On Thursday 23rd October 2014, Newstalk’s Norah Casey chaired our first in a series of Disability events, “Equality for All. No Matter of Age or Ability.” #ability2access
The event saw a number of speakers including Hate Crime Researcher Frank Larkin from Letterkenny; Access Campaigner and 2014 Spirit of Northern Ireland Finalist, Dermot Devlin from Omagh; Stephen Cluskey, Social Entrepreneur and founder of Wheelchairtaxi.ie, the HSE and Special Olympics Ireland.
It was an evening of great spirit, empowerment, hope and inspiration and most of all it highlight ability not disability.
Our speakers discussed issues such as access to healthcare, independent living support, access to education, physical access to public and private buildings, disability hate crime community-based services.
Watch our videos from the event here. Our first video is the highlights of the night while below we have one-to-one interviews with Norah Casey and our speakers.
View the photos from the event here: