Emily Casey (18), from Dalkey, Co Dublin pictured leaving court  after the High Court approved €4.75m payment to her following a High Court action. Photographs: Collins Courts

A teenage girl left paralysed after undergoing surgery on her spine at a Dublin hospital six years ago has received an apology in the High Court. The(...)

Lucy Allen (16), who has hypoplastic left heart syndrome, addressing the Assembly’s All-Party Group on Congenital Heart Disease hosted by the Children’s Heartbeat Trust at Stormont last November, following the launch of the consultation process on the future of paediatric cardiac services in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Press Eye

When Patricia McCann first heard that her newborn son had four problems with his heart and needed surgery right away, she had no idea what the futu(...)