Luke Kelly-Melia, who has cerebral palsy, and his specially trained stability dog, Aidan, in Oldcastle, Co. Meath. Luke got Aidan from the Irish Dogs for the Disabled. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Donations to the Irish Dogs for the Disabled charity, which runs almost entirely on a voluntary basis, are down by 35 per cent since the funding scan(...)

Luke Kelly-Melia and his assistance dog, a golden retriever called Aidan , at home at Oldcastle, Co Meath. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

1. Inquiry to investigate ticketing at 2012 Olympics The Government inquiry into the Olympics ticket controversy will investigate the distribution (...)

 Luke Kelly Melia and his assistance dog, a golden retriever called Aidan, at home at Oldcastle, Co. Meath. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A 17-year-old teenager with cerebral palsy has been awarded €5,500 after his former primary school discriminated against him on disability grounds by(...)