fell 21 per cent to €243 million in the thre(...)

Vicky Phelan and Martina Fitzgerald pictured at FemFest conference.Photograph: Tom Honan

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has criticised the “paternalistic, misogynistic” attitude of many in the medical profession. Ms Phelan was di(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said more than 1,000 women who had cervical cancer had now signed up to a review of their slides by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in the UK. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government has to do “a lot more” in relation to cervical cancer patients, the Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. Mr Harris has also def(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the Minister for Health Simon Harris and said the HSE’s practice of passing its problems onto the Department of Health needs to change.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the Minister for Health Simon Harris and said the HSE’s practice of passing its problems onto the Department of He(...)

Vicky Phelan at Government Buildings in Dublin in August of this year. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Cervical cancer victim and campaigner Vicky Phelan has said she believes she would now be dead or close to death had she taken medical advice to under(...)

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(...)

Vicky Phelan leaving Government buildings this afternoon. Photo: Nick Bradshaw

Failures to tell patients fully about their medical histories show that doctors “absolutely” still have a God complex, a representative of the familie(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said it was regrettable some of findings from the Scally report had emerged before families were briefed.

Minister for Health Simon Harris said he will consider the view of the public health expert asked to investigate the CervicalCheck controversy that a (...)

Dr Gabriel Scally yesterday briefed Minister for Health Simon Harris ahead of the publication of his 200-page report on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A commission of investigation into the CervicalCheck controversy, as promised by the Government, is not needed, according to the Scally report to be p(...)

Vicky and Jim Phelan leaving the Four Courts after the announcement of a settlement of their High Court action for damages in April. Photograph: Collins Courts

Vicky Phelan, whose story brought the CervicalCheck scandal to light, has said the fines facing healthcare providers for poor performance under propos(...)

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