On Thursday’s Déise Today Irish Examiner Health Correspondent Catherine Shanahan updated Maria on how a significant number of cervical smear tests were misreported and not just in the case of Vicky Phelan.
Jessie McGee, Court Reporter with CCC Nuacht updated Maria on the case of Two Co. Waterford siblings before the central criminal court this week, where the brother now aged 49 stands accused of raping his sister now aged 41 during the 1980’s. He is pleading not guilty.
Nick Henderson, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council spoke to Maria about how the UN are saying Ireland needs to take immediate action to cut asylum waiting times.
Aine Carroll, Communications and Market Insights with the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission advised Maria on how easy or difficult it is to switch mortgages,
Cian O’Carroll, solicitor for Mrs Phelan spoke of the outcome of her case yesterday and called for an independent external review of CervicalCheck.
Margaret Martin, Director of Women’s Aid spoke to Maria about the pass of the bill that criminalises the psychological elements of domestic abuse, at the Dail yesterday.
Siobhan O’Neill-Whyte from Mumstown.ie spoke about how millennials of today (those aged 25-34) are easily left baffled.
And Shane Ahearne spoke about his fundraising efforts he is involved in and about the memory of his late brother-in-law, Hughie O’Neill who died on January 9th last.