Galway woman Sharon Moran likes a challenge, so much so, that she undertook climbing Kilimanjaro in aid of NCBI. Sharon’s two sons Adam and Nathan both have Retinitis Pigmentosa which is a degenerative eye condition. Sharon says, “At the moment the two boys have colour blindness and night blindness, but are coping day-to-day.” Adam and …Read More about The Summit of Achievement for NCBI
Over 90 clubs have registered to participate in the NCBI Specsavers HolmPatrick Cup so far this year! We are thrilled to welcome Specsavers Ireland as our Headline sponsor for the 2017 and 2018 competition. The competition is in its 85th year and will see thousands of golfers compete to win a trip of a life …Read More about Thousands of Golfers Supporting NCBI This Year!
NCBI inSight Magazine Summer 2017 [PDF 6 MB] inSight Magazine Summer 2017 – Text Only Contents Thousands of golfers supporting NCBI this year! The summit of achievement for NCBI Becoming a regular donor Accessible tourism for all Virtual technology club Tech newsletter The app that reads your newspaper Free travel and transferring to the new …Read More about inSight Magazine Summer 2017
Well done to #TeamNCBI at the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017! A fantastic turn out and day to gather on the streets of Dublin and support NCBI – THANK YOU! There’s a few images below and you can find more on our FB page in our ‘#TeamNCBI @ Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017’ album When …Read More about Well done to Team NCBI!!!
NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre will hold its annual open day this year on Wednesday, June 21st, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Our open day offers prospective students, their family, friends and other professionals an opportunity to visit the centre, meet with staff and get an overview of the ‘Learning For Life’ training programme. Current …Read More about NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre annual open day
Over 90 clubs have registered to participate in the NCBI Specsavers HolmPatrick Cup so far this year! We are thrilled to welcome Specsavers Ireland as our Headline sponsor for the 2017 and 2018 competition. The competition is in its 85th year and will see thousands of golfers compete to win a trip of a life …Read More about Thousands of Golfers Supporting NCBI this year!
A student in Griffith College, Dublin is currently researching pharmaceutical packaging and would like to hear from people who are blind or vision impaired. The purpose of the research is to examine how useful pharmaceutical packaging is for people who are blind or vision impaired and the challenges people may have in accessing information regarding …Read More about Questionnaire on Pharmaceutical Packaging
Press Release 23/5/2017 Immediate release It was a case of all eyes on a tall, dark and well-built sporting hero as he dropped in to a Carrick on Shannon Opticians recently! Robbie Henshaw, who lines out for the Irish Rugby Team, proved to be a popular visitor to the new Focal Point Opticians in Bridge …Read More about All eyes on the Irish rugby hero as he pops in Carrick Opticians!
This seminar will explore the future of accessible print and the solutions available to people with sight loss. Date: 18th May 2017 Location: Croke Park Conference Centre Time: 11am to 3pm Daily many of us deal with information overload but many people who are blind or vision impaired are faced with a scarsity of information …Read More about NCBI’s Bridging the Information Gap Seminar
Have you ever wanted to have a go at travel writing? Want to tell the stories of the fascinating journeys you have been on? On Saturday May 13th, we’re delighted to be running a creative writing workshop with writer Derbhile Graham on the theme of journeys. These journeys could be epic, once in a lifetime …Read More about Creative writing workshop with Derbhile Graham