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# inclusion-ireland - Monday 11 January, 2021

Re-opening schools for students with special needs to be prioritised by government, says minister
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Re-opening schools for students with special needs to be prioritised by government, says minister

Jan 11th 2021, 3:47 PM 23,969 Views 44 Comments

Four groups, representing 30,00 children, state that remote schooling is not an option for them.

# inclusion-ireland - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Summer provision programme ‘categorised by confusion’ due to changing messages, says charity
# Inclusion Ireland
# Inclusion Ireland

Summer provision programme ‘categorised by confusion’ due to changing messages, says charity

Jun 25th 2020, 4:31 PM 7,679 Views 2 Comments

A lack of transport is also a major barrier in children attending summer programmes, the committee heard.

# inclusion-ireland - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Families 'deeply concerned' about welfare of people with intellectual disabilities amid crisis
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Families 'deeply concerned' about welfare of people with intellectual disabilities amid crisis

May 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 10,277 Views 12 Comments

Inclusion Ireland has asked to appear before the Oireachtas Covid-19 committee.

# inclusion-ireland - Monday 27 April, 2020

'Deep concerns' about lack of reporting of Covid-19 deaths among people with intellectual disabilities
# Intellectual Disability
# Intellectual Disability

'Deep concerns' about lack of reporting of Covid-19 deaths among people with intellectual disabilities

Updated Apr 27th 2020, 12:37 PM 46,279 Views 77 Comments

Inclusion Ireland will meet Health Minister Simon Harris today to discuss the situation.

# inclusion-ireland - Thursday 5 September, 2019

One in four children with a disability being denied a full school day, report says
# Inclusion Ireland
# Inclusion Ireland

One in four children with a disability being denied a full school day, report says

Sep 5th 2019, 12:06 PM 8,559 Views 33 Comments

A survey found that 24% of all children with disabilities have experienced short school days for at least some part of their education.

# inclusion-ireland - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week

Feb 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,144 Views 60 Comments

Nurses across the country will be out on the picket lines outside hospitals and clinics today for the second day of strike action.

# inclusion-ireland - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'Broken' wards of courts system 'depriving people of their liberty'
# Disability
# Disability

'Broken' wards of courts system 'depriving people of their liberty'

Aug 12th 2018, 11:00 AM 12,866 Views 0 Comments

A man lost his bid to leave a nursing home during the week.

# inclusion-ireland - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Residents restrained 772 times at Meath care home
# Inspection
# Inspection

Residents restrained 772 times at Meath care home

Dec 11th 2014, 6:54 PM 12,958 Views 16 Comments

Part of the report found conditions at the home to be “a significant denial of residents’ civil, legal and human rights.”

# inclusion-ireland - Monday 22 September, 2014

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:02 PM 10,640 Views 25 Comments

On average, there are 162 children for each speech and language therapist in Ireland.

# inclusion-ireland - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Not An April Fool: NGOs share unbelievable facts
# Notanaprilfools
# Notanaprilfools

Not An April Fool: NGOs share unbelievable facts

Apr 1st 2014, 3:56 PM 18,474 Views 40 Comments

A dozen non-governmental organisations tweeted on the topics of homelessness, emigration, and adult literacy.

# inclusion-ireland - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

5,000 march to Leinster House in demand for greater disability rights
# Disability Rights
# Disability Rights

5,000 march to Leinster House in demand for greater disability rights

Nov 21st 2012, 5:02 PM 3,549 Views 39 Comments

People with disabilities showed the government a red card at a national protest today in Dublin.

# inclusion-ireland - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Mary Davis admits reputation damaged by focus on quango appointments
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Mary Davis admits reputation damaged by focus on quango appointments

Oct 18th 2011, 8:11 AM 952 Views 27 Comments

Davis said it was clear her campaign had been causing concern to political parties and other independent candidates.

# inclusion-ireland - 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 1,695 Views 56 Comments

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