Our 25th Annual Conference & AGM takes place on Wednesday 30 May in the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

We will be sending out more details about the event in the coming week to members. In the meantime, here is some of the information you will need.

Programme for the day

10.30 a.m. onwards   Registration

11:45 p.m.                     Conference Opening

11:50 p.m.                     Keynote Address by Finian McGrath, Minister for Disabilities

12.30 p.m.                    25th Anniversary Commemoration

2.15 p.m.                       Annual General Meeting (agenda below)

3.15 p.m.                      Guest Speaker – Leigh Gath, a well-known disability rights activist and HSE Confidential Recipient, will speak on Advocacy and Campaigning, a priority area for the organisation.

3:45 p.m.                      Survivor Sweepstakes & Raffle – Conference Closes

Notice of AGM

Our AGM will take place during the 25th Anniversary Conference, on Wednesday 30th May at 2.15pm.  Please click here for the AGM Formal Notice & Agenda 2018.

Guest Speaker

We look forward to welcoming Minister of State for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD as our keynote speaker.

Minister McGrath is the Minister of State attending Government and Minister of State at the Departments of Social Protection, Justice & Equality and Health with special responsibility for Disabilities.

You can read the Minister’s full bio here.

Polio Survivors Ireland members have been posted information on how to register to attend.  If you are not a member, but wish to attend please contact the office on 01 889 89 20.

For press enquiries, or to find out about taking a stand, please contact Emma by emailing DO@ppsg.ie or by calling the office.

We will have some information stands including Donal Murtagh Mobility. More info to follow.

Accommodation in the Tullamore Court Hotel 30 May

Agreed rates for Polio Survivors Ireland:

Bed & Breakfast Bed & Breakfast with Evening Meal
Single Person:

€85 per night


Two people sharing

€55 per person sharing per night


€117.50 Single room with Dinner for one per night


€87.50 Double Room with Dinner per person sharing per night

Please note, if you need one of the accessible bedrooms please let the receptionist know when booking. As accessible rooms are very limited we cannot guarantee that one will be available for everyone who needs one.

To make a reservation, please call 057 934 6666 between 9am and 5pm and mention that you are attending the Polio Survivors Ireland Conference to obtain these rates.


You can download directions by clicking Tullamore Court Directions

Or you can check out the hotel’s website for more information.