Soccer legend Roy Keane has praised schoolchildren whose heroic fundraising efforts for the Irish Guide Dogs (IGD) have helped transform lives.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
When a big white retriever called Toby bounded into Conor Lynch’s life, it found a lost little boy.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
More than 45,000 people in Ireland have a form of autism and the figure may be as high as 50,000, a study shows.
Sun, 03 Apr, 2016
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
With today being World Autism Awareness Day, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind have started a #deflie or dog selfie campaign.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
The essay was entitled: “I wish, I wish, I wish.” In it, nine-year-old schoolgirl Rachel Cahill wrote of a simple request — that her brother, who had been diagnosed with autism, would be cured.
The message being used by one organisation is instilling fear and hatred about the condition, says Fiona O’Leary, who has Asperger’s.
Action from the 1st leg of the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final ties on TV3 at 7.30pm tonight.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
IF a new colleague seems unfriendly, sticks rigidly to a routine and doesn’t get your sarcastic jokes, don’t immediately dismiss them as weird. They may be autistic.
Sun, 30 Mar, 2014
There is going to be a "blue hue" off Liberty Hall and the Stephen's Green Shopping Centre this evening.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2013
Assistance dogs are a calming, safe presence and encourage sociability, says Colette Sheridan
Wed, 27 Mar, 2013
Just weeks after the greening of our Cork landmarks, the city is set to turn blue.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
“It was like paying a visit to a relation, the President was that welcoming.”
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
A mother of a young child with autism has today hit out at the standard of services available in Ireland.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
A greater investment in research and a focus on early intervention treatments to help those with autism is required urgently, writes Dr Geraldine Leader
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