Fight for Sight donates to Temple Street Hospital

Fight for Sight, the national charity for the prevention of sight loss, based in Waterford, recently presented a Dual Band Laser Ophthalmoscope valued at € 8,500 to Temple Street Hospital. This equipment is vital for babies born with eye disorders which cause blindness. It was presented to Professor Michael O’Keeffe who stated that it was “invaluable … Continued

Solicitor fights for school’s sight loss campaign

In 1982 Sinead Kane was born in Youghal, Co. Cork with just five per cent vision and was registered as blind. However this was one obstacle that didn’t stop her from qualifying as Ireland’s first visually impaired solicitor in 2009. Ms. Kane explained, “I was told by eye doctors that I would be totally blind … Continued