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Gino Kenny said it was outrageous what was happening to people trying to access medicinal cannabis. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A family who were refused reimbursement by the HSE for medical cannabis for their five-year-old daughter have been forced to sell their home, the Dáil(...)

Vera Twomey touching the gates of Leinster House after her marathon walk in March 2017 in support of her campaign for her daughter Ava Barry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Vera Twomey has said she was “devastated” to read comments from doctors in Monday’s Irish Times criticising “the one-sid(...)

Vera Twomey says her daughter, who has severe epilepsy, is thriving since she started using medicinal cannabis and hasn’t been admitted to hospital in two years. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Vera Twomey has said that she was “devastated” to read the comments of doctors in Monday’s Irish Times who criticised “t(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: ‘These facilities are not intended to be seen as a housing solution.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has defended the use of family hubs for homeless people, saying they are more suitable than placing people in hotel(...)

Fibromyalgia sufferer Adrienne Dempsey with her son, singer/songwriter  Damien Dempsey, at Thursday’s press conference. Ms Dempsey said she lives with chronic pain. “I’m at my wits’ end.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“I don’t think I’ve ever gotten up without being in pain,” said Adrienne Dempsey, mother of singer/songwriter Damien Dempsey who was diagnosed with fi(...)

 Labour leader Brendan Howlin was accused of lecturing the Government on what to do while being a “bloody hypocrite” and a “blackguard”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Labour Party has been accused of hypocrisy in a heated Dáil debate over its motion calling for a “fair start for every child”. Sinn Féin and Soli(...)

People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny (centre) held a meeting with  parents of children who need access to medicinal cannabis on Wednesday including Vera Twomey (left) and  Callie Blackwell. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The Government has denied claims that the Department of Health is “foot dragging” over legislation to provide medicinal cannabis to people dealing wit(...)

Nicole Fox (21) from Clondalkin, Dublin, took her own life in January, 2018, following a sustained campaign of online bullying.

The mother of a young woman who took her life following sustained online bullying says she has been ignored by politicians since she approached them f(...)

Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe said People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny “would say I had blood on my hands” if personnel went on missions with inferior equipment. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe has rejected accusations that he has “blood on his hands” over the purchase of drones from an Israeli manufac(...)

A file image of a sulky rider with a pony at the Ballinasloe Horse Fair. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

A training course for ‘sulky’ drivers and trotter horse owners will begin next month in the Dublin area as part of a “carrot and stick” approach by th(...)

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