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#irish sign language

# irish-sign-language - Sunday 2 September, 2018

RTÉ cancelled its sign language broadcast of the national anthem during the All Ireland Final

Members of the deaf community held a protest over RTÉ’s coverage of major events earlier this week.

# irish-sign-language - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Deaf people to protest at RTÉ over coverage of All-Ireland final and Pope's visit

RTÉ said that they were engaged in an active dialogue with the Irish Deaf Society.

# irish-sign-language - Sunday 19 August, 2018

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.

# irish-sign-language - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem Amhrán Na BhFiann This post contains videos

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem

The new version of the anthem was performed by a Deaf choir accompanied by an army band piper in Leinster House yesterday.

# irish-sign-language - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge First Dates Ireland's first ever sign language date was absolutely lovely ISL

# irish-sign-language - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today ISL

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today

The bill is expected to pass through all stages of the Dáil today.

# irish-sign-language - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'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.

# irish-sign-language - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Concerns for Deaf man jailed over Dawson St bus death

At Edward Connor’s sentencing this week, the court heard specific rehabilitation services for Deaf people will not be put in place until next year.

# irish-sign-language - Friday 28 November, 2014

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.

# irish-sign-language - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Opinion: Domestic violence victims who are disabled face multiple obstacles to help

Often when we talk of services for women affected by domestic violence, we talk in terms of able-bodied, English speaking women – but that’s not the full picture.

# irish-sign-language - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Column: 'The legal recognition of ISL is the key to equality for deaf people in Irish society'

Irish Sign Language (ISL) is not yet legally or officially recognised in Ireland.

# irish-sign-language - Sunday 10 August, 2014

This little boy is on a mission to get RTÉ using sign language on the Toy Show

Quaid Cleland is a nine-year-old hearing child who wants to get the whole country signing.

# irish-sign-language - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

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.

# irish-sign-language - Sunday 22 September, 2013

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.

# irish-sign-language - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Irish sign language website for parents launched

The site is designed for parents of deaf or hard of hearing children