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Parents of wheelchair user in protest after builders turn path to local bus stop into ‘impossible’ flight of stairs

Construction of apartments by Richmond Homes in Blackrock, Co Dublin has resulted in alterations between Knocksinna Court and the N11

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Sheelagh Stubbs pushes her son Owen down a set of steps in his wheelchair

Sheelagh Stubbs pushes her son Owen down a set of steps in his wheelchair

Sheelagh Stubbs pushes her son Owen down a set of steps in his wheelchair

The family of a young wheelchair user have expressed their anger after changes to a public right of way have turned his 80-metre trip to the bus stop into an almost impossible 1km journey.

A pathway between 23-year-old Owen Stubbs’ home in Knocksinna Court, Blackrock, Co Dublin, and the nearby main road has been replaced by a flight
of steps during construction of an apartments develop- ment.


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