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17th – 21st Oct – Intensive Rehabilitation Programme in Cookstown, Northern Ireland

Hearing Link: We will host an Intensive Rehabilitation Programme in Cookstown, Northern Ireland this October!

Specifically for adults with severe or profound hearing loss, our five-day residential course will help you to manage the challenges and rebuild your life.

Join us from 17th – 21st October. The course is free to attend and family members are encouraged to join you.

To find out more, email or visit:

2nd Dec – HTT Christmas Party

htt-christmas-partyAll Welcome – Deaf & Hearing Communities 😉

Chritmas Party

8th Oct – Mad Hatters Tea Party

mad-hatters-tea-partyIrish Deaf Youth Association – Don’t forget our event on Saturday 8th of October in Cabragh Hall, Deaf Village Ireland from 1pm-6pm!

Event link:

Drama rehearsals

Dublin Theatre of the Deaf – Good news!! Dublin Theatre of the Deaf would like to announce that Drama rehearsals are back next Thursday 29th September at 7pm in Deaf Village Ireland.

Actors are very welcome plus new people who are interested to join are very welcome too.

No experiences necessary.

Looking forward to seeing you there next week!

Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema! IRELAND North & South

Bridget Joness Baby subtitled (15) 125 minutes
Comedy starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey. Bridget’s life hasn’t quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again, she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch…she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby’s father. **** 4 stars! RadioTimes

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ISL Awareness Week Special Offer

first-animal-sign-bookBuy one or more of these children’s poster or books set, you get First Animal Sign Book free! (€9.75)

To do this, click on the links provided above, adding both poster/book set and First Animal Sign Book to your Shopping Cart and apply this coupon code: FREEBOOK

This offer expires at the end of ISL Awareness week which is before the midnight on Sunday night – 25th September 2016.


20th Sept – Coffee Morning in Tralee


The Kerry Deaf Group (KDG) & the Kerry Deaf Women’s Group (KDWG) will host a Coffee Morning this Tuesday, the 20th of September.

It will be held in The Brogue Inn, Rock Stree, Tralee at 11am. The coffee morning is open to everyone.

The Coffee Morning is one of the many events being organised throughout Ireland to mark Irish Sign Language (ISL) Awareness Week “With Sign Language I am Equal” (19th- 25th of September).

We would like to send our best wishes to KDG and hope the Coffee Morning is a great success.

ADY Play Programmes for the Deaf children

Action Deaf Youth: Familes of Deaf Children aged 0 to 8 years old – check out the below provision we are offering!

For further information, contact our Active Play team at

messy-munchkins play-pack tiny-twinkles sign-me-a-story sign-and-play


Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 19.09.16


Bernadette O’ Connor from the Kerry Deaf Group (KDG) & the Kerry Deaf Women’s Group (KDWG) would like to invite you to a Deaf Awareness event this week.

This information session is part of International Week of the Deaf.

Bernadette says “Why not come along and join us at Tralee Library. Thursday 22nd of September 2016 (7-8pm). Learn a little about the Deaf Community & Irish Sign Language. All are welcome”

Bernadette has also kindly invited our service & Deafhear to give a short presentation on the services we provide to Deaf and hard of hearing in Co. Kerry.
We look forward to meeting you all at the event.

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Inside the World of Concert Sign Language Interpreters

signfbookAt Firefly Music Festival in June, while thousands of fans watched Of Monsters and Men perform a daytime set, a few people were focused on the skinny blond man in the front corner of the stage. He was interpreting the songs in American Sign Language for deaf festivalgoers. He translated the lyrics, “We crawl, we crawl on the ground,” from “Six Weeks,” with a snarling facial expression and slow, desperate clawing motions with his arms.

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