Niamh Delaney has won in the Vision Impaired Runners category at the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon and this year she will run again for NCBI! “The National Council for the Blind of Ireland became involved in my life when I was 11 years old. I was left visually impaired due to a brain tumour and …Read More about Niamh Delaney tells us why she will continue to run the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon for NCBI
Charities like the National Council for the Blind of Ireland are heavily reliant on volunteers. Providing services to more than 8,000 people with sight loss every year , generous volunteers who donate their time, skills and cash are a vital cog in the fundraising wheel. In Glasnevin, a committed NCBI volunteer is gearing up for …Read More about OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE WORTH THEIR WEIGHT IN GOLD
Now that we’re in April, it’s only a few short months to NCBI’s wonderful Camino from the 8th to the 15th September. Here are some tips and hints from Camino Consultant, Shenda O’ Hare, from ‘Follow The Camino’ to get you thinking of your wonderful adventure! You have to try the famous Tarte De Santiago, …Read More about Walk this way!
It will be a case of eyes down and legs 11 for the much anticipated Bingo Night in aid of the NCBI, tomorrow night , 29th March. The event, in Crumlin, which is one of the most popular events for the national sight loss agency, is being organised by local woman, Tracy Kavanagh, and a …Read More about CRUMLIN BINGO NIGHT
The 7th Annual Cumiskey’s Pub Quiz will take place on Thursday 29th March at 8.30pm. The quiz will take place in Cumiskey’s Pub, Broadstone, Upper Dominick Street, Broadstone, Dublin 7. A table of 4 is €10 per person. There will be raffle prizes on the night also! The night is in aid of the National …Read More about Holy Thursday Quiz Night in aid of NCBI
Can you spare two hours or more of your time? We will be bag packing on Saturday 14th April for the NCBI Tesco Bag Pack. Last year we raised over €30k and this would not have been achieved without the assistance of our volunteers! With two hours of your time, you can help us increase …Read More about Can you spare two hours, or more, of your time?
Want to learn about how you can take part in the NCBI Camino Way? Join us at 6.30pm on Wednesday 11th April for the NCBI Camino Way Information Evening to hear about all aspects of the walk and how you can fundraise for NCBI! The chat will be in the Training Centre, NCBI Head Office, …Read More about NCBI Camino Way Information Evening
Danny Cahill, NCBI’s Regional Manager in the North West region receives a cheque from Bridie McNally of €3,281.13 the proceeds of a dance held in the Halfway House, Burnfoot, Co. Donegal. Thanks to Bridie for organising the event and to all who supported her in her efforts; those who bought tickets, made donations or sponsored …Read More about Donegal Dance in aid of NCBI!
On Saturday 31st March there will be a fundraising dance in aid of NCBI taking place in Fitzpatrick’s Country Club, Clonmore, Templemore, Co. Tipperary. Tickets are just €10 each and are available on the door on the night and by calling, Mary 086 8682 423 / Helen 087 696 2140. The Brendan Lee Band will …Read More about NCBI Fundraising Dance in Tipperary
St Josephs School, Templemore, Co Tipperary hosted a Bake Sale Fundraiser in aid of NCBI, raising €400! A huge thank you to the students for all of their hard work. *Image of the principal Elaine Foley and students with Caroline of NCBI