Cavan woman speaking at Access to Medicine conference in Dublin

Irish people’s access to medicines will be discussed at a conference in Dublin today.

The Access to Medicines group is calling for reform of the medicines market, which it says is controlled by pharmaceutical companies. Formed in 2015, the group wants to see what it describes as fair and equitable access to medicines for all people in Ireland.

Morgane Clarke from Kilinkere in Cavan is involved, she says many people find themselves in unfortunate situations: