BADIG on Dublin City FM 103!

BADIG on Dublin City FM 103.2! Lana Kurasidze, our Chairperson, and Frank Scalzo, long-time Committee member, were interviewed on Dublin City FM on Wednesday, 7 July 2021. In a short but intense interview, Lana spoke about her work with BADIG, how her new mobility aid, LifeGlider, has greatly changed her life and how she hopes […]

Fashion Show to Support Sickle Cell Society Ireland

Fashion Show to Support Sickle Cell Society Ireland Lana Kurasidze, our Chairperson, participated in the outdoor Sickle Cell Fashion Show on 19 June 2021.  The event was part of the Sickle Cell Society Ireland education and awareness programme of events. Before becoming disabled in 2006, Lana was at the start of a promising modelling career.  […]

New equipment at Ballymun Sports & Fitness Centre!

New equipment at Ballymun Sports & Fitness Centre! We have always been big fans of Ballymun Sports & Fitness Centre, in Main Street, Ballymun.  This fantastic Dublin City Council facility is a great resource at the heart of Ballymun.  The swimming pool, training facilities and equipment on offer are class-leading and open to everyone irrespective of ability.  More importantly […]

Please tell us your ideas for the Future Work of BADIG!

Please tell us your ideas for the future work of BADIG! Like everyone else, BADIG’s plans and activities were severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.  As we slowly emerge from lockdown, we thought that it would be an ideal time to review what BADIG should be concentrating on in the coming months and how we […]

International Day Of Disability 2020.

International Day Of Disability 2020. BADIG Virtual Coffee Afternoon. Each year, BADIG hosts a Tea and Coffee Afternoon in the Civic Centre, Ballymun, to celebrate International Day of People with Disability. It’s an opportunity for people with disability, and people who support them, to get together to swap news and share experiences. It also gives […]

Tennis For The Blind And Visually Impaired Demonstration

Tennis for the blind and visually impaired demonstration in Trinity Comprehensive School Claire Whelan, our Treasurer, is visually impaired. You have probably seen her around the area, accompanied by her beautiful guide dog, Cassie. Claire is an enthusiastic player of blind tennis and is always ready to demonstrate how disability need not be a barrier […]

The New LifeGlider Mobility Aid

The New LifeGlider Mobility Aid Lana Kurasidze, demonstrates her use of the new LifeGlider mobility aid. Lana learned about this revolutionary new aid online and is believed to be the first user of the product in Ireland. We will post more information on this exciting new mobility aid shortly. In the meantime, this short introductory […]