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Benefits for People with Disabilities in Budget 2020

Minister Finian McGrath TD today (Thursday) in the Dáil outlined benefits for people with disabilities in Budget 2020. These include:  An additional funding of €13 million for approximately 1,600 school leavers with disabilities in [...]

By |2019-10-11T11:04:17+01:00October 10th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Update on Approval for CF Unit at Beaumont

Minister Finian McGrath T.D. this morning attended the launch  of the Irish Cancer Society's Volunteer Driver Service at Beaumont hospital. The Minister paid tribute to the many volunteers who give so selflessly of their [...]

By |2019-10-09T17:11:44+01:00October 9th, 2019|Disability, Local Issues, National Issues|0 Comments

McGrath Welcomes Extra New Spending of €265 Million

McGrath Welcomes Extra New Spending of €265 Million on Refurbishing and Replacing Residencies for Older People and People with Disability Minister Finian McGrath T.D. has warmly welcomed the extra new spending in the H. [...]

By |2019-09-05T23:02:04+01:00September 2nd, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Murphy & McGrath approve €15.075m funding for the Disabled Persons Grant & the Improvement Works in Lieu of Social Housing Schemes

Published on Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 Eoghan Murphy, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, and Finian McGrath TD, Minister of State for Disability Issues today (27th June) approved funding of €15.075 [...]

By |2019-06-27T14:24:07+01:00June 27th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath launches Wexford’s New Ability project

Minister for Disability Issues Finian McGrath today launched Wexford Local Development's new Ability Programme in Enniscorthy. This will allow young people with an intellectual disability between 16 and 29 years of age who are not [...]

By |2019-07-04T14:33:53+01:00June 21st, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath launches Kildare LEADER Ability project

Monday, 10 June 2019:  Minister for Disability Issues Finian McGrath today launched the Ability Programme in Kildare. The Programme aims to support young people with disabilities to reach their potential. The Kildare Ability Programme is available for individuals [...]

By |2019-06-10T17:13:25+01:00June 10th, 2019|Disability, Jobs, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath welcomes World Down Syndrome Day on Thursday 21st March 2019

The Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today recognised World Down Syndrome Day. World Down Syndrome Day is a global awareness day which has been celebrated all over [...]

By |2019-03-21T11:48:06+01:00March 21st, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments