A failure by government has forced people with disabilities to spend an extra 9 thousand euro a year on transport.

That's the claim from the Regional Group of TDs, as it renews its call for the greater grants and supports for those with mobility.

It's re-introducing a motion to the Dáil today - first brought forward over a year ago - urging the government to finally fulfil its UN obligations on disability.

Roscommon Galway TD Denis Naughten says people with a disability should have the same access to transport as everyone else, and there shouldn't be an issue for them to try and get around.

The Independent deputy has been speaking to Midwest Radio's Alannah Nolan...


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