Six out of 10 people in Ireland would be thrilled to receive a charity shop gift this Christmas

However, less than 3 in 10 shoppers plan on picking up a gift from charity shops this festive holiday More than 55% of respondents said that charity shops are an ideal place to pick up high quality and unique clothes 40% of shoppers think that when it comes to Christmas shopping, buying sustainably is one […]

Budget 2023 offers some short-term relief but lacks long term vision – NCBI

For NCBI, the introduction of short-term or one-off measures to ease the costs of living crisis on people who are blind or vision impaired while welcomed is a missed opportunity to invest in more strategic long-term initiatives that would have a longer lasting impact and create a more inclusive society. June Tinsley, Head of Communications […]

Take Part In The 21st Trip to Tipp 2016

Why not get out the bike and join The 21st Annual Trip To Tipp as they take to the roads of Tipperary in memory of Lorraine Shanahan and John and Dorothy Murphy.  The event will be taking place on Sunday 7th August, in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, from the […]

Trip to Tipp Weekend of Cycling 17th & 18th August 2013

We are running a weekend of cycling in Thurles, in aid of the NCBI – Working for people with Sight Loss over the weekend of the 17th and 18th of August. The Details are as follows: Routes: 1. Saturday 17th August 70km ‘Three Counties Tour” Start Time:1.00pm 2. Sunday 18th August 180km (Glen of Aherlow & The Vee) Start Time: 9.00am 3. Sunday […]

Billy Shanahan represents Tipperary in the Calor Community Champion 2012 awards

Tipperary has one representative in the Calor Community Champion 2012 awards, Billy Shanahan. The shortlist of nominees was announced this week with voting now open to the public through the Calor Facebook page. Billy was nominated for this Award as he has raised over €600,000 for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and the […]

Pedal Power Lights up the Roads of Tipperary

On the weekend of the 18th and 19th of August, hundreds of cyclists will take to their bikes in Tipperary to support the work of NCBI (the national sight loss organisation).  This will be the 17th year that NCBI’s “Trip to Tipp” will attract keen cyclists from all over Ireland to travel the roads of […]