Promoting Sport and Physical Activity for people who are Blind/Vision Impaired of all ages and abilities.

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Vision Sports Ireland is the National Governing Body for promoting sport and physical activity for people who are blind and vision impaired. We work closely with our NGB partners to offer a network of programmes and events across many sports and activities. This site will keep you up to date with the latest news, events and training opportunities offered by Vision Sports Ireland.

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Mayfest 2024

MayFest is Vision Sports Ireland’s multi-sport extravaganza weekend, packed with ‘come-and-try’ opportunities, competition and demo sport events for people who are blind and vision impaired, and their family and friends. This year, MayFest will take place in Dublin on the weekend of 25th – 26th May.

Saturday May 25th 

  • Come and Try Activity Day – UCD. 11am -4pm. Tickets cost €5
  • Free Evening Social Event – Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. 7pm onwards.

Sunday May 26th

The day starts with a Golf Come and Try event at Stackstown Golf Club. The event will run from 11.45am -2pm. From there we move to our family friendly event at Explorium National Science and Sports Centre from 2-4.30pm. This event is open to all ages.

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Education & Resources

In line with Sport Ireland’s Research Strategy 2021-2027, Vision Sports Ireland is working to play its part in generating, capturing and sharing insights of people who are blind or vision impaired, to better understand, respond and develop better solutions to the challenges in accessing and participating in sport and physical activity in Ireland.

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