Press Release and Media for 2009

Press Releases from DFI in 2009

Press Release 02/12/09 - Major Concerns About Further Cuts in Disability Services »»

Press Release 02/12/09 - Major Concerns About Further  Cuts in Disability Services Statement from Disability Federation of Ireland 2nd December 2009, embargo to 12 noon The Disability Federation of Ireland has invited all members of the Oireachtas to a briefing in Buswells...


Press Release 08/10/09 - People with Disability concerned that next Budget will wreak havoc on their services »»

Press Release 08/10/09 - People with  Disability concerned that next Budget will wreak havoc on their services Press Statement from the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI), 8 October 2009 Speaking in Dublin to-day at the launch of the pre-budget submission, John Dolan, DFI Chief Executive said, "People...


Press Release 14/09/09 - Concerns About Service Cuts »»

Press Release 14/09/09 - Concerns About Service Cuts Press Release 14th September 2009 “Over the coming weeks the national debate will focus on Lisbon and NAMA - but for disabled people their concerns and fears will be around the reneging...


Briefing by 17 Social Partners Briefing in C&V Pillar »»

Briefing by 17 Social Partners Briefing in C&V Pillar A briefing by the 17 social partners in the community and voluntary pillar* of the national social partnership process September 14th 2009 We Must Protect Vulnerable People! We Must Protect...


Government Must Protect the Vunerable - Ivan Cooper's Speech »»

Government Must Protect the Vunerable - Ivan Cooper's Speech Ivan Cooper's Speech 14th September 2009 Good morning everyone, My name is Ivan Cooper. I am chairing this morning on behalf of the community and voluntary pillar, and I work for The...


Press Release - Government must protect the Vulnerable »»

Press Release - Government must protect the Vulnerable Message today from the 17 members of the Community and Voluntary Pillar of Social Partnership 14th September 2009 Statement from the 17 members of the Community and Voluntary Pillar of Social...


Press Release 17/07/09 - An Board Snip »»

Press Release 17/07/09 -  An Board Snip Press Release 17th July 2009 The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI), following an analysis of the Snip Report, published yesterday, is deeply concerned about the potential impact of the recommendations...


Press Release 28/05/09 - Political Party Commitment »»

Press Release 28/05/09 - Political Party Commitment Local authorities must deepen their commitment to disability Press Release 28th May 2009 The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) has sought commitments from the main political parties in...


07/04/09 - People with Disabilities Vulnerable »»

07/04/09 - People with Disabilities Vulnerable Urgent Call for 5 Year Plan The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI), in responding to the supplementary Budget, has welcomed the decision not to reduce the level of social welfare payments. ...


Press Release 03/03/09 - An Issue For Local Government »»

Press Release 03/03/09 - An Issue For Local Government Press Release 3rd March 2009 The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) hosted a conference in Dublin today (Tuesday 3rd March) to explore ways of how local government and disability organisations...


Press Release 01/02/09 - Government Commitment to Disability »»

Press Release 01/02/09 - Government Commitment to Disability Protect the Vulnerable After extensive and ongoing Social Partnership discussions our Government must make the difficult decisions on Tuesday next. It is imperative that in decisions taken, that...


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