Tuesday July 23rd 2019, The National Council for the Blind (NCBI) continues to celebrate the success of its Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) service by recently celebrating the 100th patient referral to the service in a matter of weeks. The Acute Hospitals backed initiative operates in partnership with the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, …Read More about Successful Partnerships between NCBI and Dublin Hospitals eye clinics meeting patients’ needs.
11th July 2019, the National Council for the Blind Ireland (NCBI) is delighted to celebrate the further expansion of its retail shops with the official opening of its store in Drogheda, Co. Louth with the help of RTE Sports Presenter, Darragh Maloney. NCBI is proud to have over 100 shops across the country and continues …Read More about NCBI officially opens its Drogheda store
Wednesday 26th June 2019, The National Council for the Blind (NCBI) launched their pre-budget submission for Budget 2020 as part of a political briefing for Oireachtas members today in Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2. This comprehensive submission focuses on six key Government Departments where urgent action is required to assist the almost 55,000 people living with …Read More about Fair Access to Travel & Technology a must in Budget 2020
Tuesday 21st May 2019, the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) is becoming increasingly concerned that many of the 55,000 people living with sight loss in Ireland will be unable to vote independently this Friday, despite the availability of tactile voting templates. Tactile templates have been available to people who are blind and …Read More about Limitations of tactile template voting clearly in advance of polling this friday
Are you… Seeking your first job? Thinking about re-entering the workforce? Worried about your sight or retaining your job? NCBI offers a range of free supports nationally to prepare and empower job seekers to gain and retain meaningful employment, including: Assistive technology support and training. Workplace Assessment, grant support and expert access advice. Orientation, mobility …Read More about Employment Support – Register Interest