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# Disability cuts

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HSE cuts €189,461 from Sunbeam House’s budget
The cuts have resulted in an immediate reduction in transport services for users, affecting 44 users in County Wicklow.
HSE cuts "forced mother to put disabled daughter into care"
A mother who provides full-time care for her disabled daughter is forced to put her into a nursing home after support service cuts.
Reilly denies U-turn on personal assistant service cuts
The Minister for Health said he deplored the fact that people had to stay up all night protesting because of the fear of service cuts.
People with disabilities continue their protest outside Leinster House despite U-turn
The Government said last night that cuts to Personal Assistant hours will not go ahead as planned.
Read Me: The shoes we walk in - being disabled in Ireland
Anne Kennedy, a disabled woman from Wicklow, tells her story through her shoes.
Read Me: 'I'm unique' - Joanne O'Riordan on a life without limbs
Joanne O’Riordan, who has Total Amelia, wants the world to know that people with disabilities can achieve their goals just like anyone else.
Willie O'Dea says Burton 'continues to mislead' over disability allowance cuts
Fianna Fáil TD said the Minister for Social Protection should be upfront about changes to criteria for the allowance and explain application refusals and delays.
FG mayor speaks out against disability cuts
Councillor Peggy Nolan said we should be looking at wastage in the HSE and addressing the problems from the top down.