Lord Mayor to open Book of Condolences for Vicky Phelan


14th November 2022

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Deirdre Forde, will open a Book of Condolences for cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan at City Hall tomorrow, Tuesday 15th November at 12.30 p.m.


The Lord Mayor said: “I am truly saddened to hear of the death of Vicky Phelan, a remarkable, courageous, compassionate woman who fought tirelessly through her illness to advocate for women’s health and to highlight injustices within the system in order to bring about change.  Her selflessness and strong sense of public duty has inspired so many to demand better for women.  Her loss will be felt enormously.  My deepest condolences to her family at this heart-breaking time.”


The Book of Condolences will be available for signing by members of the public from 12:30 p.m. tomorrow and will be open from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for a period of two weeks.