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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(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett, Bríd Smith and Gino Kenny of People Before Profit launch their Vote Yes campaign. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Any legislation that replaces the Eighth Amendment should not be reconsidered for a Dáil term, People before Profit has said. The party launched its (...)

Yvonne Cahalane with Tristan Forde (3) and his brother Oscar (5) at home in Dunmanway, Co Cork.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The last two Decembers have been the best and worst of times for Yvonne Cahalane and her husband John Forde. In December 2015, she set out with their(...)

Prof Mike Barnes outlines the scientific and medical evidence to back the Cannabis Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Puritanical zeal, misinformation and fear are at the root of the medical and political establishment’s reluctance to legalise cannabis for medicinal p(...)

Minister of State for Justice David Stanton said sometimes it was better to start from scratch, redraft the cannabis legislation and resubmit it, if it was not possible to amend it.

Private Members’ legislation legalising medicinal cannabis remains on the Dáil agenda, despite the Oireachtas Committee on Health saying it is legally(...)

A rally in support of Ava Barry held at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin on Saturday, September 16th saw a crowd of about 120 gathered at 2pm. Photograph: Peter Smyth/The Irish Times

A rally in central Dublin is being held in support of seizure-sufferer Ava Barry (7) on Saturday afternoon calling on the Government to allow her acce(...)

Gino Kenny  has been pushing for the  legalisation of medical cannabis. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Oireachtas Health committee has voted to reject People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny’s Bill to legalise medical cannabis and said the Bill “should n(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Minister for Health Simon Harris at the site of the National Children’s Hospital, at St James’s Campus, Rialto, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Enda Kenny will be drawing a backbench TD’s salary when he stands down as Taoiseach, he told the Dáil after he was criticised about the size of his p(...)

False health claims for cannabis are often a Trojan horse to decriminalise cannabis for purely recreational use

Cannabis has been used for both recreational and medicinal reasons for millenniums, and in February the Dáil voted to legalise it for specific medical(...)

Cork woman Vera Twomey at Dublin airport holding up a prescription for  cannabis which she received in Barcelona. Screengrab: The Irish Times

Customs officers have seized medicinal cannabis at Dublin airport, brought into Ireland by a woman looking for access to the drug for her young daught(...)

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