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Make Way Day 2018 on 26th September 2018 draws attention to challenges for those with disabilities, posed by obstructions on footpaths. - Expect a friendly sticker on #MakeWayMeath, Wednesday 26th September, reminding everyone to make way for people with disabilities.

Date Released: 17 September 2018

Make Way Day 2018 on 26th September 2018 draws attention to challenges for those with disabilities, posed by obstructions on footpaths.

 

The people of Meath can expect a friendly sticker on #MakeWayMeath, Wednesday 26th September, reminding everyone to make way for people with disabilities. Disability groups and organisations from all over the county will be out highlighting obstacles such as:

 

  •  Cars or vans parked on a footpath blocking the way.
  •  Bicycle/motorbikes chained to lampposts creating a trip hazard for  a visually impaired person.
  •  Illegally placed sandwich boards, forgotten bins, barrels and other  obstructions.

 

This marks the first time 15 local authorities 15 of the country’s local authorities and four leading disability organisations have come together to call for greater public awareness of the needs of people with disabilities in the public spaces we all share.

 

Make Way Day comes to the street where you live with the support of these local authorities. 

  • Cork City Council,
  • ‍Cork County Council,
  • Dublin City Council,
  • Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council,
  • Fingal County Council,
  • Galway City Council,
  • Kildare County Council,
  • Kilkenny County Council,
  • Limerick City and County Council,
  • Louth County Council,
  • Meath County Council,
  • Offlay County Council,
  • South Dublin County Council,
  • Wexford County Council,
  • Wicklow County Council.

 

You can follow your local campaign by using the hashtags # and handles @ of your area. For example #MakeWayDay, #MakeWayMeath

 

Make Way Day 2018

 

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