Latest events notices

Joanne O'Riordan organising UNCRPD demonstration in Dublin on March 30th

Event date: 

Thursday, 30 March, 2017

Disability rights activist Joanne O'Riordan - along with over 100 disability organisations - is planning a public demonstration in Dublin on Thursday, March 30th to highlight the 10-year anniversary of Ireland's failure to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

Leap to host ‘A Good Life for Everyone in the Family’ weekend in Cavan this April

Event date: 

Friday, 7 April, 2017 to Sunday, 9 April, 2017

Leap will be hosting a Family Leadership Adventure Break called ‘A Good Life for Everyone in the Family’ in The Cavan Centre, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan on Friday-Sunday April 7th-9th 2017.

The family leadership weekend is an opportunity for the whole family to come together in an inclusive, fun environment to begin to develop and share a vision of a good life for their son or daughter, brother or sister with a disability and for themselves.

The weekend costs €70 per person (all inclusive) so, for example, for a family of four the weekend costs €280.

Swinford Library and Cultural Centre to host Connect Family Network series in March-June

Event date: 

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017

Inclusion Ireland will be providing four free training and information talks for parents, siblings, friends and carers of children and adults with an intellectual disability in Mayo in the coming months.

The series will cover four talks on community living, assisted decision-making and practical advocacy supports.

All talks will take place in Swinford Library and Cultural Centre, Swinford, Co Mayo.

Tea/coffee will be provided and there will be an opportunity to network with other family member and additional information will be available at our information stand.

'Personal Budgets - Towards a Good Life' seminar - Ashling Hotel, Dublin, 19th April

Event date: 

Wednesday, 19 April, 2017

The Centre for Disability Law and Policy (CDLP), Inclusion Ireland and LEAP will host a seminar 'Personal Budgets – Towards a Good Life' in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 on Wednesday, April 19th 2017 (10.00am to 4.00pm).

This seminar will bring together experts to discuss how personal budgets can be used as an enabler of good lives.

This event is suitable for persons with a disability, family members, policy makers and professionals.

The event will cost €20 for people with a disability and family members, €50 for professionals.

Community Hub for Assistive Technology (CHAT) to hold gathering in ChildVision

Event date: 

Wednesday, 26 April, 2017

Community Hub for Assistive Technology (CHAT) will be holding their next gathering in ChildVision in Drumcondra, Dublin 9 on Wednesday, 26th April.

CHAT is a community of practice driven by people who share a passion and believe in the transformative effect that assistive technology has on individual's lives.

CHAT raises awareness of barriers (inaccessibility) and looks at assistive technologies that will help to create a groundswell of support needed to overcome inconsistencies in the provision of assistive technology in Ireland.

Connect Family Network - Killarney, Co Kerry, Wednesday, May 3rd

Event date: 

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017

The Connect Family Network is holding a free event in the KDYS Youth Centre, Fairhill, Killarney, Co Kerry on Wednesday, May 3rd (11.00am to 1.00pm). 

There will be information on the Assisted Decision-Making Act 2015 and advocate with the National Advocacy Service (NAS) for people with disabilities, Mary Carroll, will give information on their service.  The event is also a good opportunity to connect with other family members and share experiences and issues.

Events Calendar: Upcoming disability-related events taking place around Ireland
Inclusion Ireland hosts well attended 'Tools for Independent Living' seminar in Dublin
New accessible changing room facilities launched in Kells Swimming Pool
Care Alliance Ireland launch 'Intellectual Disability, Caring and Role Reversal'
Perspectives of People with Disabilities and Families report has been published
Disability rights activists meet An Taoiseach over reform proposals
Support booklet launched by the Minister for Equality Aodhán Ó Ríordáin
Inclusion Ireland AGM 2015: 'Aras Attracta - Four Months On'
Successful Cost of Disability conference
Report from Inclusion Ireland 2014 National Conference
Budget 2014
AGM & Annual Conference 2013
‘Towards having a Good Life: Immersion Event’ - Report
Inclusion Ireland AGM & Annual Conference 2012
Inclusion Ireland Self-Advocates' ball - 2011
Inclusion Ireland's 50th Anniversary Poetry Competition - 2011
Self-Advocates Forum on Inclusion - 2011
Law and People with an Intellectual Disability - conference, 2011
Presidential Candidates Forum on Disability - 2011
Intellectual Disability and Parenting Seminar - 2011
Inclusion Ireland AGM & Annual Conference 2011
Launch of Inclusion Ireland's 50th Anniversary Celebrations - 2011
Inclusion Ireland AGM & Annual Conference 2010
Joint national press conference - 2009
Photo gallery 2010 Pre-Budget Press Conference
Inclusion Ireland Roundtable on Capacity - August 2009
March of Solidarity - 2009
Inclusion Ireland AGM & Annual Conference 2009
"Taking Control" - what Individualised Funding would mean for you and your family - 2008
My Voice My Choice 2008
Inclusion Ireland AGM & Annual Conference 2008
Inclusion Ireland Capacity Seminar 2007
50th Anniversary Events - 2011
Inclusion Ireland 50th anniversary art & poetry competitions - 2011
Inclusion Ireland Members Meeting November 2011
National protest - 2010
Pre-Budget submission launch - Inclusion Ireland, Irish Autism Action, Down Syndrome Ireland