Minister for Disability, Anne Rabbitte awards funding to help people with disabilities have their say on issues that affect them.
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100 million funding for Disability Services announced in Budget 2020/21


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Minister Rabbitte & Cllr. Canning welcome installation of wheelchair accessible ramps around Portumna

Minister for Disabilities Anne Rabbitte TD and Councillor Ivan Canning have welcomed the installation of 20 wheelchair accessible ramps around the Portumna. The €15,000 funding for the project was secured through Councillor Ivan Canning’s Notice of Motion monies. A...

€500,000 Community Integration Fund 2020

€500,000 made available to 113 local community projects nationwide Almost EVERY county to benefit from funding Communities and community organisations can play a vital role in making sure that everyone in society is included and can feel like they belong  Wednesday 28...

Budget 2021 | 100 million to Disability Services

Minister of State, Anne Rabbitte is delighted to announce the allocation of 100 million to disability services. Minister Rabbitte commented: Today’s investment of €100m in disability services is unprecedented.  The increased level of funding will deliver more timely...

Minister Rabbitte welcomes proposed better working conditions for school secretaries and caretakers.

Minister of State, Anne Rabbitte, has welcomed the news that school secretaries and caretakers on low pay with no job security are to have their conditions of employment regularised. A new preliminary agreement reached at the Workplace Relations Commission on Tuesday...

Irish Water: Galway school and students honoured for water conservation efforts

Virtual award ceremony celebrated by Green-Schools and Irish Water Issued, Wednesday October 21 -  Green-Schools moved its annual Water Awards ceremony online today, with a virtual ceremony shown on screens in 24 schools around the country. Postponed in May due to...

Affordable housing on State land to be put on a statutory basis

Thursday 22 October 2020 Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has recently received Cabinet approval for new provisions which will ensure that there is a statutory obligation to deliver affordable housing on State land. This...

Minister for Disability, Anne Rabbitte awards funding to help people with disabilities have their say on issues that affect them

Friday October 23rd 2020 | Press Release New Disability Participation and Consultation Network is part of Ireland’s plan to implement the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities The newly established Disability Participation and Consultation Network...

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Ministers Donnelly and Rabbitte announce €7.8m Sláintecare initiative to clear Assessment of Need backlog for children

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Disability Anne Rabbitte TD have today announced a new Sláintecare initiative clearing the backlog for children’s Assessment of Needs, and supporting the roll-out of Children’s...

Galway Minister of State throws hat into the ring to be new Minister for Agriculture

Fianna Fail’s Anne Rabbitte has expressed her interest in taking up the role of Minister for Agriculture following the resignation of the Mayo TD Darragh Calleary from the position following the Golfgate controversy. Minister Rabbitte says the new Minister for...

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