Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
Persons with disabilities and their families urge Government to scrap
Lunacy Act 1871
Inclusion Ireland and other leading organisations deliver ‘Fool Me Once’ petition
to the Government.
Lunacy Act 1871 refers to people as ‘idiot’, ‘lunatic’
and ‘unsound mind’ and affects 595,335 people in Ireland.