- 19 Jul 17
With Vera Twomey and her family exiled in Holland, where medicinal cannabis is legally available, it is impossible to escape the political backdrop to the Party for Ava which took place last night at the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin. Richard Boyd Barrett and Gino Kelly took up the pics...
For the uninitiated, Ava Barry is a seven-year-old Irish girl who suffers from an extreme form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome. In recent times Ava’s mother, Vera Twomey, has become nationally famous as a medicinal cannabis advocate, as she campaigned to get Ava access to medicinal cannabis products in Ireland.