NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre will hold its annual open day this year on Wednesday, June 21st, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Our open day offers prospective students, their family, friends and other professionals an opportunity to visit the centre, meet with staff and get an overview of the ‘Learning For Life’ training programme. Current …Read More about NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre annual open day
Over 90 clubs have registered to participate in the NCBI Specsavers HolmPatrick Cup so far this year! We are thrilled to welcome Specsavers Ireland as our Headline sponsor for the 2017 and 2018 competition. The competition is in its 85th year and will see thousands of golfers compete to win a trip of a life …Read More about Thousands of Golfers Supporting NCBI this year!
A student in Griffith College, Dublin is currently researching pharmaceutical packaging and would like to hear from people who are blind or vision impaired. The purpose of the research is to examine how useful pharmaceutical packaging is for people who are blind or vision impaired and the challenges people may have in accessing information regarding …Read More about Questionnaire on Pharmaceutical Packaging
Press Release 23/5/2017 Immediate release It was a case of all eyes on a tall, dark and well-built sporting hero as he dropped in to a Carrick on Shannon Opticians recently! Robbie Henshaw, who lines out for the Irish Rugby Team, proved to be a popular visitor to the new Focal Point Opticians in Bridge …Read More about All eyes on the Irish rugby hero as he pops in Carrick Opticians!
This seminar will explore the future of accessible print and the solutions available to people with sight loss. Date: 18th May 2017 Location: Croke Park Conference Centre Time: 11am to 3pm Daily many of us deal with information overload but many people who are blind or vision impaired are faced with a scarsity of information …Read More about NCBI’s Bridging the Information Gap Seminar
Have you ever wanted to have a go at travel writing? Want to tell the stories of the fascinating journeys you have been on? On Saturday May 13th, we’re delighted to be running a creative writing workshop with writer Derbhile Graham on the theme of journeys. These journeys could be epic, once in a lifetime …Read More about Creative writing workshop with Derbhile Graham
Fujitsu has announced that the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) will become the company’s official charity partner. The partnership, which will last for two years, will see the ICT provider and charity actively collaborate on a number of volunteering, technical and advocacy initiatives to benefit people with sight loss. As part of its ongoing work, the NCBI aims to …Read More about Fujitsu Ireland announces partnership with the National Council for the Blind
Arts & Disability Ireland have teamed up with lots of other organisations to find out what might make it easier for people to go out and enjoy themselves. So please help by telling us how often you go out, what you like doing in your spare time and what stops you going out more often. …Read More about National Research: The Going Out Survey
Disability and Accessibility Seminar in the Mansion House Wednesday, April 19th 11am to 1.30pm (registration from 10.30am) This is a follow-up session to the disability access event, which took place in January. The seminar is organised by the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI). RSVP to Laura English of DFI on 01 708 0105 or 086 …Read More about Disability and Accessibility Event, Mansion House, 19th April
Judith Martin CRW invited Carlow Service Users to come along to a Tea Party which was held in the Conference Room shared between IWA and NCBI. To add to the occasion we were joined by Dermot Mulligan Curator of the award winning museum in Carlow. The museum is wheel chair friendly with a lift and …Read More about Carlow Tea Party