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Thursday Truths: My One Month COVID-19 Lockdown

Last month I was excited and preparing for my first overseas holiday since 2010. I was going to the Eden Project in Cornwall, with Will Convey, to take part in a workshop to promote environmental and disability awareness. I was supposed to travel to Belfast on Thursday 12th March and head to England on the […]

My Way Access: My Review of 2019

We approach, not only the end of the year, but the end of yet another decade. I always like to take time to reflect on where I have been in the year with My Way Access and what the future might hold for the coming year ahead. In 2019, I thought I would start the […]

The NHS: My Story

in December 1979 I was born in the Tyrone County Hospital in Omagh. Immediately there was a problem with my breathing and I was rushed to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. They were able to keep me on the straight and narrow. Thus began my 40 year journey with the NHS. After medical check […]

Lyra McKee

I am still wiping away the tears and begging for it not to be true. My friend Lyra McKee was murdered in the streets of Derry on Thursday night. She was reporting on the riots in the city, when she was shot. Lyra and I go back 5 years. She first came to my attention […]

Thursday Truths: Disability Awareness Needs To Be Proactive

On Tuesday 26th February, there was Disability Awareness in the South West morning at Strule Arts Centre in Omagh. This event was organized by My Way Access and Omagh Access Forum’s Chairperson Dermot Devlin and Omagh Chamber of Commerce’s Bronagh Gormley. The event began by speaks from: Joanne McDonald from Mencap NI Bronagh Gormley from […]

My Way Access - A 2018 Reflection

The New Year makes you look back at the year that’s been. It was a busy year for My Way Access, as I usually had something in the pipelines. I started off by delivering a talk for Little Penny Thoughts as part of their Wellness From Within awareness drive. I worked closely with Omniplex Cinemas […]