About us

Image of Dr Claire Kilty, UCD Conway Institute Our history

We are a patient-led charity with a mission to cure blindness. We are the leading Irish charity funding research into treatments for sight loss.

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Two smiling scientists in a lab Our vision

Our mission is to cure blindness. We promote and facilitate the development of treatments and cures for those affected by sight loss caused by retinal degenerative diseases.

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Person using laptop Governance

Fighting Blindness is fully committed to ensuring that we have the best possible governance structures in place.

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John Delany and Shane Byrne Annual Reports

Our annual reports provide a yearly update on our activities and finances.

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Woman using smartphone Website accessibility

Our website has been developed with the top priority of ensuring content is accessible as possible to all visitors.

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