2018 has been such a brilliant year for the disabled community in Ireland and across the globe. I finally feel like we (the disabled community) are making real, palpable chage and are definitely on the verge of something truly great. Looking forward to whatever the future holds and not being concerned with the past is […]Read More 2018 in Review
Laura Beston and I became friends back during our first year of college in Dublin. During the years that have passed, Beston and I have both been through a lot and have changed as people, but we still both hold activism close to out hearts. In our second year of college, Beston and I worked […]Read More Disability and I: Laura Beston
Carly Bailey is a truly amazing woman. She is a Law and Political Science student at Trinity College Dublin, vice-chair of the Social Democrats, a proud mum, a political candidate for Dublin Southwest, and, on top of everything else, a person living with a disability. Bailey’s journey into politics started out when she began studying […]Read More Disability and I: Carly Bailey
Hi everyone, I am Ailsa… I am the proud owner of Brains on Wheels. Brains on Wheels is my personal blog, where I write about my experiences surrounding my disabilities. I live with Cerebral Palsy – I wouldn’t say that my disability is that severe because I can do a lot of things and there […]Read More Disability and I: Ailsa Speak
I sit in my cell Waiting to see if I shall be Condemned. Months of war becomes a Sickening, deafening Silence. The silent shadows of weary travellers Creep up my cell at night having Seen their own Reckoning. I am lead now to the gallows, and a Noose Is drawn around my neck. May 25th […]Read More Disability and I: Alannah Murray
I’ve been going through a bit of a hard time with disability activism lately… I don’t know it you follow me on Twitter or not (@disabilityandi or @basicallypluto), but I’ve been tweeting about an incident that happened to me recently in a coffee shop in Dublin. It’s a really long story, but basically I got […]Read More An Update!