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#Sign Language

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 First Dates to feature couple using Irish Sign Language in Irish TV first Sign Language

First Dates to feature couple using Irish Sign Language in Irish TV first

Irish sign language was enshrined in law at the end of last year.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39 Ape Who Went To College

Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39

Chantek was the subject of the 2014 documentary The Ape Who Went to College.

A Cork comedian managed to take the piss out of Enda Kenny's speech right in front of him last night

His fake “sign language” lasted over a minute before somebody asked him to stop.

From TheJournal.ie 'A great day for Ireland': Irish sign language one step closer to official recognition Sign Of The Times

'A great day for Ireland': Irish sign language one step closer to official recognition

The bill would see sign language recognised as a native and independent language.

From TheJournal.ie Woman's sign language version of Eminem's Lose Yourself is incredible Take A Break

Woman's sign language version of Eminem's Lose Yourself is incredible

The video is going viral on YouTube.

From TheJournal.ie Deaf people are unhappy with RTE's coverage of the Eurovision Left Out

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

The broadcaster has defended its approach.

This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong

Can he represent Sweden at the Eurovision? Can he?

Is this the greatest TV moment of all time?

Thank you, late night BBC3.

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 Nine-year-old who's lobbying RTÉ to use sign language in Toy Show wins award Well Done

Nine-year-old who's lobbying RTÉ to use sign language in Toy Show wins award

Quaid Cleland is on a mission to get the whole country using sign language so we can all communicate with one another.

From TheJournal.ie Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence Women's Aid

Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence

Women’s Aid said it can be more difficult for deaf women to seek support.

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

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

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

8 gestures that every Irish person understands

It’s like Irish sign language. Well, sort of.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital South Africa

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital

Thamsanqa Jantjie had sparked outrage over his sign language work at Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

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.

15 perfect alterations to once-boring signs

Thank you for improving our world, sign alterers.

From TheJournal.ie New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI Bai

New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI

The BAI Access Rules aim to make television more accessible and enjoyable for people who are hard-of-hearing, partially-sighted or blind.

Obama surprises student with sign language Obama Signs This post contains videos

Obama surprises student with sign language

Obama shows he doesn’t just talk the talk, he can also sign the sign…

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Disability, carers One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Disability, carers

Kathleen Lynch is in charge of ensuring that the disabled and minorities are given a fair deal. How has she done so far?