Disability Rights Activists on Workplace Difficulties‘There’s almost an air of acceptance that this is okay.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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A number of people with disabilities joined Ray D’Arcy in studio this afternoon to talk about the difficulties they have faced when attempting to engage in full-time employment. Padraic, who has Cerebal Palsy and is a wheelchair user, told Ray that part of the problem is getting employers to see beyond a disability. “It’s almost down to luck rather than how you’re qualified…A person will see …

Emma Mhic Mhathúna‘Cancer has spread to my brain’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Yesterday, cancer sufferer Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who was recently awarded €7.5million in damages from the HSE and Quest Diagnostics Incorporated for receiving an incorrect smear test result, found out that the cancer has spread to her brain. She joined Miriam O’Callaghan on the line from hospital this morning to talk about this devastating news. Emma told Miriam that her tumours have grown “significantly bigger” and have reached the left side of …