Donal Toolan

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Historically, the postal vote was the only option for people with disabilities. Official designated polling stations were not accessible. Photograph: iStock

The American mid-term elections last November saw a powerful surge in the number of women elected. Within this cohort, an unprecedented number of Nati(...)

Campaigner Suzy Byrme has called on both sides in the abortion debate to stop ‘abusing the existence’ of people with disabilities in their campaigns. Photographs: The Irish Times

A leading disability campaigner has called on both sides in the abortion debate to stop “abusing the existence” of people with disabilities in their c(...)

Donál Toolan with Gordon Ryan (right): Donál’s warmth, capacity for friendship and great sense of fun was evident.
Obituary: Dónal Toolan
  • People
  • April 29, 2017, 01:11

Dónal Toolan, a passionate campaigner for the rights of disabled people and a talented actor, presenter and journalist, has died aged 50. A gifted spe(...)

A section of the crowd gathered at the Famine Memorial on Custom House Quay in solidarity  with people seeking refuge in Europe.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Up to 1,000 people gathered in Dublin today to express solidarity with people seeking refuge in Europe. Protesters heard calls for the Government to (...)