A website that members might find useful is Citizens Information Board. It provides information on a broad range of social and civil services to the public.
When purchasing any equipment make sure to check out the Comhairle website www.assistireland.ie. It provides information on assistive technology and a directory of products available from Irish suppliers. There is information on Independent Living and on equipment that might be needed. The site also has information on Entitlements for people with Disabilities and their Carers.