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Two Fighting Blindness ambassadors holding a World Sight Day bannerVision impairment and blindness

There are an estimated 246,773 people in Ireland who are blind or visually impaired, this figure is expected to increase to 271,996 people by the year 2020.

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Small child writing in a copybookEducation

Education supports for students who are blind or visually impaired can vary from school to school.

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Close up of person's hand using a computer mouseEmployment

There are resources available to help you find a job or support you in your current role.

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Train pulling into stationSocial welfare and entitlements

There are a number of state entitlements available to people living with sight loss.

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Tandem cyclistsSport and leisure

Sporting and recreational activities for people of all ages living with sight loss in Ireland.

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Two guide dogsSupport services and organisations

List of support services and organisations for people living with visual impairments in Ireland.

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