After the continual success of the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon and the NCBI team, we prepare for another day of fun and fitness! Join Team NCBI at the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2018 on Sunday 3rd June (Bank Holiday weekend) When Bank Holiday Sunday 3 June 2018 Distance Total distance is 10km. No time limit! Entry …Read More about Join #TeamNCBI at the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2018
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 – Sunday 3rd June Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, Cork FULL …Read More about Running and Walking for NCBI!
Blindfolded walk through Dublin City Tommy Campbel along with his friends, family and colleagues from the Revenue walked from Landsdowne House to NCBI HQ to raise funds and awareness of the obstacles faced by those with sight loss. Tommy and the participants raised €3,200 for NCBI, a remarkable amount. Tommy explains how the idea …Read More about Blindfolded walk through dublin city
Press Release 9th October 2017 For Immediate Release The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) launched its second annual national Dine in the Dark week at an exclusive event in The Dylan Hotel last night, Monday 9th October. From 5th – 12th November, restaurants all over the country will Dine in the Dark …Read More about Feast your imagination, not your eyes with Dine in the Dark from the National Council for the Blind
Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Council for the Blind of Ireland’s (NCBI) National Table Quiz will provide Braille, audio and large print books for people who are blind or vision impaired. This is the only national quiz in the country. The quiz is now in its third year, with heats taking place throughout …Read More about Put your brain to good use for NCBI’s National Table Quiz
The first ever model transport show in aid of the NCBI is taking place in Letterkenny this coming Sunday ( October 8th ) . The show, which is taking place in the Radisson Blu Hotel from 10am, is being organised by well known business man Raymond Holmes from Raphoe, together with Fintan Smith whose Sister …Read More about Model trains ,tractors and trams at Letterkenny exhibition
Check out the locations and dates for our National Table Quiz. More locations and dates to follow! The quiz is now in its third year, with heats taking place throughout October and November, before the final at Dublin’s Mansion House in December hosted by quiz master Sean O’ Fearghail, Ceann Comhairle. The winning team will …Read More about National Table Quiz locations and dates
The annual ‘Trip to Tipp’ in aid of the ‘National Council for the Blind of Ireland’ takes place on Sunday the 1st October. The highly popular event, now in it’s 22nd year, and which has raised a whopping €1.2 million over that time, is bound to attract much interest given it is open to cyclists, walkers …Read More about It’s almost time for the Trip to Tipp!
As Fujitsu’s Charity of the year, they are holding a golf event in aid of NCBI. This will be held at Beaverstown Golf Club in Donabate on the 24th of August. The format of the golf event is 4 person scramble. It is open to all, a handicap is not required. There are prizes for …Read More about Fujitsu Golf Event in aid of NCBI
The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) will hold its first Cycle of Light event on the 25th of August. This event will see 100 people cycle into the darkness of night for sight loss. From 8.30pm until dark participants will cycle from Dalkey to Howth and back to Dalkey, via the outskirts …Read More about Dublin’s first Cycle of Light in aid of NCBI is happening this August