We were delighted to present Brian Ruttle of Rathkeale with the keys to his brand new Ford Focus at D&M garden centre in Limerick last Thursday.
Our Strategic Plan
In January 2018 we began to share the details of our strategic plan for the next 3 years (2018 to 2020). The strategic plan was developed by the management team at Irish Guide Dogs in consultation with stakeholders and the process was led by Ms Jacqui Browne, Chair of our Nominating and Governance Sub-Committee. It was […]
‘Don’t Forget Us’ – Protest On Poor Parking In Bus Stop Organised To Support Guide Dog Owner
A protest is scheduled to take place in Killorglin tonight (Friday 19th January) at 6pm to support the needs of one of our Guide Dog Owner’s, Joan Anne Brosnan. The protest, organised by Cllr. Damian Quigg has been arranged to highlight the difficulties caused to Joan Anne by the public parking in the Bus Stop […]
Include Us – Don’t Exclude Us – College Green
We are reacting to recent changes to pedestrian crossings as part of the College Green works in Dublin City Centre. As part of our plans to brief Dublin City Councillors in the coming weeks, we are looking for real focus to be placed on the needs of people with disabilities. We are making this call […]
UCC President Visits HQ
We were delighted to welcome Professor Patrick O’Shea, President of UCC and Rónán Ó Dubhghaill, VP for External Relations to our HQ on Monday 11th December. The visit served to further strengthen the already strong relationship between UCC and Irish Guide Dogs, presenting an opportunity to discuss the ongoing and potential new collaborations between us […]
Today is #GivingTuesday!
Today Tuesday 28th November is #GivingTuesday, a day of giving and charity to follow the super sales of Black Friday & Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday serves to remind people of the joy that giving can bring. On this #GivingTuesday here is two simple ways to give! Volunteer some time this #GivingTuesday! One of the most prolific […]
Irish Guide Dogs receive donation from Hospital Saturday Fund
Twenty-six Irish charities received donations from the Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) at a special reception hosted at University College Cork on Monday 20 November 2017. In total, €115,000 was donated to the charities at the event, which was hosted by UCC in the Aula Maxima in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Cork and […]