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# fighting blindness

All time
Opinion: I've been accused of faking my visual impairment - this got worse during Covid
Gillian Stafford outlines what life has been like as a person battling blindness and the further challenges she’s faced during the pandemic.
# Kane and able
Sinead Kane has overcome blindness and bullying and now she's headed for Brazil
Sinead Kane sees the Mini Marathon debacle as just another obstacle to overcome.
# Sports Star
Former hurler aiming to feature in Paralympics after suffering sight loss
Peter Ryan was diagnosed at 19 with a rare genetic disorder that resulted in sight loss.
# sensory
Want to be blindfolded - in the name of entertainment?
250 people will be blindfolded while at a fundraising event this month, which is being held to raise awareness of age-related macular degeneration.