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 […]

Grab a pre-loved Christmas gift at the brand new NCBI Portarlington store

NCBI (National Council for the Blind of Ireland) is delighted to announce the opening of its newest retail store in Portarlington, Co Laois which boasts a new, modernised look and feel, supported by a sustainable fit-out. To celebrate our newest store, which is the perfect place for locals to grab their pre-loved Christmas gifts, it […]

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 […]