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#World Sight Day

From TheJournal.ie 'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back Cone Dystrophy

'I don’t know any different': Former Voice of Ireland star refuses to let sight loss hold her back

Rebecca Kelly and three other members of her family live with visual impairment.

From TheJournal.ie 'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease World Sight Day

'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease

“People absolutely take their eyesight for granted until there’s a problem,” Stephen Duffy said.

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 manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold? Dine In The Dark

Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?

An event doing just that will be held in Dublin, Limerick and Cork on World Sight Day, October 9.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I went blind at 14 – but my guide dog Miles has changed my life Opinion

Column: I went blind at 14 – but my guide dog Miles has changed my life

Kevin Kelly was plunged into a world of darkness when he went completely blind at just 14, but thanks to his companion Miles he has been able to obtain a Master’s degree and pursue the career he wanted.