Become an advocacy champion

Make your voice heard by contacting your local representatives and raising the issues that are important to you. You will find information and contact details for your local TDs, MEPs and Councillors at

People living with a vision impairment make up a powerful constituency, with over 240,000 people in Ireland living with some form of vision loss. There are many important issues for our community that you can raise with your local representatives, or with candidates at election time. Some of the areas our members have advocated on in the past are listed below.

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VAT increase on food supplements

Pre-budget submissions

Hospital waiting lists

Genetic services

Service provision