NCBI (the National Council for the Blind Ireland) yesterday welcomed the announcement by Deputy Mary Mitchell O’Connor (Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation) that Government approval had been given for the drafting of a General Scheme of Bill entitled “Copyright and Related Rights (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, 2016”. Ms. Elaine Howley, Director of Policy and Advocacy …Read More about The Government is to take steps to end the book famine experienced people in Ireland who are blind or have impaired vision.
NCBI – Working for People with Sight Loss As part of NCBI’s 85th anniversary we are running a campaign called “Out of Sight”. The purpose is to advocate for changes that will actually make a real difference to people’s lives. We are conducting a survey to find out what is most relevant and important to …Read More about Out of Sight Campaign – Access Survey
NCBI would like to invite yo to help make a dark day brighter for thousands of people with sight loss this Christmas by supporting the NCBI Tree of Light. Together we can shine a light for those living with sight loss. When people are dealing with the darkness of sight loss – unsure of what …Read More about Tree of Light
We are delighted to announce that NCBI and our friends in New Ireland Assurance have been nominated for the prestigious Allianz Business to Arts Awards this year!! Last year we developed a new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative where NCBI and New Ireland Assurance worked together to produce an audio version of Frank O’Connor’s Collected Stories, …Read More about NCBI and New Ireland Assurance nominated for Allianz Business to Arts Awards.
Announcing Freedom Scientific in Dublin Friday July 22nd, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Location: NCBI Rehabilitation Training Centre, Whitworth Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 We’re delighted once again to be hosting Freedom Scientific, part of the VFO Group at our headquarters on July 22nd. Come along and meet Eric Damery, Vice President of Software Product Management …Read More about Announcing Freedom Scientific in Dublin
Many thanks to all the exhibitors and guests who came along to support NCBI’s 19th annual Classic Vehicle Show last Sunday in the grounds of Columba’s College. The show, which has been running since 1997, featured vehicles from the 1920’s right up to 1980 and even early 90’s including a Bentley S3, a Ford Model …Read More about Great Day at NCBI’s 19th Annual Classic Vehicle Show
NCBI Rehabilitation Training Centre Presents: New Chapters Saturday July 2nd 2016 10:00 am – 3:30 pm Join us for this one-day seminar which explores the challenges and opportunities of life with vision impairment. A panel of speakers will talk about their journey with sight loss and how it has impacted on their life choices. The …Read More about NCBI Rehabilitation Training Centre Presents: New Chapters
Albinism Get-Together – Saturday 11th June The Albinism Fellowship UK & Ireland are having a get-together and would like to invite those with Albinism or families of children with Albinism to join us. Lunch will be provided and there will be entertainment for the children. Please confirm attendance to help with catering. For further information …Read More about Albinism Get-Together
Massive Congratulations to NCBI’s Mini Marathon Team on June 6th! We’re so grateful for your support!
On the 10th of June, NCBI will be holding a morning exhibition of adaptive technology products supplied by Dolphin and Enhanced Vision. Representatives from each company will be on hand to demo products from their range and answer any questions you may have. This is a “Drop in Event” so there is no need to …Read More about NCBI invites you to a Low Vision Drop-in Day