We are delighted once again to be hosting Freedom Scientific, part of the VFO Group at our headquarters in Dublin on August 9th. Come along and meet Eric Damery, vice president of software product management, who will be discussing the following topics. VFO and overall plans for software products Update on migration for Window-Eyes users …Read More about Announcing Freedom Scientific in Dublin with Summer specials!
Minister of State for OPW , Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran swapped the Dail for the catwalk …but only for one day!. The Westmeath based Politician jumped at the chance to have a fashion makeover courtesy of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI). He was decked out in clothes from the NCBI charity shop …Read More about Minister in NCBI fashion makeover challenge!
The much anticipated NCBI Des Cullen Classic and Vintage Car Show takes place on the 25th June. The show, a firm favourite for devotees of all things vintage takes place on the grounds of St. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Co. Dublin on the 25th June. The event which is now in its 21st year will feature …Read More about Vintage car lovers get ready for annual extravaganza
Throw yourself into a different climate and challenge while meeting new people, making experiences and raising funds & awareness of NCBI! Register your interest here and we can send you information about the trip! For 7 days, from 13th – 20th October, #TeamNCBI will cycle their way through the island of Majorca as part of the …Read More about Join #TeamNCBI at this year’s NCBI Majorca Cycle Challenge
Dublin’s FIRST Night Cycle! Join #TeamNCBI for our first ever NCBI Cycle of Light! Fill out our registration form and Collette will get back to you From 8.30pm until dark, Friday 25th August, you will cycle from Dalkey to Howth and back to Dalkey, via the outskirts of Dublin city. A unique 85km night time cycling …Read More about We are delighted to introduce NCBI’s Cycle of Light!
We have lots of exciting upcoming fundraising events happening, if you would like to get involved contact Collette on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 018307033. The Granard Cup- 21st August. Cycle of Light – 25th August. Sky Dive 4 Sight Loss – 16th September. Trip to Tipp Cycle Challenge – 1st October. Stephen Roche Cycle Camp – …Read More about Upcoming Fundraising Events
Joe Geraghty reports on Vision Sports MayFest 2017! MayFest 2017, our 35th anniversary games, was simply the best! Vision Sports President Prof. Michael O’Keeffe threw in the ball at TalkFest, a conference which included interactive sports, at ChildVision on Friday 19th May. The topic of the day was “Vision Sports — 2020 and beyond”. Guest …Read More about MayFest all Talk all Action!
The Wellington Eye Clinic is participating in a clinical research study of a corneal refractive surgery procedure that aims to reduce or eliminate myopia (near-sightedness). The goal of the study is to evaluate the initial safety of the procedure. Who can take part? If you have sight loss in one eye that is best corrected …Read More about Call for participants in a clinical research study of Corneal Refractive Surgery Procedure
RUA RED in Tallaght will be offering three integrated community workshops. These workshops will focus on two key areas: Non-verbal practices that use the body to communicate through touch and movement/dance. How dance can be made accessible to audiences without vision, shifting it from a predominantly visual art-form into an immersive experience that those without …Read More about Dance workshop and focus-group this summer
The 3rd Lions World Song Festival for the Blind, Sounds from the Heart, will take place in Krakow from the 16-18 November 2017. The Festival is a contest, dedicated to talented vocalists who are blind or vision impaired, who are not professional musicians. In previous festivals vocalists from 13 countries were supported by 50 Lions …Read More about 3rd Lions World Song Festival for the Blind