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Ford to compensate car owners whose engines have failed.

Problems have arisen with Ecoboost engines fitted to Fiesta, Focus and other models. Ford in the UK has said it will fully compensate owners of cars fitted with its Ecoboost... Read more

Local Fianna Fail Cllr. Highlights the need for better wheelchair accessibi…

The need for better wheelchair accessibility along Ballina’s main streets has been highlighted by local Fianna Fail councillor Annie Mae Reape. The councillor raised the issue at the monthly meeting... Read more

Report finds people with disabilities experience more discrimination than t…

People with disabilities continue to go through higher levels of discrimination compared to those without. That is one of the findings of new research, published today by the ESRI and... Read more

Lift off. 160mph FLYING CAR which cruises at 10 000ft making WORLD DEBUT

A FLYING car that can soar eight times higher than the Empire State Building is set to make its world debut. The FLUTR 1 air vehicle – which will zoom... Read more

Cian sets Wheelchair for a Day challenge

Youth project members to learn about life with a disability This October, the youth project in Ballywaltrim (Connect BNYP) will take part in its first 'Wheelchair for a Day' Challenge... Read more

Access issues for those with disabilities highlighted in Tullamore

Enhancing Equality Offaly organised an event in Tullamore library to mark The Disability Federation of Irelands Make Way Day, which aimed to highlight access issues around the town. They uncovered... Read more

Department of Finance

To ask the Minister for Finance the reason voluntary organisations providing services for persons with intellectual disabilities, many of whom also have physical disabilities, are not allowed the rebate on... Read more

Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

To ask the Minister for Finance if the disabled drivers and disabled passengers scheme criteria will be reviewed to include those who temporally use a wheelchair but who demonstrate a... Read more

Department of Health

Transport Support Scheme To ask the Minister for Health when the new transport support scheme will be put in place following the discontinuation of the mobility allowance for new applicants... Read more

What obligations does an employer have when dealing with disability in the …

Ireland has legislation set out in which to protect employees that have a disability from being discriminated within the workplace. Q: What are my obligations as an employer in relation... Read more

Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

To ask the Minister for Finance when he plans to amend and improve the criteria pertaining to the primary medical certificate; and if he will make a statement on the... Read more

Motorised Transport Grant Closure

To ask the Minister for Health when a replacement scheme for the motorised transport grant and mobility allowance will be finalised; when the new scheme will be announced; and if... Read more