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Chief Justice expresses 'deepest sympathy' to family of Ruth Morrissey in Supreme Court judgment
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Chief Justice expresses 'deepest sympathy' to family of Ruth Morrissey in Supreme Court judgment

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:06 PM 8,811 Views 5 Comments

The judge said the “tragic circumstances had most sadly, come to fruition”.

'Beautiful, caring and wise': Ruth Morrissey remembered at funeral
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'Beautiful, caring and wise': Ruth Morrissey remembered at funeral

Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 8:23 PM 18,173 Views 11 Comments

The 39-year-old CervicalCheck campaigner and mother died on Sunday.

HSE CEO apologises to Ruth Morrissey as family say they are 'truly heartbroken' at funeral
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HSE CEO apologises to Ruth Morrissey as family say they are 'truly heartbroken' at funeral

Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 11:15 AM 30,828 Views 38 Comments

Paul Reid said he has written to Paul Morrissey, Ruth’s husband, to offer an apology on behalf of the HSE.

Dáil holds minute's silence and Taoiseach apologises to the late Ruth Morrissey and her family
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Dáil holds minute's silence and Taoiseach apologises to the late Ruth Morrissey and her family

Jul 21st 2020, 3:24 PM 16,670 Views 31 Comments

Both Labour’s Alan Kelly and the Social Democrats’ Róisín Shortall said the apology “is too late”.

'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 16,428 Views 14 Comments

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

'She gave generously to anyone who knew her': Family of Ruth Morrissey pay tribute after CervicalCheck campaigner dies aged 39
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# RIP

'She gave generously to anyone who knew her': Family of Ruth Morrissey pay tribute after CervicalCheck campaigner dies aged 39

Updated Jul 19th 2020, 3:50 PM 55,422 Views 44 Comments

“Neither the HSE nor the State has ever apologised to her, and now it is too late,” a family statement said.

HSE and two laboratories lose Supreme Court appeal against Ruth Morrissey
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HSE and two laboratories lose Supreme Court appeal against Ruth Morrissey

Mar 19th 2020, 12:06 PM 23,137 Views 30 Comments

The Supreme Court case had grappled with the complicated issue of whether “absolute confidence” was needed in a screening programme.

Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal against judgement in Ruth Morrissey case
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Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal against judgement in Ruth Morrissey case

Jul 26th 2019, 5:24 PM 8,690 Views 7 Comments

The government has said the appeal does not relate to the €2.1 million in damages and that the Morrisseys will retain that irrespective of the outcome.

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case
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'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

Jun 17th 2019, 2:00 PM 14,134 Views 28 Comments

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

'Two years is what’s being given but I don’t accept that because I’m a very positive person'
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# Cervical Check Scandal

'Two years is what’s being given but I don’t accept that because I’m a very positive person'

May 5th 2019, 2:07 PM 16,264 Views 4 Comments

Ruth Morrissey said she was relieved that her court case was over and the labs were found accountable.

'Raw and needless cruelty': CervicalCheck cases 'a no-win situation' for all involved
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'Raw and needless cruelty': CervicalCheck cases 'a no-win situation' for all involved

May 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,894 Views 6 Comments

Yesterday Ruth Morrissey said she hopes the decision in her case will be a positive thing for other women affected by the scandal.

Ruth Morrissey: 'I want to move on and spend whatever time I've left with my daughter'
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Ruth Morrissey: 'I want to move on and spend whatever time I've left with my daughter'

Updated May 3rd 2019, 12:49 PM 65,961 Views 41 Comments

Morrissey and her husband Paul took the action against the HSE and two US laboratories.

Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases
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Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases

Sep 18th 2018, 1:02 PM 8,062 Views 0 Comments

The mother-of-one has said smear tests carried out in 2009 and 2012 were wrongly reported as normal.

Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy
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Ruth Morrissey's situation 'more hopeful' as doctors plan course of radical radiotherapy

Jul 31st 2018, 12:27 PM 12,125 Views 0 Comments

Ruth Morrissey has been told her cancer will progress to terminal within a year.

Taoiseach says he 'should have been clearer' over CervicalCheck court comments
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Taoiseach says he 'should have been clearer' over CervicalCheck court comments

Jul 30th 2018, 2:28 PM 16,160 Views 76 Comments

Varadkar promised in May that pending cases over the ongoing scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court
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# Smear Test Scandal

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 11:55 AM 29,883 Views 61 Comments

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

'Cynical and self-serving': Morrissey family slams State Claims Agency for mediation media statement
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'Cynical and self-serving': Morrissey family slams State Claims Agency for mediation media statement

Updated Jul 27th 2018, 6:24 PM 20,751 Views 0 Comments

Ruth and Paul Morrissey have taken High Court action over her incorrectly read smear tests.