Blog Articles, tagged with: Disability

Surprise changes to housing grants

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Fresh cuts met with shock Following the surprise cuts to housing supports this week MS Ireland joins other representative groups for people with disabilities and the elderly across the country in criticising the move. The cuts affect people with disabilities in two areas: the housing adaptation...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 09 2014 11:07 AM

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Meet Declan the Activist...

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'In his introductory blog for MS Ireland Declan Groeger talks about accessibility and raising awareness so everyone can live independent lives' This is the first time I have been publically described as an activist. I would never have thought of myself as one, always considering activists to be ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Saturday December 07 2013 11:00 AM

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National Advocacy Service

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Service for people with disabilities The National Advocacy Service (NAS) was set up to provide an independent, representative advocacy service for people with disabilities. It is organised and managed by the Boards of five Citizen Information Services and is supported by the Citizens Information...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday November 25 2013 10:29 AM

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Cut: Two Disability Payments

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Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant Scratched The Department of Health announced today that the Mobility Allowance and the Motorised Transport Grant will no longer be available to people with disabilities. The Department states that under the Equal Status Act the payments were ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday February 27 2013 04:51 PM

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Stop Cutbacks say Disability Organisations

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Nine disability organisations jointly challenge cuts effecting people with disabilities In a joint statement today nine disability organisations called on the government to live up to its promises and protect people with disabilities. In the statement the organisations explain the situation and ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday September 20 2012 01:50 PM

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