About the NCBI

NCBI, Ireland’s national sight loss agency, mission is to transform the lives of people who are blind or vision impaired. We work with children and adults across the country with a range of programmes all designed to ensure the individual can live life confidently and independently.
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Impact of our work

Through our programmes we’re here every step of the way in supporting, encouraging and empowering people who are blind or vision impaired in all aspects of their life.

Impact of our work

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Our mission & values

Since 1931, the work of NCBI has been underpinned by core principles of inclusivity, choice, accountability and excellence.

Our mission & values

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History of NCBI

The NCBI has a proud and long running legacy of being the first voluntary body dealing with a disability group founded in the Irish Free State.

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Our Structure

Find out how NCBI is governed and who is leading the organisation at an Executive and Board level.

Meet the team


Check out the latest vacancies available throughout the organisation.