Rising to the Challenge

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The impact of Covid-19 on organisations providing services for people with disabilities Wednesday May 6th 2020 INTRODUCTION The outbreak of COVID-19 has presented a very significant challenge to organisations providing services for people with disabilities. We are entrusted with the care of many for thousands of vulnerable adults and children with physical, sensory, intellectual and…

Call for extra funding to avert ‘crisis’ in disability sector

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Call for extra funding to avert ‘crisis’ in disability sector The Disability Action Coalition on RTE Six One. A coalition of organisations working in the disability sector has met general election candidates in constituencies around the country to appeal for more money to avert what they’re describing as a funding crisis within the sector. Click…

Disability Day of Action on Ireland AM

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Disability Day of Action on Ireland AM Lorraine Dempsey, a carer for her daughter and Joan Carty, the National Advocacy Officer with the Irish Wheelchair Association discuss the Disability Day Of Action. 

Disability Day of Action

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Disability Day of Action A group of well-known disability charities who form The Disability Action Coalition are hosting a town hall-style meeting for General Election candidates in various constituencies nationwide on Friday 31st January. Candidates will be asked to commit to secure funding for disability services in the next Government. Meetings are taking place in…