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#Irish Guide Dogs

‘You can train for the physical side but you never expect the emotional connection’

Irish ultra-runner Alex O’Shea talks running 32 marathons in 16 days and the impact of Irish Guide Dogs.

From TheJournal.ie Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs Irish Guide Dogs

Why do we need to take away the kerb? Questions over 'shared space' road designs

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind says the new streetscape designs have ‘crept in’ in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer survivor beginning to lose his sight sets sail around Ireland to raise money for charity Chris Egan

Cancer survivor beginning to lose his sight sets sail around Ireland to raise money for charity

Limerick man Chris Egan aims to sail around Ireland in two months.

From TheJournal.ie Assistance dogs for children with autism available again after three-year wait Irish Guide Dogs

Assistance dogs for children with autism available again after three-year wait

The last time the Irish Guide Dogs charity accepted applications was 2013.

From TheJournal.ie 'Poorly parked cars can cause blind people to walk into busy roads' Paths To Freedom

'Poorly parked cars can cause blind people to walk into busy roads'

Irish Guide Dogs this week launched their SmartStreet Hero campaign, asking people to leave footpaths clear.

From The42 'I get worried if I don't fall out with people every few months' Woof Woof This post contains videos

'I get worried if I don't fall out with people every few months'

Keano talks punditry, Alex Ferguson and Euro 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'Since Zeta joined our family, we have led a normal life' Autism This post contains videos

'Since Zeta joined our family, we have led a normal life'

More than 100 children are currently waiting for an assistance dog.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way Opinion

Opinion: Losing my sight at 23 was traumatic, but my dog is with me every step of the way

What my sight loss has shown me is that we can’t control what happens to us – we can only control how we deal with it.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Our guide dogs changed our lives World Sight Day

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.”

From TheJournal.ie Could you give a puppy a loving home for a year before it becomes a guide dog? Support

Could you give a puppy a loving home for a year before it becomes a guide dog?

Retired people and families with children generally provide good foster homes for puppies.

Dogs are now taking 'delfies' to raise money for an Irish charity*

*OK, their owners are. Whatever.

From The42 'The best sport out there is hurling' -- Roy Keane on his favourite game Bas Man

'The best sport out there is hurling' -- Roy Keane on his favourite game

The Ireland assistant manager could still do a job on the edge of the square.

From The42 5 things we learned about Roy Keane today Keano

5 things we learned about Roy Keane today

The former Ireland skipper says his son is an Arsenal fan.