The Iona Centre
Based in Drumcondra, Dublin, the Iona Centre provides a variety of social and leisure opportunities to people living with with sight loss. It has a fully equipped gym and computer room. There is a comfortable dining room where refreshments and lunch are served each day. Guide dog facitilies are available and transport can be arranged if necessary.
The range of Activities include:
- Arts and Crafts
- Crochet and Knitting
If you require more information about the Iona Centre contact the NCBI on:
Phone: 01 830 4014
The Lochrann Centre
Located in Wexford, The Lochrann Centre offers a wide variety of Centre and Community based Day services, Social Activities and Skills Development programmes for both groups and individuals.
Lochrann Centre contains a fully equipped kitchen and all meals provided during the various programmes offered are prepared entirely “in house” by our NCBI chef.
Lochrann also contains a dedicated computer training facility for both one to one and small group computer training.
Recently at Lochrann we have added a dedicated training kitchen facility where cooking skills are both offered and tailored to the individual and is available as a one to one training experience.
Local talking newspapers are recorded for the Wexford area in Lochrann and duplication of the talking newspaper for other counties in the region are also undertaken at Lochrann.
The centre offers services including technology training courses, low vision services, mobility training and various leisure programmes.
Day Service and Social Activity Programmes include (but not limited to):-
- Creative Writing
- Keep Fit
- Ready, Steady, Cook
- Positive Living
- Cake Decorating (such as Christmas and Halloween themed cakes)
- Day trips (Summer Outings)
- Bodhran Classes
- Craft Based Programmes
- Film Making
- Boat Building
- Horticultural Programme
The Lochrann Centre can be contacted on:
Phone: 053 9124342