Press Release for International Day of Persons with Disabilities Tuesday 3 December 2019 The Minister of State for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD today marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Since 1992, the [...]
Minister McGrath addressed the Galway Advocacy Group (Brothers of Charity) Regional Meeting on Wednesday, the 20th of November 2019. The Minister heard from a variety of fantastic speakers, discussing issues such as respite, services, [...]
Wednesday 27th November 2019 Cathoirleach I want to thank Senators for the opportunity to attend this afternoon. I welcome the opportunity to re-state this Government’s commitment to supporting people with disabilities and their families. As [...]
Minister Finian Mc Grath’s statement regarding the Irish Wheelchair Association decision to transition its holiday service in the West of Ireland to provide accessible hotel holidays into the future and the closure of the Cuisle Respite Holiday Centre.
My priority, as always, is the health and wellbeing of people with a disability. I am very aware of the concerns which both service users and their families have concerning the decision of Irish [...]
Today, Tuesday the 19th November, Finian McGrath TD alongside Cllr Damian O’Farrell have lodged their objection to the planning application in St Anne's Park to An Bord Pleanála. Locals have been opposing plans to [...]
Minister Finian McGrath has warmly welcomed the extra €694,810 funding for Northside Clubs and Schools. He commended their work for young people across the Northside. Minister McGrath said “that this is a serious investment [...]
Irish Wheelchair Association has a vision of an Ireland where people with disabilities enjoy equal rights, choices and opportunities in how they live their lives, and where our country is a model worldwide for [...]
Statement from Minister McGrath regarding the closure by the Irish Wheelchair Association of the Cuisle Accessible Holiday Resort in Co Roscommon.
My priority, as always, is the health and wellbeing of people with a disability. I also want to ensure that people with a disability have greater choice, and I welcome the move away from providing [...]
President of Ireland Michael D Higgins, accompanied by the Minister for Disability Issues Finian McGrath T.D. today met with the H.E. Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic of Cuba at Áras an [...]
Press Release Minister McGrath is devastated for the pupils, staff and school community of Scoil Chaitriona GNS this morning. Minister McGrath said I visited the school this morning and was so disappointed to witness [...]