Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

This is an accessibility statement from the Football Association of Ireland.
 

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The League of Ireland website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.2 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
 

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The Football Association of Ireland website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • TTS (text-to-speech) screen readers

Users may find some incompatibility issues with the Football Association of Ireland website in the following scenarios:

  • Browsers older than 3 major versions
     

Technical specifications

Accessibility of the Football Association of Ireland website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
 

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the Football Association of Ireland website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the Football Association of Ireland website:

  • 3rd party widgets: Images may not have text alternatives because we do not have control over the way in which the widget is rendered on the screen. We are in communication with the developers of the widget to highlight this concern and work to find a satisfactory solution.
  • Imported data from the previous iteration of the website. There may be instances whereby historic data/content on the website does not meet the required WCAG 2.2 standard. We acknowledge that this is not ideal for all users and we are conducting phased updates of the website to ensure these issues are rectified for all users.
  • Colour contrast. There are a few instances whereby the colour contrast on the webpage is not to the required WCAG 2.2 standard. We acknowledge that this is not ideal and we are working with our branding agency to remedy this issue.
     

Assessment approach

The Football Association of Ireland assessed the accessibility of the Football Association of Ireland website by conducting a self-evaluation.

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