The National Council for the Blind of Ireland’s (NCBI) National Table Quiz happens annually, throughout the country. This is the only national quiz in the country. Funds raised from the event will provide Braille, audio and large print books for people who are blind or vision impaired. To get involved, host your own quiz, get in …Read More about NCBI’s Annual National Table Quiz
NCBI Cycle of Light is back for it’s second year on Friday 24th August 2018! This is a unique 85km night time cycling tour in and around Dublin city, shining a light for those living with sight loss and raising vital funds for NCBI’s rehabilitation and children services. For people living with sight loss little …Read More about REGISTER YOUR INTEREST for the NCBI CYCLE OF LIGHT 2018
Banish those January blues and head to a music night in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland which will take place on the 27th of January in The Druid’s Chair in Killiney. The night is organised by Tony McDonald who was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at the age of 16. Tony …Read More about Music Night in aid of the National Council for the blind of Ireland in Killiney
Following on from last year’s outstanding success, NCBI’s Sky Dive 4 Sight Loss is back! We have two dates this year; Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd September 2018. Take to the sky in aid of NCBI! Check out images from our 2017 Skydive; https://goo.gl/mW9SNs A €500 target applies. Fundraising advice, support and a fundraising …Read More about REGISTER YOUR INTEREST – SKY DIVE 4 SIGHT LOSS 2018
Fill out the registration form to be part of Team NCBI at this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon! When: Sunday 2 June 2019 – June Bank Holiday weekend Distance: 10km. Walk, jog or run! No time limit! Register: To register to be part of Team NCBI, fill out below; Registration with the official Vhi Women’s Mini …Read More about REGISTER WITH TEAM NCBI AT THE VHI WOMEN’S MINI MARATHON 2019!
Thank you to the young people of the Ginesa Suite of Saint John of God’s Hospital who have made Christmas cards and decorations to raise money for their chosen charities; NCBI and LauraLynn – Ireland’s Children Hospice! Beautiful crafts getting us in to the Christmas spirit! Handmade Christmas cards by the Ginesa Suite service users Photo …Read More about Christmas Crafts for NCBI!
On Saturday 27th January 2018, from 8pm, the NCBI Variety Gig Night will take place in the Druid’s Chair, Killiney, Dublin. Spread the word; bring your friends and family for an evening of live music performance to raise funds for and awareness of NCBI! Soul Agreed and Three Blind Mice (made of the members of …Read More about Post Christmas get together! – NCBI Variety Gig Night
The Connemarathon is one of the world’s most scenic running events, comprising of half, full & ultra marathons and set in the beautiful west of Ireland. Why not enjoy the sites while raising money for NCBI!? Sign up for a half, full or ultra marathon! Let Collette know and we’ll send out fundraising materials! More info here; …Read More about Why not enjoy the sites of Connemara while raising money for NCBI!
Sister Kathleen Kavanagh raffled off one of her paintings along with other items to raise money for NCBI. The raffle raised €1,340. A great achievement! *Image of Sister Kathleen with Collette McEntee holding a large cheque.
Well done to all at St Louis National Girl School in Monaghan town who raised €450 for NCBI with a Halloween fancy dress day! Collette of NCBI went to St Louis’ primary so it was a welcomed trip down memory lane too! *image of NCBI’s Collette with the cheque and some of the students in …Read More about A Happy Halloween!