Transport and disability
The Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme provides a range of tax reliefs for disabled drivers and disabled passengers.
If you have a visual impairment, orientation and mobility training can help you develop a range of skills that will make it easier to move around safely. Types of mobility aid and sources of training are described here.
The European Parking Card scheme, makes free parking available for disabled drivers and passengers in Ireland.
This document describes facilities in car parks around Ireland that are designed for people with disabilities.
The Motorised Transport Grant is a grant available to people in Ireland with disabilities who want to buy a car or adapt an existing car. The scheme is closed to new applicants.
The mobility allowance is a payment by the Health Service Executive (HSE) to people who are unable to walk and who would benefit from a change in surroundings. The scheme is closed to new applicants.