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Ballyforan native Rachel Kelly has a hectic social life between attending her local gym, meeting friends for drinks, soccer training, and regular trips to the local Dean Crowe Theatre in Athlone. Nothing out of the ordinary for a 23-year-old woman but the extraordinary thing is that Rachel is one of the first participants in StepIn, a unique supported living network for people with learning disabilities.
Michael D Higgins this week pledged to break down negative attitudes and discrimination surrounding mental illness if elected president of Ireland.
Mayo Sports Partnership is to host an activity, accessibility, and healthy lifestyle themed conference on Thursday October 6, in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar, from 9.30am to 4pm.
A Co Galway man who has been a campaigner for people with disabilities for more than 10 years and who will run as an independent candidate in the general election will launch his Dail campaign tonight (Thursday) at Munroe’s in Dominick Street at 8pm.
The next Government’s policy in relation to disability issues must prioritise supports for independent living for people with disabilities in counties Longford and Westmeath. That’s according to the Centre for Independent Living (CIL), which launched a political awareness campaign in advance of the forthcoming general election in Dublin last week.
A distinguised professor with a background in learning disability services, who has produced several important research documents, will speak at NUI Galway tonight (Thursday).
There are 700 car parking spaces in the town core of Westport, of which 31 are disabled car parking spaces. Nineteen of these spaces are fully accessible for wheelchair users. The remaining 12 are ambulant disabled car parking spaces, provided for non wheelchair users.
Enable Ireland Disability Services is asking people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities in Mayo to take part in an online survey investigating their experiences of taking part in social and leisure activities.
One the world’s leading thinkers on equality and non-discrimination law will give a public lecture at NUI Galway tomorrow (Friday).
Today sees the launch of the Galway City Council’s new access awareness advertising campaign as part of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.