St Angela’s College hoping for more funding for its disability studies after Minister’s visit

St Angela’s College in Sligo is hoping a visit today by the minister with responsibility for disability issues will help it get more funding and support for some of its courses.

The college’s Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies is a pioneer with its special focus on disability and special needs studies.

Earlier, the acting head of the department, Dr Edel McSharry, spoke to  Ocean FM Reporter Harry Keaney

She says it’s important the minister, Finian McGrath, sees at first hand what the college is doing: