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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
'We're asking for state agencies and bodies to engage with us now': Concerns about commitments to the Irish Sign Language Act
We spoke to Deaf Communtiy representatives at an event at Leinster House about their concerns for the 2020 deadline.
'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.
Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report
Atletico de Kolkata are looking to replace Teddy Sheringham, who was sacked last month.
First Dates Ireland's first ever sign language date was absolutely lovely
First Dates to feature couple using Irish Sign Language in Irish TV first
Irish sign language was enshrined in law at the end of last year.
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.
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
Havelange resigns from IOC ahead of ethics hearing - reports
Former FIFA President Joao Havelange is reported to have resigned from the International Olympic Committee days before an investigation into alleged kickbacks opens.