Alex O’Shea Sets Fire To His Biggest Challenge Yet

Cork based Ultra Runner Alex O’Shea, the running Fireman, launched his latest challenge that will see him tackle 32 Marathons in 32 Counties in just 16 days at Irish Guide Dogs for the Blinds national training centre. The ambitious challenge is being done to raise funds for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Alex will […]

Irish Guide Dogs issues Top Tips for caring for your dogs and pups during this harsh cold weather

With severe weather warnings across the week Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind have released some helpful hints to pet owners to help them survive the storm.  The forecast for this week and next week is bleak, with snow, ice and harsh cold temperatures forecast. Lean Kennedy, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind spokesperson said, […]

Blazing Bikers 9th Annual Motorbike Challenge Wild Atlantic Way Charity Challenge 2016 In aid of the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

Join the Blazing Bikers on their 2016 Motorbike Challenge and experience  some of the beautiful scenery the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer taking in an undulating 700KM of Mayo, Galway and Sligo. Billy Shanahan, organiser of Motorbike Challenge says: “I never thought when I started this that I would raise €650,000 for Irish Guide […]

Irish Guide Dogs call on more people in Tipperary to take up the Guide Dog programme

To mark World Sight Day on Thursday 10th October, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind would like to invite more people who are vision impaired in the Tipperary region to consider training with a Guide Dog or access its Orientation and Mobility (Long Cane) Training programme. “There are many vision impaired people in Ireland today who […]

County Tipperary helped raise more than €143k for Irish Guide Dogs during SHADES campaign

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind would like to thank all of its many volunteers in County Tipperary for helping to support its SHADES campaign which raised more than €143k to date, with more monies expected in over the summer. The charity would like to thank all who purchased a Shades pin and supported the organisation in this way. […]

Roy Keane on scouting mission forTipperary team members

Roy Keane is asking the people of Tipperary to join his favourite team during May: not Sunderland or Manchester United but the team who will make this the 11th Annual Shades fundraiser for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind a big success.  Roy’s favourite Charity desperately need funds in order to meet increased demand for their […]

Rugby Star spreads some Puppy Love for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

Rugby star Luke Fitzgerald is asking you to spread some Puppy Love this Valentine’s Day by purchasing cards and gifts for your loved one from Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind have a range of gifts and cards for you to spoil your special someone. Gift options range from €12 to […]

Tipperary Launch of Irish Guide Dogs 2013 Calendar with Olympian Annalise Murphy

Olympian Annalise Murphy showed her support for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB) at their Fundraising Conference in the Killeshin hotel in Portlaoise where she launched  their 2013 Calendar.   Annalise spoke of her love for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Annalises mother Cathy, who represented Ireland in sailing at the 1988 Olympic […]

Billy Shanahan represents Tipperary in the Calor Community Champion 2012 awards

Tipperary has one representative in the Calor Community Champion 2012 awards, Billy Shanahan. The shortlist of nominees was announced this week with voting now open to the public through the Calor Facebook page. Billy was nominated for this Award as he has raised over €600,000 for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and the […]

Tipperary Based Image Consultant provides Confidence & Style Tips to IGDB Next Step Training Programme

Over the past week five students from across Ireland have been attending our Next Step training programme. This programme aims to equip young people who are blind or vision impaired with the skills to manage the transition to life in college or the workplace. It is practical and supportive with hands on activities aimed at […]

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