People attend a demonstration at Leinster House, Dublin,  in solidarity with the women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Another legal action involving a woman suing over alleged delays relating to CervicalCheck smears has come before the High Court. This is the fourth(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna with her son Mario (10) during a demonstration at Leinster Hous as part of a day of action organised by ‘Standing 4 Women’ in solidarity with the women affected by the CervicalCheck scandal. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Emma Mhic Mhathúna and her five children are to seek exemplary and aggravated damages when their case over alleged delays relating to CervicalCheck sm(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Simon Harris to have her court case on Thursday settled. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Emma Mhic Mhathúna has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Simon Harris to have her court case on Thursday settled so she can spe(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna  leaving the Four courts  after her High Court action was adjourned. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Emma Mhic Mhathúna and her five children have begun a High Court action over alleged delays relating to CervicalCheck smears. The terminally ill Co (...)

Oireachtas visit: Vicky Phelan gave evidence to the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

What have we learned some three weeks into the ongoing CervicalCheck controversy? With details still emerging, there is a pervasive fear of further ba(...)

John Connaghan apologised on behalf of the HSE and the CervicalCheck programme. Photograph: HSE.ie/Youtube

If there is a requirement to hold individuals to account personally arising from the cervical screening controversy, it will happen, the new interim h(...)

In the wake of this controversy, politicians from across the political divide might reflect on what is required to remedy the problem. File photograph: Getty Images

Vicky Phelan, Emma Mhic Mhathúna and Stephen Teap (husband of Irene) have consistently called for management and political accountability for the heal(...)

CervicalCheck: the HSE said its screening programme is safe and effective and that its three laboratories “are operating within expected international standards”. Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

General practitioners have been told by the Health Service Executive that an “urgent new screening test is not clinically indicated” for women concern(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna (37), the mother of five from Ballydavid, Dingle, Co Kerry, who has a terminal cancer diagnosis and was one of the women who were wrongly told they had normal smear tests through the CervicalCheck screening programme. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who was diagnosed last week with terminal cancer, has called on the women who received incorrect smear test results through the Ce(...)

Paul Reck with his wife Catherine, who dies from cancer in 2012 after a delayed diagnosis.

The daughter of a woman who died from cancer after receiving incorrect smear test results says she feels “robbed” of her mother. Grace Rattigan took (...)

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