NCBI Tralee Coffee 25th May 2018 A Tralee business is hosting a Coffee Morning for the NCBI and offering a superb incentive in a bid to attract people to support the event. ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ in Ashe St. is offering 50% off almost everything in the store during the event, which takes place from 11am …Read More about Tralee Company Puts on Coffee Morning For NCBI…and offers a great incentive!
“down up pedals, down up, down“ Hello, hello, more MayFest to pedal…! Ah sure, let’s sing along to the pushbike song…. “We’re ridin’ along on a bicycle, honey That’s a bicycle built for two…” Now, time to call stokers and jokers, pilots, pillions and peddlers all. Get yer high viz and helmets at the …Read More about Pedal on for MayFest!
Take 5! Hello, hello, 5 days to MayFest – 5 must takes… If you’re staying with us for the luscious 4 course evening meal at ALSAA at 5 you must book in and choose your menu no later than tomorrow evening (Tuesday) http://www.visionsports.ie/Events/TabId/91/ArtMID/440/ArticleID/419/Register-right-here-right-now-for-MayFest-Dinner.aspx Grainne Geraghty will run off copies of the weekend programme in Braille, …Read More about 5 DAYS TO MAYFEST!
A recent event at which people danced the night away for the NCBI has raised very healthy funds for the charity. Community spirit coupled with a grá for a good night out saw a great turnout for the dance in Clonmore, Templemore Co Tipperary. Organiser Mary Madden, who is well known in her home …Read More about TIPP FOLK DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY FOR THE NCBI!
Two of Ireland’s most prominent sports bodies have today joined forces to urge people with sight loss to get involved in sports activities, particularly running. Vision Sports ,the National Governing Body, unique in Ireland as the only organisation that is solely dedicated to encouraging participation in sport for people with impaired vision, and ‘Park Run’, …Read More about VISION SPORTS AND PARK RUN COME TOGETHER TO ENCOURGE PEOPLE WITH SIGHT LOSS TO PARTICIPATE IN RUNNING
The Manager of an NCBI Charity shop in Co Cavan loves her job so much she sings to her staff and volunteers! Anne Hora, Manager of the Virgina store says she is blessed with “Amazing volunteers who are the backbone of the shop” . She says she loves having the craic with the staff and …Read More about Volunteers Love the Co. Cavan Manager Who Sings To Them!
“Just because I have a visual impairment doesn’t mean I can’t work”. 30 year old Amanda Murray from Dublin was born with Coloboma, a genetic eye condition which has led to significant blurring of her sight. She has to wear glasses and use magnification aids but is adamant that she can do jobs as well …Read More about “Just Because I Have A Visual Impairment Doesn’t Mean I Can’t Work”
DFI Press Release for immediate release Disability Group Halts City Centre Re-Development On Monday 9 April, 2018 at Dublin City Council’s, DCC, monthly meeting, the Public Participation Network’s Disability Linkage Group succeeded in halting the re-development of a public space which was potentially dangerous for people with disabilities. Today, 16th April, the Group …Read More about Disability Groups Set To Do ‘Walkabout’ Today To Highlight Potential Dangerous Spaces
Race lovers in Co. Westmeath have the opportunity to get ‘racy’ a winning bet/streak this Friday and all in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland. Don’s Bar in Moate is the venue for the event which gets underway next Friday 20th April at 8.30 pm. At just €2 per bet, an affordable …Read More about Moate gets ‘racy’ for NCBI!
28 year old Christina McCarthy has just received a permanent work contract and is as happy as any other person in the workplace. However, perhaps her happiness is more acute given that her work trajectory has not been plain sailing. Christina has been blind from birth and employment amongst people with sight loss remains stubbornly …Read More about Live, Love, Work!