Members of Disabled Women of Ireland, from left, Nem Kearns, Mary Treasa Cahill-Kennedy, Alannah Murray and Róisín Dermody with dog Clipper, at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Earlier this year, about 30 disabled people gathered in Dublin, with some more participating via conference calls from Brussels and different parts of(...)

 Alison Duggan, student at St Colman’s Community College, Midleton, Co Cork speaking at the Evidence Matters event at the Houses of the Oireachtas. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In what was an unusual form of speed dating between members of the public and politicians, 16 citizens arrived in Leinster House to lay out their case(...)

Padraic Moran addressing the Oireachtas Transport Committee meeting on Wednesday.

Minister for Transport Shane Ross is to compel all public transport bodies to appoint a board member who has specific experience of disability-related(...)

Jackie McBrearty and her guide dog  Rhum  in Sligo. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Sometimes well-meaning people stop Jackie McBrearty on the street and tell her they’ll pray that God will restore her sight. A stranger once suggested(...)

Alannah Murray: 3Arena needs to change viewing areas for people with disabilities. Photograph: Alannah Murray

Wheelchair user Alannah Murray has criticised the 3Arena for the location of its viewing platforms for people with disabilities, after having her view(...)