The Munster Express Tuesday, 14 June 2022

Inclusion and innovation at Waterford Disability Network by Kieran Foley It has certainly been a busy period for Waterford Disability Network which has quickly adjusted to life following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. Waterford Disability Network is a registered charity with Jo Cregan as Chairperson and Sineàd Kilcawley as Vice-chair. Office manager with Waterford Disability […]

Waterford News & Star 12 April 2022

Conference on Autism Text of article: The self-discovery of living with autism by Dermot Keyes Carmel Hennessy stood before the microphone at St. Patrick’s Gateway with calm, understated confidence. She told the gathering assembled at the inaugural Waterford Disability Network (WDN) Conference on Autism that she’d written down what she needed to say on a […]

Dungarvan Leader Friday, April 1st 2022

Text of article: Autism Opportunities Event Saturday April 22nd is International Autism Awareness Day and Waterford Disability Network are hosting an information and networking event in St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford City with speeches beginning at 2pm. There will be numerous speakers talking about both the hurdles faced by and opportunities available to […]

The Munster Express 29 March 2022

Text of article: Autism Opportunities Event Saturday April 2nd is International Autism Awareness Day and Waterford Disability Network are hosting an information and networking event in St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford City with speeches beginning at 2pm. There will be numerous speakers talking about both the hurdles faced by and opportunities available to […]

WLR Déise Today 23 February 2022

E-Scooters causing problems on Footpaths – Cllr Joeanne Bailey with Maria McCann MM : Maria McCann JB : Joeanne Bailey   MM : My next guest is Sinn Fein Councillor Joeanne Bailey and she’s on the line now, Joeanne you’re very welcome to the programme. JB : Hi, how are you? Thanks for having me […]

Fines Double for Cars Parked on Footpaths, Cycle Lanes & Bus Lanes

Waterford News & Star, Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Text of article: Wheelchair scheme proposed for Déise’s Blue Flag beaches by Darren Skelton An idea that has been proposed more than once at Waterford City & county Council meetings is once again being pushed to the fore, by independent TD Matt Shanahan and former Councillor Blaise Hannigan.      “Myself and Blaise, who is […]

The Munster Express Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Text of article: Waterford Disability Network – a voice for all by Kieran Foley In May last year, Waterford Disability Network received a certificate from former Metropolitan Mayor Cllr Breda Brennan which acknowledged “the work and effort of the Waterford Disability Network in providing valuable services and information to its users and their support groups.” […]

The Munster Express, Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Text of article: Waterford Disability Network launches new website and presents inaugural award by Kieran Foley Waterford Disability Network has launched its new website and presented its inaugural Inclusion Award. Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr Joe Kelly (Ind) was in attendance at a special event held at Waterford Disability Network’s New Street offices […]

The Munster Express, Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Text of article: Disability activist refused assistance due to Covid-19 by Kieran Foley A Waterford disability activist says he has been refused assistance in Waterford stores on multiple occasions- with Covid-19 cited as a reason. Karl Cretzan (25) from Ballygunner, who has cerebral palsy and scoliosis and is confined to a wheelchair, has on numerous […]

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