A Tralee business is hosting a Coffee Morning for the NCBI and offering a superb incentive in a bid to attract people to support the event. ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ in Ashe St. is offering 50% off almost everything in the store during the event, which takes place from 11am to 1pm on Friday 25th May.(Exclusions …Read More about TRALEE SHOPPERS TO REAP THE REWARDS AT COFFEE MORNING FUND RAISER
Fashionistas: Save the date! A fashion show with a difference is taking place in McHughs Bar in Carrick On Shannon on May 24th in aid of the National Council of the Blind Ireland. Viva Fashion! is being billed as an evening of sustainable style and will feature a catwalk show with female and male models …Read More about Viva Fashion!……In Carrick On Shannon
Sharon Byrne is living proof that one never knows what’s around the corner. The 52 year old, of Irish and Zambian parents, was working on her family farm in Zambia when she got a brain tumour and lost her sight. She recalls that everything changed from that moment on. “It was horrible; I thought it …Read More about Living The New Life She Has, Independently and Happily
A young visually impaired student from Co. Laois who has recently taken up wrestling, is competing in his first mainstream competition in the sport later this week. Thirteen year old Jordan Percy from Portlaoise is amongst a group of young people with sight loss who have shown remarkable progress in the sport, and will join …Read More about Portlaoise Student with Sight Loss All Set For Major Competition
The Final Countdown Hello, goodbye, With just 24 hours to the dash to the splash at Markievicz all we need to do now is ensure everyone is linked in – here are some useful links… · Today Friday 11th May 6.30 until 8pm – Dover to Calais return swim relay @Markievicz http://www.dublincity.ie/main-menu-services-recreation-culture-sports-facilities-leisure-centres-leisure-centre-locations-8 · Sat 12th …Read More about MAYFEST;ITS’ ARRIVED !
There was a large turnout of Senators and TD’s at an information event on Tactile Ballot Paper Templates held in Leinster House today. Organised by Independent Senator John Dolan, in conjunction with the NCBI, the assembled gathering had the opportunity to learn about the templates and hear the background to the landmark court case which …Read More about Tactile Voting Information Event At Leinster House
NCBI Tralee Coffee 25th May 2018 A Tralee business is hosting a Coffee Morning for the NCBI and offering a superb incentive in a bid to attract people to support the event. ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ in Ashe St. is offering 50% off almost everything in the store during the event, which takes place from 11am …Read More about Tralee Company Puts on Coffee Morning For NCBI…and offers a great incentive!
“down up pedals, down up, down“ Hello, hello, more MayFest to pedal…! Ah sure, let’s sing along to the pushbike song…. “We’re ridin’ along on a bicycle, honey That’s a bicycle built for two…” Now, time to call stokers and jokers, pilots, pillions and peddlers all. Get yer high viz and helmets at the …Read More about Pedal on for MayFest!
Take 5! Hello, hello, 5 days to MayFest – 5 must takes… If you’re staying with us for the luscious 4 course evening meal at ALSAA at 5 you must book in and choose your menu no later than tomorrow evening (Tuesday) http://www.visionsports.ie/Events/TabId/91/ArtMID/440/ArticleID/419/Register-right-here-right-now-for-MayFest-Dinner.aspx Grainne Geraghty will run off copies of the weekend programme in Braille, …Read More about 5 DAYS TO MAYFEST!
In association with VICS, the Visually Impaired Computer Society we are delighted to announce details of a one-day workshop, aimed to introduce the free and open source screen reader NVDA. The workshop takes place at NCBI’s Training Centre, on Whitworth Road on Saturday June 9th, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. From its beginnings in …Read More about Announcing an exciting workshop to explore the free NVDA Screen Reader!