Roy Keane Asks Public To Support Irish Guide Dogs Heroes Appeal

Roy Keane travelled to the Tyndall National Institute, Cork to mark the launch of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Annual Heroes Appeal which starts on April 6th.  The Annual Heroes fundraising Campaign will see volunteers and staff collecting nationwide to raise much-needed funds to support the organisations work with people who are blind or […]

Irish Guide Dogs Release Top Tips For Dining With Pets

In support of recent changes by the Food Safety Authority allowing domestic pets access to food businesses Irish Guide Dogs for the blind has published its ‘Five Top Tips’ for pet owners looking to bring their dog or cat to a restaurant or bar. The organisation believe this is a great initiative and now hope […]

Life-changing programme for children with autism forced to close its wait list for a second time

Irish Guide Dogs was forced to close its waiting list for its Autism Assistance Dog Programme for a second time in March 2014 due to a massive over-demand for its service. The national charity’s Assistance Dog Programme supports children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The primary function of an Assistance Dog is to help […]

Fundraising dogs Heidi and Hayden embark on world tour of Ireland

Fundraising Dogs Heidi and Hayden have embarked on an intrepid world tour of Ireland to sell tickets to win a brand new Ford Focus later this year for Irish Guide Dogs. From Longford to Limerick, Wilton to Wicklow Heidi and Hayden are all set for their big adventure around the country, selling raffle tickets in […]

Irish Guide Dogs trains its highest number of people to date in 2013

One of Ireland’s much-loved charities, Irish Guide Dogs has announced record achievements for 2013, with even more ambitious plans for 2014 Irish Guide Dogs has just announced that a record number of people, 197, were trained across its range of services in 2013, including its Guide Dog programme, Assistance Dog programme for children with autism, […]

Jedward Among Highest Rated Charity Ambassadors In 2011

o              Jedward, Roy Keane and Keith Duffy among most successful charity ambassadors   o              Today FM’s Shave or Dye most admired charity campaign in 2011   o              Attracting funding and donations is greatest challenge facing third sector leaders in 2012   o              36% of charities experienced an increase in volunteers last year     Eurovision hopefuls Jedward, Roy Keane, […]