Did you know 1 in 7 people in Ireland have a disability? Did you know Ireland remains the only country in the European Union that has failed to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)? What this means is people with a disability in Ireland don't have the same rights... Continue Reading →
It's said that school days are the best days of your life. Try telling that to the children with special needs and their parents. Due to the cutbacks most, if not all, of the children that had full-time SNA's (Special Needs Assistants) now have to share them or in some cases only have 'access' to... Continue Reading →
Cheese platter, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. The Irish government have decided to give 'needy' people cheese. That's really going to help people that can't pay their bills.
Brian Cowan enjoying his guinness, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Following on from the speech made by Brian Cowan last week (where he sounded hungover). Ej's menswear in Sligo have changed their window into the 'Anglo Irish Bar'. It also coincides with Arthur's Day which is on Thursday. I like the toilet that has been named... Continue Reading →
Jonos spine xray, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. This photo is an xray of Jono (my sons) back. He is currently on the waiting list for a spinal fusion at Our Ladys Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin. There have been a huge amount of cutbacks in the hospital recently. At the moment there are 168 children on the... Continue Reading →