Scrapping grants will leave some disabled people housebound – O’Fearraigh

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first_img Pinterest Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest Google+ Glenties area Cllr John Sheamais O Fearraigh has hit out at the government for its decision to axe the transportation allowance for people with a disability.The Gweedore based representative was speaking after he received clarification that, not only has the transportation adaptation grant ending, but now the transportation allowance for people with disability is to be discontinued as well.Cllr O’Fearraigh says this is particularly discriminatory towards people with a disability in rural areas, and losing these two grants will effectively render many people housebound………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/jsofgrants.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter By News Highland – October 20, 2014 Facebook Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Previous articleMan due in court on Derry rape chargeNext articleMore building projects getting off the ground in Donegal News Highland GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Scrapping grants will leave some disabled people housebound – O’Fearraigh Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img

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