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Disability News: Ireland Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Ireland Disability News category.

Though some documents may have since been updated or revised they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2017-12-07 : Aging With an Intellectual Disability - New Longitudinal Report : Report conducted by The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA) by academics from Trinity College Dublin.
2017-10-04 : Personalised Budgets for People with Disabilities - Department of Health Ireland Opens Public Consultation : Irish Department of Health opens public consultation on introduction of personalised budgets for people with disabilities.
2017-03-07 : Irish Health Bill Provides Medical Cards to Children With Disabilities : Children in receipt of a Domiciliary Care Allowance (DCA), who have a disability, will receive a full medical card.
2012-11-02 : Health, Disability and Carers in Ireland Statistics : Publication presents profile of health of the Irish population focusing in detail on disability and carers who provide unpaid assistance.
2012-02-06 : Disability in Ireland - Policy Changes Necessary : New study has identified significant gaps in public policy and service delivery for people with disabilities in Northern Ireland.
2011-10-17 : Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Dublin : The conference will showcase how international cooperation and global collaboration on disability rights has brought positive change for persons with disabilities.
2011-10-10 : Disability Access News Radio Ireland : Disability Access News on Corks Life Fm 93.1 radio focuses on disabilities twice daily every Tuesday and Thursday at 3.30pm and 8pm.
2011-06-07 : Trabasack Launches in Ireland at Dublin Access Care and Mobility Expo : Trabasack the versatile laptray bag that is useful as laptop bag wheelchair tray or play tray for children in buggies and car-seats is now be available to people in Ireland.
2011-04-11 : Late Diagnosis Major Factor in Hospital Cancer Deaths - Ireland : Study found while patients who die in hospital with cancer are very ill a late diagnosis of their cancer is a major factor in hospital cancer deaths.
2011-02-02 : Parties Asked to Commit to People with Disabilities - Ireland : The Disability Federation of Ireland has highlighted the fact that 18.5% of Irish people experience some level of disability.
2011-01-31 : Support for People with Disabilities and Employers - Ireland Disability News : Leaflet Supports for people with disabilities and for employers (SW131) was jointly produced by the Department of Social Protection and FAS.
2010-12-16 : Disability Living Allowance Appeals Process Must Be Improved - Disability News Ireland : More needs to be done to improve the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) appeals process and to make it less stressful.
2010-10-22 : Caring Hands Support Program for Carers - Ireland : Caring Hands is a support program for carers of people with arthritis in Ireland.
2010-08-22 : Promethean Sponsors First Irish Teaching and Learning Festival : Promethean has announced that it will be the lead sponsor of the first Irish Teaching and Learning Festival in October.
2010-08-03 : Grant Awarded by Genio Trust to Support Brothers of Charity Services Clare Ltd : Grant supports transition from institutional to personalized models of care in disability and mental health services.
2010-02-02 : Disability Federation of Ireland - Press Release : Irish Times reporting on the first two and half years of HSEs recording of complaints in relation to disability services.
2009-04-24 : Survival Rates for Cancer Rise Across Ireland : Survival rates for cancer in Ireland are continuing to rise even though the number of cases being diagnosed is increasing.
2009-03-19 : Irish and Scots at Greater Risk of Drink Related Death : Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales are twice as high among people born in Scotland or Ireland.

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