From Clare to Here – A Reflection, by Martin Tobin

From Clare to here     Who am I? My name is Martin Tobin I am from Newmarket-on-Fergus near Shannon, Clare. I was educated at St. Anne’s special school in Ennis, Clare where I spent fourteen years of my youth.  I think it was in 1989 that a group came down from Dublin to Bunratty … Continue reading From Clare to Here – A Reflection, by Martin Tobin

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Memories of Martin

Martin Naughton, widely considered to be one of the most influential disability activists in Ireland over the last fifty years, passed away age sixty-two on 13 October 2016. Last March on his sixty-third birthday, those who knew and loved him posted some beautiful tributes to Martin on Facebook. These tributes illustrate the extraordinary person Martin was and how … Continue reading Memories of Martin