11th EUSE Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 11th – 13th

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"People with disabilities must have access to work world"

Minister Joan Burton addresses EUSE conference

12th EUSE ConferenceThe Minister for Social Protection, Ms. Joan Burton TD, has stressed the importance of putting employment for people with disabilities on the agenda at both a national and European level when she addressed the European Union of Supported Employment conference, hosted by the Irish Association of Supported Employment and sponsored by the Rehab Group.

“The agenda of this conference is at the heart of what the European Union should be about,” explained the Minister to more than 500 international delegates from 30 countries. Read more.

Minister Lynch launches European jobs project for disadvantaged

Minister Lynch launch Euro projectIreland’s Minister of State with responsibility for Disability, Equality, Mental Health and Older People, Kathleen Lynch TD, met with European delegates to highlight the importance of employment for people with disabilities and other marginalised groups in Croke Park, Dublin, on Tuesday.

Ms. Lynch performed the official launch of a toolkit developed to support marginalised groups such as ex-offenders and individuals in recovery from substance abuse, into jobs.

The toolkit is a collaborative project by agencies in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and England and is funded under the EU Leonardo project. Read more.


Sport legend Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh helps Ennis entrepreneur kick off new business

12th EUSE ConferenceOne of Ireland's best known sports personalities, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, visted the 11th EUSE conference and helped a young Ennis man get the ball rolling on his novel new business venture.

Ronan Kildea was one of the artists who worked with EmployAbility Clare to design the unique delegate gift and he also took the opportunity to launch his pet bereavement card business in Croke Park.

Mr. Kildea is supported by EmployAbility Clare who are working with entrepreneurial minded people with disabilities who want to set-up their own micro-enterprises. Read more.


EUSE 'Gathering' named in top ten conference list

The GatheringThe EUSE conference has been named as one of the top ten big conferences so far this year supported by Fáilte Ireland, the national tourism development agency.


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