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We’re coming back to Gaillimh

Last summer, Sightsavers launched the Missed Moments campaign in the City of Tribes. On March 11 we’re coming back, just in time for Seachtain na Gaeilge!

Alan Murphy and Síle Seoige pose with our

The Missed Moments campaign, taking place in Galway from 11 March, asks people to think about the moments they would miss most if they were blind.

The campaign aims to raise money to save the sight of 250,000 people living in some of the world’s poorest countries – equivalent to the population of Galway city and county.

If you’d like to give the gift of sight, look out for our interactive digital display unit, which will feature in Eyre Square from 11 March.

To activate the display unit, just tap your debit or credit card to donate €2. You’ll then be able to watch a video showing how your gift can help to save someone from a lifetime of missed moments.

Keep an eye on our social media channels on Facebook and Twitter, and share your own #MissedMoments with us.

Winesi March and his wife embrace at the joy of his sight being restored.

About the Missed Moments campaign

With your help, we can restore people’s sight so they never miss life-changing moments.

Support our campaign

The Missed Moments campaign is supported by Supermac’s and Galway Bay FM. To get involved, listen out for us on Galway Bay FM. If your local business would like to be part of the campaign, email [email protected].

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Our Galwegian supporters share their Missed Moments

Pat McDonagh.

“The biggest events in my life would be getting married and the birth of my kids. If I hadn’t seen them, it would be very hard to visualise or make sense of.”
Supermac’s founder Pat McDonaugh

Sile Seoige.

“My Missed Moment would definitely be seeing the face of my little boy Cathal. I couldn’t imagine not seeing his gorgeous face every day.”
Broadcaster Síle Seoige

Alan Murphy.

“I couldn’t imagine not having my eyesight – there’s so many things I’d miss. But my Missed Moment would be not getting to see my godson growing up.”
Galway Bay FM DJ Alan Murphy

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