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#Disability cuts

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HSE cuts €189,461 from Sunbeam House’s budget
# Disability Cuts
# Disability Cuts

HSE cuts €189,461 from Sunbeam House’s budget

Sep 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,687 Views 41 Comments

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"
# Disability Cuts
# Disability Cuts

HSE cuts "forced mother to put disabled daughter into care"

May 23rd 2013, 3:47 PM 12,300 Views 56 Comments

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
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# Health

Reilly denies U-turn on personal assistant service cuts

Sep 7th 2012, 8:23 AM 2,861 Views 32 Comments

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
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# Health Cuts

People with disabilities continue their protest outside Leinster House despite U-turn

Sep 5th 2012, 9:51 AM 4,102 Views 25 Comments

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
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# Read Me

Read Me: The shoes we walk in - being disabled in Ireland

Sep 5th 2012, 8:47 AM 520 Views 36 Comments

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
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# Read Me

Read Me: 'I'm unique' - Joanne O'Riordan on a life without limbs

Sep 2nd 2012, 6:30 PM 3,502 Views 14 Comments

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
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# Disability Allowance

Willie O'Dea says Burton 'continues to mislead' over disability allowance cuts

Aug 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,344 Views 29 Comments

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
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# Disability Cuts

FG mayor speaks out against disability cuts

Jul 24th 2012, 1:18 PM 2,492 Views 14 Comments

Councillor Peggy Nolan said we should be looking at wastage in the HSE and addressing the problems from the top down.