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# irish deaf society

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# seanad report
Irish schoolkids should have 'national anthem celebration' on eve of St Patrick's Day
A new report on the future of the national anthem was launched today.
# 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.
# 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.
# left out
Deaf people are unhappy with RTE's coverage of the Eurovision
The broadcaster has defended its approach.
# Frustration
Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil
The Irish Deaf Society has asked the Government to ensure that Irish Sign Language interpreters are present in the Dáil and Seanad this week.
# Funding Cuts
Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped
Funding cuts announced this week resulted in the immediate closure of the The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people.
# Funding Cuts
'Left high and dry': TDs call for Deaf advocacy service to be re-opened
Some 5,000 people have been affected by the closure of the Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service.
# 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”.
# 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.
# deaf community
Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media
With over 92,000 people in Ireland who are Deaf or have a hearing disability, are we ignoring an large proportion of our society?
# Health
Caption competition: What is Uncle Gaybo listening to?
Your captions please…