A total of €1,980 was raised at a Whist Drive held at Drumconrath Hall in memory of Mrs Maureen Carry who died recently. The presentation was in tribute to the services Maureen had received from NCBI in her later years. Thank you for this kind gesture and donation. Pictured at the presentation event are members …Read More about Whist Drive in memory of Maureen Carry
The NCBI Table Quiz is back! NCBI Charity Shop Kilkenny are hosting their quiz night on Friday 23rd November, 7:30pm at Home Rule Club Kilkenny, Johns Quay, Kilkenny. SPOT PRIZES & RAFFLE on the night! €5 pp, 4-6 per table. Register your team by contacting Alex in store or on 0851952778 Spread the word with friends and …Read More about NCBI Quiz in Kilkenny!
THANK YOU to Knock Vintage Club for raising €1, 000 for NCBI services through their tractor/vintage/land rover run in September
Huge thank you to all who took part in this year’s Trip to Tipp Challenge! Another huge success this year with a massive €25, 614 raised. Thank you very much to Billy & Katriona Shanahan (Blazing Bikers) who organise the event every year, delivering an enjoyable day. A special thanks to Brendan Shields who raised an amazing …Read More about Another Trip to Tipp, another success!
This year’s Des Cullen Classic & Vintage Car Show in aid of NCBI was a great success! Thank you to the committee for their time and hard work to organise this annual fundraising event. Angela, Jean and Kevin called to NCBI Head Office yesterday to present us with a cheque of €8,345 for NCBI. Brilliant work by …Read More about Another successful year at the Des Cullen Classic & Vintage Car Show!
“A positive meeting was held on Monday between the HSE (CHO6) and the NCBI to discuss the future of the NCBI Dun Laoghaire Office. It was agreed by both parties that NCBI’s service was much valued locally and that every effort should be made to continue with a local service to local people with sight …Read More about Statement regarding the future of NCBI Dun Laoghaire Office.
On Wednesday 19th December, we have our Twelve Hours of Christmas at Marks and Spencer, Liffey Valley, Dublin – WE NEED YOU! We will be doing a full day of bag packing and we hope to fill the following time slots; 10am – 2pm 2pm – 6pm 6pm – 10pm All volunteers will receive a Santa hat, …Read More about NCBI’s 12 Hours of Christmas!
NCBI event Dine in Dark 2018 launches today for the month of November Close your eyes…keep them closed…and continue with what you were doing. Unsettling isn’t it? Now imagine that this is your reality every day. Wouldn’t you want someone to help? Well this November you can be that someone to help approximately 55,000 …Read More about DINE IN THE DARK THIS NOVEMBER AND FEAST YOUR IMAGINATION
We engage all of our senses when we eat – taste, smell, sight, hearing and touch. So what happens when we eliminate one of them? While it is impossible to fully simulate blindness, participating restaurants in NCBI’s Dine in the Dark series provide guests with a unique opportunity to explore some of the challenges faced …Read More about DINE IN THE DARK THIS NOVEMBER AND FEAST YOUR IMAGINATION
NCBI is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Gerard Byrne Bursary, presented by Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD at NCBI’s Head Office. Regrettably, students with visual impairment make up just 1.8% of all students with disabilities in higher education, representing the smallest cohort of students with disabilities currently at study …Read More about NCBI is pleased to announce the 2018 Gerard Byrne Bursary Award Winners