NCBI has today been awarded a prestigious award, recognised as a benchmark quality assurance mark. The PQASSO quality mark, Practical Quality Assurance System for small organisations, which is a self-assessment tool, was awarded to the NCBI for its commitment to quality in all its services. There are three levels to the PQASSO quality mark, going …Read More about NCBI AWARDED QUALITY MARK
National Council for the Blind of Ireland
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
On the 29th of August, the award winning, The Oarsman in Carrick on Shannon will hold a unique Dine in the Dark event with special guest, NCBI Ambassador and professional rugby player Robbie Henshaw. This event will celebrate the launch of Focal Point Opticians located in Carrick on Shannon. Dine in the Dark is a …Read More about Dine in the Dark comes to Carrick on Shannon
As Fujitsu’s Charity of the year, they are holding a golf event in aid of NCBI. This will be held at Beaverstown Golf Club in Donabate on the 24th of August. The format of the golf event is 4 person scramble. It is open to all, a handicap is not required. There are prizes for …Read More about Fujitsu Golf Event in aid of NCBI
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
Press Release 23/5/2017 Immediate release It was a case of all eyes on a tall, dark and well-built sporting hero as he dropped in to a Carrick on Shannon Opticians recently! Robbie Henshaw, who lines out for the Irish Rugby Team, proved to be a popular visitor to the new Focal Point Opticians in Bridge …Read More about All eyes on the Irish rugby hero as he pops in Carrick Opticians!