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Over 270 fines issued for illegally parking in disabled spaces in the city

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Over 270 fixed charge fines for illegally parking in disabled spaces were issued in Galway city last year. According to today’s Irish Times Galway ranked... Read more

Fines For Taking Disabled Car Spots Halved In Westmeath

Written 1 hour ago by Hannah Murphy The number of people fined for parking in disabled spots has halved in Westmeath. It’s at odds with national figures, which show a... Read more

She told me to F off Disabled woman faced torrent of abuse

Olivia Shiel regularly forced to make painful trek from school due to illegal parking Olivia Shiel, who suffers from chronic pain and fatigue from a spinal cord injury, is often... Read more

Excessive car insurance costs raised in the D il by Laois TD

At the latest sitting of the Dáil, one Laois TD brough up the growing issue of excessive car insurance costs which only continue to rise. The Laois TD, Sinn Fein’s... Read more

Fixed charge fines for illegally parking in disabled spaces soar

Rise in penalties coincides with a clampdown on illegal use of designated spaces Last year there were 284 fines issued in Dublin’s south inner city for parking in disabled spaces... Read more

Irish Wheelchair Association IWA Galway Launch the Back in 5 Campaign

About Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA): Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is Ireland's leading representative organisation and service providers for people with physical disabilities. We advocate for the needs of people with... Read more

Motorised Transport Grant Eligibility

I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Finian McGrath, to the House. I thank the Leas-Chathaoirleach for choosing this matter and the Minister of State for attending. We know it... Read more

Listen BackInFive Campaign Launched In Kildare.

The "Back In Five" campaign has been launched in Co. Kildare, to remind motorists not to park in spaces reserved for drivers with disabilities. The campaign is named after the... Read more

Life should be about living not merely existing in or out of a wheelchair

Financial frugalism in the area of disability support packages leads to a chaotic and perilous service Rosaleen McDonagh: 'The fallout from lack of services is loneliness, isolation and lack of... Read more

This blogger wants people to know what its like to be a parent with a disab…

Using public transport with kids is always a struggle but when you are also a wheelchair user that struggle is multiplied. My cousin is a wheelchair user and whenever I... Read more

New insurers in market good news for young drivers

Insurers are increasingly prepared to provide cover for younger drivers. Photo: Angelo Merendino/Corbis via Getty Images Young drivers can cut the cost of insurance cover dramatically thanks to the entry... Read more

Carlos Ghosn Why car makers must adapt or die

Nissan has been testing a Leaf equipped with a self-driving system called Easy Ride developed with IT firm DeNA The motor industry is heading at speed towards a technological revolution... Read more

Date for your Diary: Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September 2018 - The Disabled Drivers Motor Show and Conference RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Everything you need to know about motoring with limited mobility under one roof over 2 days. For further information and a list of who's exhibiting visit