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Allergan Ireland donates €30k to Fighting Blindness

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Allergan Ireland has announced its continued support of Fighting Blindness and of its work on behalf of the blind and visually impaired with a €30,000 donation to support Fighting Blindness’ RetCam Appeal, under its charitable Allergan International Foundation.

Your vision is precious — protect your eyes from the sun

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We protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun, however we often neglect our eyes. Ultraviolet radiation can cause adverse effects to our eyes. Studies have suggested that prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause increased risk of macular degeneration of the retina (AMD), cataract of the intraocular lens, corneal damage, and ocular adnexal (conjunctival or eyelid) melanomas.

Your vision is precious — protect your eyes from the sun

We protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun, however we often neglect our eyes. Ultraviolet radiation can cause adverse effects to our eyes. Studies have suggested that prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause increased risk of macular degeneration of the retina (AMD), cataract of the intraocular lens, corneal damage, and ocular adnexal (conjunctival or eyelid) melanomas.

City centre house guiding only €100,000

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With the huge demand for city centre properties, prices continue to climb. Colleran auctioneers' next auction offers you an excellent opportunity to get your foot on the property ladder with an advised minimum value of €100,000, for No 33 St Finbarr's Terrace, Bohermore.

Understanding Cataract

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Cataract is a common cause of visual impairment in the elderly but can also affect a small number of younger individuals.

History Channel making documentary on healer Danny Gallagher

The History Channel is to broadcast a documentary about well-known seventh son of a seventh son healer, Danny Gallagher, to a global audience later this year.

History Channel making documentary on healer Danny Gallagher

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The History Channel is to broadcast a documentary about well-known seventh son of a seventh son healer, Danny Gallagher, to a global audience later this year.

Claremorris native appointed new chief executive of Sightsavers Ireland

Sightsavers Ireland has announced the appointment of Michael Marren from Claremorris as its new chief executive. Michael will replace John Fleming who has taken up a new position with the Rehab Group following 10 years with the organisation. Michael has served as head of operations of Sightsavers Ireland for the past two years and will bring a wealth of commercial and management experience to the role, having previously spent many years in the financial sector. Michael is a passionate advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities and is committed to seeking support for fledgling states to establish and develop their health systems in order to tackle the causes of preventable blindness in the developing world, while continuing the organisation’s strong support for post-conflict countries, particularly in Africa.

Shamrock Lodge mock wedding to support blindness charity

A host of local entertainers will band together for a fun-filled mock wedding in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel this Saturday May 18, in aid of Irish charity Fighting Blindness.

Five per cent of Galwegians need specialist eye care

By Five per cent of Galway residents tested positive for age-related macular degeneratio (AMD), a leading cause of blindness, and have since been referred on to an eye specialist.

 

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