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
People with sight loss who are in receipt of Social Welfare benefits can expect a rise from next Monday, 26th March. The Department of Social Protection made provision for a €5 increase in its Budget allocations. Click on link below to read coverage of the increase. Irish social welfare benefits increase next week – …Read More about People with sight loss in receipt of Social Welfare allowances to receive an extra €5 from Monday .
The upcoming digital skills courses for the Dublin/Northeast area will take place in the Training Centre, Drumcondra. For information on courses in other regions contact your local regional NCBI office. Digital Skills for Beginners This is a short course designed to introduce the user to the Internet, its uses and its potential. During this ten …Read More about NCBI Digital Skills Calendar of Events 2018- Northeast / Dublin area
Make 2018 the year that you volunteer! We are always looking for dedicated, loyal and dynamic volunteers to join the many who already give their time and skills to the NCBI. We are holding a special volunteer recruitment day this Saturday , the 24th March at our NCBI charity shop at 11 Main St. Finglas. Drop …Read More about Volunteer Recruitment Day
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?
Thousands of people who are blind or vision impaired throughout the country are getting ready to use the brand new tactile ballot template in the upcoming referendum, meaning they can now cast their votes in secret for the first time. Up to now people with sight loss had to rely on others to help them …Read More about Thousands of people with visual impairments set to use new tactile voting system for the first 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
Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday 29th March for our next Virtual Technology Club meeting. The Virtual Technology Club was established in April of last year in recognition of the fact that for many people with sight loss who rely on technology to live an independent life, it can be difficult to travel to …Read More about Virtual Technology Club 29th March 2018
What is a tactile ballot paper template? A tactile ballot paper template has been developed to enable you to vote independently and in secret. How will the template work? The template sticks onto the ballot paper. What are the features on the template? The template has clear and non-decorative lettering, large print, good colour contrast, …Read More about FAQ’s: Tactile Ballot Paper Template
The tactile ballot templates will be used in referenda from this year, allowing people with sight loss to vote in secret for the first time. The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government consulted with NCBI on the design of the template and we are pleased to say that they have taken on board our …Read More about All you need to know about the Tactile Ballot Paper Template