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A Galwaywoman whose cancer diagnosis was missed has this week received an apology in the Dail from Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Independents can wield considerable influence in the Dáil, says Mayor as he announces Galway West run
Independent politicians can wield considerable influence in Dáil Éireann, as evidenced by the various scandals uncovered in recent years around cervical cancer, Garda malpractice, and NAMA - all revealed by Independent TDs.
Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.
As the Dáil heads off on its summer holidays there is much to contemplate after a busy and interesting first half to 2018, with the promise of more tumult to come in the autumn.
Demonstrations to demand the Government takes action on the CervicalCheck controversy will take place throughout Ireland today, including in Eyre Square with a rally at 5pm.
Well, it is clear Leinster are the new kings of Europe. It emerged last weekend when they had a win in the European Championship final in Bilbao against Racing 92.
Over the past two weeks, Cancer Care West, based in the Westside, Galway has been offering information, support and counselling to women and families affected by the cervical screening crisis.
The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.
Three out of four Galway women eligible for free cervical cancer screening availed of the potentially life saving service in 2014/2015, according to a new report. The county was one in which CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme reported a high uptake rate (75 per cent) among its target population of women aged 25 to 60 years. The objective of the programme for coverage over five years remains at 80 per cent.
The talk, entitled The HPV Vaccine: Warts and All will take place in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, on tomorrow August 23 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.