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News & Events

2nd March – Mind the Gap Films – New Documentary “Deafening”

Tuesday 2nd March, 10:15PM, RTE One

‘Deafening’ challenges the viewer to experience the world through the eyes of four Deaf people with uniquely different lives. Through its carefully designed sensory landscape, it will challenge the audience to rethink their perception and understanding of sound.

Further information at: http://mindthegapfilms.com/new-documentary-deafening/

10th March – BDA International Women’s Day

BDA have organised a special event to celebrate International Women’s Day, this year’s theme is ‘Be Bold For Change’.

The two Deaf speakers are: Trudi Collier-Banks from Scotland, who will be teaching us about Mindfulness and Leah Michaelides from England, who will be giving a presentation on Nutrition.

When: Friday 10th March

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Where: Ramada Da Vinci’s Hotel, Londonderry / Derry. Transport: The bus will leave 3pm sharp from BDA Office, Unit 5c., Weavers Court, Linfield Road, Belfast BT12 5GH.

Return transport cost is £7

To reserve your seat, payment must be paid beforehand to avoid disappointment.

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12th March – Chi Running workshop

Chi Running workshop

Great opportunity to grab! Limited spaces!

£80 upfront to reserve your place.

Contact Naomi Broughton, Running Director (NIDS) to book your place.

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11th March – DSI International Women’s Day

 

Deaf Tennis sessions in Belfast

When? Every Thursday (6 sessions)
Time? 6-8pm.
Where? Ozone, Belfast.

Interested? Text msg 07970984340 or email anthony@lovetennisni.co.uk

Job vacancies at Action Deaf Youth

Employment Outreach Mentor x 1 F/T or x 2 P/T

To promote the Employment Service across Northern Ireland including engaging with and mentoring deaf young people in training and employment, and work closely with schools, job benefit offices, training providers and stakeholder.

Deadline for submitting application: Monday 6th March 2017 at 5pm

For more information: https://www.communityni.org/job/employment-outreach-mentor-x-1-ft-or-x-2-pt

8th April – Irish Deaf Society’s 35th AGM

Notice to IDS Members 2016

Information in Irish Sign Language: https://vimeo.com/205404186

The Irish Deaf Society hereby announces the
35th Annual General Meeting
which will take place on
Saturday, 8th April 2017
at Deaf Heritage Centre, Deaf Village Ireland
at 2pm sharp.

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Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema! IRELAND North & South

Please note! Omniplex Sat/Sun morning subititled shows are for people with hearing loss AS WELL as people with autism. The lights will be left ON.


La La Land subtitled (12a) 128 mins
A glorious Hollywood musical from the director of ‘Whiplash’. Stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. A breathless, life-affirming romance begins between Mia, an aspiring actress who serves coffee between auditions, and Sebastian, a jazz pianist who plays in dingy bars. From the director of ‘Whiplash’ and starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, ‘La La Land’ is a glorious Hollywood musical. ★★★★★ – Guardian.

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Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 20.02.17

IN THIS WEEK EDITION

  • KERRY DEAF WOMEN’S GROUP (KDWG) SOCIAL LUNCH.
  • DEAF PARTICIPANTS TO MEET WITH RESEARCHER ABOUT ACCESS TO PUBLIC SERVICES.
  • DEAF PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR HSE WORKSHOP ON ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES.
  • BOOK & GIFT CLUB BACK AGAIN.
  • REMINDER OF RAFFLE TICKETS FOR THE ETHIOPIA DEAF PROJECT.

Download: KDRC Update 20.02.17.pdf

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21st Feb – Belfast Jobs Fair

The Department for Communities, in partnership with Belfast City Council is hosting a Job Fair on Tuesday 21 February from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm in:

Europa Hotel
Great Victoria Street
Belfast
BT2 7AP

This is a great opportunity to discover what jobs are available, meet employers face-to-face, build on job search skills, get careers advice and guidance, chat to support organisations and much more.

British Sign Language and Irish Sign Language interpreters will be available between 10.00 am to 12.00 pm.

Further information: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/belfast-jobs-fair