Dermot Farrelly recounts his first encounter with the NCBI during his early days of sight loss. “In 1982 I had detached retinas and I lost my sight in the left eye, four years later the right one went. I am not totally blind but I have very little left”. Dermot describes how much the help …Read More about NCBI Stories: Dermot Farrelly
Commenting on the launch, Chris White , NCBI Group Chief Executive stated.. I am delighted to share with you NCBI’s Group Strategy 2017-2020, aptly named Seeing it Your Way, which is our four year road map fully endorsed by the Board of NCBI. It sets out a responsive and dynamic framework for improving the lives …Read More about NCBI launch new four year Group Strategy
Can you help us in the search of the owner of a ladies wedding ring, engagement ring and a watch all found in the pocket of a ladies trousers. The trousers were brand new with the tags still attached. These trousers came into the Castlebar shop through a ‘Head office’ order, this means it came …Read More about We need your help to find the owner of jewellery found in the pocket of trousers in NCBI Charity shop
Press release For immediate release 13/07/2017 Longtime supporter of NCBI, Newlands Golf Club, have again rallied to our cause. They held a lovely presentation at their club house this week to present NCBI with a generous cheque for €2,575. Ruairi McGinley, Director of Corporate Affairs with NCBI said “Newlands Golf Club has helped us so …Read More about Newlands Golf Club on the ball for NCBI!
Press Release For Immediate release 12/07/2017 Dedicated shoppers at the NCBI store in Letterkenny Co. Donegal received a boost today with the launch of the Customer Loyalty Rewards Card. For every purchase customers will receive a stamp, after 10 purchases they will enjoy a €5 discount, what’s not to love! Margaret Lyon, Letterkenny Manager says …Read More about NCBI shop in Letterkenny launches customer loyalty rewards card
Jodie O’ Neill from Limerick was just 8 months old when she was diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and Nystagmus. Her Mother Rebecca was advised to contact the NCBI and describes the services she receives as ‘amazing’. Rebecca stresses that any parent who has a child with a visual impairment should make contact with the …Read More about NCBI stories: Jodie O’Neill
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