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Specsavers continue their support for National Council for the Blind of Ireland

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Ireland’s leading opticians and audiologists Specsavers has continued in their charity partnership with the National Council for the Blind of Ireland and the title sponsorship of the prestigious HolmPatrick Cup.

Specsavers highlights the need for more regular eye checks

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This week (March 11 to 17) is World Glaucoma Week, and Specsavers and the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) are using the opportunity to highlight the importance of regular eye tests in helping to reduce preventable sight loss.

Meningitis charity warns of increased risk of meningitis at Christmas

The charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is warning Galway people that cases of meningitis and septicaemia are expected to rise over Christmas.

Graduate to tell conference about her experience of public’s involvement in healthcare research

An NUI Galway graduate who has impaired vision, will this morning (Thursday) speak about her experience of working with laboratory based researchers investigating treatments and cures for blindness, at a conference at NUI Galway.

Meningitis charity urges people to learn about the symptoms of the disease

The head of a national meningitis charity says it is important that people realise that anyone of any age can get the condition.

Public urged to look after their eyesight

A  retired nurse who developed a condition - which is the leading cause of blindness in over 50s in Ireland - is appealing to the public not to take their eyesight for granted.

Ploughing the fields – first step for health!

 

Ploughing the fields – first step for health!

 

 

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