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Deaf Sports Ireland membership

It’s that time of year again: Time to renew your Deaf Sports Ireland membership and renew rivalries at the Inter-Provincial Championship

Mark your calendar for Easter Weekend. The Deaf Sports Ireland Inter-Provincial Championship will be held at the Waterford IT Sports Campus Saturday, 4 April and Sunday, 5 April.

Could this be the year when the Leinster Men’s Football team builds on its commanding lead of 23 wins? Will the host province Munster make it back to back championships? Maybe Ulster will even things up with Munster? Or will Connaught win it all – 30 years after their only tournament championship?

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Gallaudet University Press January 2015 E-newsletter

January 2015 E-newsletter​​

Valencia Simmons
Gallaudet University Press

Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 26.01.15

In 2012, the Deaf Education Centre embarked on creating resources for an
Irish Shared Reading Project for families with deaf children.  The programme
provides resources and support to hearing parents and caregivers so they can
learn to read with their deaf or hard of hearing children through Irish Sign
Language (ISL).

The pilot run of the Shared Reading Programme for children 0-4 years is
nearly finished and the resource packs will soon be made available to any
families who are interested in January 2015.

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Jobs: Sign Language Tutors

Sign Language Tutors to deliver bespoke course for families (in their homes)


The British Deaf Association’s vision is Deaf people fully participating and contributing as equal and valued citizens in the wider society

Our Mission is to ensure a world in which the language, culture, community, diversity and heritage of Deaf people in the UK is respected and fully protected, ensuring that Deaf people can participate and contribute as equal and valued citizens in the wider society

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Subtitled/captioned cinema! Ireland North & South

American Sniper subtitled (15) 2 hours 2 mins

Drama starring Bradley Cooper. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Based on the life of Chris Kyle (Cooper), a crack shot who became a sniper for the US forces in Iraq, the film charts his brutal training, his romance of tough-talking Taya (Miller), his highly decorated tours of duty and obsession with tracking down the high-level Insurgent known as The Butcher. And his breakdown. “A thrilling Iraq war story that manages to both honour the necessities of heroism and ruminate on what heroism might cost a man” **** 4 stars! Empire

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IDS: Information for Parents

question-and-answerIrish Deaf Society: Are you a parent of a deaf or hard of hearing child? Are you looking for information about your child’s education and language? Check out our parents section on our website:

7th Feb – Down the Memory Lane

Down the Memory LaneDeaf Heritage Centre Ireland, Photo Slide – Show

Attention Families, Update on the Shared Reading Programme!

Deaf Education Centre: Well it was a busy two weeks, but the ISL Filming for our Shared Reading Programme for children ages 4-8 is finished! We will be working on getting these packs organised for families over the coming months. Check back here or on our website for future updates!

If you would like to be a part of the Shared Reading Programme, you can find more information and our enrolment form by following the link below:

2014 ILDSA Award Nomination for Irish Deaf Channel Swimmers

Please vote for Irish Deaf Channel Swimmers – Click on this link:

Make Up Class – 1 day workshop

Make Up Class