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The Disabled Drivers Association is Ireland’s leading charity which supports Disabled Drivers and Passengers on a national level. We promote independence and equal opportunity through mobility, education and training. Our services include; The EU Parking Card, Motoring Information & Advice, Advocacy, Ability Enterprises & Shopmobility.

Our Mission Statement “The Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland takes care to present physical disability in the best possible light and strives to show that most physical disabilities can be overcome and individuals can go on to achieve their full potential, with the benefit of support and training”.

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Huge COVID backlog could see driving tes…

February 9th, 2021

People wanting to take their driving test are having to wait almost half a year, due to a huge COVID backlog. Currently, only essential workers have been told that they...

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All Electric Opel Combo e Van delivers u…

February 7th, 2021

Opel's entire light commercial vehicle portfolio will be electric by the end of this year Opel has revealed the first photos of the all-new, 100% electric, Opel Combo-e light commercial...

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New Peugeot ePartner

February 4th, 2021

The Peugeot brand has become one of the first manufacturers to offer a full range of electric utility vehicles in Europe and is reaffirming its push in this segment. Complementing...

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Government approves next steps for escoo…

February 1st, 2021

Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan TD has today announced the Government’s approval to draft legislation which will allow for the regulation of escooters and ebikes in the forthcoming Road Traffic...

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Your questions answered Buying a car fro…

January 31st, 2021

Buying a car from the UK could be more complicated due to Brexit Doireann Sweeney - Head of Corporate Communications with Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (ccpc.ie) Email your questions...

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Determined Cork 8 year old receives offi…

January 30th, 2021

Oliver Lynch's gruelling summer challenge inspired the nation A Cork eight-year-old who raised over €30,000 for charity was officially given "hero" status on national TV last night. Ballincollig kid Oliver...

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All Electric Opel Combo e van delivers u…

January 28th, 2021

Opel has revealed the first photos of the all-new, 100% electric, Opel Combo-e light commercial vehicle. Joining its Combo petrol and diesel engine siblings, voted International Van of the Year...

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Disability services are being overlooked

January 28th, 2021

Sir, – With high levels of community transmission and new variants of Covid-19 in circulation, infection levels in disability services are unfortunately much higher in this third wave of the...

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RSA Hoping To Move Theory Tests Online

January 26th, 2021

The RSA is working on plans to allow aspiring drivers to take their theory test online amid ongoing Level 5 restrictions. TheJournal.ie are reporting that moves are underway to expand...

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Minister Rabbitte hosts first meeting wi…

January 25th, 2021

The Minister of State with responsibility for Disability, Anne Rabbitte T.D., has held her first meeting with the newly established Disability Participation and Consultation Network. The Network ensures people with...

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Declan Colley Megane PHEV offers glimpse…

January 25th, 2021

Renault Megane E-Tech PHEV: It might not be the greatest drive of all time, but it is lovely to live with — packed with tech loads of passenger comforts. Renault...

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Shameful abuse of disabled parking space…

January 20th, 2021

The "abuse" of disabled parking spaces in a Waterford town has been slammed by a Green Party local area representative. Green Party local area representative Críostóir Ó Faoláin said it's...

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Listen Cllr. Finds Parking Bay In Redeve…

January 20th, 2021

A Naas councillor says some of the bays in Poplar Square in Naas are not appropriate Kildare County Council secured funding for redevelopment works under the Tactical Urbanisation Pilot Project...

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All electric Opel Combo e delivers e mob…

January 20th, 2021

Opel has revealed the first photos of the all-new, 100 per cent electric, Opel Combo-e light commercial vehicle. Joining its Combo petrol and diesel engine siblings, voted International Van of...

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Temporary Disabilities How to Support Em…

January 20th, 2021

The WAM programme at AHEAD are running a free training webinar aimed at current WAM employers and potential WAM employers. When: Wednesday 3rd February from 11.30pm - 1.00pm The WAM...

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How all these big mobility plans and mer…

January 20th, 2021

Renault will launch a new version of the legendary 5 as an electric hatchback. AS the world’s automakers morph from more straightforward car manufacturers to mobility providers, you have never...

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Citro n presents the pure electric Berli…

January 18th, 2021

ë-Berlingo Van satisfies professionals’ day-to-day requirements, in semi-urban or rural environments, due to its range of up to 275 km (WLTP cycle). Available in four bodywork configurations, with a load...

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People with disabilities and State servi…

January 18th, 2021

Sir, – I am writing as an ally to other disabled people in Ireland currently having to deal with the technology gap that Covid-19 has exposed when accessing our Government...

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Richard Ryder - 087 7983709

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