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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# cochlear implants

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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.
# inspired by cadbury
Woman hears music for the first time after 40 years
Her friend put together a very special mixtape for her.
# Silence
WATCH: Dáil falls silent to highlight plight of children in need of cochlear implants
Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien asked that the Dáil observe the silence “to get some understanding of what those children have to endure”.
# Budget 2014
Silent protest outside Dáil today over childrens' cochlear implants funding
Parents are calling on the Health Minister to allocate funding for bilateral cochlear implants for children.
# happy new ear
Concern over backlog for cochlear implants
Parents campaigning on the issue still hope to meet the Health Minister over the issue of bilateral cochlear implants for children.
# cochlear implants
Billy’s fight to hear as parents call for cochlear implants
Billy Cairns (4) currently cannot hear as he has undergone an operation to repair a faulty cochlear implant – his parents say he would not be experiencing this if he had been fitted with two.
# Inspiring
WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time
There’s something in our eye.
# cochlear implants
Reilly: "Priority" to offer children bilateral cochlear implants in 2014
Parents are calling on the Government to fit children with two cochlear implants as standard, instead of the current one.
# Mortgages
Banks 'do not have a veto' to block insolvency deals, insists Kenny
Enda Kenny denies that the personal insolvency legislation gives banks the chance to totally block any debt relief.
# Leaders' Questions
Kenny defends Government's stance on dealing with mortgage arrears
Micheál Martin suggests that the government is only now dealing with the problem because of the Meath East by-election.
Baby who survived meningitis gets chance to hear again after ‘ground-breaking’ op
Nine-month-old Liam Coughlan received cochlear implants after he lost his hearing as a result of contracting a potentially deadly form of meningitis.