Our sincere thanks to everyone who participated in and supported the Whitegate Harvest Walk on Saturday September 10th 2016. This walk was organized by the Garvey family in loving memory of the late Mrs. Cora Garvey with all proceeds going to St Dympna’s ADS, Ash Services Bus fund , Ability West. We are delighted to announce that the total amount raised was €9,590.81.
Please vote for Ability West’s video “An Ordinary Life” for the Better Together Video Storytelling Competition 2016.
You can vote by visiting the link below. Please share and tell your friends. You can vote once daily and every vote counts! Thanks for your support.
Venue: NUI Galway, Centre for Disability Law & Policy, within the ILAS
Building, Upper Newcastle Road
Date: October 25th.
Time: 11am to 1pm.
Who should attend: Family relative’s of persons with a disability and persons with a disability.
Cost: free, but space is limited so please register on 018559891 or email@example.com
Ennis Voices For Autism (EVA), and AsIAm, (a national autism charity) are hosting an event for young people in Ennis on Thursday 20th & Friday 21st October.
Lots of young people in this community, just like every other, have Autism. Being a young person can be tough - finding your feet, doing exams, making friends or starting relationships, going to college or getting your first job. For those of us with Autism all this change can bring particular challenges.
Disability Legal Information Clinic returns for the 2016/2017 academic year on Wednesday 5th October at 6pm.
What we do?
We provide a free, accessible and confidential legal information service to people with disabilities. The service is provided by trained volunteers (law students) who are supervised by a legal practitioner. Past queries have covered topics such as housing law, social service provision, employment law, medical negligence or personal injuries, education and equality law.
Our sincere thanks to everyone who participated in and supported our Golf Fundraiser on September 3rd 2016. We are delighted to announce that the total amount raised was €12,217.50.
Pictured are Captain and Lady Captain of Galway Golf Club, Marcus Conroy and Ethna Joyce. presenting the cheque to Acting CEO of Ability West, John McHugo, with committee members, Pauline Dolly and Bosco McDermott,
We are delighted to announce that Abilty West are the winners of Honda Powering Local Dreams. Our sincere thanks to Honda and to everyone who supported us by voting. The €5000 will be used to buy two All Inclusive Beach Wheelchairs that will make our beautiful Galway beaches accessible to people with disabilities.