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Local Irish Wheelchair Association branch appeals for public support

The Athlone Branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association is appealing to members of the local public for their financial support as the charity announced the cancellation of its annual street collection due to the persistent presence of Covid-19.

DPD make charity cheque presentation

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DPD, whose hub base is in Athlone, Ireland recently presented their partner charity, with whom they have enjoyed a fruitful relationship since 1994, the Irish Wheelchair Association, with a cheque for €5,000. All proceeds were raised at the company's annual conference last month.

Irish Wheelchair Association Table Quiz

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) will be hosting a fundraising Table Quiz in Flannery’s Hotel on Wednesday February 22 at 8pm. Organisers would really appreciate your support and all are welcome. No bookings are required, the entry fee for a table of 4 will be €40 and there will be spot prizes and a raffle on the night.

Major award for Tuam occupational therapist

A County Galway based occupational therapist has walked away with a Young Volunteer of the Year Award.

What a difference a day makes as wasteland transformed

Yesterday, Thursday, nearly 300 volunteers from Fidelity Investments Ireland travelled to Athlone to transform a dilapidated wasteland into a beautiful and tranquil space for use by members of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) and the local community.

Irish Wheelchair Association is asking you to donate €2 this Christmas

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) works with people with physical disabilities including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, amputation, muscular dystrophy, stroke victims, and other conditions which limit mobility. Mayo Services include day services, respite services, accessible transport, accessible driving school and the assisted living service (ALS).


If you have any condition that impacts on your mobility, for example multiple sclerosis, Parkinsons, arthritis, stroke, motor neuron disease, spina bifida, or have a sensory disability, ie, visual or hearing, please feel free to contact the Irish Wheelchair Association.

IWA table quiz

To celebrate the International Day of People with Disabilities on Monday December 3, the Irish Wheelchair Association is holding a table quiz in Castlebar Tennis Club at 9pm. Tables of four cost €40.


The Irish Wheelchair Association is still accepting used clothes and shoes for recycling. Bags can be dropped off at IWA Centre in Logmore Monday to Friday. Your support helps maintain services in Erris in these difficult times.

The Irish Wheelchair Association – Providing essential services to people with disabilities in Mayo

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The Irish Wheelchair Foundation (IWA) was founded in 1960 by a small group of wheelchair users committed to improving the lives of people with physical disabilities in Ireland. Today there are 20,000 members and more than 2,000 staff, as well as many volunteers who are dedicated to enhancing the community-based organisation.


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