Joanne O'Riordan organising UNCRPD demonstration in Dublin on March 30th

Event date: 

Thursday, 30 March, 2017

Disability rights activist Joanne O'Riordan - along with over 100 disability organisations - is planning a public demonstration in Dublin on Thursday, March 30th to highlight the 10-year anniversary of Ireland's failure to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

The demonstration will be taking place outside Dáil Éireann, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 at 11.00am.

Inclusion Ireland will be supporting the event.

More information will be available on Joanne O'Riordan's Facebook page or via her Twitter feed @nolimbsnolimits

​The UNCRPD is the human rights convention concerning persons with disabilities. It is a list of rights guaranteed to persons with disabilities to improve their access to society, education and employment.

Ireland remains the only country in the EU that has failed to ratify the UNCRPD after the Netherlands and Finland ratified it last year.


Date: Thursday, March 30th 2017

Protest location / Meeting Point: Kildare Street (Outside Leinster House)

Timeline: 11.00am – 11.30am Protesters assemble

11.30am – 2.00pm Guest speakers & keynote speakers

Social Media: If you are Tweeting on the day or using Facebook or any other form of social media please use the following tags #makeequalitythepolicy and #RatifyCRPD

Further information 

Disability Rights Protest webpage

Disability Rights Protest (Details)

What is the UNCRPD?

Easy-to-Read poster

Inclusion Ireland Press Release

Contact Details

Joanne O' Riordan
Disability Rights Activist
Outstanding Young Person of the World Winner 2015

Steven O' Riordan
"No Limbs No Limits" Director/Producer/Writer