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#Guide Dogs

# guide-dogs - Monday 9 April, 2018

'It's about giving people rights': Assistance dogs could become exempt from dog licences

Currently guide dogs are the only type of assistance dog that do not need a licence.

# guide-dogs - Monday 29 January, 2018

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users

Today Irish Rail invited people with disabilities to take a train ride from Connolly to Howth to talk about changes to the service.

# guide-dogs - Monday 31 October, 2016

Assistance dogs for children with autism available again after three-year wait

The last time the Irish Guide Dogs charity accepted applications was 2013.

# guide-dogs - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge A guide dog threw itself in front of a bus to save its blind owner Hero

A guide dog threw itself in front of a bus to save its blind owner

But don’t worry! The dog is on the mend.

# guide-dogs - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Bray man Joe Bollard says his guide dog taught him to 'look forward and not back'

‘I trust my dog more than I would trust a human being to guide me.’

# guide-dogs - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Since Zeta joined our family, we have led a normal life' Autism This post contains videos

'Since Zeta joined our family, we have led a normal life'

More than 100 children are currently waiting for an assistance dog.

# guide-dogs - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

'Dragging myself out of bed on cold mornings, I wonder if I'm mad – but it's for a good cause'

Ever fancied cycling cross-country from Kildare to Galway? It’s not always easy but you’ll raise much-needed funds (and have serious craic).

# guide-dogs - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This haunting, powerful ad featuring guide dogs is going viral and with good reason Haunting

# guide-dogs - Friday 7 November, 2014

This headset helps the blind navigate the city they're in

The device creates a 3D soundscape to aid its wearer, providing them with context to their surroundings.

# guide-dogs - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?

An event doing just that will be held in Dublin, Limerick and Cork on World Sight Day, October 9.

# guide-dogs - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dogs are now taking 'delfies' to raise money for an Irish charity* Delfie

Dogs are now taking 'delfies' to raise money for an Irish charity*

*OK, their owners are. Whatever.

# guide-dogs - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brilliant advert for guide dogs imagines other animals in their place Guide Me

Brilliant advert for guide dogs imagines other animals in their place

They’re not very good at the job.

# guide-dogs - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Sligo garda raising funds for guide dog charity after mother's freak accident

Monica Wims lost her sight two years ago but her guide dog Guinness has given her back her independence.

# guide-dogs - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Column: I went blind at 14 – but my guide dog Miles has changed my life

Kevin Kelly was plunged into a world of darkness when he went completely blind at just 14, but thanks to his companion Miles he has been able to obtain a Master’s degree and pursue the career he wanted.