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IDS Autumn Roadshow 2014 – November

IDS Autumn Roadshow 1 IDS Autumn Roadshow 2Posters updated & uploaded on 22nd October

IDS announces their Autumn Roadshow 2014 for November.

Check out your county/organisations, dates, time and venue.

For more information contact your LOCAL Deaf organisation, Club, Committee OR email (TEXT ONLY 0864401443)

Distance Learning with University of Leeds

Source: Deaf Education Centre

Here’s another one for the professionals working in Deaf Education, or researchers. Dr. Ruth Swanwick has forwarded information on their new Doctoral degree which can be done through DISTANCE LEARNING. Here’s the content of her email:

From February 2015 the School of Education at the University of Leeds offers the opportunity for suitability qualified postgraduates to study for a doctorate in deaf education at a distance.

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21st Nov – Mental Health Talk

Mental Health TalkMental talk by Elaine Grehan on behalf of Irish Deaf Society

Door open at 7.30pm. Elaine Grehan start to give a talk at 8pm.

Afterwards tea/coffee & delicious homemade cakes.

Members @free Non Members @€2

Ladies Welcome!

Event link:

23-30th Oct – Subtitled cinema! Ireland North & South

71 subtitled (15) 1 hour 40 mins

Urban war thriller that takes place in 1971 – the height of the Troubles in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A young British soldier finds himself cut off from his regiment and alone behind enemy lines. Gary (Jack O’Connell) desperately tries to make his way back to safety, but he finds himself unable to discern who he can trust. **** 4 stars! Empire & Total Film

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26th Oct – Fun Day/Social

fundayOn Sunday at 1:00pm

See halloween theme in Carlingford go for walk have dinner or just social in pub meet in pub

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14th Dec – Santa’s House Express in Palmerstown


14th December 2014, Sunday @12.45pm

The journey takes you through the magical grounds of Palmerstown House Estate, on arrival to the manor you will be greeted by our Snow Queen Elsa who will warmly welcome you all to Santa’s House. Then you will be taken into the various rooms to learn the elf dance, visit the elf workshop, visit Mrs Claus and finally the man himself!

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6th Dec – Christmas meal at Crowne Plaza Hotel

Christmas meal at Crowne Plaza HotelDublin Deaf Women Group
Christmas meal at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Blanchardstown on 6th December 2014, Saturday @7pm sharp to 1.30am.
Members €35
Non Members €40
Deposit €20 non refundable by 31st October 2014
Pay in full €15 for members & €20 for non members by 23rd November 2014.
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Want to work in the civil service? New jobs being advertised from today

THE FOUR-YEAR LONG public sector recruitment moratorium is set to be loosened from today as advertisements for new graduate positions in the civil service go live.

The Public Appointments Service (PAS) has been tasked with recruiting in the region of 125 people to a panel of administrative officers – where graduates usually start in the civil service – with some 100 positions being drawn down from this.

Further read and to register at:

Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 20.10.14

A fundraiser is to be held in aid of the Cork and Kerry Elderly Deaf Group
on Saturday 8th November at 7 pm in the Cork Deaf Association at 5 Mac
Curtain Street, Cork City.  The film, Psychopath, which stars Deaf actors,
will be screened on the evening.  Tickets cost 10euro and include light

Deaf Sports Ireland will be sending a Ladies Futsal Team to the European
Deaf Futsal Championship, which will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria from the
19th to 29th November 2014.  Michelle Ward from Tralee has also been
selected for the Irish team.

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28th Oct – Pooka Spooka

Pooka SpookaDundalk Deaf Group (DDG) will have an event on the 28th of October at the Causey Farm, Girley Fordstown, Navan, Co Meath. Limt 25 people.

Meet there at 2.30pm. If you are interested, please let DDG know or any committee. Remember LIMT 25 PEOPLE. Euro 11per person. Closing date this Friday the 17th of October .

DDG mobile number 0870622052