Opening up the world for people with disabilities

31st March, 2019
Donal McClean, chief operations officer, Matthew McCann, chief executive officer and Ciara Moran, chief product officer, Access Earth Pic: Maura Hickey

Entrepreneur Matt McCann is harnessing technology to help make the world a more accessible place for people with physical disabilities.

McCann established Access Earth in October 2015 with co-founders Ciara Moran and Donal McClean. McCann, who has cerebral palsy and uses a rollator to get around, came up with the concept on the back of his own disappointing experience booking hotel accommodation in London during the 2012 Paralympic Games.

“I had booked a hotel that said it...

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