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Subtitled/Captioned Cinema! Ireland North & South

Ant Man subtitled (12a) 117 minutes

The latest superhero adventure from Marvel Studios. Petty criminal Scott Lang gains the ability to shrink in size but grow in strength, and communicate with insects. Stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas. **** 4 stars! Empire

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Gallaudet University Press July 2015 E-newsletter

​​July ​2015 E-newsletter​

Valencia Simmons
Gallaudet University Press

Action on Hearing Loss Jobs in Northern Ireland

Action on Hearing Loss: We have job vacancies. They are :

Hear to Help Co-ordinator, based in Lisburn
Employment Support Officer, based in Belfast
Outreach Development Co-ordinator, based in Belfast

For more info and/or to apply go here:

Video Guide to Department of Social Protection website

Deaf Hear: Nearly three years ago IDS and DeafHear asked the Department of Social Protection to put some information on their website in ISL providing an overview of the Department, its role and services. The Department have recently done this, although their is much more to be done by the Department to make their information and services accessible in ISL.

You can watch the video here:

Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 20.07.15

We would like to extend a big thank you to those who donated to our Street
Collection in Killarney last Friday 10th July.  Our thanks goes to the
volunteers from the Kerry Volunteer Centre in Tralee: Pat Crowley, Alison
Fitzmartin, Susan McDonough, Hummara Rizvi and Margaret Roche who helped
collect the donations.

Thanks also to Mary Jo Walsh, Aoife O’Donoghue, Rebecca O’Donoghue, Therese
Gallant, Noreen Cronin, Sandra Kearney and Frances Woodley.   All money
raised is very much appreciated and goes towards the overhead costs here in
our Centre in Tralee.

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The Sound Barrier

Filmed over nine months, The Sound Barrier follows a number of people who have made the decision to receive a cochlear implant and captures their individual remarkable journeys from silence to sound.

The ability to hear is something that most people take for granted. While for some deafness is a cherished identity, for others it’s a barrier to overcome.

Available to watch on RTE Player online –

With access to the Cochlear Implant Unit of Dublin’s Beaumont hospital, this film follows four deaf patients as they receive electronic surgical implants.

More information about this programme:

28-30th August – Surfing & Kayaking Weekend

Surfing & Kayaking WeekendInterested??

Contact to booked your place with to be paid full €100 include accommodation and activities or €20 deposit for your secure TO AVOID THE DISAPPOINTMENT ….

The limit is 15 people only


Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 13.07.15

This week our service focuses on Irish Sign Language (ISL) classes in Co.
Kerry. Freelance tutors generally provide ISL tuition on a one-to-one basis
or group classes. Tuition is generally provided by Signature or FETAC
approved teachers.

As our Centre is an approved course provider with Signature, we generally
refer sign language students to Signature accredited tutors. The freelance
tutor then informs students of upcoming courses, the costs of classes & any
exam fees.

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Subtitled/Captioned Cinema! Ireland North & South

Amy subtitled (15) 2 hours

Revealing the early life and music career of ‘Amy’ Winehouse, Asif Kapadia’s documentary presents the previously unknown story of one of the most talented musicians of her generation.

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What is Deafhood? Workshops

What is Deafhood?Irish Deaf Society

7th & 8th November 2015 in Waterford

21st & 22nd November in Cork

See the poster for more details