The Final Countdown Hello, goodbye, With just 24 hours to the dash to the splash at Markievicz all we need to do now is ensure everyone is linked in – here are some useful links… · Today Friday 11th May 6.30 until 8pm – Dover to Calais return swim relay @Markievicz http://www.dublincity.ie/main-menu-services-recreation-culture-sports-facilities-leisure-centres-leisure-centre-locations-8 · Sat 12th …Read More about MAYFEST;ITS’ ARRIVED !
There was a large turnout of Senators and TD’s at an information event on Tactile Ballot Paper Templates held in Leinster House today. Organised by Independent Senator John Dolan, in conjunction with the NCBI, the assembled gathering had the opportunity to learn about the templates and hear the background to the landmark court case which …Read More about Tactile Voting Information Event At Leinster House
NCBI Tralee Coffee 25th May 2018 A Tralee business is hosting a Coffee Morning for the NCBI and offering a superb incentive in a bid to attract people to support the event. ‘Regatta Great Outdoors’ in Ashe St. is offering 50% off almost everything in the store during the event, which takes place from 11am …Read More about Tralee Company Puts on Coffee Morning For NCBI…and offers a great incentive!
“down up pedals, down up, down“ Hello, hello, more MayFest to pedal…! Ah sure, let’s sing along to the pushbike song…. “We’re ridin’ along on a bicycle, honey That’s a bicycle built for two…” Now, time to call stokers and jokers, pilots, pillions and peddlers all. Get yer high viz and helmets at the …Read More about Pedal on for MayFest!
Take 5! Hello, hello, 5 days to MayFest – 5 must takes… If you’re staying with us for the luscious 4 course evening meal at ALSAA at 5 you must book in and choose your menu no later than tomorrow evening (Tuesday) http://www.visionsports.ie/Events/TabId/91/ArtMID/440/ArticleID/419/Register-right-here-right-now-for-MayFest-Dinner.aspx Grainne Geraghty will run off copies of the weekend programme in Braille, …Read More about 5 DAYS TO MAYFEST!
In association with VICS, the Visually Impaired Computer Society we are delighted to announce details of a one-day workshop, aimed to introduce the free and open source screen reader NVDA. The workshop takes place at NCBI’s Training Centre, on Whitworth Road on Saturday June 9th, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. From its beginnings in …Read More about Announcing an exciting workshop to explore the free NVDA Screen Reader!
A recent event at which people danced the night away for the NCBI has raised very healthy funds for the charity. Community spirit coupled with a grá for a good night out saw a great turnout for the dance in Clonmore, Templemore Co Tipperary. Organiser Mary Madden, who is well known in her home …Read More about TIPP FOLK DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY FOR THE NCBI!
Once again our National Tesco Bag pack was a great success with 61 bag packs taking place on April14th. Thank you to everyone who volunteered on the day and donated. We have raised €28, 967.33 to date- a remarkable achievement!
Two of Ireland’s most prominent sports bodies have today joined forces to urge people with sight loss to get involved in sports activities, particularly running. Vision Sports ,the National Governing Body, unique in Ireland as the only organisation that is solely dedicated to encouraging participation in sport for people with impaired vision, and ‘Park Run’, …Read More about VISION SPORTS AND PARK RUN COME TOGETHER TO ENCOURGE PEOPLE WITH SIGHT LOSS TO PARTICIPATE IN RUNNING
Our Open Day allows everyone to learn more about NCBI, from people who use our services already, people interested in using our services, fundraisers, donors, volunteers, neighbours and the general public. It takes place on Saturday May 19th from 11am-3pm in NCBI Head Office. Come along to learn about NCBI’s services: • We will showcase …Read More about NCBI Open Day – May 19th