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DACC welcomes progress on disabled parking signage

Donegal Action for Cancer Care says it will be pressing Donegal County Council to ensure that 50 disabled parking bay signs are erected across the county before the end of... Read more

Luas elevators have been out of order for over 1 000 hours in last two year…

The service provider said vandalism is the cause in a number of cases. LUAS ELEVATORS HAVE been out-of-order for the equivalent of up to 82 days in the last two... Read more

Farmer paralysed in car accident designs own hoist to get back behind wheel…

Riding high: Martin Murphy took part in a charity tractor run last week. Photo: Paul Connor A determined farmer who was paralysed in a car accident has designed his own... Read more

Joy for Robyn as big hearted readers give her mobility

Michael Moran has offered his adapted Fiat van free of charge to Cabrini Fallon to transport her daughter Robyn after reading of her plight in last week’s ‘Sunday Independent’ ... Read more

Laois Driving Instructor Welcoming New Driving Laws

Written 2 mins ago by Mary Kate Findon The Government is cracking down on vehicle owners who allow learners to drive their car unaccompanied. A new amendment to the Road... Read more

New Jaguar Land Rover tech means you ll never ding your car door again and …

The sensor system automatically opens and closes your car door for you - and it could be a game changer for disabled drivers NEW technology could mean you never ding... Read more

Having a disability can prove a powerful motivation in realising political …

People with disabilities have overcome many obstacles to pursue careers in politics Local election candidate Micheál Kelliher talks to Irish Times journalist Harry McGee using a combination of lip reading... Read more

Have you wrongly parked in a disabled bay. Almost 100 000 drivers were caug…

Drivers found parking in disabled bays without displaying a blue badge could be slapped with a fine up to £100 ALMOST 100,000 Brits were caught out for parking in a... Read more

People with a disability can earn more while keeping their benefits

James Nolan People with disabilities will be allowed to work more therefore gaining independence without losing their benefits. Credit : Wikimedia eople with disabilities will be able to earn 250... Read more

People with disabilities can earn 250 more without losing benefits

People who qualify for disability allowances will be able to earn up 22,000 euro a year and hold on to medical benefits. People with disabilities will be able to earn... Read more

DCC to increase Disabled Persons Grants

A Donegal councillor says the government must respond positively to a council decision to increase the amount of money being provided to applicants for the Disabled Persons Grant. At present... Read more

New measure means disabled can earn EUR 22k a year before losing medical ca…

The Government has announced a new measure that makes it easier for people with disabilities to enter the workforce. The amount people can earn while still holding on to their... Read more


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