About Us

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Who are we?

Vision Sports Ireland, a subsidiary of the Vision Ireland, is the Sport Ireland national governing body for sport and leisure opportunities for people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland.

Founded in 1988, Vision Sports Ireland is a not for profit organisation and registered charity.

Vision Sports Ireland promotes a wide variety of adapted and mainstream sports and physical activity opportunities including athletics, golf, football, judo, swimming, tandem cycling, tennis, triathlon, walking, water-skiing and many more. Vision Sports facilitates opportunities for people of all levels of fitness and abilities.

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Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles

Our Vision

All blind and vision impaired people in Ireland will have access to and enjoy the health benefits derived from regular participation in sport and recreational activities of their choice.

Our Mission

To enable blind and vision impaired people to step on to, and climb should they wish, the sports and leisure ladder.

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Vision Sports Ireland Strategic Plan – 2023 Vision guides Vision Sports’ key operations from 2018 to 2023, focusing on key strategic priorities of Reach, Development, Education, Collaboration and Sustainability.

The strategy aligns with our values of inclusion, empowerment, health and wellness and inspiration.

Vision Sports Ireland 2023 Vision

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