Blog Articles, tagged with: Disability

Launch of Make Work Pay Report

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On 6 April, the Government released a report “Make Work Pay”, designed to help people with disabilities and long term illnesses to achieve their ambitions and find work, and to remove the many barriers which prevent them from doing so. MS Ireland made a submission as part of the consu...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday April 18 2017 10:34 AM

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MS Ireland Response to Budget 2017

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MS Ireland shares the disappointment of the Disability Federation of Ireland and other charities that Budget 2017 failed to address key issues for people with MS and other long term illnesses and disabilities. Whilst there were some welcome developments in the Budget, such as the increase in hea...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 12 2016 04:42 PM

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Disabled Drivers Motor Show and Conference

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16th & 17th September in Dublin Register now for your FREE ticket to the Disabled Drivers Motor Show and Conference which takes place in the RDS, Dublin on Friday, 16th & Saturday, 17th September 2016.  This event provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to ...

Published by Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland on Friday September 09 2016 11:43 AM

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Assistive Technology Survey

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Do you or someone you know use Assistive Technology to support them in their daily lives? The Disability Federation of Ireland in collaboration with Enable Ireland are doing some research on Assistive Technology provision for people with disabilities in Ireland. We are interested in hearing the ...

Published by Disability Federation IrelandI/Enable Ireland on Monday September 05 2016 08:44 AM

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I See Beyond

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Campaign on hidden disabilities MS Ireland is supporting the I See Beyond campaign which is being run by Headway and Epilepsy Ireland. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the fact that whilst many disabilities may not be visible at a glance, they are real and can make life for people very di...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 08 2016 10:47 AM

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Stem Cells

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MS Ireland's Statement ref: Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT)  'Multiple Sclerosis Ireland welcomes progress in stem cell treatment for people with MS, as news of success in the UK with Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) (sometimes referre...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 19 2016 11:30 AM

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United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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Thursday, 3rd December 2015 What? One of the lesser known days to commemorate disabilities on a global level is the yearly United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), on December 3rd. With an estimated 15 per cent of the global population, or 1 billion people with disa...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday December 03 2015 11:00 AM

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Educational Options

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To coincide with the Better Options College Fair 2016, Aoife shares with you, her experience as a student with a 'disability'  Study, exams, assignments, referencing, money, first time away from mammy's cooking, these are the usual worries we face as third level students. When you are also ...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday November 26 2015 11:05 AM

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DFI: Budget 2016

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Summary of Key Measures  Health Just €280m in new money goes forward to next year’s health budget, a mere 2% raise on 2015. €8 million for expansion of therapeutic services for children, particularly speech and language Funding for the National Maternity Str...

Published by Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) on Friday October 16 2015 04:31 PM

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DFI Pre Budget Submission 2016

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No recovery without us Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) is urging the Government to use the upcoming budget to leave a positive legacy for people with disabilities. While there is genuine relief that the economy is recovering, the 600,000 people with disabilities do not consider themselve...

Published by Disability Federation Ireland (DFI) on Wednesday July 29 2015 09:53 AM

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