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Joint Committee on Transport Tourism and Sport debate

Accessibility of Public Transport for People with Disabilities: Discussion (Resumed) As Chairman, it is my job to ensure that every State body or union is treated respectfully, even if one... Read more

How can app and web developers better serve people with disabilities.

Standards expert Nancy Kastl on the need for app and web development teams to be more inclusive. The internet is a source of connection, information and entertainment for everyone. From... Read more

Disabled parking bay abusers must be prosecuted

Garda social media has been very active promoting the success of Operation Enable in the greater Dublin area.'Operation Enable' is a multi-agency initiative between An Garda Síochána, Dublin City Council... Read more

Ombudsman received over 3 000 complaints in 2017 over public services

The Ombudsman received more than 3,000 complaints about providers of public services last year, including an increase in complaints about local authorities linked to planning and housing and 115 complaints... Read more

Europeanheroes the traffic cop who changes lives

After dealing with an incident involving a disabled motorist in December 2016, Sgt Peter Woods of the DMR Traffic Division in Dublin started to look into disabled parking bays and... Read more

Human rights commission publishes research on housing discrimination in Ire…

New research published by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission(IHREC) and the Economic and Social Research Institute(ESRI) has revealed the extent of discrimination and inequality in housing in Ireland... Read more

Irelands worst serial parking offender has been revealed

PARKING TICKETS can be a pain at the best of times but, like it or lump it, these fines usually end up getting paid. However, new figures have revealed Ireland’s... Read more

Ah here the Garda Twitter account took the humour up a notch this weekend

Ok, we know, we're writing about the Garda Twitter account again but it's just the gift that keeps on giving. This weekend, that gardai were obviously caught up in concert... Read more

Kilkenny county council asked to support Make Way Day in September

Kilkenny County Council are being asked to back a campaign to raise awareness of the everyday mobility issues people with a disability face on our streets. Councillor Melissa O’Neill is... Read more

Jean Claude Van Damme lends support to Meath music festival for people with…

By Louise Walsh Hollywood martial arts legend Jean Claude Van Damme has thrown his support behind Ireland's first-ever music festival for people with disabilities, which will take place in Co... Read more

Sceptical about future of cars. It s already here

The future will not be one of car ownership, but of ‘cars as a service’, say experts It’s easy to be sceptical about the autonomous vehicles of the future, but... Read more

Car mechanics gear up for a more uncertain electric future

The electric car revolution will upend millions of workers’ lives. HAMBURG, Germany — For René Kienas, owning a small independent garage in car-worshipping Germany has meant a lifetime of steady... Read more

Date for your Diary: Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September 2018 - The Disabled Drivers Motor Show and Conference RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Everything you need to know about motoring with limited mobility under one roof over 2 days. For further information and a list of who's exhibiting visit www.ddmotorshow.ie