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# disabilities - Thursday 16 August, 2012

# disabilities - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
# Vietnam War
# Vietnam War

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

Aug 9th 2012, 12:17 PM 10,693 Views 31 Comments

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# disabilities - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Treatment of Cregg House staff & users a "national scandal"
# Sligo
# Sligo

Treatment of Cregg House staff & users a "national scandal"

Jun 14th 2012, 1:02 PM 5,251 Views 11 Comments

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on children, Charlie McConalogue TD, made the statement following the news that the Daughters of Wisdom are pulling out of running the home for people with disabilities.

# disabilities - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Plans to extend JobBridge to people with disabilities confirmed
# JobBridge
# JobBridge

Plans to extend JobBridge to people with disabilities confirmed

Apr 12th 2012, 7:20 AM 2,417 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection has said plans to extend the National Internship Scheme to people claiming Disability Allowance should be revealed in the coming weeks.

# disabilities - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Disabilities: 1,700 Domiciliary Care Allowance applications scheduled for review
# Disabilities
# Disabilities

Disabilities: 1,700 Domiciliary Care Allowance applications scheduled for review

Mar 20th 2012, 7:10 AM 5,063 Views 15 Comments

A number of people have initiated legal proceedings against the Department over its decision to cease DCA payments.

# disabilities - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Column: Our welfare system is wasteful – and a timebomb for our children
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our welfare system is wasteful – and a timebomb for our children

Mar 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 350 Views 57 Comments

As benefits for the most vulnerable are cut, our system throws money at others who don’t need it, writes Aaron McKenna.

# disabilities - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Disability, carers
# One Year In
# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Disability, carers

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 729 Views 2 Comments

Kathleen Lynch is in charge of ensuring that the disabled and minorities are given a fair deal. How has she done so far?

# disabilities - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Column: Disability cuts will change my life, and they don’t make financial sense
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Disability cuts will change my life, and they don’t make financial sense

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:40 AM 70 Views 25 Comments

Living with cerebral palsy, Michael McCabe relies on assistance even to lift a glass to his mouth. Here he writes about the impact of cuts on his existence.

# disabilities - Monday 13 February, 2012

Enhanced support for people with disabilities announced
# Disabilities
# Disabilities

Enhanced support for people with disabilities announced

Feb 13th 2012, 4:46 PM 2,456 Views 8 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection has announced two new initiatives aimed at enhancing the support offered to people with disabilities who are planning to take up employment or development opportunities.

# disabilities - Monday 17 October, 2011

Davis promises to appoint intellectually disabled person to Council of State
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Davis promises to appoint intellectually disabled person to Council of State

Oct 17th 2011, 2:34 PM 1,694 Views 53 Comments

Mary Davis tells an Inclusion Ireland debate that she would appoint a person with intellectual disabilities to the Council of State.

# disabilities - Monday 10 October, 2011

Ireland rejects UN calls to legislate for abortion rulings
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Ireland rejects UN calls to legislate for abortion rulings

Oct 10th 2011, 3:04 PM 1,673 Views 67 Comments

The UN publishes the outcome report of Ireland’s human rights review – revealing some 15 recommendations it is rejecting.

# disabilities - Thursday 6 October, 2011

In-cell sanitation, abortion and immigration discussed at UN human rights review
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

In-cell sanitation, abortion and immigration discussed at UN human rights review

Oct 6th 2011, 10:21 AM 1,349 Views 18 Comments

Alan Shatter takes questions from other UN members on Ireland’s work in progressing its laws protecting human rights.

Ireland ‘must fill serious gaps’ in human rights record
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Ireland ‘must fill serious gaps’ in human rights record

Oct 6th 2011, 7:15 AM 630 Views 10 Comments

The government faces examination by the UN today, amid warnings that the most vulnerable social groups are at risk.

# disabilities - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Grants to improve access for people with disabilities at swimming pools announced
# Access
# Access

Grants to improve access for people with disabilities at swimming pools announced

Aug 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 925 Views 3 Comments

A total of 19 swimming pools across the country are due to receive grants to provide better access for people with disabilities and improve energy efficiency.