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 [...]
Speaking Notes for Minister Finian McGrath T.D. Ceann Comhairle, in May 2016 I had the great honour of being appointed Minister for Disability Issues – the first such Minister to sit at the [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]