Vision Ireland Working for People with Sight Loss

Vision Ireland’s mission is to enable people who are blind and vision impaired to overcome the barriers that impede their independence and participation in society.

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Application open for Vision Ireland Gerard Byrne Bursary 2024/2025

The Gerard Byrne Bursary consists of an annual grant for undergraduate students who are blind or vision impaired with a certified diagnosis from a registered eye health care professional and are studying on a full-time basis at a recognised educational institution in the Republic of Ireland.

This programme aims to support students in the third level to gain comprehensive education, and in turn, support the important transition to meaningful employment.

Applications for the 2024/25 Gerard Byrne Bursary are now open until August 16th, 2024

Access the Gerard Byrne Bursary application form

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Vision Ireland Supporting You

Whether you are young or old, blind or vision impaired, Vision Ireland is here to support, empower, train, and advise you on all aspects of your life.

Supporting You

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Shop Low Vision Aids

Our dedicated store supplies a range of household items, magnification aids, daily living aids, and technology devices all designed to assist you to live more independently. Check out our extensive range of low-vision aids, devices, and gadgets all designed to assist you in daily tasks.

Online store

Vision Ireland Retail 

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Shop locations  

Visit our 130+ Vision Ireland stores located across the country and shop for an extensive range of pre-loved quality clothing, accessories, and furniture. Vision Ireland is proud to play a part in promoting environmentally friendly practices through reusing and recycling.

We’ve got something for everyone, you can transform your home and wardrobe for less while helping to fund our vital work around Ireland with people living with sight loss.

Shop Locations

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 Shop preloved online 

Check out our online stores and find a great range of vintage and designer items at great prices including crazy fleeces, retro track tops & ski jackets, check blazers, and some designer gems.

Browse rare and exclusive designer clothing, accessories, handbags, and shoes at one of our online stores below:

Retail Online

Upcoming Events

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More ways to support Vision Ireland

There are plenty of ways you can make a difference – by organising your own fundraising event, corporate partnerships, volunteering and becoming an advocate.

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