About us

Image of Dr Claire Kilty, UCD Conway InstituteOur history

We are a patient-led charity with a vision to cure blindness, support people living with sight loss and empower patients.

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Two smiling scientists in a labOur vision

Our vision is to cure blindness, support people living with sight loss and empower patients.

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Kevin Whelan with FB member Gerry Kerr and Declan MeenaghStructure

Founded in 1983, the charity was established as a patient-led organisation, and we remain as such.

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Person using laptopGovernance

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 ByrneAnnual Reports

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

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Woman using smartphoneWebsite accessibility

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

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