Most track and field disciplines work for blind and vision-impaired people from 100m to Marathon as well as long jump, triple jump, high jump, shot put, discus and javelin.
Vision Sports Ireland work in collaboration with the FAI Football for All Programme to increase Vision Imapired/Blind football opportunities across the country for people who are blind and vision impaired.
Vision Sports Ireland collaborate with Golf Ireland, Irish Blind Golf and Northern Ireland Blind Golf to increase golf participation numbers across the country for people who are blind and vision impaired.
Vision Sports Ireland and the IRFU are delighted to be supported by The Change Foundation and Old Wesley R.F.C to bring Vision Impaired Rugby to Ireland for the very first time.
Vision Sports Ireland work in partnership with Swim Ireland support our members to partake in both recreational and competitive swimming.
Tandem cycling lets two riders’ cycle together and consists of a sighted pilot at the front who communicates what’s ahead to the person with vision loss in the rear seat, known as “a stoker”. Both riders pedal while the pilot in the front also steers.
Vision Sports Ireland work with Tennis Ireland via their Enjoy Tennis programme to facilitate Blind/VI tennis at all levels.
Walking is an ideal way of staying physically active. Around Ireland there are multiple guided VI specific walks taking place n a regular basis. To learn more about waking and find your closest guided walk visit out walking page.
As a sport judo demands a physical and strategic performance, testing the qualities of strength, touch, balance, technical skills and sensitivity.
Vision Sports Ireland hosts our ZERO LIMITS track day each year where people who are Blind/VI get the opportunity to experience the thrill of driving and passenger laps in top spec rally cars around the Mondello Park race circuit.
Vision Sports Ireland collaborates with watersports organisations including, Irish Sailing Association, Rowing Ireland, Liquid Therapy and Canoeing Ireland to increase opportunities in watersports for people who are blind/VI.
Triathlon is a sport that consists of three different disciplines swimming, cycling and running.
Vision Sports Ireland work closely with Triathlon Ireland
Vision Sports Ireland is collaborating with Mountaineering Ireland and Get Ireland Walking to provide Hiking, Rocking Climbing and Walking opportunities for Vision Sports Ireland members.