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# disabilities

This year
Study finds negative stereotypes about disabilities may fuel excuses for ableism
Last year
Disability groups criticise decision to hold hearing into care of residents in private
Hiqa keeping close eye on disability service as two ex-staff win WRC cases against management
Children with disabilities spending months in inappropriate settings due to lack of supports
'Shameful': Ombudsman slams ten-year delay by Govt to provide disabled people transport supports
Taoiseach criticised for 'offensive' language after 'slow learners' remark about Sinn Féin
Study on children with disabilities living in State care calls for improved inter-agency action
'It's a win for transparency': HSE release list of disability equipment covered by medical card
All time
'Not exactly helpful': Union criticises minister's comments over therapists return to special schools
Holly Cairns: Successive governments have neglected Ireland's disabled people - we must do better
Holly Cairns
Social inclusion of children with disabilities ‘key’ to wellbeing and care, new research finds
Opinion: Asylum seekers with disabilities are largely invisible in an already difficult system
Keelin Barry
People with disabilities have been ‘forgotten’ during pandemic, Dáil told
Planned 1% disability cut to be scrapped and day services to 'gradually resume' in August, confirms Taoiseach
Families 'deeply concerned' about welfare of people with intellectual disabilities amid crisis
'Deep concerns' about lack of reporting of Covid-19 deaths among people with intellectual disabilities
'We need shows like Fair City to star people with disabilities and reflect the world we live in'
Irish Wheelchair Association to redeploy workers at closed disability resort 'where possible'
'They feel there's an unreasonable effort to control them': Watchdog concern over HSE treatment of people with disabilities
HSE saving measures to target older people and those with disabilities 'in order to break even'
Donald Trump rows back on decision to cut Special Olympics funding by $18m
Hunger Games meets X Factor: Play highlights how people who are 'different' are treated in a post-Trump world
Peacekeeping and disabilites on the agenda as Sean Gallagher to formally begin presidential campaign
A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here?
'People with disabilities are represented as one-dimensional, that they're happy all the time'
'We'd given up hope': One year later, Kerry parents finally given full-time respite service for adult children
'Significant gap': Lone parents and those with disabilities among the most deprived in Ireland
'A watershed moment': Resolution to ratify UN disabilities convention to go before the Dáil
After 10 years, Ireland is to finally ratify UN Convention on rights of people with disabilities
Minister to ask Cabinet to ratify disabilities legislation by end of December
'So many venues' wheelchair bathrooms won’t have sanitary bins, soap, or mirrors - they barely have a working lock'
Rehab Group to drop its name and spend up to €40,000 on rebranding
DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours
Dublin City has the highest percentage of unhealthy people in Ireland
'High-risk' physical and chemical restraint still in use at Limerick care centre
Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today
'Crying and shivering': Residents and staff at disability care centre describe fear and vulnerability
'I just felt really embarrassed': Calls to end Irish Rail 24 hour notice for people with disabilities
Hoax statement made by Dublin Lord Mayor to raise disability awareness
Four directors prosecuted for 'culture of abuse' at UK care centres