Zebra-crossing fans say they’re safer for pedestrians than signalled crossings. But advocates for people who are visually impaired, or have intellectual or cognitive difficulties, disagree.
Planned Street Changes Ignore Needs of the Visually Impaired, Some Say
Councillors first backed the plan for improvements to Cathedral Street and Sackville Place in the city centre – but then a disability advocate flagged a problem.
Some of What to Expect from Dining in the Dark in Dublin
Twenty-nine Dublin restaurants are taking part in Dine in the Dark to raise money for the National Council for the Blind.
Luke: Watching the IFI’s Films for the Blind
“For me, cinema is the gateway to the rich and detailed view of the world that those more fortunate than myself experience every day,” writes Luke Maxwell.
At National Gallery, an Effort to Bring Visual Art to the Blind
There’s a growing interest in exploring creative ways to make galleries more accessible. The National Gallery, for example, offers touchable guides to an increasing number of its paintings.