February 2023

Family of a paralympic athlete from Cork criticized the lack of disability access granted to the event in her honor

The family of a pioneering paralympian has threatened to withdraw its support for an exhibition in her honour on Spike Island because it won’t be accessible to wheelchair users. The family of the late Cork woman Kay McShane said she fought against such discrimination all her life and any exhibition honouring her remarkable sporting achievements …

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NCBI, Irish Wheelchair Association and Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind are calling on Minister of Transport to ensure safety of disabled pedestrians

In response to the increasing number of people with mobility issues and disabilities, the NCBI, Irish Guide Dogs for The Blind, and the Irish Wheelchair Association are calling on the Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan and Minister of State at the Department of Transport Hildegarde Naughton to ensure that the safety of these individuals is …

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DDAI call on Government for change regarding parking legislation

The Disabled Drivers’ Association of Ireland (DDAI)  have urged the government to alter the legislation so that traffic officers and the police can fine drivers who illegally park in accessible parking bays. The group’s Bay Watch campaign aims to address the issue by calling on the government to change the law so that traffic wardens, …

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Projects under PATH 4 funding for universal design, autistic students, and students with an intellectual disability

Minister Harris announces roll-out of projects under PATH 4 funding for universal design, autistic students, and students with an intellectual disability Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today (January 5th) announced the roll-out of projects provided under the National Access Plan that will support inclusive universally designed …

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BCIL SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

                             BCIL SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PARADE Saint Patrick’s Day has grown to an international festival that’s full of activities celebrating Irish culture. People from different countries participate in various events, including parades and fireworks. In addition, people are encouraged to wear green clothing and makeup. The county council of Fingal was responsible for organizing last …

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