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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.
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.
The charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is warning Galway people that cases of meningitis and septicaemia are expected to rise over Christmas.
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.
The head of a national meningitis charity says it is important that people realise that anyone of any age can get the condition.
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.