Cork to Dublin: Mum’s Walk Sparks Cannabis Policy Review Plans

Very few parents would fail to appreciate the anxiety that comes with caring for a sick child in the middle of the night

But for Vera Twomey, whose daughter, Ava, has a severe form of epilepsy that could kill her, it was “the final straw” when her six-year-old had another violent seizure in the early hours of Wednesday.

The mother-of-four then set out to walk 150 miles from the remote County Cork village of Aghabullogue to the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) in Dublin.

In a Facebook post, she begged the Irish health minister to listen to her, and invited anyone who wanted to “walk a mile of the road” with her to do so.

– Read the entire article at BBC News.