A total of €1,980 was raised at a Whist Drive held at Drumconrath Hall in memory of Mrs Maureen Carry who died recently. The presentation was in tribute to the services Maureen had received from NCBI in her later years. Thank you for this kind gesture and donation. Pictured at the presentation event are members …Read More about Whist Drive in memory of Maureen Carry
The NCBI Table Quiz is back! NCBI Charity Shop Kilkenny are hosting their quiz night on Friday 23rd November, 7:30pm at Home Rule Club Kilkenny, Johns Quay, Kilkenny. SPOT PRIZES & RAFFLE on the night! €5 pp, 4-6 per table. Register your team by contacting Alex in store or on 0851952778 Spread the word with friends and …Read More about NCBI Quiz in Kilkenny!
THANK YOU to Knock Vintage Club for raising €1, 000 for NCBI services through their tractor/vintage/land rover run in September
Huge thank you to all who took part in this year’s Trip to Tipp Challenge! Another huge success this year with a massive €25, 614 raised. Thank you very much to Billy & Katriona Shanahan (Blazing Bikers) who organise the event every year, delivering an enjoyable day. A special thanks to Brendan Shields who raised an amazing …Read More about Another Trip to Tipp, another success!
This year’s Des Cullen Classic & Vintage Car Show in aid of NCBI was a great success! Thank you to the committee for their time and hard work to organise this annual fundraising event. Angela, Jean and Kevin called to NCBI Head Office yesterday to present us with a cheque of €8,345 for NCBI. Brilliant work by …Read More about Another successful year at the Des Cullen Classic & Vintage Car Show!
On Wednesday 19th December, we have our Twelve Hours of Christmas at Marks and Spencer, Liffey Valley, Dublin – WE NEED YOU! We will be doing a full day of bag packing and we hope to fill the following time slots; 10am – 2pm 2pm – 6pm 6pm – 10pm All volunteers will receive a Santa hat, …Read More about NCBI’s 12 Hours of Christmas!
On Saturday 27th October, 10am-2pm, there is a Halloween Fancy Dress Coffee & Tea Morning at our NCBI Shop, Carrick On Suir Spread the word and call by in your Halloween clobber!
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!
Below is a list of some of the upcoming marathons and runs taking place across Ireland. Check out Run Ireland for a broader list of events. Here is a good list of marathons and runs too. 10KM RUNS/MINI MARATHONS Clare Burren Mini Marathon – 6 miles VHI Women’s Mini Marathon, Dublin Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, Cork FULL MARATHONS …Read More about Running and Walking for NCBI!
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!