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Guide dog centre gets new leash of life

Published 14/06/2011 | 05:00

A PACK of four-legged friends yesterday gave Taoiseach Enda Kenny a demonstration of their abilities and the difference they make to their owners' lives, writes Ralph Riegel.

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Mr Kenny was at the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind's (IGDB) headquarters in Cork to officially open its redeveloped €5m training centre.

First opened in 1981, the Model Farm Road centre has trained hundreds of guide dogs.

"The IGDB does tremendous work and I am delighted to open this new centre," Mr Kenny said.

Irish Independent

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