CIL on TV3 The Morning Show 4th September 2012
4th of September 2012 TV3 The Morning Show
Tuesday the 4th of September 2012 this piece was broadcasted on an Irish National TV station TV3.
That was the day the protest started and that was the night - The Irish Independent Living disabled protestors - slept out all night on the steps of the Irish Government building the Dáil in order to protect their Personal Assistance Service.
Rhona Coughlan who works in the Cork Center for Independent Living and is a Personal Assistant herself and also happens to be on the board of The Center for Independent Living in the famous Carmichael House in the capital of Ireland, Dublin, is joined on the couch in the studio with John Dolan Chief Executive Officer DFI (Disability Federation of Ireland).
The 5th of September 2012 - Wednesday the day after, was the day everybody arrived in force at the gates of the Dáil from all around the country of Ireland.
Dáil Éireann -
Dáil Éireann is the lower house, but principal chamber, of the Oireachtas (Irish parliament), which also includes the President of Ireland and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).