South Tipperary Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind National Family Dog Walk A Great Success

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blindwould like to thank everyone that attended the Walk in Ballylooby South Tipperary on Sunday July 22nd. A great crowd descended on the village from communities around the area, Cahir, Ardfinnan, Clogheen, Clonmel, Fethard and New Inn. “The sun disappeared but it certainly didn’t dampen peoples spirits and we really […]

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking for Tipperary volunteers

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind is calling on county Tipperary community members to ‘get going for Guide Dogs’ and volunteer. The national charity is hosting a volunteer information evening in the Abbey Court Hotel in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary on Thursday August 2nd at 8pm to highlight the many ways volunteers can get involved in […]

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind National Family Dog walk taking place in Tipperary

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind is asking communities all over Ireland to participate in their local family dog walk, this July. Supported by Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan, the organisation hopes to raise €50,000 for those who are visually impaired and families of children with autism. Walks are taking place in Thurles on Saturday July 15th meeting […]

Tipperary Man Presents Proceeds of Scottish Motorbike Challenge to Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

Sinead O’Keeffe, Commercial Manager, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB), travelled to Thurles on Tuesday evening last to accept a cheque on behalf of the organisation, for €40,000. Mr Billy Shanahan, Guide Dog owner and a team organiser presented the cheque on behalf of the Scottish Motorbike Challange 2012 team. This charitable donation is […]

Tipperary Woman Appointed Communications Manager with Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

Marguerite Tierney a native of Ardfinnan has been appointed Communications Manager with Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Marguerite began her career with Cork based PR and Advertising agency Hopkins Communications, she then worked as PR and Marketing Manager with Macra na Feirme, most recently she has worked as Communications Manager for the Irish & […]

Blazing Bikers take to the Scottish highlands in aid of charity

The Blazing Bikers Motorcycling Club are taking to the Scottish highlands on the May Bank holiday weekend in a bid to raise funds for people who are blind or vision impaired. The Scottish challenge is the brainchild of guide dog owner, Billy Shanahan from Thurles, Co. Tipperary who organises the event each year with the […]

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