The Rediscovery Centre is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020

This accessibility statement applies to


Compliance Status 

This website is partially compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 Level AA. 

The Rediscovery Centre is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are currently working with IA Labs and Vision Ireland to ensure we meet accessibility standards. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and adhering to the required accessibility standards. 

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. 



Accessibility Features of this Website

Keyboard/Screen reader navigation – has been implemented across the website to assist users who navigate the site using assistive technologies or who do not use a mouse.

Skip to content link – is functional on all webpages to allow keyboard users to bypass repeated sections like navigation panes.

Useful, descriptive link text – to inform users where links will bring them.

Accessible forms – have correct focus order and validation.

Correctly structured content with good heading usage – to increase readability and assist users using screen readers or other assistive technologies.

Cross operating system compatibility and mobile navigation – to ensure consistency in layout and navigation across all devices and operating systems.


Non-accessible Content 

Images – we are currently working through images to add contextual alternative text.

Videos – we are working on adding closed captions and text transcripts to all videos.


Preparation of this Accessibility Statement 

The Statement was prepared by IA Labs where IA Labs performed a blend of manual and automated accessibility tests using multiple platforms Windows (JAWS, NVDA), Mac (VoiceOver), iOS (VoiceOver) and Android (TalkBack) and their native accessibility tools. A detailed issue log was created to measure against WCAG 2.1 standards. These issues were presented to the development team who are amending these issues and bringing the website in to WCAG 2.1 AA compliance. 

This statement was created by IA Labs in February 2024. 

The statement was last reviewed in February 2024. 


Feedback and Contact Information 

We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website. If you have any comments or find any problems not listed on this page, please contact [rediscovery centre to enter email] 


Enforcement Procedure 

If you are not happy with our response or if you want to raise an accessibility issue that is not related to this website, you can ask the Ombudsman to look into it. Contact the office of the Ombudsman or read guidance on how to make a complaint.


WCAG 2.1 Accessibility Auditing Service 

If you would like your website, application or digital documents reviewed and tested against the WCAG 2.1 standards, please contact the IA Labs team at