€775,000 allocated for disability projects under the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2018

Minister Mc Grath warmly welcomed funding of €775,000 specifically for disability projects, noting that “the measures approved in this Action Plan will put in place a number of supports to provide equality of opportunity for [...]

By |2018-11-23T15:46:35+01:00July 18th, 2018|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath launches the report of the Task Force on Personalised Budgets

Minister McGrath today published the Report of the Task Force on Personalised Budgets "Towards Personalised Budgets for People with a Disability in Ireland". The report sets out how personalised budgets could work as a funding [...]

By |2019-03-05T17:14:29+01:00July 17th, 2018|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

14,000 Additional Carers to Receive Free GP Care

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris and the Minister of State for Disabilities, Finian McGrath have today (Thursday) welcomed the fact that following the passing of the Health (General Practitioner Service) Bill 2018 last night [...]

By |2019-03-05T17:12:21+01:00July 12th, 2018|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

€14million Approved under the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme

Finian McGrath announces approval of €14million under the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme Minister for Disabilities, Finian McGrath today announced funding of €14m to help elderly people and those with disabilities continue living in the comfort [...]

By |2019-03-05T17:10:15+01:00July 2nd, 2018|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments