The Ombudsman says Ireland’s in breach of a UN convention on human rights over its failure to provide people with a disability adequate access to public transport.
Peter Tyndall will tell an Oireactas Committee today it’s a huge barrier for people to lead an independent life and must be addressed.
He says accessibility to public transport’s a particular issue in rural areas.
Ballyshannon based Vicky Matthews has been a long standing disability access campaigner. She says the reality is Peter Tyndall is not the first ombudsman to issue such a warning, and her fear is nothing substantial will change…………