The annual Pancake Tuesday fundraiser was a huge success, raising €1,858.70! Thank you to everyone who dropped by to St. Agnes’ Parish Hall, Crumlin and supported the morning! And of course a huge thank you to Netta Edgerton, who has been doing this for NCBI for many years and puts in so much work, with …Read More about Flipping Pancakes for NCBI
NCBI Tesco Bag Pack – Saturday 14th April 2018 We are looking for volunteers to join our 3rd Annual Tesco Bag Pack Day! If you have a couple of hours to give please contact Angela email@example.com / Collette firstname.lastname@example.org Womens Mini Marathon for NCBI – Sunday 3rd June 2018 With the continual success of …Read More about Upcoming fundraising events
Run / Walk for fun with the NCBI A 5k run / walk for people who use NCBI services, their friends and family has been organised for Friday 4th May. It will begin at 11am with all entrants asked to arrive from 10.15 onwards. It will be held in the beautiful Phoenix Park in Dublin …Read More about NCBI News Snippets
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
A Tralee house clearance company has been praised today for its spirit of generosity and support to the NCBI. Clearforce, run by Richard Gurney and his Wife Claire, has been a stalwart supporter of the NCBI. The generous duo have been donating top quality items to the NCB shop in Ashe St. Tralee, becoming one …Read More about Tralee company praised for its spirit of charity
Seasonal treats will be the order of the day at the upcoming Cake Bake Sale in Ballina Co. Mayo in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland. Ballina businesswoman, Shona Golden, whose six year old Daughter Kara has Albinism, is organising the event saying “I couldn’t think of a better cause.” “The NCBI …Read More about Ballina Bakes for the NCBI!
Ceann Comhairle puts his skills of keeping order to use for NCBI’S National Table Quiz The Ceann Comhairle, Kildare’s Sean O’ Fearghail, normally more at home keeping order on heated debates in the Dail, was keeping check on a different group of people this week at Ireland’s only National Table Quiz. The National …Read More about NCBI NATIONAL TABLE QUIZ
A much anticipated dance in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland ( NCBI ) is back on the Donegal social calendar, having been cancelled as a result of the freak rains earlier in the year. The dance, organised by Muff woman Bridie MacNally, is now pencilled in for the 1st …Read More about DONEGAL DANCE BACK ON THE SOCIAL CIRCUIT
Trip to Tipp raises the bar for NCBI One of the most popular charity sporting events in Tipperary has raised a whopping €24,100 for the National Council for the Blind of Ireland. ‘Trip to Tipp’, now in it’s 22nd year, and dedicated to the memory of the late Lorraine Shanahan this year, is a …Read More about Trip to Tipp tops for NCBI!
Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Council for the Blind of Ireland’s (NCBI) National Table Quiz will provide Braille, audio and large print books for people who are blind or vision impaired. This is the only national quiz in the country. The quiz is now in its third year, with heats taking place throughout …Read More about Put your brain to good use for NCBI’s National Table Quiz