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# visually-impaired - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'Rallying is her passion': Teen to become one of Ireland's first visually impaired rally navigators
# Sight Loss
# Sight Loss

'Rallying is her passion': Teen to become one of Ireland's first visually impaired rally navigators

Jul 15th 2018, 9:00 PM 11,984 Views 23 Comments

Sara McFadden was born with albinism, which has affected her vision.

# visually-impaired - Monday 29 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 29th 2018, 3:26 PM 20,716 Views 40 Comments

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

# visually-impaired - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field
# Making A Difference
# Making A Difference

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field

Jul 16th 2017, 8:30 PM 12,152 Views 6 Comments

The two apps have been developed in conjunction with National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI).

# visually-impaired - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret
# High Court
# High Court

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

Mar 31st 2017, 3:32 PM 7,359 Views 5 Comments

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

# visually-impaired - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Visually-impaired man plans to move home following Kerry assault
# Tralee
# Tralee

Visually-impaired man plans to move home following Kerry assault

Apr 26th 2016, 10:47 AM 22,927 Views 28 Comments

Tim, a visually impaired busker, was assaulted by two women when he asked them to stop feeding his dog.

# visually-impaired - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Sinead Kane has overcome blindness and bullying and now she's headed for Brazil
# Kane And Able
From The42
# Kane And Able

Sinead Kane has overcome blindness and bullying and now she's headed for Brazil

Mar 28th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,214 Views 6 Comments

Sinead Kane sees the Mini Marathon debacle as just another obstacle to overcome.

# visually-impaired - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Visually impaired athlete told she cannot compete in Mini Marathon with male guide
# Refusal
From The42
# Refusal

Visually impaired athlete told she cannot compete in Mini Marathon with male guide

Mar 11th 2015, 8:35 PM 31,508 Views 75 Comments

‘Running like this requires a great trust between the guide and the runner which can only come from hours of training and getting used to each other.’

# visually-impaired - Thursday 9 October, 2014

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 5,678 Views 1 Comment

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

# visually-impaired - Saturday 15 February, 2014

This book promises to be a feast for the eyes, hands and ears
# Snizzly Snouts
# Snizzly Snouts

This book promises to be a feast for the eyes, hands and ears

Feb 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,524 Views 1 Comment

The book can be used by blind and visually-impaired children.

# visually-impaired - Monday 23 September, 2013

'Sense of alarm' over Revenue investigation of blind pension
# Blind Pension
# Blind Pension

'Sense of alarm' over Revenue investigation of blind pension

Sep 23rd 2013, 3:13 PM 9,703 Views 37 Comments

A report yesterday said Revenue is to start looking at records to see if individuals are in receipt of a second pension and assess their level of tax compliance.