A vote of sympathy was extended to friends and family of Vicky Phelan at this afternoon’s monthly meeting of Mayo County Council.

The Cervical cancer campaigner passed away at the age of 48.

The meeting heard Vicky was a wonderful spokesperson for women’s healthcare and shone a spotlight on the failings in the health system.

Meanwhile an interruption from the public gallery saw today’s meeting temporarily adjourned.

Midwest News Editor Teresa O’Malley is at today’s meeting and she joins me now. Teresa, today’s meeting saw a pause in proceedings for a time due to an interruption from members of the public.



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