Minister speaks at Polio Survivors Ireland 25th anniversary meeting in Offaly

The gathering took place in Tullamore

Justin Kelly

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Polio Survivors Ireland celebrated its 25th Anniversary at it’s recent conference in the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore recently.

The gathering welcomed Minister for Disabilities, Finian McGrath as keynote speaker.

The Minister congratulated Polio Survivors Ireland on 25 years of providing valuable support to those living with the impact of polio, a disease long since eradicated from Ireland.

Also speaking was HSE Confidential Recipient, Leigh Gath, who is a disability activist and gave an inspiring speech on the importance of self-advocacy, encouraging attendees to always speak up regarding the issues they face. 

You can find out more about the Polio Survivors Ireland group by visiting their Facebook page here.

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