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Ability Awards Spain October 2011 Sponsored by Telefonica

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27th October 2011
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The second cycle of the Ability Awards sponsored by Telefonica is launching in Spain today. The Ability Awards is a business awards programme that recognises organisations that think differently and strive towards achieving best business practice for the inclusion and employment of people with disabilities. The first Irish Ability Awards sponsored by O2 captured a […] Read more

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A Personal Note from Chris

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27th October 2011
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TV and radio broadcaster Gay Byrne has announced that he is slowly going deaf and that his hearing has completely gone in one ear and is deteriorating in the other. Gay has said that he feels it is something that he has no control over as the majority of his immediate family have suffered from […] Read more

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Caroline Casey, award winning Irish social entrepreneur, to present at Hub Madrid

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26th October 2011
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The Spanish-Irish Business Network, in association with the Embassy of Ireland and Hub Madrid will this evening host a discussion led by Caroline Casey, founder of Irish disability organization, Kanchi on Social Entrepreneurship – Breaking New Ground. Caroline Casey is a social entrepreneur, Founder of Kanchi and the Ability Awards and recognised internationally for her […] Read more

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The Big Move

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24th October 2011
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I was asked to co-ordinate the move of Kanchi from the current premises, a small apartment in Lad Lane, to the new office, part of the ground floor of Wilton Plaza. On the face of it, no big deal; simply arrange for the new office to be partitioned as required, get the builders to tidy […] Read more

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I’ve got an App for That!

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20th October 2011
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Check out project Wheelmap by 2010 Ashoka Fellows Raul Krauthausen. The first leg of this project is used existing technology to map out accessible areas for wheelchair users, wheelmap.org allows you to check if a specific location is accessible for wheelchair users and it also allows the user to tag locations. This fantastic project is […] Read more

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