Don’t you just love it when a smart, simple and sweetly sensible plan comes together…?
No sooner was it announced that Greystones’ South Beach was about to become wheelchair accessible than Postman Pat was delivering the life-changing AccessRec mats all the way from France.
The first time being employed in Ireland – we think – these AccessRec mats (think Mobi Mats, only cheaper) will help make our great big sandy hangout open to anyone who might just have trouble getting across those millions of tiny, sly and shifty grains.
There’s been sterling work over the years, trying to solve this problem for those with limited mobility, but this year, thanks to campaigning mum Julia Carrick and Wicklow Sports Partnership office Andrew McBride, we’ve finally cracked the code.
For quite a chunk of the town, they can now proudly shout, hey, we got 99 problems, but the beach ain’t one.
We caught up with young Kevin Barry and his co-workers this morning, as they rolled out the blue carpet for the town’s VIPs…
Now, go explore our South Beach archives here. Now.