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#World Sight Day

# world-sight-day - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back

Rebecca Kelly and three other members of her family live with visual impairment.

# world-sight-day - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease

“People absolutely take their eyesight for granted until there’s a problem,” Stephen Duffy said.

# world-sight-day - Thursday 9 October, 2014

In pics: Our guide dogs changed our lives

“With York as my guide, I take in the sea air, listen to the seagulls and fetch my morning coffee.”

# world-sight-day - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?

An event doing just that will be held in Dublin, Limerick and Cork on World Sight Day, October 9.

# world-sight-day - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Column: I went blind at 14 – but my guide dog Miles has changed my life

Kevin Kelly was plunged into a world of darkness when he went completely blind at just 14, but thanks to his companion Miles he has been able to obtain a Master’s degree and pursue the career he wanted.