Vivian Rath

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Marian Harkin: “I have been diagnosed with vocal dysphonia. But I don’t shout about it. I  can’t shout about it.”

A woman with a serious disability who requires the support of a personal assistant has been told she cannot take part in any political activity if her(...)

Universities and colleges have been developing disability support services to cater for a wide range of special needs. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you have a disability and want to pursue third-level education, it’s widely acknowledged there are fewer barriers in your way than there would have(...)

Some of the Meet the Voters participants, clockwise from top left: Kate Lawlor, Catherine O’Brien, Maedbh Donaldson, Jerry Kennelly and John O’Brien.

A project by The Irish Times to track the impact of the election campaign on the voting intentions of 10 voters has found all have retained their pre(...)

Vivian Rath said that as a mobility scooter user access to footpaths and disabled parking creates a  significant challenge.

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling ten sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election(...)