Imagine never escaping the lockdown: Irish Wheelchair Association asks people to get behind petition seeking greater Government support for people with disabilities

The Irish Wheelchair Association is asking people to get behind the organisation’s #NotMyIndependenceDay petition, which urges the new Government to ensure independence for people with disabilities.      Irish Wheelchair Association launched #NotMyIndependenceDay this week, a campaign to urge the new Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration to ensure that people with disabilities can live the life they choose, with independence.       Josephine Kenny, Irish Wheelchair Association worker in Offaly said: “As Covid-19 restrictions […]

AA Advice On Maintaining Your Car During The Lockdown

In recent days, the AA Rescue service has seen an increase in breakdown callouts, with many instances of a car fault being caused by lack of use during the current COVID-19 restrictions. To help people stay safe at home and keep their car in running order, our AA Rescue team have put together some top […]

#WhatIMiss – Ombudsman for Children asks how lockdown is affecting young people

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO) has today launched #WhatIMiss, a social media campaign inviting young people to share their views and opinions on how the Covid-19 crisis and the lockdown is affecting them. The Ombudsman for Children, Dr Niall Muldoon said: “#WhatIMiss is about hearing directly from young people. “The past few weeks have […]