Today, we bid farewell to Fionnuala Murphy after 13 years at NCBI! Throughout the years as Head of Communications, and over the past year as Head of Foundation, Fionnuala has supported NCBI’s large spanning umbrella of services, retail, advocacy, foundation and everything in-between. Thank you for everything, Fionnuala. You will be missed! Best wishes from …Read More about Farewell, Fionnuala!
On Saturday 22nd July, Tommy Campbel and friends set out on a Sponsored Awareness Walk to highlight the obstacles faced by people with sight loss on a daily basis. The event, organised by Tommy, ran for it’s second year and raised an amazing €4,687 for NCBI services! A huge Thank You to Tommy and all participants on …Read More about Sponsored Awareness Walk in aid of NCBI!
Will you Walk on Fire for NCBI? On Friday 5th October, we will take to the coals for this unusual challenge to raise awareness and funds for NCBI services. The event will take place on our NCBI Head Office grounds and full training will be provided by Firewalking Ireland. Registration from 7pm …Read More about Walk on Fire for NCBI
Mark Kehoe said: “I know the huge work involved in raising such funds and I would like to convey a sincere thank you to all involved including Stephen and Karen Cumiskey, Vanessa and Sinead Byrne, Sean Lee and John Coadey who acted as Quiz Master and prepared the questions. Thanks to all those who supported …Read More about Quiz Night raised €750!
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our good friend and colleague Paul Traynor. Paul died suddenly at his home in Carrickmacross this morning. Paul worked with NCBI since 1999 as our chief technical support officer. Ever patient and always ready to work on the most complex of technical …Read More about Death of our colleague Paul Traynor
Can you spare two hours or more of your time? We will be bag packing on Saturday 14th April for the NCBI Tesco Bag Pack. Last year we raised over €30k and this would not have been achieved without the assistance of our volunteers! With two hours of your time, you can help us increase …Read More about Can you spare two hours, or more, of your time?
Want to learn about how you can take part in the NCBI Camino Way? Join us at 6.30pm on Wednesday 11th April for the NCBI Camino Way Information Evening to hear about all aspects of the walk and how you can fundraise for NCBI! The chat will be in the Training Centre, NCBI Head Office, …Read More about NCBI Camino Way Information Evening
Danny Cahill, NCBI’s Regional Manager in the North West region receives a cheque from Bridie McNally of €3,281.13 the proceeds of a dance held in the Halfway House, Burnfoot, Co. Donegal. Thanks to Bridie for organising the event and to all who supported her in her efforts; those who bought tickets, made donations or sponsored …Read More about Donegal Dance in aid of NCBI!
St Josephs School, Templemore, Co Tipperary hosted a Bake Sale Fundraiser in aid of NCBI, raising €400! A huge thank you to the students for all of their hard work. *Image of the principal Elaine Foley and students with Caroline of NCBI
Can you give the NCBI 2 hours, or more, of your spare time on Saturday 25th August for our NCBI National Tesco Bag Pack day? We will be hosting our annual NCBI National Tesco Bag Pack throughout the country. If you are interested in volunteering please get in touch with Angela firstname.lastname@example.org / 01 830 7033 who can …Read More about NCBI’s National Tesco Bag Pack 2018