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#irish sign language

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ cancelled its sign language broadcast of the national anthem during the All Ireland Final Irish Sign Language

RTÉ cancelled its sign language broadcast of the national anthem during the All Ireland Final

Members of the deaf community held a protest over RTÉ’s coverage of major events earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Deaf people to protest at RTÉ over coverage of All-Ireland final and Pope's visit National Anthem

Deaf people to protest at RTÉ over coverage of All-Ireland final and Pope's visit

RTÉ said that they were engaged in an active dialogue with the Irish Deaf Society.

From TheJournal.ie Sign language version of Amhrán na bhFiann to be performed at today's All-Ireland hurling final Irish Sign Language

Sign language version of Amhrán na bhFiann to be performed at today's All-Ireland hurling final

The performance will take place in tandem with the Artane Band.

From TheJournal.ie How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem Amhrán Na BhFiann This post contains videos

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem

The new version of the anthem was performed by a Deaf choir accompanied by an army band piper in Leinster House yesterday.

First Dates Ireland's first ever sign language date was absolutely lovely ISL
From TheJournal.ie Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today ISL

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today

The bill is expected to pass through all stages of the Dáil today.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Concerns for Deaf man jailed over Dawson St bus death No Voice

Concerns for Deaf man jailed over Dawson St bus death

At Edward Connor’s sentencing this week, the court heard specific rehabilitation services for Deaf people will not be put in place until next year.

From TheJournal.ie Remember this inspiring little boy? He'll be on the Toy Show tonight Get Ireland Signing

Remember this inspiring little boy? He'll be on the Toy Show tonight

We first told you about Quaid Cleland and his campaign to get Ireland using sign language back in August.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help Abusive Relationship

Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help

Often when we talk of services for women affected by domestic violence, we talk in terms of able-bodied, English speaking women – but that’s not the full picture.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'The legal recognition of ISL is the key to equality for deaf people in Irish society' Opinion

Column: 'The legal recognition of ISL is the key to equality for deaf people in Irish society'

Irish Sign Language (ISL) is not yet legally or officially recognised in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie This little boy is on a mission to get RTÉ using sign language on the Toy Show Get Ireland Signing

This little boy is on a mission to get RTÉ using sign language on the Toy Show

Quaid Cleland is a nine-year-old hearing child who wants to get the whole country signing.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The rights of the Deaf community have just been spectacularly undermined Signing

Opinion: The rights of the Deaf community have just been spectacularly undermined

Recent claims by the Government that it would support the development of key services through Irish Sign Language have been seriously undermined by the news that one national Deaf advocacy organisation has been forced to closed down.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEOS: Learn how to order a pint using Irish Sign Language Sign It

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish sign language website for parents launched Irish Sign Language

Irish sign language website for parents launched

The site is designed for parents of deaf or hard of hearing children