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Kildare County Council plans to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities through a week-long of events

Kildare County Council has recently announced that it will celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) which will take place on the 3rd of December by running a week-long event called “Kildare Disability Week” which will run from the 29th of November until the 3rd of December. 
The theme of IDPD for this year is “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world”. Kildare County Council in partnership with County Kildare Access Network (CKAN) has planned several events to mark Kildare Disability Week and raise awareness across the Kildare community. 
The events planned to mark the week-long celebration include: 
A number of initiatives will also be launched by Kildare County Council during Kildare Disability Week which includes: 
People throughout Kildare are being encouraged to participate in the week-long celebration by wearing a piece of purple clothing, decorating premises and shops with purple, displaying messages on digital notice boards in support of the day and applying purple backgrounds during virtual meetings. 
For further information on the events running during the Kildare Disability Week click here
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