Matthew’s wheelchair access campaign makes headlines

Matthew’s wheelchair access campaign makes headlines

Within five days of the website and petition launch, local reporter Cathy Lee approached Matthew McGrath to feature the campaign in the Gorey Guardian.

Huge number of signatures attracts media attention

The online petition received over 1,800 signatures within days of its launch. Matthew was delighted when Cathy Lee approached him to set up an interview to feature the campaign. Getting the campaign featured on the front page of the Gorey Guardian was most welcome. 

You can read the full article on the Independent website or on Press Reader via your local library.

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Gorey 25.11.2021 

A new website and petition has been launched by GCS student Matthew McGraw to campaign for wheelchair access to beaches in the North Wexford area.

How The Campaign Started

Matthew has been working on this campaign as part of his school (GCS) work placement over a six week period from October to November.  Matthew conducted extensive research on ten beaches from Castletown to Cahore with his P.A. Robert, the results of which can be seen in the Gallery here

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