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(...)

 Vera Twomey    with her daughter Ava, who suffers from Dravet’s Syndrome: Ms Twomey  is   walking to Dublin in support of the legalisation of medicinal cannabis. File photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Families seeking to treat their sick children with medicinal cannabis are being subjected to ripoffs and misleading information, the mother of the fir(...)

Tristan Forde from Dunmanway, Co Cork, with his mother   Yvonne Cahalane.

A three-year-old boy with a catastrophic form of epilepsy has become the first person in Ireland to be legally allowed use marijuana for medicinal pur(...)