Statements on Disability to coincide with International Day of Persons with Disabilities Opening remarks by Finian Mc Grath, Minister of State for Disability Thank you a Chathaoirligh for the opportunity to speak to [...]
Minister McGrath publishes the Second Action Plan of the Comprehensive Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities
Minister of State for Disability Issues, Finian McGrath T.D., publishes the Second Action Plan of the Comprehensive Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities Assuring a positive and inclusive culture for staff who have disabilities [...]
Speaking points for Minister McGrath for the launch of CRC Purple Ribbon to mark ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’, 3rd December 2019 Ladies and gentlemen I am absolutely delighted to join you here [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]