Over 8,000 people in Donegal are visually impaired in some way

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There are nearly 8,000 people in Donegal with varying levels of vision impairment according to the charity Fighting Blindness.

Tonight, the group is hosting a public meeting in Letterkenny, discussing visionl issues and rare genetic conditions which affect vision.

Catriona Dunne of Fight

ing Blindness is chairing the meeting, she says people don't appreciate the prevalence of vision impairment in Ireland......