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# deaf-community - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Face masks and social distancing mean it's harder for deaf community to communicate during Covid-19 crisis
# Lipreading
# Lipreading

Face masks and social distancing mean it's harder for deaf community to communicate during Covid-19 crisis

May 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,414 Views 8 Comments

The charity Chime is encouraging the deaf community to request sign language interpretation if they need it to attend Covid-19 tests.

# deaf-community - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'We're asking for state agencies and bodies to engage with us now': Concerns about commitments to the Irish Sign Language Act
# ISL
# ISL

'We're asking for state agencies and bodies to engage with us now': Concerns about commitments to the Irish Sign Language Act

May 22nd 2019, 10:34 AM 5,063 Views 1 Comment

We spoke to Deaf Communtiy representatives at an event at Leinster House about their concerns for the 2020 deadline.

# deaf-community - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners
# Deaf Community
# Deaf Community

My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners

Feb 27th 2019, 6:01 AM 6,861 Views 4 Comments

The new service should be in place by April.

# deaf-community - Monday 26 February, 2018

Two-thirds of Deaf community face difficulty finding out about their rights
# Deaf Community
# Deaf Community

Two-thirds of Deaf community face difficulty finding out about their rights

Feb 26th 2018, 8:46 AM 6,750 Views 24 Comments

A new report has been published detailing the experiences of Deaf people in accessing public and social services.

# deaf-community - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'We decided not to remove the Deaf gene, and let nature take its course'
# Deafening
# Deafening

'We decided not to remove the Deaf gene, and let nature take its course'

Feb 26th 2017, 7:20 AM 20,726 Views 22 Comments

Presenter Sarah-Jane Moloney is proud to be Deaf, but she was relieved her two babies would not face the same barriers she did.

# deaf-community - Sunday 2 October, 2016

'Talk of the deaf': 80% of this Bali village can use their own sign language
# Dance Of The Deaf
# Dance Of The Deaf

'Talk of the deaf': 80% of this Bali village can use their own sign language

Oct 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 9,420 Views 5 Comments

It was not until the 1960s that Bengkala village began to make efforts to better integrate its deaf residents and nowadays everyone is treated equally.

# deaf-community - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Former pupils of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls eat like it's 1851
# Seven Day Challenge
# Seven Day Challenge

Former pupils of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls eat like it's 1851

May 29th 2016, 10:30 AM 23,907 Views 24 Comments

It’s for a very good cause….

# deaf-community - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Senator claims 'discrimination' as row erupts over sign language interpreter in the Dáil
# Dispute
# Dispute

Senator claims 'discrimination' as row erupts over sign language interpreter in the Dáil

Jul 15th 2014, 2:14 PM 9,719 Views 31 Comments

A spokesperson for the Oireachtas has denied the claim.

# deaf-community - Monday 14 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 14th 2014, 2:45 PM 4,899 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.

# deaf-community - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 4:50 PM 5,658 Views 16 Comments

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

# deaf-community - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Teacher, footballer and Olympic torchbearer honoured by Deaf community
# Heroes
# Heroes

Teacher, footballer and Olympic torchbearer honoured by Deaf community

Aug 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,919 Views 3 Comments

Singer Daniel O’Donnell was on hand to present the 2013 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards yesterday.

# deaf-community - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Free seminar aims to support deaf teens and their parents who feel isolated
# Isolation
# Isolation

Free seminar aims to support deaf teens and their parents who feel isolated

Feb 9th 2013, 8:30 AM 3,065 Views 9 Comments

Irish Deaf Kids said students with hearing difficulties are now benefiting from modern technologies, which should be used more in schools.

# deaf-community - Sunday 6 January, 2013

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

Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media

Jan 6th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,256 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?