Are you interested in attending our regional advocacy meetings? The subject of the presentation and discussion will be “Having Our Voices Heard to Influence better lives”. Elaine Howley, who was appointed as Director of Policy and Advocacy last year (and has impaired vision herself) will present to you NCBI’s vision for a National Advocacy Network. …Read More about “Having Our Voices Heard to Influence Better Lives”
The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) is holding a series of nationwide meetings in a bid to engage with people who are directly affected with sight loss. The meetings are being held to focus attention on the difficulties people who are blind or vision impaired encounter in their daily lives. The sight …Read More about NCBI HOLDS SERIES OF NATIONWIDE MEETINGS
Are you up for the NewsFour NCBI Fashion Makeover Challenge? Do you live in the D4 catchment area? If so write into the paper,firstname.lastname@example.org, and tell them why, in one sentence, you would like to be dressed top to toe for around €30 in our fabulous Ringsend shop! We can’t wait to meet the …Read More about Are you up for the NewsFour NCBI Fashion Makoever Challenge?
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
The Leitrim Rose dropped into the NCBI Carrick on Shannon shop this week for a shopping experience with a difference!. 27 year old Primary Teacher Erin Moran from Ballinamore jumped at the chance of participating in the NCBI Fashion Makeover Challenge, saying she is a devotee of charity shops and likes to support …Read More about LOVELY LEITRIM ROSE STUNNING AT NCBI FASHION CHALLENGE!
BOGUS CALLER WARNING It has come to our attention that a person purporting to be from NCBI has made a phone call to the home of a person who uses our services,requesting money. NCBI is a reputable charity and so we never engage in this practice. We never ring the people who use our services looking for money. We …Read More about BOGUS CALLER WARNING
We have now come to the end of the Rehabilitation Training Centre’s academic year. Our annual graduation ceremony acknowledges the significant achievement of our learners and celebrates their success. NCBI’s Learning For Life Rehabilitative Training Programme currently sits at level 1 on the National framework of Qualifications (NFQ). The programme, which is now in its …Read More about NCBI Rehabilitation Training Centre’s Graduation 2017
The 2017 Kerry Rose Breda O’Mahony is getting used to second glances since she won the coveted title but she proved that NCBI charity shops are definitely worth looking into when she graciously accepted the challenge of a fashion makeover … budget style! The 27 year old Lecturer from Rathmore, Co.Kerry proved her winning ways …Read More about KERRY ROSE PROVES NCBI CHARITY SHOP IS WORTH A SECOND LOOK!
Dermot Farrelly recounts his first encounter with the NCBI during his early days of sight loss. “In 1982 I had detached retinas and I lost my sight in the left eye, four years later the right one went. I am not totally blind but I have very little left”. Dermot describes how much the help …Read More about NCBI Stories: Dermot Farrelly
Commenting on the launch, Chris White , NCBI Group Chief Executive stated.. I am delighted to share with you NCBI’s Group Strategy 2017-2020, aptly named Seeing it Your Way, which is our four year road map fully endorsed by the Board of NCBI. It sets out a responsive and dynamic framework for improving the lives …Read More about NCBI launch new four year Group Strategy