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# disability-allowance - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Thousands of people didn't get their disability payments this morning
# Disability Allowance
# Disability Allowance

Thousands of people didn't get their disability payments this morning

Mar 2nd 2016, 1:43 PM 38,591 Views 76 Comments

The Department has apologised and said everyone due a payment should have it by tomorrow.

# disability-allowance - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

Apr 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 145 Views 54 Comments

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

# disability-allowance - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Readers’ panel: On disability allowance
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ panel: On disability allowance

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

Elizabeth has not seen anything in the Budget that she believes will help her get the operation she needs or help her disabled son.

# disability-allowance - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget?
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget?

Dec 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,441 Views 31 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# disability-allowance - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Hundreds waiting over a year to appeal refused disability allowance
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Hundreds waiting over a year to appeal refused disability allowance

Oct 20th 2012, 5:01 PM 9,951 Views 44 Comments

Figures released by Joan Burton show 4,169 are appealing a refusal, with 321 of them waiting over a year for it.

# disability-allowance - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Kenny says AIB mortgage hike necessary to avoid further taxpayer bailout
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny says AIB mortgage hike necessary to avoid further taxpayer bailout

Oct 9th 2012, 4:15 PM 9,122 Views 100 Comments

Enda Kenny says AIB needs to return to profitability if it is to avoid needing further State support.

Burton 'playing politics with people's fears' over proposed disability cut
# Disability Allowance
# Disability Allowance

Burton 'playing politics with people's fears' over proposed disability cut

Oct 9th 2012, 3:03 PM 5,267 Views 26 Comments

The Social Protection Minister has been advised of a proposal to cut disability allowance payments for under 18s in the forthcoming budget, the second leak in two weeks from her department.

# disability-allowance - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Willie O'Dea says Burton 'continues to mislead' over disability allowance cuts
# Disability Allowance
# Disability Allowance

Willie O'Dea says Burton 'continues to mislead' over disability allowance cuts

Aug 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,325 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD said the Minister for Social Protection should be upfront about changes to criteria for the allowance and explain application refusals and delays.

# disability-allowance - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Burton: No plans to change disability allowance eligibility
# Disability Allowance
# Disability Allowance

Burton: No plans to change disability allowance eligibility

Aug 7th 2012, 8:33 PM 5,138 Views 47 Comments

The Minister noted a surge in applications for disability allowance, but denied any changes in criteria or conditions.

# disability-allowance - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

In pictures: Burton confronted outside Dáil over domiciliary care allowance
# Carers
# Carers

In pictures: Burton confronted outside Dáil over domiciliary care allowance

Jun 19th 2012, 5:12 PM 7,268 Views 33 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny insisted that there are no plans to reduce the allowance paid to carers of severely disabled children amid fears that some families could lose out.

# disability-allowance - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Plans to extend JobBridge to people with disabilities confirmed
# JobBridge
# JobBridge

Plans to extend JobBridge to people with disabilities confirmed

Apr 12th 2012, 7:20 AM 2,418 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection has said plans to extend the National Internship Scheme to people claiming Disability Allowance should be revealed in the coming weeks.

# disability-allowance - Thursday 8 December, 2011

TDs begin debating Budget 2012's social welfare cuts
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

TDs begin debating Budget 2012's social welfare cuts

Dec 8th 2011, 4:04 PM 2,612 Views 11 Comments

The Social Welfare Bill 2011 will be voted on by TDs tomorrow – but former Labour TDs Penrose and Nulty have broken ranks again.

Bishops urge government to abandon cuts to child benefit
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Bishops urge government to abandon cuts to child benefit

Dec 8th 2011, 9:53 AM 1,428 Views 28 Comments

At their winter meeting, the Irish Bishops’ Conference welcomes the U-turn on disability benefit – but remain concerned.

# disability-allowance - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

Dec 7th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,793 Views 3 Comments

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

# disability-allowance - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Readers' Panel: Full-time carer
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Full-time carer

Dec 6th 2011, 10:18 PM 1,527 Views 0 Comments

Ann Hughes had been concerned that Carer’s Allowance would be cut. The government left it alone – but there were other changes which will still affect her.

# disability-allowance - Friday 18 November, 2011

Budget leaks: Social welfare to bear burden of cuts, Government tells EU
# Budget Leaks
# Budget Leaks

Budget leaks: Social welfare to bear burden of cuts, Government tells EU

Nov 18th 2011, 1:58 PM 8,091 Views 53 Comments

Leaked draft documents seen by TheJournal.ie indicate that the social protection budget will be heavily targeted.

# disability-allowance - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Norris received TCD disability pension because of Hepatitis diagnosis
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris received TCD disability pension because of Hepatitis diagnosis

Oct 5th 2011, 12:22 PM 4,465 Views 136 Comments

David Norris confirms he received a disability pension from Trinity College, after being diagnosed with Hepatitis in 1994.

# disability-allowance - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 2nd 2011, 11:00 AM 60 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# disability-allowance - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis
# Catholic Bishops
# Catholic Bishops

Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis

Feb 22nd 2011, 3:00 PM 793 Views 4 Comments

The bishops have criticised cuts in the minimum wage and say that the new government needs to learn from the “wrongs of the past”.