Chris White

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Deirdre Deverell (right) who has lost her sight, with Jodie McGriele, NCBI training manager.

It was “disgraceful” that just 20 per cent of people with sight-loss, of working age, were in employment, while Irish universities had only 229 sight-(...)

Tactile ballot paper template. Photograph: National Council for the Blind of Ireland

People who are blind or visually impaired will be able to vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment without assistance for the first tim(...)

Of the 13,000 ophthalmology patients waiting for a procedure, 3,500 have been on the list for more than 12 months, according to official figures. Photograph: Istock

Thousands of eye patients are at risk of irreversible sight loss because of delays in accessing treatment, according to a leading charity. Ophthalmol(...)

Too high: Malakai Fekitoa of New Zealand receives a yellow card from referee Jaco Peyper during Saturday’s  match between Ireland and New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile/Getty Images

As usual, in the eyes of much of the New Zealand media and of course the team themselves, the All Blacks can seemingly do no wrong. The reaction in Ir(...)

Axelle Lépée (23), originally from the Auvergne region of France, loves Dingle “énormément”, but is considering going home before her work term ends in September.

Dingle is booming. The town at the heart of the Corca Dhuibhne peninsula is jointed with tourists, some of whom have to stay as far away as Annascaul (...)

Bell Labs president Marcus Weldon: argues we are at the beginning of the ‘connected-augmented’ revolution.

“Maybe we’re on the verge of a technological revolution,” says Marcus Weldon, the 13th president of Bell Labs and corporate chief technology officer a(...)

Wasps’ Ashley Johnson  stands over Leinster’s Dave Kearney before being sin binned in the first minute of the Champions Cup match at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA

Would you be a referee? I wouldn’t. There’s too many players like me to deal with, for a start. Fellas who will try anything and everything, push thin(...)

Wasps’ Ashley Johnson  stands over Leinster’s Dave Kearney before being sin binned in the first minute of the Champions Cup match at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA

Would you be a referee? I wouldn’t. There’s too many players like me to deal with, for a start. Fellas who will try anything and everything, push thin(...)