As a venue we meet the DISABILITY ACT 2005. We offer the following facilities to make your stay as comfortable as possible:

  • Ramp at the entrance to the building
  • Designated disabled toilet on the ground floor
  • Lift access to first floor
  • Ramp allowing wheelchair guests onto the rooftop terrace
  • Fire alarm has flashing beacons for hearing impaired or deaf guests

For accommodation guests at The Merriman Hotel we have all of the above and:

  • All accommodation rooms allow standard width wheelchairs
  • 1 specially adapted room for disabled guests with walk in shower units and hand rails

If you’d like to discuss our provision for disabled guests in person, please contact us on +353 91 638222 or


Accessibility - Our commitment


The Merriman Hotel is dedicated to making your site as accessible as possible.


Keyboard navigation


You can use the keyboard to navigate through the site:


The arrow keys on the keyboard will scroll up, down, left and right.

The space bar, if pressed, can make the web page jump from top to bottom.

The tab button can help navigate to different links on the page. When you arrive on the required link, press the return button.

Text size


Our site has been built so that the user can change the size of the text if required.


To increase the text size, hold down CTRL and press + to the required size.

To decrease the text size, hold down CTRL and press - to the required size.

Mac users hold down the CTRL/Apple key and press + or - to adjust your text size.

If you use an older browser like Internet Explorer 6, go to File, Text Size, and select the size you need.

Magnifying the screen


If you use Windows XP you can magnify the size of the screen. Press the Start menu on the Taskbar, then click on All Programs, then Accessories, then Accessibility. Once opened, click on Magnifier and the top of the screen will appear much bigger.




You can adjust the colour in your browser. See the BBC's advice for all browser types.


PDF Documents


To open PDF documents you will need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe website. Please contact the web team if you still have trouble opening any of our PDF documents.


Useful Links



Microsoft accessibility website

BBC's My Web My Way

Web Content Accessibility