Success for Tipperary native at the International World Amputee Sports Games

Tipperary man, Cillian Dunne returned home this week, from an impressive performance at the International World Amputee Sports Games (IWAS) in Portugal with 3 bronze medals secured in all three of his track events, the 5000m, 400m and 100m. Cillian travelled as part of Irish Wheelchair Associations Team Ireland, alongside 8 other team mates from […]

Imagine never escaping the lockdown: Irish Wheelchair Association asks people to get behind petition seeking greater Government support for people with disabilities

The Irish Wheelchair Association is asking people to get behind the organisation’s #NotMyIndependenceDay petition, which urges the new Government to ensure independence for people with disabilities. Irish Wheelchair Association launched #NotMyIndependenceDay this week, a campaign to urge the new Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration to ensure that people with disabilities can live the life they choose, with independence. Josephine Kenny, Irish Wheelchair Association worker in Offaly said: “As […]

General Election candidates to meet Tipperary disability groups on 31st January

A group of well-known disability charities who form The Disability Action Coalition, are inviting all General Election candidates in Tipperary to an important meeting in Irish Wheelchair Association’s service in Tipperary Town where they will be asked to commit to secure funding for disability services by the next Government. The Tipperary meeting is only one […]

Johnny B and The Boogie Men new Christmas hit ‘Santa Song’

Johnny B & The Boogie Men have released the video (see below) for Santa Song their catchy new Christmas hit. You can download the song  on iTunes. All Proceeds from sales are going to the Irish Wheelchair Association. For more information or bookings email : httpv://

Thurles Greyhound Stadium to host night in aid of Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA)

On Friday 9th September 2011, a national fundraising night in aid of Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) will take place across ten greyhound stadiums nationwide. The event which is being run in conjunction with the Irish Greyhound Board will see stadia in Cork, Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Limerick, Longford (26th September), Mullingar (8th September), Tipperary, Tralee and […]

Roscrea People of the Year 2010

The Roscrea People of the Year 24th Awards’ Evening 2010 (Organised yearly since 1987 by Roscrea People) for outstanding service to the community was held at the Damer Court Hotel on Wednesday 12th  January, 2011.  The awards were co-sponsored by Roscrea Credit Union & Bernie’s SuperValu.   Guest of Honour: Dom Richard Purcell     […]