News & Updates

September 19, 2019

Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI), Athlone Access Awareness and Irish Wheelchair Association Athlone are holding (DFI) annual #MakeWayDay on Thursday 26th September in Athlone.

What is Make Way Day?

“Make Way Day” is a campaign that brings...

September 10, 2019

Westmeath PPN - Public Participation Network (WPPN) a Voice for Communities

Athlone Access Awareness had the privilege of attending Westmeath PPN Plenary / AGM in the Bloomfield House Hotel, Leisure Club & Spa Mullingar.

As a member of the WPPN Athlone Access Awareness...

October 10, 2018

Athlone Access Awareness had a very fruitful meeting with the Manager of the Prince Of Wales Hotel Athlone.
We would like to thank the Manager Christy Carson for his sincere interest in making this Hotel accessible for its guests and for those who use the Hotels facilitie...

October 2, 2018

Provision of a Disabled Parking Bay
Athlone Access Awareness has been approached by a member of the public in relation to the possibility of a multipurpose Disabled Parking Bay at Payne’s Lane Golden Island Athlone.
The area that we have identified that we believe would b...

September 14, 2018

Athlone Access Awareness would like to thank the Management of SuperValu Ballymahon Road Athlone for their support in allowing us to have our FlagDay at their premises today.

We would also like to thank all who chatted us and supported us on this v...

August 28, 2018

A Good Example of a Disabled Drivers Parking Bay

We can offer advice on Best Practice Guidelines re parking bays, multi-purpose parking bays, dished curbs, signage for disabled parking bays and a whole lot more. What would help in this area is adequate signage. "Together w...

August 3, 2018

Irish Wheelchair Association supported by Athlone Access Awareness were present today at Golden Island Shopping Centre for IWA’s #Backin5 Parking Campaign.

This campaign was designed to help motorists realize how frustrating it can be when drivers park in Disable...

July 13, 2018

Athlone Access Awareness took the opportunity to visit some Public and Private buildings on the Connaught Side of Athlone Town Today. Our findings will be presented to our local council for consideration.

The Revenue (Tax) Office is an excellent example of an Acc...

Athlone Access Awareness met with Minister of State for the Office of Public Works Boxer Kevin Moran and John Geoghegan, Development Director - Bennett Property, to discuss the possibility for a Changing Places for Athlone Town.

The meeting was extremel...

#Backin5 Parking Campaign

Irish Wheelchair Association Athlone in partnership with Athlone Access Awareness are working together to run a “Backin5” parking campaign at Golden Island Shopping Center car park Friday 3rd, August between 10 am - 12 noon.

The purpose o...

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September 19, 2019

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