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Taoiseach Makes Formal State Apology To Those Impacted By CervicalCheck Controversy

Leo Varadkar pledged he would make the apology after meeting members of a patient support group.

Speaking to a Dáil gallery packed with women and families impacted by the controversy, Leo Varadkar apologised for the lives that were "shattered and destroyed".

A number of people were visibly emotional as the Taoiseach addressed them.

They say they hope the Taoiseach's apology brings some healing to those impacted.

They also hope it marks a turning point in the state's provision of essential health and support services for women in Ireland.

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