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'Cinematic' documentary showcases Vicky Phelan's strength and battles
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'Cinematic' documentary showcases Vicky Phelan's strength and battles

Feb 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,590 Views 4 Comments

Directed by Sasha King, the film has been nominated for a Human Rights on Film Award at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

'I had to use my voice': Vicky Phelan awarded the Freedom of Limerick
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'I had to use my voice': Vicky Phelan awarded the Freedom of Limerick

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 7:18 PM 44,806 Views 15 Comments

The campaigner is being honoured for her work highlighting the CervicalCheck controversy.

'I have found peace': Charlie Bird launches charity Croagh Patrick climb
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'I have found peace': Charlie Bird launches charity Croagh Patrick climb

Jan 8th 2022, 10:13 AM 37,365 Views 13 Comments

The veteran broadcaster, who was recently diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, said the support of the public “has lifted me like nothing else”.

Political system has 'dragged its heels' on right to die debate, says Sinn Féin's McDonald
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Political system has 'dragged its heels' on right to die debate, says Sinn Féin's McDonald

Jan 2nd 2022, 11:56 AM 30,301 Views 53 Comments

Campaigners, including Vicky Phelan, have called on Government to introduce laws to allow for medically assisted death.

Campaigner Vicky Phelan to be awarded the Freedom of Limerick
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Campaigner Vicky Phelan to be awarded the Freedom of Limerick

Dec 21st 2021, 4:07 PM 17,512 Views 16 Comments

A special meeting of Limerick City and County Council today saw unanimous agreement with the Mayor’s nomination.

'I'd rather my children have memories with me and if I go sooner, so be it' - Vicky Phelan
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'I'd rather my children have memories with me and if I go sooner, so be it' - Vicky Phelan

Nov 20th 2021, 8:04 AM 87,926 Views 41 Comments

Phelan announced last week that she is stopping chemotherapy to focus on enjoying Christmas with her family.

Vicky Phelan says she has stopped chemo with aim to 'spend Christmas with my kids'
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Vicky Phelan says she has stopped chemo with aim to 'spend Christmas with my kids'

Nov 12th 2021, 8:15 PM 76,727 Views 50 Comments

Phelan said she is now receiving medication to treat her “symptoms”.

Vicky Phelan returns to Ireland for palliative care after new tumours end US treatment
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Vicky Phelan returns to Ireland for palliative care after new tumours end US treatment

Oct 3rd 2021, 4:29 PM 151,427 Views 47 Comments

The mother-of-two said she hopes chemotherapy will keep her alive ‘until Christmas at least’.

Vicky Phelan to return to Ireland after six months of treatment in the US and 'relentless' side effects
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Vicky Phelan to return to Ireland after six months of treatment in the US and 'relentless' side effects

Jul 4th 2021, 8:12 PM 71,514 Views 30 Comments

Last November, Ms Phelan disclosed that she has developed a new tumour for the first time in over two years.

'Make sure you have strong passwords' Vicky Phelan urges, after her Instagram account is hacked
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'Make sure you have strong passwords' Vicky Phelan urges, after her Instagram account is hacked

Feb 11th 2021, 8:11 AM 35,859 Views 19 Comments

The mother-of-two flew to the US last month for further treatment for cancer.

Portrait of Vicky Phelan raises over €45,000 for healthcare workers
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Portrait of Vicky Phelan raises over €45,000 for healthcare workers

Feb 4th 2021, 4:38 PM 36,865 Views 5 Comments

A family friend of Ms Phelan’s bought the portrait for it to go on display in her hometown.

Vicky Phelan to travel to US for six-month-long clinical trial
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Vicky Phelan to travel to US for six-month-long clinical trial

Jan 9th 2021, 12:22 AM 60,958 Views 49 Comments

Ms Phelan will travel to Maryland on Sunday.

CervicalCheck director urges women to trust screening service after 'tough couple of years'
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CervicalCheck director urges women to trust screening service after 'tough couple of years'

Dec 10th 2020, 2:22 PM 7,046 Views 7 Comments

Noirin Russell acknowledged that trust in the system had been eroded.

CervicalCheck support group end talks with government as tribunal remains unchanged
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CervicalCheck support group end talks with government as tribunal remains unchanged

Nov 20th 2020, 7:08 PM 18,925 Views 13 Comments

221+ wrote to the Health Minister today to end the discussion, saying that they were “frustrated” with the response they received.

CervicalCheck support group tells government 'time is up' to discuss proposed tribunal
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CervicalCheck support group tells government 'time is up' to discuss proposed tribunal

Nov 18th 2020, 10:47 PM 17,759 Views 22 Comments

The 221+ group wrote to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly today.

'I knew this day would come': Vicky Phelan reveals her cancer has progressed
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'I knew this day would come': Vicky Phelan reveals her cancer has progressed

Nov 2nd 2020, 9:54 PM 82,534 Views 23 Comments

Phelan said her cancer is growing back slowly in addition to a new tumour in her lung.

Vicky Phelan feels 'betrayed' after Department orders establishment of CervicalCheck Tribunal
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Vicky Phelan feels 'betrayed' after Department orders establishment of CervicalCheck Tribunal

Oct 28th 2020, 7:57 AM 38,514 Views 30 Comments

The Department confirmed that an order establishing a tribunal had been signed and said “this could not be reversed”.

