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American doctor dies at base of Reek

A gynaecologist in his forties who was based in Chicago died as he began climbing Croagh Patrick on Tuesday. Dr Thomas Connolly, who was accompanied with his wife, Dr Kim Connolly, and a number of others, collapsed and died at the statue of St Patrick as he started his ascent around midday.

Congratulations for winning Mayo journalism student

Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring has extended congratulations to Ballyhaunis native Craig Hughes who was announced this week as the winner of the Vincent Doyle Award for Investigative Journalism.

Five minute smear test could save your life – Mulherin

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has urged Irish women between 25 and 60 years of age to avail of a free smear test from a registered GP or women's health or family planning clinic of their choice. Deputy Mulherin’s comments come at the start of European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Awareness events are taking place nationwide.

Irish Cancer Society concerned over rising lung cancer rates in women

At the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s Lung Cancer Awareness campaign 2012, the society has expressed concern at a recent report which shows lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the biggest cause of cancer death in women in Ireland for the first time. This year the society is encouraging everyone to Look After Your Lungs, know how best to prevent lung cancer, know the signs and symptoms and if you are concerned, go to your GP.

Evening in Castlebar for men with cancer

An information evening for men living with cancer will take place at the Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar from 7.45pm to 10.30pm on November 24.

Man’s sudden death in Westside was ‘tragic’

Gardaí have confirmed they are not treating the death of a man whose body was found at his home in Westside this week as suspicious.

Galway Family Planning Clinic encourages women to have a smear test

This week is European Cervical Cancer Prevention week. Organized by the European Cervical Cancer Association, this Europe-wide event aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer and the preventative value of having a regular smear test.

European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week — time to get tested

This week is European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Organised by the European Cervical Cancer Association, this Europe-wide event aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer and the preventative value of having a regular smear test.

County manager to look into coroner costs

County manager Peter Hynes said at Mayo County Council’s annual budget meeting this week that he would look into the cost of paying coroners in the county. His remarks were made in response to a call by Independent councillor Frank Durcan for an investigation into the cost involved. The Castlebar based councillor questioned the figures paid out to the different coroners and how there could be such wildly different numbers of inquests held in different areas of the county.

More patients face review following suspension of former UHG pathologist

The HSE was last evening attempting to contact all patients affected by potential misdiagnoses at UHG following reports of discrepancies in the work of a third pathologist who worked as a locum at the hospital in February and March 2004.

 

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