Can Dogs Predict Epileptic Seizures?:

PROJECT TITLE: Can dogs predict epileptic seizures? INVESTIGATOR: Neil Powell, School of Psychology, Queens University Belfast. Supervised by Prof Peter Hepper. INVESTMENT: €2,500 for one year (2017), part supporting the study which will run until 2020. ABOUT THE PROJECT: The aim of the study is to examine whether untrained family

Fostering Dog for the Disabled:

Dogs for Disabled Ireland are on the hunt for people to care for puppies for the next 12 months. The dog charity, which trains assistance dogs, has put out a post on their social media looking for people to look after some of their pups for a year. Dogs for

Fostering Autism Assistance Dogs:

Volunteer puppy fosterers, boarders and our breeding dog holders play a very important role in helping us achieve our mission. Puppies and dogs thrive in a home enviroment so we do not have or use kennel facilities. This also means we can keep our overheads as low as possible allowing

Catholic Institute for the Deaf:

The Catholic Institute for the Deaf (CID) was established as a charitable institution in 1845. In 2007, the name was changed to the Catholic Institute for Deaf people (CIDP). CIDP is a non-profit charity enabling the Deaf Community and Deaf people generally to achieve their full potential and to have

Deaf Village Ireland:

Deaf Village Ireland is an inclusive state of the art social, administration, religious, community, sports, heritage and educational complex providing a range of facilities for both Deaf and hearing people. Deaf Village Ireland is a project which was set up by the Deaf Community in Ireland working alongside the Catholic

Deaf Sports Ireland:

Deaf Sports Ireland, known as Irish Deaf Sports Association until 2012, was set up in 1968 and is one of the longest running organisations in the Irish Deaf Community still in existence today. Today, DSI is the national governing body in Ireland and is affiliated to International Committee of Sports

Vision Sports Ireland Useful Links:

Useful Links: ChildVision Gracepark Road Drumcondra Dublin 9 Tel: 01 837 3635 Fax: 01 837 3884 Email: Fighting Blindness 7 Ely Place, Floor 3 Dublin 2 Telephone: +353 1 6789 004 Email: National League of the Blind of Ireland 21 Hill St Dublin 1 Telephone (01)8742792

Vision Impaired Football FAI:

The FAI FFA programme and Vision Sports Ireland work in conjunction to promote and develop football opportunities for people with vision impairments. There are opportunities for both partially sighted players (B2/3) and fully blind (B1) players. The B2/3 footballers play indoors and there are minimal differences in the rules from

NIVIB (Northern Ireland Visually Impaired Bowls):

Group who play indoor bowls weekly from approx 1 October until 31 March and also play many friendly matches with sighted people. There are currently only 2 active clubs in the Association. Stadium bowls is also available during the winter months but booking for a rink is normally required. Outdoor