In 1995 I won a CBBC Newsround competition to be one of the first people on Spacemountain at Disneyland Paris. Unfortunately I was too short to go on the ride. See if you can spot me on the way to the ride (but not getting onto or off it), on the BBC clip.
Join my first Blab.im on Thursday 24th March at 8.00pm. It will be about using the power of social media to create social changes in society. I am looking to chat and share ideas with others who use Facebook and Twitter to engage with people to create positive social shifts in their lives and other.
On Monday 30th November, I delivered a TEDx Talk for TEDx Omagh at Strule Arts Centre in Omagh. This is my speech. For more information, check out my blog: Doing a TEDx Talk – Up There With My Best Memories.
The BBC Listening Project On Tour came to Omagh! The project, a collaboration between BBC Radio 4 and the British Library in association with BBC Radio Ulster / BBC Radio Foyle, brings a state-of-the-art mobile recording booth to Omagh, as part of a tour. The award-winning BBC Radio 4 Listening Project invited My Way Access’ Dermot Devlin to speak on the programme about issues regarding […]
As some of you are aware now, I have applied to be the new Cadbury’s Milk Tray Man. I made it through to the second stage of the application and I was invited to summit a short video outlining why I think I should be the next man for the role. Here’s my video. […]
On Saturday 4th July 2015, Dermot of My Way Access was invited along to the 175th Omagh Show to meet Lynette Fay on The John Toal Show for a chat and to sample some of Paula McIntyre’s cooking. Dermot spoke for several minutes about living with a disability and how it impacts on his life, […]
After a 14 month period of construction between March 2014 and June 2015, the new Omagh Accessible Shared Inclusive Space (OASIS) Plaza above the Translink Bus Depot was opened to the general public to see. Costing approximately £4.5 million, the project was unveiled a year after work had begun on the site. The OASIS Plaza can […]
Tyrone haulage firm Donnell & Ellis have completed one of the most unusual jobs in its history. Last week the Omagh based company transported a cold war era fighter jet from Scotland to the Ulster Aviation Society’s hanger at the Maze/Long Kesh site in an epic 72 hour journey. Now without its jet engine, the […]
Over the years people have been accusing me of being stuck in a time warp and not getting out of the 1980s. In tastes, television, films and most importantly, music. Then the topic of Ed Sheeran came around and the conversation was about how good he was. I was ashamed to say, whilst I had […]
Dermot Devlin of My Way Access speaks to Frank Mitchell on stage at the Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards, at the Culloden Hotel in Holywood, Belfast. The awards from The Sunday Life and sponsored by SpecSavers is an annual event shown on UTV. Dermot was nominated under the catergory for Overcoming Adversity. Here Frank talks […]