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Minister McGrath speaks out on inappropriate use of Posters

May 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Speaking after the Autism Conference in Croke Park this morning, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, said, “that children with Downs Syndrome should not be used in this debate especially [...]

Government announces funding to Improve the Homes of Older People and People with a Disability

May 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Today the Government announced that €66.25 million will be made available in 2018 for Housing Adaptations for Older People and People with a Disability living in private houses.  This investment will facilitate changes needed to make homes [...]

Locations announced for €10m National Respite Programme

May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Finian McGrath TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities, today announced where new respite facilities will be located nationally to support people with disabilities and their families. The Minister said, “This Government is [...]

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Finian McGrath TD

Welcome to the website of Finian McGrath, Independent TD for Dublin Bay North and recently appointed Minister of State with Responsibilities for Disability Issues.

Finian McGrath is acknowledged by friends, colleagues, enemies, and the media alike as being a man of integrity. His record as a member of Dáil Éireann, previously as a Dublin City Councillor and his voluntary work, all show him to be a genuine champion of social causes.

Finian’s aim is to restore funding to disability services, reform the services where we can, and put the person with the disability at the centre of the the services.

allocated for disability services in 2018
increase on 2017
allocated for disability services in 2017
increase on 2016