Hardening of attitudes towards people with disabilities - January 19, 2012
Making Public Services more Disability Friendly - December 16, 2011
Access your right to vote - February 8, 2011
Promoting Independent Living for People with Disabilities in the Community - December 6, 2010
Review of Disability Policy a welcome development says NDA - December 6, 2010
Irish 24–hour Universal Design Challenge - November 25, 2010
NDA Strategic Plan 2010-2012 - March 10, 2010
Standards in Residential Services - February 1, 2010
Accessible Voting Stations for Second Lisbon Referendum - July 28, 2009
Special Group on Public Service Numbers and Expenditures - July 16, 2009
Ombudsman Annual Report 2008 - July 2, 2009
Concerns about further cuts in disability services - February 21, 2009
National Disability Authority to Target Employment Inclusion and Improved Access - September 24, 2008
NDA hosts Excellence through Accessibility Awards Ceremony for Public Bodies - December 3, 2007
Thirteen public bodies today, International Day of Disabled People, received awards for their achievement of excellent accessibility in their services at an award ceremony held by the NDA at Dublin’s Mansion House.
The NDA Presents its Annual Report 2006 to Minister - November 15, 2007
The NDA today presented its Annual Report to Dr. Jimmy Devins TD, Minister for Disability and Mental Health.
New Centre launched to improve design of environment / products / services for all - October 15, 2007
The NDA launches Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, first in the world on a statutory basis.
International developments will impact on status of people with disabilities in Ireland - October 2, 2007
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Council of Europe’s Disability Action Plan 2006 -2015 could result in significant advances for people with disabilities.
NDA welcomes NDP spend - January 23, 2007
The National Disability Authority (NDA) welcomes the programme of €19.2 billion investment set out in the National Development Plan 2007 - 2013, to fund the implementation of the National Disability Strategy.
Implementation of NDA Strategic Plan will Improve Lives of People with a Disability - November 27, 2006
The National Disability Authority (NDA) has launched its third Strategic Plan since its establishment as the national independent statutory body on disability in 2000.
Review of the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme - October 2, 2006
Four Public Sector bodies receive the NDA approval for accessibility - September 25, 2006
Four public bodies are the recipients of the inaugural National Disability Authority (NDA) Excellence Through Accessibility Awards, presented to pioneering public bodies that lead the way in making public services more accessible for people with disabilities. These four bodies can now display an EtA symbol to demonstrate their commitment to accessibility.
NDA Launches Code of Practice on Accessible Public Services - July 21, 2006
“Making public services accessible for people with disabilities is critical to achieving a more inclusive society in Ireland” said Angela Kerins, Chairperson of the National Disability Authority.
People with Intellectual Disability or Mental Health Problems Need Specific Reference in UN Convention - June 15, 2006
People who have an intellectual disability or who experience mental health difficulties are some of the most overlooked in society in terms of legal protection according to leading thinkers in this area.
Bus Eireann Procurement of Buses - May 2, 2006
The contract which was to deliver over 60 inaccessible buses to Bus Eireann has been withheld following intervention by the Chairperson of the National Disability Authority, Ms. Angela Kerins today.
Proportion of disabled people set to rise as population ages - February 6, 2006
The “Common Agenda” between older people and people with disabilities in Ireland was highlighted at a seminar held under the auspices of the NDA and the National Council on Ageing and Older People.
Twelve-Step Guide for Inclusion in Strategic Partnerships Launched by National Disability Authority
- June 26, 2005
The National Disability Authority has launched 12 Essential Principles for effective strategic partnership with people who have experience of mental health difficulties.
NDA National Public Consultation on Draft Sectoral Plans opens in Dublin - May 9, 2005
The NDA today began a nationwide series of public consultation meetings in relation to draft sectoral plans produced by six Government Departments
Disabled people who are lesbian, gay men or bisexual are
discriminated against in Irish society, NDA discussion paper
finds - April 28, 2005
The estimated 30,000 Irish people with disabilities who are also lesbian, gay or bisexual are further disadvantaged in a number of ways because of their sexual orientation, according to a discussion paper published today (April 29, 2005) by the National Disability Authority.
Dental Treatment for People with Disabilities Often ‘Ad-hoc and Unsatisfactory’ - March 11, 2005
Findings in the publication “Oral Health and Disability – the way forward” which show that people with a disability experience more oral health problems and require more treatment than those who do not have a disability.
National Disability Authority welcomes Budget measures - December 1, 2004
NDA response to Budget 2005
NDA launches fifth issue of its
Disability Agenda on Legal Systems of Redress - October 13, 2004
The NDA today launched the fifth issue of its Disability Agenda series on Legal Systems of Redress at a Forum chaired by Professor Maurice Manning, President of the Human Rights Commission.
People with disabilities of working age 2 1/2 times less likely to be in work - September 8, 2004
National Disability Authority calls for a National Disability Study - April 26, 2004
Applications called for NDA Research Scholarships 2004 - April 8, 2004
NDA Launch Disability Agenda - Issue One - April 2, 2004
NDA Research Promotion Scheme - January 16, 2004