While we are all enjoying a quiet January in NCBI, we do love to give our supporters something to look forward to. We would love for you to join us at our 2018 fabulous fun Day at the Races in Leopardstown Racecourse. NCBI will take over the top floor of the Pavilion during the National …Read More about The NCBI Day at the Races is Back!
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. Take to the sky in aid of NCBI! Check out the footage of NCBI’s Sky Dive 4 Sight Loss 2016; www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw6GIukMsFc&feature=youtu.be Some images from 2017; https://goo.gl/mW9SNs …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 3 June 2018 – 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 2018!
Last Wednesday, the 13th of December, NCBI presented to the Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport on Accessibility of Public Transport for people with disabilities NCBI presented alongside colleagues from the National Disability Federation, Irish Wheelchair Association, Irish Deaf Society, Inclusion Ireland and Disability Activist Dr. Margaret Kennedy. Watch it back here
There was a large turnout for the official opening of NCBI’s latest retail offering in Leixlip. Staff and volunteers worked hard preparing the premises at Unit 3, laying on refreshments for the assembled guests and avid shoppers . These included local Fianna Fail TD Frank O’ Rourke and local Parish Priest, Fr. John who blessed the shop. …Read More about Large crowd turnout for Leixlip shop opening
LEIXLIP BARGAIN HUNTERS REJOICE AS NEW NCBI SHOP OPENS ITS DOORS A new charity shop in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) has opened in Leixlip. The shop in Unit 3, Main St, is stocked with quality clothes, some new and some pre loved, books and other items to raise …Read More about LATEST NCBI CHARITY SHOP ADDS TO THE LEIXLIP FASHION SCENE
The National Council for the Blind of Ireland has today (Wednesday 13th December) renewed its calls for a fully accessible reliable public transport system to adequately serve the needs of the growing numbers of people with sight loss in Ireland. Presenting a submission to the Joint Committee of the Oireachtas on Transport, Tourism and Sport, the …Read More about NCBI Presents Transport Submission to Joint Committee of the Oireachtas
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
NCBI are not currently doing any telephone or door to door fundraising campaigns. There has been reports of people claiming to be from NCBI and looking for funds. We ask everyone to be wary at this vulnerable time of the year.