Minister Finian McGrath welcomes publication of HSE National Service Plan

I am pleased to announce that in addition to the monies secured in Budget 2020, which took the Disability Budget to over €2 billion, I have secured an extra €5M in the Service Plan [...]

By |2019-12-18T10:44:41+00:00December 18th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-12-03T14:09:59+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-11-26T17:06:14+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Disability, National Issues|2 Comments