NCBI Charity shops rely heavily on the hard work of its volunteers. It is important for us to recognise and thank our volunteers for their commitment and contribution to NCBI Charity Shops. A huge Thank You to: Pauline McDonnell- NCBI Charity Shop Kells Carmel Moorehouse- NCBI Charity Shop Kells Nan Hopkins- NCBI Charity Shop Athy …Read More about Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
On Saturday 21st April, from 11am to 1pm, join us for a healthy breakfast and yoga session to the sounds of The Grove Social Club Disco at the Study Hall, St Paul’s College, Raheny, Dublin 5. Helen Mooney, of Yoga’ology, teaches yoga on a Friday morning at the NCBI Training Centre and is hosting this fundraising …Read More about Yoga Breakfast in aid of NCBI
“I hate to think of what I would do without the National Council for the Blind of Ireland”. 16 year old Jessica Anyanwu from Skerries, who has Oculocutaneous Albinism, a rare condition which is a reduction or complete lack of melanin pigment in the skin, hair and eyes, describes the national charity for people with …Read More about Run for the NCBI!
NCBI Retail has over 95 shops located around Ireland, selling great quality second hand clothes and other donated goods in aid of NCBI – Working for People with Sight Loss An exciting opportunity has arisen in NCBI’s Charity Shop in Rathmines, Dublin 6 for an Experienced Retail Shop Manager In this varied …Read More about We’re Hiring!
Charities like the National Council for the Blind of Ireland are heavily reliant on volunteers. Providing services to more than 8,000 people with sight loss every year , generous volunteers who donate their time, skills and cash are a vital cog in the fundraising wheel. In Glasnevin, a committed NCBI volunteer is gearing up for …Read More about OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE WORTH THEIR WEIGHT IN GOLD
Thousands of people who are blind or vision impaired throughout the country are getting ready to use the brand new tactile ballot template in the upcoming referendum, meaning they can now cast their votes in secret for the first time. Up to now people with sight loss had to rely on others to help them …Read More about Thousands of people with visual impairments set to use new tactile voting system for the first time
What is a tactile ballot paper template? A tactile ballot paper template has been developed to enable you to vote independently and in secret. How will the template work? The template sticks onto the ballot paper. What are the features on the template? The template has clear and non-decorative lettering, large print, good colour contrast, …Read More about FAQ’s: Tactile Ballot Paper Template
We were delighted to be Charity of the year for Fujitsu Ireland in 2017. Fujitsu have brought a huge amount to NCBI in a short space of time and we are grateful for the wonderful support from Fujitsu and its staff. Here we list some of the highlights of their involvement. Thank you to …Read More about NCBI and Fujitsu’s Impact
On Saturday 31st March there will be a fundraising dance in aid of NCBI taking place in Fitzpatrick’s Country Club, Clonmore, Templemore, Co. Tipperary. Tickets are just €10 each and are available on the door on the night and by calling, Mary 086 8682 423 / Helen 087 696 2140. The Brendan Lee Band will …Read More about NCBI Fundraising Dance in Tipperary
Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) students from Mullingar Community College recently made a joint presentation to the National Council for the Blind of Ireland and Crumlin Children’s Hospital following their annual charity event. Beauty Therapy and Childcare students, alongside their teachers, organised a Halloween themed coffee morning and a special charity day commercial salon. This year’s …Read More about Mullingar Community College holds their annual charity event