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 Vera Twomey has spoken of her joy at decision. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Campaigner Vera Twomey, who fought a lengthy battle to obtain medicinal cannabis for her sick daughter, Ava, has spoken of her joy after hearing the B(...)

Vera Twomey is “beyond relieved” for her daughter Ava that the Department of Health is facilitating delivery of medicinal cannabis from abroad. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Vera Twomey, who fought a lengthy campaign to secure medicinal cannabis for her daughter Ava, has said she is “beyond re(...)

Hazel Murray (9) from Aghabullogue, Co Cork.

The mother of a nine-year-old girl with an intellectual disability and behavioural problems who has twice been refused a home care support package has(...)

Margaret McElligott from  Kilflynn, Co Kerry, with her 16-year-old girl, Tina, who is the world’s oldest sufferer of a rare genetic condition Alpers Syndrome. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

An opposition Bill which would legalise cannabis for medical use is being “run into the ground” by Government, the TD behind it has warned. Gino Kenn(...)