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# irish sign language

This year
Irish Sign Language Act 'not operating as intended' and is 'poor across most sections'
These were among the findings of the first report on the implementation of the Irish Sign Language Act (2017).
All time
'A historic development': New Irish Sign Language primary teaching degree being launched
The new Bachelor of Education programme is the first of its kind in Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First Dates Ireland's first ever sign language date was absolutely lovely
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 website for parents launched
The site is designed for parents of deaf or hard of hearing children