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Fintan Bray: I’m so proud to have made history in Irish politics
The newly-elected member of the Fianna Fáil Ard Chomhairle says he’s worked hard to get here and is grateful to his family for all their support.
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Social inclusion of children with disabilities ‘key’ to wellbeing and care, new research finds
The research found that it is ‘vital’ that children with disabilities have equal access to early learning and school age care and education.
# mix mashed potatoes
Mr and Mrs Potato Head drop the titles 'to promote gender equality'
The company who makes the toy said that the titles were limiting for “both gender identity and family structure”.
Opinion: On Nollaig na mBan, we strive to celebrate Irish women in business
Emily and Lucy O’Connor felt there wasn’t enough being done for Irish women in business, so they decided to do something about that.
Living with the 'new normal' is extra difficult with a disability - here are some small changes that would help
Carrie Williams, who lives with a debilitating illness outlines the challenges Covid-19 has brought for people with disabilities.
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'We need shows like Fair City to star people with disabilities and reflect the world we live in'
The short film Aretha stars young actress Orla Casey, who has been acting since she was in primary school.
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Irish society improving in terms of tolerance and equality, but Traveller and Roma exclusion still an issue
A new report notes that tolerance is increasing in Ireland, but states that issues still persist around integration.
# represent
Sinéad Burke is the first little person to attend the Met Gala
“It is surreal, inspiring and humbling to be gracing the [Met Gala's] infamous red carpet,” Burke wrote in Vogue.
# Corrie
Coronation Street is to feature a black family for the first time in its 59-year history
The producers of the show say they hope it will make it more representative of modern Britain.
Children with disabilities: 'The assessment of need system is in disarray'
Why, at a time when we should be advancing the rights of children with disabilities as citizens of this State, are we letting them down more than ever, asks Paddy Connolly.
Column: 'I have been asked if I mourn the healthy, normal son that I could have had'
There is still the belief that having a disability means that you are only half the person that you could have been, that it is not ‘normal’ and should be ‘cured’, writes Hesline Crawford.
# Rooney Rule
FA will interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate before appointing England managers
The association has agreed to introduce new rules in the hope of tackling inclusion in the game.
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'We are a market... If business recognises the value of a billion people then society will'
An Irish woman is leading the first global campaign for businesses to include those with disabilities – beginning with a 1,000km trek across Colombia.
# A step forward
Delaney promises to grow women's football as FAI makes historic appointment
Niamh O’Donoghue will join the association’s board of management at next month’s AGM.
# For a rainy day
New campaign to get young Travellers in the habit of saving
A significant number of Travellers are unable to access or use mainstream financial services.
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Catholic Church tells Irish schools how they should treat non-Catholics
Atheist Ireland said the proposals do not respect the human rights of atheist or secular families.
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Controversial Bombers pair to face Ireland despite continuing Essendon supplements scandal
Dustin Fletcher and Jobe Watson have been added to the Australia International Rules squad
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'He did very well' - O'Neill impressed by new boy Lenihan
The Hull City full-back has been once again named in the senior squad.
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Burton will decline invite to New York parade over LGBT ban
LGBT groups have called on Irish officials and An Garda Síochána to follow the New York mayor’s lead and boycott the parade.
# Citizens Advice
Citizen advice now available through 'live chat'
People with hearing or speech difficulties will now be able to access information as new instant-chat service launched.
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Focus on inclusion for World Down Syndrome Day
Two Irish people star in the video, which has a focus on inclusion and rights for people with Down Syndrome.