Check out a new film, ‘Shot in the dark’ is an intimate portrait of three successful artists who have one thing in common: visual impairment as a starting point for their visual explorations. Watching ‘Shot in the dark’ will introduce three extraordinary people. These blind artists insist on participating in the world of visuals. At …Read More about Screening of ‘Shot in the dark’
The annual ‘Trip to Tipp’ in aid of the ‘National Council for the Blind of Ireland’ takes place on Sunday the 1st October. The highly popular event, now in it’s 22nd year, and which has raised a whopping €1.2 million over that time, is bound to attract much interest given it is open to cyclists, walkers …Read More about It’s almost time for the Trip to Tipp!
The Dublin Rose was blooming lovely at the NCBI shop on the Crumlin Road shop this week as she dropped in for a shopping experience with a difference!. 25 year old Primary Teacher, Maria Coughlan, from Malahide, jumped at the chance of participating in the NCBI Fashion Makeover Challenge, saying she is a devotee of …Read More about Dublin Rose thinks NCBI is blooming lovely!
The CEO of the National Ploughing Association, Anna May McHugh, has today made an impassioned plea for people to take their eye care health seriously. The power house behind the long running rural event, joined with the National Council for the Blind of Ireland in calling for people to prioritise regular sight tests, with an …Read More about Queen of the Plough urges people to get tested for AMD
Sightless Cinema Listening event Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin on Wednesday 27 September at 6:45pm –running time 90min – Booking: www.eventbrite.ie Tickets €5 ‘Inspiring, captured the imagination’; ‘impressive mix of comedy and honest insight’ – audiences responses to Sightless Cinema 2016 Gather in the darkened Lighthouse Cinema for the première of Sightless Cinema …Read More about Come to the Premiere of Sightless Cinema!
Sightless Cinema 2017-2018 -Radio drama workshop for people who are blind or visually impaired People with sight loss in South County Dublin are being invited to participate in an exciting project which will see them making new radio dramas about their experiences of the world. ‘Sightless Cinema’ is now in it’s …Read More about Sightless Cinema 2017 – 2018
On the 29th of August, the award winning, The Oarsman in Carrick on Shannon will hold a unique Dine in the Dark event with special guest, NCBI Ambassador and professional rugby player Robbie Henshaw. This event will celebrate the launch of Focal Point Opticians located in Carrick on Shannon. Dine in the Dark is a …Read More about Dine in the Dark comes to Carrick on Shannon
Do you want to ensure you can exercise your constitutional franchise and vote? The NCBI Library and Media Centre would like to hear from you if you are interested in receiving future Referendum information in accessible formats (audio, Braille or large print). The NCBI Library and Media Centre is currently updating its …Read More about REFERENDUM 2018
As Fujitsu’s Charity of the year, they are holding a golf event in aid of NCBI. This will be held at Beaverstown Golf Club in Donabate on the 24th of August. The format of the golf event is 4 person scramble. It is open to all, a handicap is not required. There are prizes for …Read More about Fujitsu Golf Event in aid of NCBI
Carlow VEC was the venue for a recent cookery course for people who are blind or vision impaired. The educational facility, which also funded the course, was tutored by Chef, Siobhan Flynn. Participants Ellen Kavanagh, Karen Kealy and Michael Soames undertook the course over a six week period. They were taught how to cook …Read More about Cooking up delights at Carlow VEC