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#vicky phelan

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

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

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

Feb 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,611 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.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 3 February, 2022

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

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

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 7:18 PM 44,815 Views 15 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Saturday 8 January, 2022

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

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

Jan 8th 2022, 10:13 AM 37,444 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”.

# vicky-phelan - Sunday 2 January, 2022

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

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

Jan 2nd 2022, 11:56 AM 30,314 Views 53 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

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

Campaigner Vicky Phelan to be awarded the Freedom of Limerick

Dec 21st 2021, 4:07 PM 17,515 Views 16 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Saturday 20 November, 2021

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

'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 87,957 Views 41 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Friday 12 November, 2021

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

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

Nov 12th 2021, 8:15 PM 76,749 Views 47 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Sunday 3 October, 2021

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

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

Oct 3rd 2021, 4:29 PM 151,454 Views 47 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Sunday 4 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 4th 2021, 8:12 PM 71,524 Views 30 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 11 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 11th 2021, 8:11 AM 35,883 Views 19 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 4 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 4th 2021, 4:38 PM 36,875 Views 5 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Saturday 9 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 9th 2021, 12:22 AM 60,960 Views 49 Comments

Ms Phelan will travel to Maryland on Sunday.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 10 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 10th 2020, 2:22 PM 7,053 Views 7 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Friday 20 November, 2020

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

CervicalCheck support group end talks with government as tribunal remains unchanged

Nov 20th 2020, 7:08 PM 18,929 Views 13 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

CervicalCheck support group tells government 'time is up' to discuss proposed tribunal
# 221 Plus Group
# 221 Plus Group

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

Nov 18th 2020, 10:47 PM 17,766 Views 22 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Monday 2 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 2nd 2020, 9:54 PM 82,544 Views 21 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

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

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”.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 22 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 22nd 2020, 9:45 AM 21,725 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”.

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 8 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 8th 2020, 6:01 PM 39,978 Views 64 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Monday 14 September, 2020

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

'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 33,016 Views 40 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 3 September, 2020

CervicalCheck campaigners welcome health minister's promises on steering group
# 221+ Group
# 221+ Group

CervicalCheck campaigners welcome health minister's promises on steering group

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:39 PM 12,077 Views 9 Comments

Campaigners and advocates met with Stephen Donnelly yesterday.

# vicky-phelan - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Government pledges to improve cervical screening programme
# Assurances
# Assurances

Government pledges to improve cervical screening programme

Jul 26th 2020, 5:10 PM 14,498 Views 32 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Monday 20 July, 2020

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

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

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 11:04 AM 16,360 Views 14 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 5th 2019, 9:29 AM 15,312 Views 11 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Sunday 1 December, 2019

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

3 in 5 people in Ireland support the legalisation of euthanasia

Dec 1st 2019, 5:04 PM 22,607 Views 77 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

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

'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.

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

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

Taoiseach to deliver State apology to women affected by CervicalCheck scandal

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:09 AM 9,209 Views 16 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 25th 2019, 3:22 PM 76,353 Views 83 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 20th 2019, 2:06 PM 25,912 Views 19 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Friday 25 January, 2019

CervicalCheck support group says smear test delays are 'totally unacceptable'
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# Repeat Tests

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

Jan 25th 2019, 11:17 AM 6,514 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.

# vicky-phelan - Monday 14 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 14th 2019, 7:52 AM 15,820 Views 40 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,429 Views 53 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 5th 2018, 5:57 PM 18,930 Views 20 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

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

'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 17,014 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 - Monday 19 November, 2018

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018
# Bbc 100 Women
# Bbc 100 Women

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

Nov 19th 2018, 6:44 PM 24,908 Views 28 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

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

Vicky Phelan and family to switch on Christmas lights in Limerick

Nov 6th 2018, 11:00 PM 14,582 Views 6 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 9:49 PM 36,884 Views 14 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 12th 2018, 4:12 PM 35,479 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 2:00 PM 17,410 Views 71 Comments

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

# vicky-phelan - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 11th 2018, 11:45 AM 40,036 Views 54 Comments

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

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