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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years

More Business Tom Maguire 11 months ago

The Daily Briefing

The Daily Briefing