Nano Nagle School v Daly

  • Case Reference
    IEHC 785
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination

Marie Daly worked as an SNA in a special school for children with varying degrees of disability. The school has 12 teachers and 27 SNAs. 

Ms Daly commenced employment in 1998 and sustained a significant injury leaving her wheelchair bound in 2010. Ms Daly spent a number of months in the National Rehabilitation Hospital and was assessed as “fit to return to work on a phased basis”. 

The school required its own assessment by an occupational health expert. It led to a risk assessment by a Health and Safety expert to ensure Ms Daly’s “safe return to work”. Upon receipt of the risk

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This article is correct at 25/02/2016
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