On Easter Monday, 2nd April 2018, Tori Walsh and her family have organised a Sponsored Walk in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland. When: 2pm, Easter Monday, 2nd April 2018 Start: at 2pm, from the Churchtown Pub, Churchtown, Ardee, Co Louth. Directions to there; https://goo.gl/b8hmiE Route: 5KM Sponsored Walk around the …Read More about Walk off the Easter eggs this Easter Monday with a sponsored Walk in aid of NCBI
Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday 25th January for what will be NCBI’s first Virtual Technology Club meeting of 2018. 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 …Read More about VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY CLUB THURSDAY 25TH JANUARY 2018
While we are all enjoying a quiet January in NCBI, we do love to give our supporters something to look forward to. We would love for you to join us at our 2018 fabulous fun Day at the Races in Leopardstown Racecourse. NCBI will take over the top floor of the Pavilion during the National …Read More about The NCBI Day at the Races is Back!
This month: Sharon Lyons is along to talk about collaboration using Google Docs. We hear a live demo of how this actually works between two people working on the one document at the very same time. Stuart demonstrates a Skill for the Amazon Alexa device called ‘News Over Audio’. Finally, following a technical glitch on …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 68: January 2018
Banish those January blues and head to a music night in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland which will take place on the 27th of January in The Druid’s Chair in Killiney. The night is organised by Tony McDonald who was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at the age of 16. Tony …Read More about Music Night in aid of the National Council for the blind of Ireland in Killiney
Following on from last year’s outstanding success, NCBI’s Sky Dive 4 Sight Loss is back! We have two dates this year; Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd September 2018. Take to the sky in aid of NCBI! Check out images from our 2017 Skydive; https://goo.gl/mW9SNs A €500 target applies. Fundraising advice, support and a fundraising …Read More about REGISTER YOUR INTEREST – SKY DIVE 4 SIGHT LOSS 2018
Fill out the registration form to be part of Team NCBI at this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon! When: Sunday 3 June 2018 – June Bank Holiday weekend Distance: 10km. Walk, jog or run! No time limit! Register: To register to be part of Team NCBI, fill out below; Registration with the official Vhi Women’s Mini …Read More about REGISTER WITH TEAM NCBI AT THE VHI WOMEN’S MINI MARATHON 2018!
Are you interested in learning about assistive technology for people with vision impairment? Whether you’re an assistive technology user, a parent/family member, an educator, or just someone with a general interest in this area, this training course will help you get the most out of what technology can offer. This e-learning course will be delivered …Read More about Fundamentals in Assistive Technology Course 2018
Last Wednesday, the 13th of December, NCBI presented to the Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport on Accessibility of Public Transport for people with disabilities NCBI presented alongside colleagues from the National Disability Federation, Irish Wheelchair Association, Irish Deaf Society, Inclusion Ireland and Disability Activist Dr. Margaret Kennedy. Watch it back here
There was a large turnout for the official opening of NCBI’s latest retail offering in Leixlip. Staff and volunteers worked hard preparing the premises at Unit 3, laying on refreshments for the assembled guests and avid shoppers . These included local Fianna Fail TD Frank O’ Rourke and local Parish Priest, Fr. John who blessed the shop. …Read More about Large crowd turnout for Leixlip shop opening