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The importance of #RileysChallenge, and how it almost got taken off Instagram
# Riley's Challenge
# Riley's Challenge

The importance of #RileysChallenge, and how it almost got taken off Instagram

Feb 7th 2019, 3:26 PM 9,989 Views 4 Comments

Now’s your chance to learn Lámh.

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

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

Aug 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 6,631 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 30th 2018, 6:20 AM 22,423 Views 11 Comments

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

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 24,837 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.

Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39
# Ape Who Went To College
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# Ape Who Went To College

Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39

Aug 8th 2017, 2:36 PM 16,766 Views 21 Comments

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
# Ross Browne
# Ross Browne

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

Feb 14th 2017, 9:58 AM 8,617 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 19th 2016, 4:44 PM 12,196 Views 24 Comments

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

Woman's sign language version of Eminem's Lose Yourself is incredible
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

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

Jun 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 16,198 Views 33 Comments

The video is going viral on YouTube.

This passionate sign language rendition of Lose Yourself is a thing of beauty
# Mom's Spaghetti
# Mom's Spaghetti

This passionate sign language rendition of Lose Yourself is a thing of beauty

May 29th 2015, 8:06 AM 2,241 Views 2 Comments

*applause emoji*

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 10,435 Views 25 Comments

The broadcaster has defended its approach.

This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong
# Sign Like You Mean It
# Sign Like You Mean It

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

Mar 16th 2015, 8:06 AM 3,903 Views 2 Comments

Can he represent Sweden at the Eurovision? Can he?

An entire town learned sign language to give their deaf neighbour a heartwarming surprise
# Community
# Community

An entire town learned sign language to give their deaf neighbour a heartwarming surprise

Mar 10th 2015, 11:20 AM 5,811 Views 7 Comments

And it feeeeeeeeels like all the feels.

Is this the greatest TV moment of all time?
# Cocks
# Cocks

Is this the greatest TV moment of all time?

Jan 21st 2015, 3:18 PM 7,285 Views 0 Comments

Thank you, late night BBC3.

Remember this inspiring little boy? He'll be on the Toy Show tonight
# Get Ireland Signing
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# Get Ireland Signing

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

Nov 28th 2014, 12:36 PM 18,374 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,601 Views 7 Comments

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

Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence
# Women's Aid
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# Women's Aid

Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence

Aug 31st 2014, 10:30 AM 5,558 Views 2 Comments

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

Couple perform Grease hit in their car... using sign language
# You Complete Me
# You Complete Me

Couple perform Grease hit in their car... using sign language

Aug 2nd 2014, 2:45 PM 3,559 Views 0 Comments

You better shape up.

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

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

Jul 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 667 Views 22 Comments

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.

Advocacy service for deaf people closes after funding cut, leaves '5,000 at risk'
# Irish Deaf Society
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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 8,493 Views 31 Comments

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

8 gestures that every Irish person understands
# Salutes You Sir
# Salutes You Sir

8 gestures that every Irish person understands

Dec 22nd 2013, 8:15 PM 139,869 Views 54 Comments

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

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital
# South Africa
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# South Africa

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital

Dec 19th 2013, 7:18 AM 14,123 Views 38 Comments

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

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 14,214 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.

What happens if you put a sign language interpreter at a Wu Tang gig?
# Hear Hear
# Hear Hear

What happens if you put a sign language interpreter at a Wu Tang gig?

Jun 21st 2013, 3:11 PM 1,047 Views 1 Comment

BRILLIANCE. THAT’S WHAT.

15 perfect alterations to once-boring signs
# Sign Language
# Sign Language

15 perfect alterations to once-boring signs

Apr 17th 2013, 1:00 PM 37,207 Views 26 Comments

Thank you for improving our world, sign alterers.

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

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

May 14th 2012, 12:26 PM 1,317 Views 1 Comment

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
# Obama Signs

Obama surprises student with sign language

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:20 PM 6,850 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 730 Views 2 Comments

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