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Nissan teams up with games maker to road test self driving ride share servi…

The streets of Tokyo will see self-driving ride-sharing cars next March Nissan Motor Co and Japanese gaming software maker DeNA said this week they plan to begin public tests of... Read more

Investigation into Alleged Bogus Driving Instructor December 4th 2017

Radio Kerry News has learnt that the gardaí and the Road Safety Authority are investigating the allegations that someone is purporting to be a qualified driving instructor operating in the... Read more

Minority stress and the problem with having a night out

A ramp and a wheelchair bathroom isn’t enough – arts venues need to do more to attract people with disabilities Louise Bruton: In a survey by Arts and Disability Ireland... Read more

Bantry traders can use disabled parking spot

A LEGAL precedent means that a disabled parking space in Bantry can be used by market traders every Friday. The issue of whether or not the parking space could be... Read more

So many venues wheelchair bathrooms won t have sanitary bins soap or mirror…

Going to gigs or performances when you have a disability shouldn’t be a stressful experience. We find out more at the launch of Arts and Disability Ireland’s latest strategy. Pictured... Read more

Disabled parking survey is planned for Naas

There has been a call for a survey of disabled parking bays in Cllr. Carmel Kelly said that all wheelchair users should be able to access footpaths in the town... Read more

12 gifts that put the fun back into wellness

In recent years, wellness has become widely embraced as not just a passing fad, but an all-encompassing way to live healthfully, shining a light on everything from drinking enough water... Read more

International Day of Persons with disabilities Statement by Commissioner Th…

Enabling people with disabilities to participate fully in society is one of the major societal challenges we face - there is still a long way to go in fighting the... Read more

National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan

58. Deputy Margaret Murphy O'Mahony Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the role her Department will play in the National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017-21; and if she will... Read more

Disabled Drivers Passengers Scheme to be amended following FF pressure Moyn…

on Disabled Drivers & Passengers Scheme to be amended following FF pressure – Moynihan Change will open up the scheme for some special schools & service providers Cork North West... Read more

Disability services advocate An interview with John Tynan

INDEPENDENT PEOPLE: JOHN TYNAN There is a famous moment in 'The Shawshank Redemption' when it's revealed that Andy Dufresne had spent 19 years digging a hidden tunnel out of his... Read more

Unlocking access to Galway for everyone

Attending the launch of International Day of People with Disability which takes place on December 3 were Brendan McGrath, Chief Executive of Galway City Council; Marian Maloney with her dog... Read more

The Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI) was founded in 1970 by a group of wheelchair users committed to improving the lives of people with physical disabilities.

Based in Ballindine, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, the DDAI has over 5,000 members and 14 dedicated staff. We work to promote the treatment, training, education, rehabilitation and welfare of people living with a physical disability in Ireland.