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# ncbi - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field
# Making A Difference
# Making A Difference

'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field

Jul 16th 2017, 8:30 PM 12,131 Views 6 Comments

The two apps have been developed in conjunction with National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI).

# ncbi - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret
# High Court
# High Court

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

Mar 31st 2017, 3:32 PM 7,345 Views 5 Comments

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

# ncbi - Thursday 22 November, 2012

New app aims to help those with sight loss navigate the city
# Iphone App
# Iphone App

New app aims to help those with sight loss navigate the city

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:10 AM 3,028 Views 9 Comments

“Walk Dublin”, a free iPhone app, has been launched by Dublin City Council in conjunction with the National Council for the Blind of Ireland.

# ncbi - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Want to be blindfolded - in the name of entertainment?
# Sensory
# Sensory

Want to be blindfolded - in the name of entertainment?

Sep 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,676 Views 4 Comments

250 people will be blindfolded while at a fundraising event this month, which is being held to raise awareness of age-related macular degeneration.

# ncbi - Sunday 22 April, 2012

One person with diabetes goes blind each week in Ireland - Diabetes Action
# Health
# Health

One person with diabetes goes blind each week in Ireland - Diabetes Action

Apr 22nd 2012, 1:38 PM 3,207 Views 6 Comments

The advocacy group has called for the National Retinopathy Screening Programme to be rolled out soon – saying that Diabetic Retinopathy is one of the leading causes of adult blindness in Ireland.

Irish inventions helping those with sight loss
# Inventive
# Inventive

Irish inventions helping those with sight loss

Apr 22nd 2012, 8:45 AM 2,455 Views 0 Comments

National Council for the Blind (NCBI) promoting digital inclusion with competition to encourage creative technologies like these…