Disability Groups Warn Government That UN Ratification Needs Action

Disability groups are warning the government that ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities needs to be backed up with action.

The Dail approved the ratification last night, 11 years after it was first signed by Ireland.


There's now a call to make sure it leads to positive changes for people with disabilities here.


Senator John Dolan, Chief Executive of the Disability Federation of Ireland, says ratification alone isn't enough:

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