National Service Plan 2019

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 [...]

By |2019-06-27T13:40:23+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

New Affordable Childcare Scheme to Open for Applications in October 2019

Existing childcare subsidy schemes to remain in place for 2019/20 programme year, ensuring certainty for families and ‘continuity of care’ for children Comprehensive information and training supports to be rolled out from early 2019 offering [...]

By |2018-12-19T23:36:39+01:00November 8th, 2018|National Issues|0 Comments

Bus Connects Submission from Finian McGrath T.D.

Bus Connects Dublin Area Bus Network Redesign National Transport Authority Dun Sceine, Harcourt Lane Dublin 2. 27th September 2018 BusConnects: A New Bus Network Dear Sir/Madam, In my capacity as a public representative I [...]

By |2018-12-20T15:37:00+01:00October 22nd, 2018|Disability, Local Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath opens Antoine House, Residential Centre & Sli na Daoine

On the 19th October, 2018, Minister for Disabilities Finian Mc Grath T.D., officially opened Antoine House, and Sli na Daoine, at Drumillard, Castleblayney, Co.Monghan to support people with disabilities and their families  Officiating at the opening Minister [...]

By |2018-12-19T23:40:29+01:00October 19th, 2018|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath officially opens Windrock Respite Centre

The Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath TD, today officially opened a new respite house in Co Wexford to support people with disabilities and their families. The Minister said, “This Government is committed to providing a [...]

By |2018-10-15T16:01:32+01:00October 15th, 2018|Disability, Local Issues, National Issues|0 Comments

Ministers to meet with management of Lakers service next week after fire damage

The Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister of State with special responsibility for disabilities Finian McGrath are to meet with management of the Lakers Service next week. Services for more than 400 people with [...]

By |2018-11-23T15:24:52+01:00October 5th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments