Public transport access a problem for disabled in Tipperary

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The Irish Wheelchair Association is calling for greater access to public transport for the disabled community throughout Tipperary.

Accessible amenities and transport dominated the discussions at a recent Local Election Husting hosted by the IWA in Fethard Town Park.

According to the latest census data, 23% of the population of Tipperary are living with a disability, equating to over 38,000 people.

Michelle O’Shea, an IWA member from Golden is questioning why these basic rights need to be fought for.