This video about low vision was recently produced by the European Blind Union.
The main aim of Camp Abilities Ireland is to empower each camper to be physically active, improve their health and independence and help them move onto mainstream sports and/or continue with Vision Sports Ireland. To apply visit the Camp Abilities Website: http://caracentre.ie/camp-abilities/ Contact details: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: +353 66 714 5646
Media Release 9th February 2017 For immediate release Robbie Henshaw lines out as new ambassador for the National Council for the Blind Irish international rugby player Robbie Henshaw today became an ambassador for the National Council for the Blind (NCBI) and will lend his support to the charity and its vital fundraising work throughout the …Read More about Robbie Henshaw lines out as new ambassador for the National Council for the Blind
We are delighted to announce details of this seminar, which is hosted in conjunction with the Visually Impaired Computer Society of Ireland (VICS) and which will explore innovations in a range of new and emerging technology. Technology is connected with everything that we do, whether we’re in work, studying, on the move, or relaxing at …Read More about Exploring an Accessible Digital Society – One-day seminar
INBAF, the Irish National Braille and Alternative Formats Association are delighted to welcome Bristol Braille Technology and the Braillists back to Dublin for an update meeting and a chance to see the latest version of the Canute. The 11th prototype Canute is a 360 cell Braille e-reader, and it will be staying in Dublin, moving …Read More about INBAF welcome Bristol Braille Technology back to Dublin as they bring the latest version of the Canute
In the late 1980s after leaving school I was first introduced to NCBI. In 1994 the employment officer at that time, advised me that NCBI will be starting a Training Centre and invited me to join. I did and found it to be the foundations to my life. From that course NCBI arranged for me …Read More about Alan Worn’s story behind jumping on NCBI’s Skydive day
It was a glorious sunny Autumn afternoon on Wednesday last, 26th October, as Aleksandra of NCBI and I headed off on our journey to Wayside National School. We were going to meet the boys and girls of 6th class and their teachers. They were organising a fundraising cake sale in aid of the National Council …Read More about Wayside National School Cake Sale for NCBI
NCBI Head Office will close for Christmas at lunchtime on Friday 23rd of December. We will re-open on Tuesday 3rd of January as usual. We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a prosperous new year!
Vision impaired Paralympians awarded by Sports Minister Patrick O’Donovan at National Council for the Blind ceremony Blind and vision impaired members of Team Ireland awarded by National Council for the Blind of Ireland and Vision Sports Ireland following their success at Rio 2016. Minister for Sport Patrick O’Donovan praises the athletes and encourages participation …Read More about Paralympians awarded by Sports Minister Patrick O’Donovan
It’s that time of year again, when Santa sends some of his elves to work in NCBI library for a few weeks to help out with a very important job. Children who are blind or vision impaired write to Santa and the NCBI elves, they reply in Braille, audio or large print. Children will receive …Read More about North Pole News