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Ombudsman says ‘significant progress’ for care of children with disabilities

The Ombudsman for Children has said "significant progress" has been made to improve services and supports for children with disabilities in the care of...

Cllr Lawlor welcomes extra support for carers and people with disabilities

Fine Gael Councillor Brian Lawlor said he welcomes the positive announcement by Minister for Health Simon Harris for extra support for carers and people...

Tallaght Hospital and WALK launch a new Trainee Programme for those...

Tallaght Hospital & WALK have launched a new programme specifically for people with learning disabilities. The new WALKways Tallaght Hospital programme will see 11...

Alarming number of Irish people with disabilities being denied basic human...

The Government needs to take urgent action to address figures that reveal over 1,000 people with disabilities are on social housing waiting lists in...

Minister says new €16.5m fund will open up college to everyone

Lone parents, people with disabilities and members of the travelling community are being offered support from a new €16.5m fund to access third level...

Access to childcare offers new supports for children with disabilities

Creches, pre-schools and childcare centres are to receive extra support to open up their services to children with disabilities. The Minister for Children and Youth...

Thousands of children waiting for assessments, interventions and services

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described as unacceptable the fact that 7,176 children right across the state are waiting for...

Free training to open up Tallaght childcare for children with disabilities

Opening up childcare services in Tallaght to children with disabilities is the focus of a free training course being offered to workers, according to...

Rocking Out for Enable Ireland

Enable Ireland is calling on all performers from across the capital to help raise €50,000 for the service with a very special charity Lip...

Government delay in issuing medical cards to sick children is “cruel...

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has criticised the Government's long delay in issuing medical cards to seriously ill children whose families have access...

Tallaght hosts launch of national supports for children with disabilities

Young children with disabilities in Tallaght and surrounding communities will enjoy improved access to pre-school services under a series of initiatives launched by the...

Sports Inclusion Disability Programme launched today

South Dublin County Sports Partnership launched its Sports Inclusion Disability Programme today. It is financially supported by South Dublin County Council and Sport Ireland....

Joanne O’Riordan wins the international JCI award

Cork disability activist Joanne O'Riordan has won the Junior Chamber International Outstanding Young Person of the World Award for 2015. Joanne was placed on the shortlist...
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