'Like a slap in the face': Vicky Phelan says women's concerns over CervicalCheck Tribunal have been ignored
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'Like a slap in the face': Vicky Phelan says women's concerns over CervicalCheck Tribunal have been ignored

Oct 22nd 2020, 9:45 AM 21,717 Views 23 Comments

Phelan said when it emerged the Tribunal would be set up within the next seven days, “it felt like a slap in the face”.

'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation
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'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation

Oct 8th 2020, 6:01 PM 39,965 Views 63 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill passed to committee stage last night.

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill
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'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill

Sep 14th 2020, 3:34 PM 33,008 Views 40 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be introduced in the Dáil tomorrow.

CervicalCheck campaigners welcome health minister's promises on steering group
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CervicalCheck campaigners welcome health minister's promises on steering group

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:39 PM 12,070 Views 9 Comments

Campaigners and advocates met with Stephen Donnelly yesterday.

Government pledges to improve cervical screening programme
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Government pledges to improve cervical screening programme

Jul 26th 2020, 5:10 PM 14,492 Views 32 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the Government will put forward patient safety legislation in the Dail.

'She was a gentle soul who loved the simple things': Vicky Phelan on the late Ruth Morrissey
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'She was a gentle soul who loved the simple things': Vicky Phelan on the late Ruth Morrissey

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 11:04 AM 16,350 Views 14 Comments

CervicalCheck campaigner Lorraine Walsh said Morrissey’s death marked “a very sad day” for the women of Ireland.

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee
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Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee

Dec 5th 2019, 9:29 AM 15,305 Views 11 Comments

“I share Lorraine’s concerns about the RCOG review process,” Phelan said.

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia
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3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia

Dec 1st 2019, 5:04 PM 22,600 Views 77 Comments

Vicky Phelan has told the Irish Mail on Sunday that she is in favour of euthanasia.

'A lack of respect': Vicky Phelan hits out at TDs who didn't attend formal Dáil apology
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'A lack of respect': Vicky Phelan hits out at TDs who didn't attend formal Dáil apology

Oct 23rd 2019, 4:31 PM 38,774 Views 56 Comments

Speaking to RTÉ Radio One today, Phelan said she was “annoyed” that the apology was delayed.

Taoiseach to deliver State apology to women affected by CervicalCheck scandal
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Taoiseach to deliver State apology to women affected by CervicalCheck scandal

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:09 AM 9,206 Views 16 Comments

Today Dr Gabriel Scally said some women had been “treated appallingly”.

Vicky Phelan apologises to Leo Varadkar after referring to him as 'a gay man' during criticism
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Vicky Phelan apologises to Leo Varadkar after referring to him as 'a gay man' during criticism

Apr 25th 2019, 3:22 PM 76,344 Views 83 Comments

Phelan made the comments in an interview with The Irish Times.

'I need to prioritise my health': Vicky Phelan to take step back from CervicalCheck campaigning
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'I need to prioritise my health': Vicky Phelan to take step back from CervicalCheck campaigning

Feb 20th 2019, 2:06 PM 25,906 Views 19 Comments

Phelan said today that she has been “very ill” over the past couple of weeks.

CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable'
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CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable'

Jan 25th 2019, 11:17 AM 6,508 Views 11 Comments

Women are having to wait an average of 22 weeks to receive their results, and thousands of tests need to be redone.

'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal
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'All talk and no action': Vicky Phelan strongly criticises Varadkar over handling of CervicalCheck scandal

Jan 14th 2019, 7:52 AM 15,815 Views 40 Comments

Taoiseach says women of Ireland have his commitment that changes will be made to the health service.

Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal
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Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,420 Views 53 Comments

Varadkar said he regrets he was so misinformed and the government didn’t make ‘better decisions’.

'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab
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'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab

Dec 5th 2018, 5:57 PM 18,923 Views 20 Comments

Ireland owes it to these women, Labour’s Alan Kelly said.

'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer
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'It's a no-brainer': Vicky Phelan calls for drug to be available to all Irish women with cervical cancer

Nov 27th 2018, 7:18 AM 17,003 Views 9 Comments

She was given a terminal diagnosis at the start of this year and Phelan said the drug Pembro is allowing her to live with the disease.

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018
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Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

Nov 19th 2018, 6:44 PM 24,902 Views 28 Comments

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

Vicky Phelan and family to switch on Christmas lights in Limerick
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Vicky Phelan and family to switch on Christmas lights in Limerick

Nov 6th 2018, 11:00 PM 14,578 Views 6 Comments

Vicky and her family were invited to be special guests at the Light Up Limerick event on 18 November.

'My education allowed me challenge the medical profession': Vicky Phelan receives honorary fellowship at WIT
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'My education allowed me challenge the medical profession': Vicky Phelan receives honorary fellowship at WIT

Nov 2nd 2018, 9:49 PM 36,878 Views 14 Comments

Phelan’s bravery in making public her missed CervicalCheck results led to national outcry and an investigation.

Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer'
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Scally report: Family of deceased patient were told 'nuns don't get cervical cancer'

Sep 12th 2018, 4:12 PM 35,465 Views 43 Comments

Scally report finds disclosure was “handled badly in most cases”.

Scally report published: CervicalCheck screening system was 'doomed to fail'
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Scally report published: CervicalCheck screening system was 'doomed to fail'

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 2:00 PM 17,401 Views 71 Comments

The Scally review recommends an overhaul of the CervicalCheck screening programme.

'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review
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'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review

Sep 11th 2018, 11:45 AM 40,028 Views 54 Comments

“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”

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