Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Council for the Blind of Ireland’s (NCBI) National Table Quiz will provide Braille, audio and large print books for people who are blind or vision impaired. This is the only national quiz in the country. The quiz is now in its third year, with heats taking place throughout …Read More about Put your brain to good use for NCBI’s National Table Quiz
The annual ‘Trip to Tipp’ in aid of the ‘National Council for the Blind of Ireland’ takes place on Sunday the 1st October. The highly popular event, now in it’s 22nd year, and which has raised a whopping €1.2 million over that time, is bound to attract much interest given it is open to cyclists, walkers …Read More about It’s almost time for the Trip to Tipp!
On the 29th of August, the award winning, The Oarsman in Carrick on Shannon will hold a unique Dine in the Dark event with special guest, NCBI Ambassador and professional rugby player Robbie Henshaw. This event will celebrate the launch of Focal Point Opticians located in Carrick on Shannon. Dine in the Dark is a …Read More about Dine in the Dark comes to Carrick on Shannon
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 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!
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
Press release For immediate release 13/07/2017 Longtime supporter of NCBI, Newlands Golf Club, have again rallied to our cause. They held a lovely presentation at their club house this week to present NCBI with a generous cheque for €2,575. Ruairi McGinley, Director of Corporate Affairs with NCBI said “Newlands Golf Club has helped us so …Read More about Newlands Golf Club on the ball for NCBI!
Press Release For Immediate release 12/07/2017 Dedicated shoppers at the NCBI store in Letterkenny Co. Donegal received a boost today with the launch of the Customer Loyalty Rewards Card. For every purchase customers will receive a stamp, after 10 purchases they will enjoy a €5 discount, what’s not to love! Margaret Lyon, Letterkenny Manager says …Read More about NCBI shop in Letterkenny launches customer loyalty rewards card
Two apps, ViaOpta Navigator and ViaOpta Daily, have been developed by Novartis in partnership with the National Council of the Blind in Ireland (NCBI) These award-winning apps are designed to help people with visual impairment with their everyday activities Dublin, 10th July 2017: Novartis, in partnership with the NCBI, is delighted to announce the …Read More about NOVARTIS LAUNCH VISION ASSISTANCE APPS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF PEOPLE WHO ARE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Ceann Comhairle Sean O’ Fearghaill TD is more used to looking for votes than looking for compliments about his sartorial style but his participation in the NCBI Fashion Makeover Challenge today sees him securing the fashionistas vote at future hustings! The Popular Kildare Politician jumped at the chance to be dressed top to toe …Read More about CEANN COMHAIRLE IS LOOKING FOR VOTES, ABOUT HIS FASHION SENSE!