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
The 2017 Kerry Rose Breda O’Mahony is getting used to second glances since she won the coveted title but she proved that NCBI charity shops are definitely worth looking into when she graciously accepted the challenge of a fashion makeover … budget style! The 27 year old Lecturer from Rathmore, Co.Kerry proved her winning ways …Read More about KERRY ROSE PROVES NCBI CHARITY SHOP IS WORTH A SECOND LOOK!
Press Release For Immediate release 12/07/2017 Dedicated shoppers at the NCBI store in Letterkenny Co. Donegal received a boost today with the launch of the Customer Loyalty Rewards Card. For every purchase customers will receive a stamp, after 10 purchases they will enjoy a €5 discount, what’s not to love! Margaret Lyon, Letterkenny Manager says …Read More about NCBI shop in Letterkenny launches customer loyalty rewards card
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
Vacancy: Retail Assistant NCBI Charity Shop Dublin 4 ref CES-2009489. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy retail environment. You will work as a sales assistant in one of our charity shops – all money raised helps people with sight loss. Your duties will include sorting donations, stock display, customer service duties, …Read More about New opportunity available in NCBI charity shop!
Galway woman Sharon Moran likes a challenge, so much so, that she undertook climbing Kilimanjaro in aid of NCBI. Sharon’s two sons Adam and Nathan both have Retinitis Pigmentosa which is a degenerative eye condition. Sharon says, “At the moment the two boys have colour blindness and night blindness, but are coping day-to-day.” Adam and …Read More about The Summit of Achievement for NCBI
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!
Press Release March 2017 IRELAND’S leading opticians and audiologists – Specsavers – has announced a charity partnership with the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, which will include a two-year title sponsorship of the prestigious HolmPatrick Cup and fundraising of at least €30,000. The national all-island competition was founded in 1932 and is the …Read More about Specsavers’ new partnership with National Council for the Blind of Ireland includes golf sponsorship
NCBI Library and Media Centre are delighted to have worked with O’Brien Press on the production of Fast Forward by Judi Curtin in Braille. The Braille copies were produced by NCBI Library to promote World Book Day on the 2nd of March. Braille copies will be sent to County Libraries across Ireland during the month …Read More about NCBI Library and Media Centre have worked with O’Brien Press on the production of Fast Forward by Judi Curtin in Braille