INBAF, the Irish Braille and Alternative Format Association would like to invite you to an Information session on UEB (Unified English Braille). UEB is currently being implemented in the Irish school system and will shortly replace the current code for all Braille readers. To find out what’s new, how little changes there are, how this …Read More about Unified English Braille Information Session
NCBI opens charity shop on eBay Support NCBI and pick up one of a kind treasures from comfort of own home NCBI, the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, has just launched a charity shop on eBay Ireland. The move comes as NCBI strives to expand their offering by appealing to the 162 million …Read More about NCBI opens charity shop on eBay
NCBI’s National Table Quiz kicks off this November, with 13 heats taking place around the country. Find your nearest heat and sign up today to compete for a prize of €2,000 at the grand final.
#godark was trending last night, as photos of bloggers in blindfolds took over feeds and timelines for the kick off the National Council for the Blind of Ireland’s Dine in the Dark campaign. Nervous giggles spread throughout Fade Street Social as the first participants of Dine in the Dark put on their blindfolds for last …Read More about #godark trends as blind charity’s Dine in the Dark campaign kicks off
Top Dublin restaurant Fade Street Social will venture over to the dark side next week. But fear not, it’s for a very good cause, as the restaurant is set to host a unique Dine in the Dark event in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI). Dine in the Dark is …Read More about Fade Street Social goes over to the dark side for blind charity’s unique Dine in the Dark event
This month: We bring you details on an event taking place in NCBI in November to promote Unified English Braille (UEB). Sharon Lyons is back to show us how to use YouTube with a keyboard and as always, gives us lots of really useful commands. We also give a shout-out to our colleague Miriam Kelly, …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 53: October 2016
NCBI was recently shortlisted for the Business to Arts Creative Staff Engagement Award for our corporate social responsibility initiative with New Ireland Assurance. This partnership saw staff at New Ireland Assurance read and record an audio collection of Frank O Connor’s Collected Stories, which was produced by NCBI’s Library. The awards were held in the …Read More about Business to Arts Award Nomination
Dine in the Dark Week will see restaurants all over the country #godark for NCBI this November. To register your restaurant or to find your nearest participating restaurant visit www.dineinthedark.ie.
Thanks so much to NCBI’s fantastic team of cyclists who completed a 7 day cycle in Majorca from 10th to 17th September with Stephen Roche.
Congratulations to the 40 brave sky divers who took to the skies on Saturday 10th September for NCBI’s inaugural National Skydive Day. We really appreciate your support and hope you enjoyed the experience! A thank you also to our joint skydive day sponsors Mazars and SoftCo and to the Irish Parachute Club for looking after …Read More about NCBI National Sky Dive Day