Upcoming Events

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Paris2Nice 2018

Make 2018 a year to remember by signing up to the Paris2Nice Cycle for Fighting Blindness. Sign up today at www.paris2nice.com for your challenge of a lifetime and nominate Fighting Blindness as your chosen charity. Paris2Nice 2018 departs from Paris on Saturday, September 15. Participants arrive in Nice on Thursday September 20. The cycle is open to… Read more »

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Jeans for Genes

Go double denim to help beat blindness! Hold a Jeans for Genes Day to raise funds to find a cure & treatments for people living with genetic sight loss. It’s Simple! Leave your suits or uniforms at home, embrace the denim and wear jeans into work or school on Jeans for Genes Day 2018 – Friday 21 September…. Read more »

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Living with Sight Loss Course – Dundalk

Are you living with sight loss? Are you living in Louth, Cavan, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo, Donegal or Northern Ireland?  Join us for a 6-week free Living with Sight Loss Course taking place in the Crowne Plaza, Dundalk. Topics covered will include: Daily Living/Products Display Assistive Technology Eye Health Mobility Emotional Support Welfare & Benefits Mindfulness… Read more »

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Retina Conference Public Engagement Day

The Retina 2018 Public Engagement Day takes place on Saturday, October 6, in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. The Retina Conference offers a unique opportunity to speak to leading doctors and researchers and learn about specific conditions and the research that is aiming to find therapies to treat it.  Attendance at the Public… Read more »

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The Vision Walk 2018

Join Shane Byrne and walkers from all over the world to discover the unknown sides of Marbella this October in support of Fighting Blindness. “I’ve teamed up with Fighting Blindness for a new adventure for 2018 and would love if you could join us! Fighting Blindness has always been a cause close to my heart… you… Read more »

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Philippines Trek

Strand Travel are organising a once in a lifetime trek to the Philippines where Fighting Blindness can be the chosen charity of choice. Departure Wednesday 24th of October- return Thursday 8th of November. So challenge yourself this year and take the trip of a life time in aid of Fighting Blindness.   Costing: To go on this… Read more »

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SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon for Fighting Blindness

Join the Fighting Blindness SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Team this October! Brave the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon for Fighting Blindness this year to raise much-needed funds to help find treatment and cures for sight loss. Challenge yourself to change lives! When and where is it taking place? Sunday October 28, 2018 The course is largely flat and is a single… Read more »

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The Fighting Blindness Glendalough Trail

Join us for the annual Glendalough Trail open to everyone and all fitness levels, with a 15.5km run or 9km option. We need YOU to sign up to Team Fighting Blindness for this off-road challenge along stunning forest trails through the Wicklow Mountains. Registration is now open, click here to enter! When: Saturday, November 17, 2018… Read more »

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Vision2020 Conference

VISPA is the Vision Impaired Service Provider’s Alliance made up of Fighting Blindness, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, NCBI – Working for People with Sight Loss and ChildVision – National Education Centre for Blind Children. VISPA’s vision is to provide a cohesive voice advocating for increased understanding and awareness of the needs of and… Read more »