SNPA Media Archive

2013

2nd July 2013
Mayo News
Associations march on Taoiseach’s office over SNA cuts

27th June 2013
Irish Times
Parents of special needs children protest outside dail

27th June 2013
The Journal.ie
Special needs association hopes FF protest heckles don’t ‘distract from issues’

26th June 2013
Ocean FM
Special needs parents association to hold north west protests

26th June 2013
TheJournal.ie
Special needs assistant cuts protest descends into FF heckles

26th June 2013
Ireland AM
Parents protest

26th June 2013
Irish Examiner
Quinn left red faced as resource cuts reversed

26th June 2013
Irish Examiner
Quinn takes the plaudits after parents’ anger

26th June 2013
Morning Ireland (audio)
Parents vow to continue protesting over special education cuts

26th June 2013
Breaking News.e
Parents want minister to raise number of SNAs

25th June 2013
RTE News
No cut to level of special needs assistance in schools from September – Dept

24th June 2013
RTE 2FM Colm Hayes Show
Sna cuts protests

22nd June 2013
Irish Examiner
Parents to rally nationwide over special needs cuts

20th June 2013
Irish Examiner
School cuts ‘will hit pupils who need it most’

19th June 2013
Irish Times
Hours for special needs pupils cut by 10%

 20th May 2013

Eircom.net
Watchdog probes cuts to autistic tuition scheme

2012

8th Dec 2012
Herald.ie
Little tax on rich but terminally ill Ellie (6) has nappies halved

21st September 2012
Irish Times
New nappies for special needs children ‘causing discomfort’

20th September 2012
Irish Times
Concern over HSE nappy scheme

31st Aug 2012
Irish Examiner
Children to lose respite care after HSE cuts

27th Aug 2012
Dublin People
SNA funding cut fury

21st August 2012
Irish Independent
Burton targets children’s disability care allowance

14th June 2012
Irish Examiner
Anger at cut to time for resource teaching

14th June 2012
The Journal.ie
SNA allocation welcomed by Special Needs Parents Association

16th Jan 2012
Ireland AM
Special needs cuts with James Ryan and Lorraine Dempsey

2011

14th Sept 2011
The Journal.ie
Parents to protest at Dáil against special needs cuts

14th Sept 2011
The Journal.ie
Therapists are told to prescribe the cheapest of equipment

6th Sept 2011
Irish Examiner
Rally against special needs cuts to be held

14th July 2011
Irish Examiner
800 protest outside Leinster House at cuts to SNA numbers

9th July 2011
Irish Examiner
Protesters to gather in Cork for special needs support rally

29th June 2011
Irish Examiner
SNAs vow ‘summer of discontent’

28th June 2011
Irish Independent
Fighting cuts to Special Needs Assistants

22nd June 2011
Irish Independent
Pupils left in the dark

21st June 2011
Irish Examiner
TDs raise pressure to reverse cuts on Special Needs Assistants

18th June 2011
Irish Independent
Fury as school staffing cuts to affect most vulnerable children

9th June 2011
Irish Examiner
Protesters to gather in Cork for special needs support rally

3rd June 2011
Irish Independent
‘No cuts’ to special needs teaching

2nd June 2011
Irish Independent
Special-needs teaching support to be cut by 10pc

2nd June 2011
Irish Examiner
Special-needs teaching cuts under fire

14th April 2011
The Journal.ie
Reduction in special needs assistants concerns parents

2010
7th April 2010
Leinster Leader
Special needs parents question official figures

2nd April 2010
Irish Examiner
‘Cuts have little regard to the children’s needs’

31st March 2010
RTE 9 O’Clock News
Special Needs Parents’ Association on RTE 9 O’Clock News – Mar 31st 2010

 

 

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