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  1. Family Carers Ireland's survey highlights the State of Caring in Ireland in 2024

    Issued: 11 June 2024

    DFI Member Organisation Family Carers Ireland today unveiled its ‘State of Caring 2024’ Survey, revealing an …

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Disability Facts


One in five people in Ireland reports as having a disability.

Disability affects everyone. 56,000 

will be diagnosed with a disability 

this year alone.

The additional cost of disability is estimated to be between €8,700 to €12,300 a year

[Indecon (2021)] 

Ireland is at the bottom of the EU

league table in relation to

disability employment rates.