In what was an unusual form of speed dating between members of the public and politicians, 16 citizens arrived in Leinster House to lay out their case for a better Ireland based on evidence-based policies.
Their stories had the hallmark of brevity; each speaker took just one minute to outline the issue of concern to them. Young people, environmental organisations, artists, community groups and organisations campaigning on equality from around Ireland addressed TDs, Senators and Ministers.
Evidence is the basis of our fight for our rights as disabled people. The evidence is not just important; it is clear and stark.
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Do you think this is correct? At 15, Niamh needed a heart transplant. Late effects of cancer treatments in survivors of childhood cancer is a new and under-researched area, it was much more difficult for them to access information about her needs. He urged politicians to become informed and then deliver policy — and promised the speedy exchange of views would become an annual get-together.
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