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Irish schoolkids should have 'national anthem celebration' on eve of St Patrick's Day
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Irish schoolkids should have 'national anthem celebration' on eve of St Patrick's Day

Jul 17th 2018, 7:57 PM 9,460 Views 35 Comments

A new report on the future of the national anthem was launched today.

Deaf groups say their members haven't been able to get the Ophelia news they need
# Disappointed And Annoyed
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# Disappointed And Annoyed

Deaf groups say their members haven't been able to get the Ophelia news they need

Oct 16th 2017, 5:26 PM 24,839 Views 44 Comments

The Irish Deaf Society and the Council of Irish Sign Language Interpreters have expressed their disappointment at the lack of sign language interpreters present during briefings regarding Storm Ophelia.

'Elderly deaf people need to be looked after' - The Deaf community reacts to the death of two men in Bluebell
# Irish Sign Language
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# Irish Sign Language

'Elderly deaf people need to be looked after' - The Deaf community reacts to the death of two men in Bluebell

Oct 6th 2016, 6:01 AM 16,790 Views 9 Comments

There are approximately 92,000 Deaf people living in Ireland – 5,000 who use Irish Sign Language.

Deaf people are unhappy with RTE's coverage of the Eurovision
# Left Out
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# Left Out

Deaf people are unhappy with RTE's coverage of the Eurovision

May 22nd 2015, 6:18 PM 10,436 Views 25 Comments

The broadcaster has defended its approach.

Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil
# Frustration
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# Frustration

Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil

Jul 14th 2014, 2:45 PM 4,875 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Deaf Society has asked the Government to ensure that Irish Sign Language interpreters are present in the Dáil and Seanad this week.

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped
# Funding Cuts
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# Funding Cuts

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped

Jul 4th 2014, 9:58 PM 7,545 Views 19 Comments

Funding cuts announced this week resulted in the immediate closure of the The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people.

'Left high and dry': TDs call for Deaf advocacy service to be re-opened
# Funding Cuts
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# Funding Cuts

'Left high and dry': TDs call for Deaf advocacy service to be re-opened

Jul 2nd 2014, 4:50 PM 5,631 Views 16 Comments

Some 5,000 people have been affected by the closure of the Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service.

Advocacy service for deaf people closes after funding cut, leaves '5,000 at risk'
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# Irish Deaf Society

Advocacy service for deaf people closes after funding cut, leaves '5,000 at risk'

Jul 1st 2014, 7:48 PM 8,495 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Deaf Society said its members now face “further social exclusion”.

VIDEOS: Learn how to order a pint using Irish Sign Language
# Sign It
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# Sign It

VIDEOS: Learn how to order a pint using Irish Sign Language

Sep 22nd 2013, 5:30 PM 14,252 Views 35 Comments

Do you know how to say ‘hello’ or ‘thank you’ using ISL? We’re feeling generous today so we’ll teach you those as well.

Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media
# Deaf Community
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# Deaf Community

Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media

Jan 6th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,104 Views 42 Comments

With over 92,000 people in Ireland who are Deaf or have a hearing disability, are we ignoring an large proportion of our society?

Caption competition: What is Uncle Gaybo listening to?
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# Health

Caption competition: What is Uncle Gaybo listening to?

Mar 26th 2012, 1:09 PM 2,152 Views 40 Comments

Your captions please…