Minister Finian McGrath travels to New York to officially mark Ireland’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Independent Alliance Minister of State with responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath, will officially mark Ireland’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the United Nations in New York today. The ratification of the UN Convention took place in the Dáil last month. Now Minister McGrath is delivering the formal ratification decision to the United Nations to mark this historic milestone. Ireland signed up to the UNCRPD in 2007. All political parties since signing have campaigned for ratification but according to Minister McGrath, none brought us to today’s event. Minister McGrath has overseen and taken charge of, in less than two years as Minister for [...]