Countdown to Make Way Day on September 26th

 

Post a pic of everyday obstructions #makewayday

Our activists are all over the country drawing attention to the challenges posed by things left on the footpath
Spot one? Post it on our social pages with #makewayday

Group photo of people with disabilites promoting MakeWayDay with a sign
Visually impaired man with cane encountering a block in foothpath

Join your
local campaign

  1. Use the map below to find the local coordinator for your area
  2. Contact them to find out what’s happening locally and how you can get involved
  3. Get ready to join in on Sept 26th
  4. Take pictures of the obstacles you encounter (parked cars on footpaths, bikes chained to railings, sandwich boards and overhanging branches) and post your pictures to social media. Include #makewayday #makewayYOURCOUNTYNAME and tag @makewayday @disabilityfed in your post
  5. Show your support by sharing and retweeting other people’s posts from the Make Way Day Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account and encourage friends and family to do the same

Nothing stirring
near you?

  1.  Take pictures of the obstacles you encounter (parked cars on footpaths, bikes chained to railings, sandwich boards and overhanging branches) and post your pictures to social media. Include #makewayday #makewayYOURCOUNTYNAME and tag @makewayday @disabilityfed in your post
  2. Show your support by sharing and retweeting other people’s posts from the Make Way Day Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account and encourage friends and family to do the same
  3. Contact your local Councillors asking them to support Make Way Day 2019. We’ve prepared a draft motion to help with this – email info@disability-federation.ie and we’ll send it to you.
  4. Contact others who might be interested in getting involved and form a local working group
  5.  Let DFI know so we can support you to make the campaign happen in your area
 
This year Make Way Day should be on the street where you live. See the list of what local authorities are involved and how much they are involved.

 

Local Authority  (Motion passed)

Carlow County Council (Passed)

Cavan County Council (Passed)

Clare County Council (Passed)

Cork City County Council (Passed)

Cork County County Council (Passed)

Dublin City County Council (Passed)

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council (Passed)

Fingal County Council (Passed)

Galway City County Council (Passed)

Galway County Council (In progress)

Kerry County Council (Passed)

Kildare County Council (Passed)

Kilkenny County Council (Passed)

Limerick City and County County Council (Passed)

Louth County Council (Passed)

Meath County Council (Passed)

Monaghan County Council (Passed)

Offaly County Council (In progress)

Roscommon County Council (In progress)

Sligo County Council (In progress)

South Dublin County Council (Passed)

Tipperary County Council (In progress)

Wexford County Council (Passed)

You can follow your local campaign by using the hashtags # and handles @ of your area. For example #MakeWayGalway, #MakeWayDLR.