Woman’s college hopes may be dashed as bus cannot take wheelchairs

Rehab regrets two-tier system for those who can buy adapted cars and those who cannot

Victoria Matthew at Ballyshannon bus station: her travel problems are unfortunately typical as a report by Rehab shows  90 per cent of people with disabilities find transport options inadequate.

Victoria Matthew at Ballyshannon bus station: her travel problems are unfortunately typical as a report by Rehab shows 90 per cent of people with disabilities find transport options inadequate.

Victoria Matthew is currently finishing a business administration course with the Education and Training Board in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, and hopes to move on to Sligo IT in September.

However, the mature student’s plans have been complicated by the fact that the Bus Éireann service by which she would travel to her course in applied sports and business is unable to accommodate wheelchairs.

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