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Cervical cancer lawyer demands that Varadkar correct Dáil record

The dispute between O’Carroll and Varadkar centres around the story – broken in The Sunday Business Post – that the state intends to appeal a judgment which saw €2.1 million awarded in compensation to Ruth Morrissey

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
23rd June, 2019
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Cian O’Carroll, solicitor representing women suing the state over the cervical cancer screening programme Picture: Collins

Solicitor Cian O’Carroll, who is representing dozens of women suing the state over its cervical cancer screening programme, has asked Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to correct the Dáil record over a comment he says “represent[s] a challenge to my truthfulness”.

The dispute between O’Carroll and Varadkar centres around the story – broken in The Sunday Business Post – that the state intends to...

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