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#wheelchair user

# wheelchair-user - 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.

# wheelchair-user - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'I was driven to tears': Wheelchair user forced to wait on Dart for 15 minutes for help to get off train

Saoirse Smith said that she felt “like a burden” while she waited to receive assistance.

# wheelchair-user - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Irish Rail apologises after wheelchair user left on darkened train at end of line

Wheelchair user Louise Bruton found herself stranded on a train at Dublin’s Heuston Station two weeks ago.

# wheelchair-user - Friday 13 May, 2016

Woman told man in wheelchair she'd tie his laces - then punched and robbed him

She took his wallet, a court was told.

# wheelchair-user - Thursday 31 December, 2015

My simple New Year's wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland

One of my boys, Eoghan, suffers from a rare neuromuscular disease. He cannot walk. As a parent, I am becoming increasingly concerned for his future. What will happen to him when I die?

# wheelchair-user - Sunday 12 July, 2015

"Can you get out of that thing?" - Wheelchair user has cringeworthy experience dealing with Bus Éireann

Wheelchair-using customers of Bus Éireann are expected to book their seats 24 hours in advance on regional routes.

# wheelchair-user - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.