Accessibility Statement

 

The National Parks and Wildlife Service are committed to making the information on this website accessible to all. To this end we have designed the NPWS website to follow guidelines set out by the W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium). The W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) produces accessibility guidelines that are an internationally recognised benchmark of accessibility.

We aim to comply with Level Double-A of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, including all Priority 1 and Priority 2 checkpoints defined in the Guidelines. The benefits of this include:


The websites uses W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) technologies, wherever possible. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional and CSS2 ensuring that they work with a wide variety of browsers. The site also makes use of the following non-W3C technologies.


The NPWS are committed to making all our websites accessible to all people, regardless of ability. To this end we have designed this website to follow guidelines set out by the W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium). The W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) produces accessibility guidelines that are an internationally recognised benchmark of accessibility.

In designing this site, we have applied all appropriate WAI Priority 1 and Priority 2 criteria and a number of the WAI Priority 3 criteria.

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The benefits of compliance with the WAI WCAG include:

We will continue to closely monitor developments and changes in WAI WCAG guidelines and general website best practice.

If you feel that this web site could be easier to use or that any part of it is not accessible, please fell free to contact us.

National Parks & Wildlife Service, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2. Phone: +353 1 8882000 Fax: +353 1 8883272