April 5, 2020
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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, […]