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Make Galway ‘employment friendly’ for those with disabilities, says Boyle

Making Galway city ‘employment friendly’ for those with disabilities must become a major priority of the new council after May 24, a Labour candidate has said.

Make Galway 'employment friendly' for those with disabilities, says Boyle

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Making Galway city 'employment friendly' for those with disabilities must become a major priority of the new council after May 24, a Labour candidate has said.

'The social work aspect of law is what I am passionate about'

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NUI Galway recently held its annual Alumni Awards and among the recipients was eminent lawyer and jurist, Grainne McMorrow, who was honoured for her achievements in the field of law, public policy, and government – a category sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn.

Waiting list for autism services continues to grow

A local TD has highlighted the urgent need to implement the recommendations of a recent report on services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder.

People with disabilities must be included in local decision making

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Local authorities need to reimagine how access to services and decision making can be improved for people with disabilities.

Westmeath schools encouraged to promote mental health awareness in the classroom

Walk in My Shoes, the mental health awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, is calling for students and teachers in Athlone and its environs to showcase their efforts to promote positive mental health in their respective schools, following the launch of the Mission Possible: School Achievement awards.

HSE must start funding assistance dogs for children with autism says Rabbitte

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbite has called for the HSE and the Government to provide financial assistance to support more children with autism in getting the use of specially trained autism assistance dogs.

Student march highlights lack of mental health support services

 

New psychiatric unit signals a new era in mental health service delivery

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T he new acute adult mental health unit, which opened in the grounds of University Hospital Galway recently, represents a major step forward for local psychiatric services, the former chairperson of the HSE West's regional health forum said this week.

IWAS Youth World Games underway at AIT

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Athletes from around the world have gathered in Athlone in anticipation of the 2018 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Youth World Games.

 

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