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Entries Tagged as 'Paralympics'

For those who can, please stand

September 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Disability, Equality, Irish Politics, Paralympics, Recession

It has been a busy month. When the Paralympics began I like many other people with disabilities wondered what the impact would be on the attitudes of the general public, primarily whether messages of rights and equality and respect would outweigh expressions of pity and sympathy. I didn’t know that during the Paralympics in Ireland […]


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Where to for the Paralympics

May 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Disability, Paralympics, Sport

Oops a sport’s post! I am a bit of a sports addict – as in the armchair variety. Later this year I hope to combine my interest in disability and society and sport in writing some posts on the Paralympics as I know some of the paralympians and know how little coverage they get, and […]


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