The National Platform of Self Advocates is an independent self advocacy organisation.

The Equality Fund


We are delighted to be an awardee of The Equality Fund challenging inequalities and aiming to create a country where everyone is accepted and can thrive.

We are committed to promoting the rights of  people with intellectual disabilities in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. We look forward to strenghtening our organisation and increasing our membership throughout Ireland.

See The Equality Fund website for information on the fund and the other 10 awardees,

The Latest from our Blog

Event on the UNCRPD

Learn about the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD): What does it mean for disabled people in Ireland? An information webinar presented by the Disabled Persons Coalition (DPO Coalition): Wednesday 27th January, 7pm – 9pm. You will get...

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Dermot Lowndes in the Irish Times

Dermot Lowndes in the Irish Times

Thousands will not be able to vote on Saturday, expert warns ‘There is a complete lack of awareness about the barriers thousands of people face’ Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 13:24 Updated: Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 13:25 Kitty Holland Social Affairs Correspondent Shelly Gaynor, from...

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Launch of

“Our Lived Experiences of Housing and Transport”

Our Lived Experiences of Housing and Transport is a report carried out by the National Platform of Self Advocates and the Centre for Disability Law and Policy in the National University of Ireland, Galway (N.U.I.G.).

The research tells the stories of people with disabilities in Ireland and their experiences of housing and transport.

Mr. Finian McGrath launched the report on the 23th of January 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Academy Plaza Hotel, Dublin.

The report is available to read here.

Read our Press Release here.

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