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Facing up to accessibility issues in Ennis

Kenneth Daly, Ennis Sinn Fein with wheelchair user Conor O'Sullivan at the Mill Road, Ennis highlighting wheelchair accessibility issues. AN ENNIS wheelchair user has raised major concerns over the lack... Read more

New facility for people with disabilities is secured

Cllr Damian O’Farrell (Ind) pictured at the toilet facility at the CRC Killester Community Hub. Similar facilities will be introduced at St Anne’s Park and Fairview Park. A NORTHSIDE councillor... Read more

SPAR s EUR 0.5m boost for CF

Philip Watt, CEO Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, Helen Somerville, SPAR Marketing Manager, Ger Farrelly, SPAR Retailer, Fergal Smyth, Fundraising Manager, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland pictured at the cheque handover to CFI Ireland... Read more

Group programme on Living well with a Long Term Health Condition available …

A group programme, in which participants will learn over six weekly sessions about living well with a long term health condition, begins in Waterford on Thursday 11th April. Taking place... Read more

Kildare TDs raise issues with Irish Rail officials

Forty new rail carriages are expected to be delivered to Irish Rail next summer, company officials told Kildare North TD, James Lawless. Deputy Lawless raised a number of issues affecting... Read more

Man driving under influence of drugs caused catastrophic injuries to two me…

A Kildare man driving under the influence of drugs mounted a footpath hitting and seriously injuring two men before “calmly” leaving the scene, a court has heard. Paul Connolly (37)... Read more

Laois County Council issues reminder to public about disabled parking bays

Laois County Council has issued a reminder on its website in relation to parking in designated disabled parking bays. The council posted an update on its website reminding people that... Read more

All new cars could be fitted with speed limiters under EU plans

Devices which automatically make cars keep to the speed limit could be in place from 2022 All new cars could be fitted with special devices from 2022 to automatically make... Read more

New app helps disabled drivers to refuel easily

Richard Ryder, marketing manager at the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland with Niall El-Assaad, creator of the free fuelservice app for disabled drivers Disabled drivers in Wicklow will find refuelling... Read more

Flying with a wheelchair what disabled travellers need to know

For wheelchair users navigating air travel is often more of an adventure than they would like Rolling through large crowded airports, hauling luggage, waiting in long lines, receiving a pat... Read more

Mobility Allowance Eligibility

To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide a mobility allowance or similar supports to those in receipt of a disability allowance and other related payments. Finian McGrath(Dublin... Read more

The service station smartphone app for disabled drivers

Thanks to Niall El-Assaad getting a tank top-up has never been easier for wheelchair users Niall El-Assaad, creator of the fuelService app for disabled drivers, in Dublin last week with... Read more


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