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#Irish Wheelchair Association

# irish-wheelchair-association - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Opinion: For wheelchair users taking public transport is like playing roulette

The issues with public transport mean that I don’t get out of the house very much. It also limits my options in terms of employment, writes Niamh Ní Ruari.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops

Bus Éireann require 24-hour notice of travel for wheelchair users.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Sunday 19 November, 2017

# irish-wheelchair-association - Friday 21 July, 2017

'I just felt really embarrassed': Calls to end Irish Rail 24 hour notice for people with disabilities

Earlier this month, a wheelchair user had to wait 15 minutes for Irish Rail to help her exit a train.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Friday 18 November, 2016

Thoughtless parking and designated driving: Life behind the wheel as a disabled driver

How an able-bodied driver can be the difference between a good day and a bad one.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Blind man walks 132 km in four days to raise funds for the Irish Wheelchair Association

Rahim Nazrali will have two guides to assist him during the trek.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Monday 15 July, 2013

Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users

Rahim Nazarali has only five per cent eyesight but walked along the Royal Canal to raise money for the Irish Wheelchair Association.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

New app to save time and money for Irish Wheelchair Association

The app allows personal assistants to access timesheets and work schedules on smartphones and facilitates realtime workflow management, reducing costs.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Friday 28 September, 2012

Train station lifts closed for over three months

The disabled access lifts in Balbriggan train station in North County Dublin are finally due to reopen today, three months after being vandalised.

# irish-wheelchair-association - Monday 9 April, 2012

Column: Being known as ‘Miriam in the wheelchair’ still annoys me

Miriam Murphy wanted to change things for people with disabilities – so she went into politics. Here she explains how she did it.