February 28, 2021
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A number of online campaigns are gathering pace calling for Kilkenny’s cancer campaignerVicky Phelan to the White House for St Patrick’s Day to hand over the bowl of shamrock instead of Taoiseach Michéal Martin. The push to have the Mooncoin mother-of-two represent Ireland in the White House next month comes as she is currently in […]
Hero cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has shared her excitement after receiving the first dose of experimental treatment at a US clinic. The Cervical check campaigner and mother of two from Mooncoin also tweeted her joy to find out recently inaugurated US Vice President Kamala Harris was in the same facility as Vicky to receive the […]
By COLIN BARTLEY A ‘Litany of failure’ is how Taoiseach Leo Varadkar described the cervical check screening process as he apologised to the women in Ireland whose lives were “destroyed” by the cancer scandal. One of those women Mr Varadkar was talking about was Kilkenny woman and cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan, who was in […]
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By COLIN BARTLEY KILKENNY’S inspirational cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan will see her first book go on sale today. ‘Overcoming’ is the moving memoir from the Mooncoin mother-of-two who rose to national prominence when she uncovered how hundreds of cervical smear tests had been misread. The 45-year-old was only diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2017, […]