Connie Lydon of Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo kindly requested donations to NCBI in lieu of gifts for her 50th birthday, as she uses NCBI Services. In December, Connie’s friends and family raised an amazing amount of €1,515. Thank you to all of her family and friends.
By donating to NCBI regularly, you will be contributing to the provision of NCBI’s life changing services. Our practical and emotional advice and supports help 8,000 people and their families face their futures with confidence every year. We help people deal emotionally with the diagnosis of an eye condition and the impact it …Read More about Becoming a Regular Donor To NCBI
On Wednesday the 31st of January, Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor visited NCBI head office to present the NCBI Bursary awards to Marianna Watchorn and Peter Moore. This is the introductory year of the annual NCBI Bursary award. Our annual bursary is to the value of €3,000 per annum, with €1,500 …Read More about Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor presents the NCBI Bursary
As we enter into March, we are pleased to be well settled into the year 2018! Looking forward to the year ahead, we aim to continue providing life enhancing services to individuals experiencing varying degrees of sight loss across the entire country. Each year we work with 8,000 people. Many come to us …Read More about Sightlines
Runamuck Challenge – Saturday 10th March 2018 Connemarathon – Sunday, 22nd April 2018 Hell & Back Challenge – check out their site for 2018 dates Tough Mudder Ireland – 21st & 22nd July 2018 Great Dublin Bike Ride – September 2018 Turf Warrior – 3rd November 2018
The National Council for the Blind of Ireland’s (NCBI) National Table Quiz happens annually, throughout the country. This is the only national quiz in the country. Funds raised from the event will provide Braille, audio and large print books for people who are blind or vision impaired. To get involved, host your own quiz, get in …Read More about NCBI’s Annual National Table Quiz
While we are all enjoying a quiet January in NCBI, we do love to give our supporters something to look forward to. We would love for you to join us at our 2018 fabulous fun Day at the Races in Leopardstown Racecourse. NCBI will take over the top floor of the Pavilion during the Derrinstown …Read More about The NCBI Day at the Races is Back!
Its a nice milestone to reach, 21 years in Business! And NCBI Retail Wicklow has been making a valuable contribution to NCBI funds with a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, who have given many years of dedicated service. NCBI News first reported on Wicklow back in January, 1999! It is hard to believe that …Read More about NCBI Retail — Wicklow celebrates 21 years in business!
One of NCBI’s stalwart volunteers has been nominated for a Volunteer Ireland Award. Keith Hyland, a lighting technician with RTE, has been giving his time and IT skills to NCBI for over a year. The Chilean born man, who lives in Blackrock Co. Dublin, says that his time spent volunteering with NCBI both “enriches and …Read More about NCBI’s volunteer nominated for a Volunteer Ireland Award
Thank you to all those kind people who have raised money for NCBI Services! Sharon Kerr Cork Sharon has raised a remarkable €1500 for NCBI. Sharon held a jazz coffee morning over the Jazz weekend in Cork and also completed the Dingle half marathon. All of her fundraising efforts have been done in memory of …Read More about A big thank you to all NCBI Fundraisers