Vicky Phelan received an honorary doctorate from the University of Limerick earlier today.
The married mother of 2, who live in Annacotty, says she's extremely proud to receive the honour.
Ms. Phelan was the woman responsible for exposing the cervical check scandal.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">A very special day <a href="https://twitter.com/UL?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@UL</a> today as Dr Vicky Phelan is conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters. <a href="https://t.co/DjaIZpkIUj">pic.twitter.com/DjaIZpkIUj</a></p>— UniversityofLimerick (@UL) <a href="https://twitter.com/UL/status/1011616847303774208?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 26, 2018</a></blockquote>
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