Inclusion Ireland launch newsletter for March

Paddy Connolly, Aodhan O Riordain, Mary Doherty and Pat Clarke.

The latest edition of Inclusion Ireland’s user-friendly newsletter aims to maintain our communications strategy of providing accessible information on the current issues in disability policy to persons with disabilities and their families.

Eight-year anniversary of Ireland signing the CRPD

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Today marks the eight-year anniversary of Ireland signing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) – but persons with disabilities and their families are still waiting for the Government to make the CRPD a part of Irish law.

Confidential Recipient to address Inclusion Ireland AGM

Leigh Gath

Confidential Recipient Leigh Gath will be a guest speaker at Inclusion Ireland's AGM 'Áras Attracta - Four Months On' at the Spencer Hotel, IFSC, Dublin 1 on Saturday, April 11th. 

Connect Family Network to support family groups

Connect Family Network

Inclusion Ireland, Down Syndrome Ireland and Irish Autism Action are three national organisations that will be working together on the Connect Family Network. Please fill out our short survey by clicking here.

Replace the Lunacy Act 1871 - 'Fool Me Once' petition

Inclusion Ireland - with the support of  Age Action, the Centre for Independent Living, Down Syndrome Ireland, Disability Federation of Ireland and the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies - is asking members of the public to sign a petition called ‘Fool Me Once’ asking for the Government replace the Lunacy Regulation Act (Ireland) 1871. Sign the petition by clicking here.

 

Follow our twitter campaign by searching fif and using #foolmeonce and #lunacylunchtime

Report published on Mental Health Act 2001

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The expert group review group has published its report on the Mental Health Act, 2001. This will have implications for persons with intellectual disabilities as a significant number of whom will also experience mental health difficulties.

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