Minister McGrath and Minister Doherty host the Pre Budget Forum 2020 in Dublin Castle

Over 50 Organisations to attend #PreBudgetForum Friday, 5 July, 2019: The Minister for Employment and Social Protection, Regina Doherty T.D., and the Minister of State for Disability Issues, Finian McGrath T.D., are hosting the Department [...]

By |2019-07-05T16:00:27+01:00July 5th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-06-27T14:24:07+01:00June 27th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath launches Wexford’s New Ability project

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 [...]

By |2019-07-04T14:33:53+01:00June 21st, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath launches Kildare LEADER Ability project

Monday, 10 June 2019:  Minister for Disability Issues Finian McGrath today launched the Ability Programme in Kildare. The Programme aims to support young people with disabilities to reach their potential. The Kildare Ability Programme is available for individuals [...]

By |2019-06-10T17:13:25+01:00June 10th, 2019|Disability, Jobs, National Issues|0 Comments

Minister McGrath welcomes World Down Syndrome Day on Thursday 21st March 2019

The Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today recognised World Down Syndrome Day. World Down Syndrome Day is a global awareness day which has been celebrated all over [...]

By |2019-03-21T11:48:06+01:00March 21st, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

€71.25M announced to Improve the Homes of Older People & People with a Disability

Minister English and McGrath announce funding to Improve the Homes of Older People and People with a Disability  Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Mr Damien English, TD has today (6 March, 2019) announced the [...]

By |2019-03-07T16:43:47+01:00March 7th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments

New Children’s Disability Respite House

New Children's Disability Respite House  Wednesday 13th February 2019 The Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath TD, today officially opened a new respite house in Ashbourne, Co Meath to support children with disabilities [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:00:27+01:00February 18th, 2019|Disability, National Issues|0 Comments