Local Initiatives

St. Margaret’s Donnybrook:

St. Margaret’s is a not-for-profit service, supporting people with intellectual disability (to move) (in their journey) from residential services to a life of their choosing in their own home. We ensure that the service moves with the person, providing a continuum of support according to their need, will and preference.

The Cedar Foundation:

Work and Training Many people with disabilities face challenges in accessing and participating in employment and training.  To help tackle these barriers Cedar offers a range of services across Northern Ireland to help individuals gain qualifications and develop the skills required to find/retain a job, transition through education and get

Deaf Village Ireland:

Deaf Village Ireland is an inclusive state of the art social, administration, religious, community, sports, heritage and educational complex providing a range of facilities for both Deaf and hearing people. Deaf Village Ireland is a project which was set up by the Deaf Community in Ireland working alongside the Catholic

Vision Impaired Football FAI:

The FAI FFA programme and Vision Sports Ireland work in conjunction to promote and develop football opportunities for people with vision impairments. There are opportunities for both partially sighted players (B2/3) and fully blind (B1) players. The B2/3 footballers play indoors and there are minimal differences in the rules from

NIVIB (Northern Ireland Visually Impaired Bowls):

Group who play indoor bowls weekly from approx 1 October until 31 March and also play many friendly matches with sighted people. There are currently only 2 active clubs in the Association. Stadium bowls is also available during the winter months but booking for a rink is normally required. Outdoor

Blind Sports Network NI:

The Blind Sports Network NI was established in 2012 and includes key representatives from sports clubs and organisations for people with sight loss from across Northern Ireland. The aim of the group is to: a) Research: To undertake research into the levels of physical activity of people with sight loss and

Carriglea Cáirde Services:

Carriglea Cáirde Services provides  residential, respite and day services services and supports to persons with an intellectual disability. Services are provided to people in West Waterford and services are mainly centred in Dungarvan. Carriglea Cáirde Services provides a variety of services and supports to approx. 180 adults with an intellectual disability

St Patrick’s Centre (Kilkenny):

St Patrick’s Centre, Kilkenny is located on the Kells Road (approximately 1 mile from Kilkenny town centre) and is situated in a 19.9 acre site. It was opened in 1966 by the Sisters of Charity to provide residential services for 25 children with intellectual disabilities within a regional catchment. The

Disability Bray:

Welcome to Disability Bray – we are delighted to see you here! Disability Bray is a community website with information and listings on all things disability-related. We have a focus on Bray and North Wicklow because of our origins, but you’ll find lots of information here that’s relevant to the

Myaware Myasthenia.

Myaware is the only charity in the UK dedicated solely to the care and support of people affected by myasthenia. We have been helping people since 1968. The first National Meeting of Myasthenics held on 31st of March at the New End Hospital, Hampstead, London and by 1976 the myasthenia