Two apps, ViaOpta Navigator and ViaOpta Daily, have been developed by Novartis in partnership with the National Council of the Blind in Ireland (NCBI) These award-winning apps are designed to help people with visual impairment with their everyday activities Dublin, 10th July 2017: Novartis, in partnership with the NCBI, is delighted to announce the …Read More about NOVARTIS LAUNCH VISION ASSISTANCE APPS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF PEOPLE WHO ARE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Ceann Comhairle Sean O’ Fearghaill TD is more used to looking for votes than looking for compliments about his sartorial style but his participation in the NCBI Fashion Makeover Challenge today sees him securing the fashionistas vote at future hustings! The Popular Kildare Politician jumped at the chance to be dressed top to toe …Read More about CEANN COMHAIRLE IS LOOKING FOR VOTES, ABOUT HIS FASHION SENSE!
Press Release For Immediate Release 7/07/2017 Vintage tractors will be the order of the day at the much loved Jimmy Byrne Annual Vintage Run in Ballitore Co. Kildare this month. The event in aid of the NCBI and other local charities is a firm fixture in the Kildare calendar and will take place on the …Read More about Family fun for a good cause
The Wellington Eye Clinic is participating in a clinical research study of a corneal refractive surgery procedure that aims to reduce or eliminate myopia (near-sightedness). The goal of the study is to evaluate the initial safety of the procedure. Who can take part? If you have sight loss in one eye only. If you have …Read More about Call for participants in a clinical research study of Corneal Refractive Surgery Procedure
Students from Junior Infants and 6th class in Scoil Ide Naofa, Kilmeade, Athy present Stuart Lawler (NCBI) with a cheque for €500, proceeds from a cake sale held recently in the school. Thank you all! If your school would like to get involved and do something similar, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org and / or …Read More about Cake for a Cause!
Press Release For Immediate Release 04/07/2017 The son of a Kerryman who has completed arduous cycle challenges to raise funds for NCBI is set to follow his example by setting himself a tough task of his own. Niall Crowley, whose parents come from Kenmare, is now set to complete his own cycle, peddling the 296 …Read More about Pedal on for NCBI
Fantastic news for all cataract sufferers this week, The aim of delivering an extra 3,000 cataract operations a year is brilliant news for people suffering with cataracts at the moment in Ireland. Waiting lists across the other 11 hospitals in the Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG) are also hoped to be eliminated by the end …Read More about NCBI welcomes the announcement of a new theatre for cataract services opening in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin
Press Release For Immediate Release 04/07/2017 A Fermoy charity shop has reason to celebrate as it goes all out to mark its sixteenth birthday. The NCBI shop on McCurtain St will be in party mode on the 14th July, the date the shop first opened. The busy store will be decked out in balloons and …Read More about Sweet sixteen celebrations at NCBI’s Fermoy shop
Vacancy: Retail Assistant NCBI Charity Shop Dublin 4 ref CES-2009489. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy retail environment. You will work as a sales assistant in one of our charity shops – all money raised helps people with sight loss. Your duties will include sorting donations, stock display, customer service duties, …Read More about New opportunity available in NCBI charity shop!
Press Release For Immediate Release 20/06/2017 Campaigners on behalf of people in Ireland living with a very rare eye condition have welcomed the holding of a worldwide designated day to highlight it. The first ever International Aniridia Day took place yesterday (21st June 2017) to focus attention on the rare congenital eye condition which causes …Read More about NCBI welcomes first ever international Aniridia day