A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A mother has pleaded with the government to ensure her daughter's overseas medicinal cannabis supply is maintained during the Covid-19 crisis.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
From Colum McCann and Hilary Mantel to Nick Hornby and Rachael English, there are plenty interesting reads on the way over the next few months, writes
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Ellie O’Byrne paid a visit to the Kabin in Knocknaheeny to see the supportive atmosphere that gave rise to the duo behind the ‘Yeah Boy’ hit.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
Medicinal cannabis campaigner, Vera Twomey, who fought a lengthy campaign to secure THC oil for her sick daughter Ava has published a book detailing her experiences.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Medicinal cannabis campaigner, Vera Twomey, who secured a licence for the medication for her ill daughter Ava has cautiously welcomed the signing in to law of the access programme.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
Unlike many in the current Dublin panel, Paul Bealin and Johnny Magee know what it’s like to lose to Meath.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
With large crowds about to descend on Body & Soul, which is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary this weekend,introduces five Boho types who come out of the woodwork every summer.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
The health minister has rejected claims by senior doctors that Ireland is recklessly sliding towards the general legalisation of cannabis.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Medicinal cannabis campaigner, Vera Twomey, who fought a lengthy campaign to secure THC oil for her sick daughter is set to publish a book detailing her experiences later this year.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
A special bucket collection for a special Cork GAA talent takes place outside Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday. It is worth your support. Now read on....
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Students from Boherbue Comprehensive School in Mallow, North Cork, strode away with the top award in the Student Enterprise Programme.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
and her three helpers put a selection of tasty Easter eggs to the test
Thu, 04 Apr, 2019
Dave Carey may be the Glanmire manager but he insists it is a Cork football legend that deserves all the credit for their historic run to Sunday’s All-Ireland ladies junior final.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2018
From young people stoned “all day long” to life-changing health benefits — the pros and cons of cannabis are scrutinised in a probing TG4 documentary due to air tomorrow night.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018
A throbbing ankle? What former Cork defender Kieran O'Connor presumed was a legacy from chasing fast corner-forwards turned into a nightmare he's battling every day.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has included two uncapped players but made no selection surprises in his squad for this season’s Rugby Championship.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
Our flexibility around saying one thing but doing another informs our attitude towards cannabis. Though illegal, the drug is commonly used in a recreational setting, and increasingly for medical objectives.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
A man in his 20s has been charged with the murder of a father of four in a bar in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, over the weekend.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
A petition launched by two mothers who are seeking the legalisation of medicinal cannabis has gained 2,500 signatures in less than a week.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
A mother who campaigned tirelessly for the State to licence and fund cannabis oil treatments for her severely epileptic daughter has finally had her dream come true.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
Vera Twomey is terrified her daughter will revert to a life of “suffering and seizures” if the State continues to refuse to reimburse transformative cannabis oil treatments.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
Former England midfielder Ray Wilkins has died, his former club Chelsea have announced.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2018
Irish “medicinal cannabis refugee” Ava Barry, 8, arrived home from The Hague over the weekend with her parents and was reunited with her siblings for a family Christmas.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Crusading mum Vera Twomey hopes to bring her daughter, Ava, home from the Hague within days after the health minister granted a licence for medicinal cannabis.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Sat, 04 Nov, 2017
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
Hearing her daughter cry at night from some unidentified pain nearly broke Catherine Looney’s heart.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2017
A bill to legalise cannabis for medicinal use was rejected by the Oireachtas Health Committee out of fear that it could decriminalise the recreational use of the drug, it has emerged.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017
Well known Irish singers Rónán Ó'Snodaigh from Kíla and Paddy Casey are headlining a fundraising event for Ava Barry, a sufferer of a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
A Cork mother has travelled to the Netherlands to get medicinal cannabis for her sick daughter.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
Selfie sticks, a breathalyser test and a copy of the Eighth Amendment are among the items that would help the people of the future understand today’s society, writes .
Sat, 03 Jun, 2017
Louise Duffy works out several times a week and snacks on fruit and nuts during the day.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Muhammad is the fastest-growing baby name in Ireland, making it into the top 100 boys' names for the first time.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
The name Muhammad has seen the biggest rise in popularity in Ireland in 2016, but James and Emily are the most popular names chosen by new parents.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
A drug derived from cannabis offers new hope to people with untreatable forms of epilepsy, according to the results of a new study.
Fri, 26 May, 2017
A Cork mother’s campaign to ensure her child is given access to cannabis-based medication to ease her daily suffering has forced her to camp outside the Dáil in a bid to force through the legal change.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
A mother who had medicinal cannabis she purchased for her gravely ill daughter seized at Dublin Airport last Friday has hit out at claims that it was a publicity stunt.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
Cork mother Vera Twomey was reportedly detained at Dublin Airport this afternoon after declaring that she was bringing cannabis-based medicine into the country from Spain.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
Hundreds of supporters of the legalisation of medicinal cannabis will descend on Dáil Éireann this evening,.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
An expert group is to devise guidelines to provide clarity for doctors and patients on the safe use of cannabinoid derivatives to treat people with severe epilepsy at a time when debate on its merits is high on the political agenda.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
The Department of Health has told Cork mother Vera Twomey it would be "wholly inappropriate" for the Minister for Health Simon Harris to instruct a doctor on medical treatment for her daughter Ava.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
Cork woman Vera Twomey arrived at the Dáil yesterday with hundreds of supporters after walking from Cork to Dublin to demand access to medicinal cannabis for her daughter.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017