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#visually impaired

# visually-impaired - Sunday 15 July, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# visually-impaired - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

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

‘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

“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

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

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.