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Vera Twomey from Aghabullogue, Co Cork, with her daughter Ava, who suffers from Dravet syndrome. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

An Irish medicinal cannabis campaigner who secured a licence for the medication for her ill daughter has been invited to the speak in the House of Com(...)

 Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fewer than 20 TDs turned up to a debate on child homelessness in the Dáil on Friday morning. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy was one of three memb(...)

Gino Kenny: “They should have at least given me a month’s notice.” Photograph: Alan Betson

People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny has complained after he was evicted from his constituency office. The office on New Road, Clondalkin, which the Du(...)

Charlie Flanagan: “If Paul Murphy believes he has a legitimate avenue of complaint, the option is available to him to contact the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission. He has not done that.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has strongly criticised the Solidarity TD Paul Murphy for alleging the Minister defamed him during a Dáil debate(...)

Vera Twomey, who marched to Dublin in support of access to legal medicinal cannabis to treat her child’s epilepsy, with Gino Kenny on their way to Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Campaigner Vera Twomey has called the rejection of the Bill to legalise cannabis for medicinal use by the Oireachtas Health Committee “a betrayal” of (...)

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(...)

Some of the six protesting TDs can be seen seated on the far left of the image as deputies stand at the beginning of Dáil business on the first day of the new requirement to stand for the Dáil prayer.

Six TDs broke protocol in the Dáil on Tuesday by remaining seated during the prayer and the new additional 30 seconds of silent reflection. Ceann Co(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit: has criticised plans to allow limited access to medicinal cannabis for patients with three medical conditions only and only through specialist consultants .Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Health does not trust GPs to prescribe cannabis, a Dáil committee was told on Thursday. Richard Boyd Barrett criticised plans to al(...)

Gillian McNulty, who is on an Orkambi trial, addresses a cystic fibrosis protest at the Dáil earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson

Campaigners who “never stopped fighting” have been praised as a long-awaited deal to make life-saving drugs available to up to 600 people with cystic(...)

A variety of cannabis-containing products are in development, and one - Sativex - has already been licensed in Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Cannabis is in the news these days, with campaigns underway on both sides of the Border for its legalisation for medicinal use. Mothers such as Cork(...)

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