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Taoiseach on 'shadow' duty today

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is taking part today in a major nationwide day of awareness called Job Shadow Day, to promote employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Inclusion seminar coming up in Westport

Clan Beo in partnership with international speakers Derek Wilson and Colin Newton of Inclusive Solutions will present a series of seminars in the newly opened Quay Community Centre in Springfield, Westport Quay on Friday, February 28 and Saturday March 1.

Local man to head up national board

Castlebar man Greg Barry has been elected as the new chairperson of a national disability organisation.

Microfinance opportunities exist for small businesses in Midlands - Penrose

The success of the Midlands Think Tank, which was the brainchild of, and driven by, the directors and staff of Midas Technologies, shows us what can be achieved, and the opportunities that lie ahead, for the small business sector, that is according to local TD, Willie Penrose.

Increased demand for Mayo Sports Partnership Services in 2012

Providing physical activity opportunities for some 8,000 people through 76 locally delivered sports programmes, an additional 7,000 females through 12 Women in Sport initiatives, 400 people with a disability participating locally, supplying information to 520 clubs / organisations and some 11,000 people contacting the Partnership for general and sports specific information were just some of the highlights of the 2012 annual report presented to board of the Mayo Sports Partnership recently. The boards function is to oversee the workings of the Sports Partnership and comprises representatives from local agencies, community and sporting organisations within the county.

Local employers open doors for diversity at Castlebar event

Inclusive recruitment is good for business. That was the message to Mayo employers at a recent Open Door breakfast seminar in the Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar.

Do you have a physical or sensory disability?

Do you have a physical or sensory disability? The Irish Wheelchair Association in Mayo provides a wide range of services, including personal assistant services, holiday services and day services.

Galway school leavers with disabilities left in limbo due to funding cuts

Concerned parents of school leavers with disabilities are urging local politicians to support their call for the reversal of a Government decision to cut services for these “vulnerable” children.

Mayo nominations sought for Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards 2013

Mayo entries are being sought for the 2013 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards. This is the third year of the awards, a joint initiative between Ireland’s premier hearing healthcare provider Hidden Hearing and the Irish Deaf Society. The awards honour those who are deaf or hard of hearing and who make a significant contribution to society, their community, workplace, or through sporting excellence.

Ignite! Call for proposals

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Mayo County Council's Arts Office is delighted to announce the launch of Ignite! a new and innovative approach to commissioning and touring work by artists with disabilities. Ignite! Is managed through a unique partnership involving Mayo County Council Arts Office, The Arts Council/ An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Arts and Disability Ireland, Cork City Council and Galway City and County Councils.

 

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