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#independent living

# independent-living - Friday 21 July, 2017

INM has struck a deal for the controversial closure of its pension schemes

The newspaper group will put over €50 million into the retirement funds between now and 2023.

# independent-living - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Column: 'I cook dinner when I want, eat when I want. I was waiting 20 years for this'

After 20 years of institutional living, Alan has moved into his community. This is his story, as well as other HAIL project participants, now living lives of their own choosing.

# independent-living - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: How my trip to a children's mental asylum in Belarus made me proud to be Irish

A trip volunteering at a children’s asylum in Belarus showed me the harsh reality for many children affected by the Chernobyl disaster but it also let me see the hope that Irish people have brought to their lives, writes Cliódhna Russell.

# independent-living - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Column: Cerebral palsy is a part of me – but it’s not all of me

Cerebral palsy just one piece of the thousand-piece jigsaw that is me. I love my life, my independence, my strength and my determination to live the way I want to, writes Jane Fennessy.

# independent-living - Thursday 25 July, 2013

'The system is wrong.' - Independent TDs react to plans to cut Leaders Allowance

Independent TD Colm Keaveney says that the Labour Party benefits from €250,000 in allowances due to TDs who have lost the party whip.

# independent-living - Sunday 24 March, 2013

How independent living is giving freedom to those with intellectual disabilities

After years of institutional and residential care, Tara O’Dea and Carmel McAnaspie now have a place to call home.