Vicky Phelan

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Dr Gabriel Scally is to be commended on his investigations into CervicalCheck, which were prompted by widespread public concern in the aftermath of Vicky Phelan’s court case last year and subsequent revelations of undisclosed audits.  Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

Dr Gabriel Scally is to be commended on his investigations into CervicalCheck, which were prompted by widespread public concern in the aftermath of Vi(...)

Michael D’Arcy, Minister of State in the Department of Finance,  has spoken of taking on the judges, the legal profession and the insurance companies in his effort to address increasing insurance premiums. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Government ministers should not be speaking about judges as “the enemy”, former attorney general, John Rogers SC, has told a barristers’ conference at(...)

Tracey Brennan. Photograph: RIP.ie

Cancer care advocate Tracey Brennan was a ‘ray of light’ in the lives of everyone who knew her, her funeral in Co Roscommon has heard. Politicians, (...)

Campaigner Vicky Phelan accused the Government of using Brexit as a “blanket excuse” for not implementing promises following the CervicalCheck controversy. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

We’ve all had the experience of events that, however carefully planned, just don’t work out. When you reach your third or fourth attempt to rework you(...)

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(...)

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

Labs carrying out screening programmes should have “absolute confidence” in their decision if they are giving a sample the all-clear, a High Court jud(...)

Members of a group that calls itself the Fingal Battalion Direct Action Group were monitored outside the house by gardaí before dispersing. Photograph: Facebook

Protesters gathered outside the home of Minister for Health Simon Harris for a number of hours in Greystones, Co Wicklow, on Sunday. Members of a gro(...)

Vicky Phelan arrives at the Department of the Taoiseach in Dublin for a meeting with Leo Varadkar to raise concerns about the Government’s handling of the CervicalCheck scandal.

Vicky Phelan has criticised Leo Varadkar and his Government for “unacceptable delays” in dealing with the fallout from the CervicalCheck controversy. (...)

Vicky Phelan was awarded €2.5 million against a US testing lab over the alleged misreading of her smear tests under the CervicalCheck programme. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Twelve months ago today, a Limerick mother of two stood in bright sunshine on the steps of the Four Courts following the settlement of her case. “The(...)

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(...)

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