Can you take a holiday from DISABILITY? The Irish Government thinks I can!!

To say I am angry is an understatement. Yesterday when I arrived home, fully of optimism about our country and its desire to put the patient (I am writing a post about this too), to find a letter from Social Welfare. Readers of my blog know I have Multiple Sclerosis, Continue Reading

Is Dublin Airport the leader in disability services?

Is Dublin Airport the leader in PRM services_

There are times in life where you see a massive difference in the way two similar organisations approach a situation. Last week I had an experience which both angers me, and saddens me, at the same time. The contrast was stark. People with disabilities travel. We use cars, trains, boats, Continue Reading

Reflecting on 2019 and looking forward to 2020

Reflecting on 2019 and looking forward to 2020

In this post I reflect on 2019 and the obstacles I faced, how I dealt with these, and what I learned in the process. Now, more resilient, I look forward to the New Year!!

A Great Month Despite Chronic Illness

A Great Month Despite Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness can be tough, very tough. For me the sickness is Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, and the key word there is Progressive. This means no matter what I do it will get steadily worse, and there is no treatment, just various pills and potions which mask, Continue Reading

A Delicate Subject – Disabled Toilets

A Delicate Subject

This post was going to be an information piece about disabled toilets, and the way we should build them. However, in my research, and chatting on Twitter, I have found there are standards (Irish Standards) in place. These even look well thought out, and the Irish Wheelchair Association has prepared Continue Reading