Evie Nevin

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Evie Nevin: ‘It was great to finally put a name to what was wrong with me.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“I was very upfront with Martin when I first met him,” Evie Nevin says as we discuss her husband, Martin Nevin, who is also her carer. “I said, ‘(...)

 Local election candidate for  the Skibbereen West Cork constituency Evie Nevin with Catherine Murphy TD.   Photograph: Paul Sharp

More disabled councillors could be elected to local authorities if the Government followed the UK’s example and introduced a grant scheme to support c(...)

Grace McManus “Representation is important. It’s not everything. I want to be there because I’m skilled and I have the knowledge and I have worked hard to be there.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Last summer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made international headlines when she defeated a ten-term incumbent Congressman in the Democratic primary for Ne(...)

Evie Nevin, Founder of Disabled People Together for Yes and Suzy Byrne, disability rights activist. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Eighth Amendment to the Constitution discriminates against women with disabilities and those with mobility issues for whom travel for abortion is (...)