Have you ever considered being a guide for a person who is blind or vision impaired? Emma tells us about her experience guiding Sr. Brid Smith at this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon. Emma’s last Mini Marathon was 17 years ago so she knew it was going to be a challenge. She says “I received …Read More about We worked together as a team and guiding was a wonderful experience- for us both
65 Year old Anthony Roche from Cork is so looking forward to participating in the NCBI Camino De Santiago, he has already bought his walking boots! The former Teacher who was born with impaired vision says, “NCBI is a tremendous cause and I am delighted to be in a position to be able to do …Read More about ANTHONY’S BOOTS ARE MEANT FOR WALKING……THE CAMINO!
A Tralee business is hosting a Coffee Morning for the NCBI and offering a superb incentive in a bid to attract people to support the event. ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ in Ashe St. is offering 50% off almost everything in the store during the event, which takes place from 11am to 1pm on Friday 25th May.(Exclusions …Read More about TRALEE SHOPPERS TO REAP THE REWARDS AT COFFEE MORNING FUND RAISER
Fashionistas: Save the date! A fashion show with a difference is taking place in McHughs Bar in Carrick On Shannon on May 24th in aid of the National Council of the Blind Ireland. Viva Fashion! is being billed as an evening of sustainable style and will feature a catwalk show with female and male models …Read More about Viva Fashion!……In Carrick On Shannon
Mark Kehoe said: “I know the huge work involved in raising such funds and I would like to convey a sincere thank you to all involved including Stephen and Karen Cumiskey, Vanessa and Sinead Byrne, Sean Lee and John Coadey who acted as Quiz Master and prepared the questions. Thanks to all those who supported …Read More about Quiz Night raised €750!
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!
On Saturday 21st April, from 11am to 1pm, join us for a healthy breakfast and yoga session to the sounds of The Grove Social Club Disco at the Study Hall, St Paul’s College, Raheny, Dublin 5. Helen Mooney, of Yoga’ology, teaches yoga on a Friday morning at the NCBI Training Centre and is hosting this fundraising …Read More about Yoga Breakfast in aid of NCBI
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!