Appeal to politicians during COVID crisis

Appeal to politicians during COVID crisis

During an online lobby session with Oireachtas members today our CEO Barbara O’Connell called for sustainable funding to secure vital disability services like ours and other members of The Disability Action Coalition.  Frontline rehabilitation teams Our frontline...
Stress relief from laughter

Stress relief from laughter

Earlier in May, we celebrated World Laughter Day which was inspired by the Laughter Yoga movement. It is based on the idea that your facial expression can affect your emotions. For instance, if you start to smile, you feel more positive – happier. Try it now!...
From wheelchair to walkathon

From wheelchair to walkathon

20 laps of Thomond Park you say? You think you could do it? Well first of all you’re welcome to do it too and support Brian’s fundraiser! It’s the perfect goal to keep you motivated during these times of isolation and restrictions. But what we didn’t tell you is that...
Letter from our CEO to the Irish Times

Letter from our CEO to the Irish Times

Our Letter to the Editor of the Irish Times The coronavirus pandemic has come out of nowhere and left us feeling isolated. For many of us, these feelings of isolation while challenging, are temporary. Yet isolation is very much an everyday reality for people after...
Coping with COVID anxiety

Coping with COVID anxiety

Nobody saw it coming. The coronavirus has taken the world by surprise and it seems as though our lives have changed overnight. Our routines have changed, our ability to interact with each other has changed and every day the news is changing and there is new...
“How I’ve learned to live again.”

“How I’ve learned to live again.”

I don’t think anyone would sit down and have a chat with me today and know I had a brain injury. My injury was always invisible. But to those who know me best, my struggles weren’t invisible. Back in 2008, more than 10 years ago, I became very ill out of the blue. I...
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