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#Irish Guide Dogs

# irish-guide-dogs - Saturday 29 September, 2018

‘You can train for the physical side but you never expect the emotional connection’
# 32 MARATHON CHALLENGE
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# 32 MARATHON CHALLENGE

‘You can train for the physical side but you never expect the emotional connection’

Sep 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 3,891 Views 1 Comment

Irish ultra-runner Alex O’Shea talks running 32 marathons in 16 days and the impact of Irish Guide Dogs.

# irish-guide-dogs - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs
# Irish Guide Dogs
# Irish Guide Dogs

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs

Jan 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,866 Views 75 Comments

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind says the new streetscape designs have ‘crept in’ in Ireland.

# irish-guide-dogs - Monday 1 May, 2017

Cancer survivor beginning to lose his sight sets sail around Ireland to raise money for charity
# Chris Egan
# Chris Egan

Cancer survivor beginning to lose his sight sets sail around Ireland to raise money for charity

May 1st 2017, 2:07 PM 9,784 Views 6 Comments

Limerick man Chris Egan aims to sail around Ireland in two months.

# irish-guide-dogs - Monday 31 October, 2016

Assistance dogs for children with autism available again after three-year wait
# Irish Guide Dogs
# Irish Guide Dogs

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

Oct 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 13,020 Views 17 Comments

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

# irish-guide-dogs - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'Poorly parked cars can cause blind people to walk into busy roads'
# Paths To Freedom
# Paths To Freedom

'Poorly parked cars can cause blind people to walk into busy roads'

Oct 15th 2016, 7:15 AM 8,150 Views 20 Comments

Irish Guide Dogs this week launched their SmartStreet Hero campaign, asking people to leave footpaths clear.

# irish-guide-dogs - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'I get worried if I don't fall out with people every few months'
# Woof Woof
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# Woof Woof

'I get worried if I don't fall out with people every few months'

Apr 30th 2015, 5:58 PM 5,167 Views 6 Comments

Keano talks punditry, Alex Ferguson and Euro 2016.

# irish-guide-dogs - Thursday 2 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 2nd 2015, 5:15 PM 22,188 Views 13 Comments

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

# irish-guide-dogs - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way

Oct 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 385 Views 18 Comments

What my sight loss has shown me is that we can’t control what happens to us – we can only control how we deal with it.

In pics: Our guide dogs changed our lives
# World Sight Day
# World Sight Day

In pics: Our guide dogs changed our lives

Oct 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,659 Views 1 Comment

“With York as my guide, I take in the sea air, listen to the seagulls and fetch my morning coffee.”

# irish-guide-dogs - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Could you give a puppy a loving home for a year before it becomes a guide dog?
# Support
# Support

Could you give a puppy a loving home for a year before it becomes a guide dog?

Aug 24th 2014, 4:30 PM 21,978 Views 13 Comments

Retired people and families with children generally provide good foster homes for puppies.

# irish-guide-dogs - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:19 AM 2,635 Views 1 Comment

*OK, their owners are. Whatever.

# irish-guide-dogs - Monday 16 December, 2013

'The best sport out there is hurling' -- Roy Keane on his favourite game
# Bas Man
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# Bas Man

'The best sport out there is hurling' -- Roy Keane on his favourite game

Dec 16th 2013, 12:58 PM 30,731 Views 72 Comments

The Ireland assistant manager could still do a job on the edge of the square.

# irish-guide-dogs - Monday 29 April, 2013

5 things we learned about Roy Keane today
# Keano
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# Keano

5 things we learned about Roy Keane today

Apr 29th 2013, 3:51 PM 9,753 Views 13 Comments

The former Ireland skipper says his son is an Arsenal fan.