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!
Press Release For Immediate Release 7/07/2017 Vintage tractors will be the order of the day at the much loved Jimmy Byrne Annual Vintage Run in Ballitore Co. Kildare this month. The event in aid of the NCBI and other local charities is a firm fixture in the Kildare calendar and will take place on the …Read More about Family fun for a good cause
Press Release For Immediate Release 04/07/2017 The son of a Kerryman who has completed arduous cycle challenges to raise funds for NCBI is set to follow his example by setting himself a tough task of his own. Niall Crowley, whose parents come from Kenmare, is now set to complete his own cycle, peddling the 296 …Read More about Pedal on for NCBI
Press Release For Immediate Release 04/07/2017 A Fermoy charity shop has reason to celebrate as it goes all out to mark its sixteenth birthday. The NCBI shop on McCurtain St will be in party mode on the 14th July, the date the shop first opened. The busy store will be decked out in balloons and …Read More about Sweet sixteen celebrations at NCBI’s Fermoy shop
Press Release For Immediate Release 20/06/2017 Campaigners on behalf of people in Ireland living with a very rare eye condition have welcomed the holding of a worldwide designated day to highlight it. The first ever International Aniridia Day took place yesterday (21st June 2017) to focus attention on the rare congenital eye condition which causes …Read More about NCBI welcomes first ever international Aniridia day
NCBI Cork will be moving from its current location in Ballincollig to a new Cork city location from 1st July. The new office will be based in Penrose Wharf, Cork, and should provide improved access for users of public transport and those travelling by car. Refurbishment is currently underway, with the planned opening of the …Read More about NCBI Cork to move from Ballincollig to Cork City
Minister of State for OPW , Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran swapped the Dail for the catwalk …but only for one day!. The Westmeath based Politician jumped at the chance to have a fashion makeover courtesy of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI). He was decked out in clothes from the NCBI charity shop …Read More about Minister in NCBI fashion makeover challenge!
The much anticipated NCBI Des Cullen Classic and Vintage Car Show takes place on the 25th June. The show, a firm favourite for devotees of all things vintage takes place on the grounds of St. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Co. Dublin on the 25th June. The event which is now in its 21st year will feature …Read More about Vintage car lovers get ready for annual extravaganza
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!