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Are you involved in the design of Swimming pools?  - Minister for State and Tourism announces grants to improve access for people with disabilities at Swimming Pools.

The Minister for State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring recently (27th August 201) announced that €4.4 million of grants will be awarded to 19 swimming pools across Ireland to make them accessible to people with disabilities.  The Minister stated that the money would be used for a “range of purposes depending on the pool, including providing ramps, hoists, widening doorways or new changing facilities”.
If you are involved in the design of accessible swimming pools, O’Herlihy Access Consultancy would recommend the following: