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#NCBI

# ncbi - Sunday 16 July, 2017

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

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

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

“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?

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

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

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