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

€71.25M announced to Improve the Homes of Older People & People with a Disability

Minister English and McGrath announce funding to Improve the Homes of Older People and People with a Disability  Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Mr Damien English, TD has today (6 March, 2019) announced the [...]

By |2019-03-07T16:43:47+01:00March 7th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

New Children’s Disability Respite House

New Children's Disability Respite House  Wednesday 13th February 2019 The Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath TD, today officially opened a new respite house in Ashbourne, Co Meath to support children with disabilities [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:00:27+01:00February 18th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

National Service Plan 2019

Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath T.D. today welcomed the publication of the HSE National Service Plan for 2019. Minister McGrath said “HSE Disability Services focus on supporting and enabling people with disabilities to maximise [...]

By |2019-10-08T17:38:06+01:00December 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Minister McGrath marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Minister of State with special responsibility for disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Since 1992, 3rd December has been annually observed as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. [...]

By |2018-12-19T22:10:54+01:00December 3rd, 2018|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

New Medical Card Measures to Remove Barriers to Work for People with Disabilities

Minister for Health Simon Harris today (Friday) announced a significant improvement to the medical card assessment process which will enable persons in receipt of a Disability Allowance payment to have a greater earnings capacity and [...]

By |2018-12-12T13:03:57+01:00November 30th, 2018|Disability, Jobs, National Issues|0 Comments