Race lovers in Co. Westmeath have the opportunity to get ‘racy’ a winning bet/streak this Friday and all in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland. Don’s Bar in Moate is the venue for the event which gets underway next Friday 20th April at 8.30 pm. At just €2 per bet, an affordable …Read More about Moate gets ‘racy’ for NCBI!
28 year old Christina McCarthy has just received a permanent work contract and is as happy as any other person in the workplace. However, perhaps her happiness is more acute given that her work trajectory has not been plain sailing. Christina has been blind from birth and employment amongst people with sight loss remains stubbornly …Read More about Live, Love, Work!
56 year old Robert Orr knows all about life’s curved balls. The Glasgow native who has lived in Connemara for the past 14 years went blind in 2012 as a result of Glaucoma. He got no real warning. “Well I was having headaches for a short time but nothing really serious, I put it down …Read More about Facing The Future With Optimism
NCBI Charity shops rely heavily on the hard work of its volunteers. It is important for us to recognise and thank our volunteers for their commitment and contribution to NCBI Charity Shops. A huge Thank You to: Pauline McDonnell- NCBI Charity Shop Kells Carmel Moorehouse- NCBI Charity Shop Kells Nan Hopkins- NCBI Charity Shop Athy …Read More about Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
Are you affected by Wet AMD? There is an upcoming focus group taking place in the Radission Blu, Golden Lane Dublin from 2.30pm of Monday April 23rd, 2018. A light lunch will be served beforehand. The criteria for inclusion in the group is that a participant has Wet AMD, has received more than four Anti …Read More about Focus group for people affected by Wet AMD