Susan Dowling

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 Josephine O’Reilly, from Dún Laoghaire, protesting at Rehab with the campaign group Justice for Polio Survivors in 2018. Photograph: Andres Poveda

“Polio” was a word that struck dread into the hearts of Irish parents during the 1940s and 1950s. Until the invention of a vaccine, the epidemic could(...)

Justice for Polio Survivors lobby guests as they gathered for this years People of the Year Awards in the Mansion House on Monday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A group of polio survivors has threatened a lengthy “campaign of protest” against the Rehab disability organisation in a continuing row over financial(...)

Trevor O’Neill’s  remains are carried into St Bernadette’s Church in Crumlin, Dublin, on Tuesday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Trevor O’Neill’s three children – Céadaoin, aged 12, Layla, aged seven, and Cody, aged five – sat in the front pew of his funeral Mass on Tuesday, alo(...)

 The remains arrive at church by horse drawn hearse pictured at St  Aidan’s Church, Brookfield, Tallaght  at the funeral of Thomas Farnan. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Clondalkin shooting victim Tom Farnan was brought to and from his funeral by a horse-drawn Marston hearse - two dark ponies with funereal black plumes(...)