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13th June – Dublin Deaf Association’s 70th anniversary party

Dublin Deaf Association's 70th anniversary

Deirdre Cunningham Seminar Video

Deaf Education Centre: If you missed Deirdre Cunningham’s great seminar on the 29th April about Speech and Language Therapy, the full length video of the presentation is now available on our website!

Follow the link below and happy watching!

www.deafeducation.ie/blog/deirdre-cunningham-seminar-video/

Eurovision Song Contest will be signed for the first time

Eurovision signersFor the first time, the Eurovision Song Contest is being presented for deaf people in International Sign Language.

A team of six deaf artists and two hearing interpreters are performing at the semi-finals and the Grand Final.

Austrian broadcaster ORF said it was inspired by the victory of Conchita Wurst last year to make the contest even more inclusive.

Further read at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-32812385

Summer schools for students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (Primary & 2nd Level)

The Disability Support Service UCC is holding two summer schools again this
year for students who are Deaf/hard of hearing.

There will be one on May 26th for student in 4-6th class in Primary school.

The second summer school will be held on June 2nd and is for students in 2nd
level.

The aim of the day is aspiration raising and having fun! The students will
get to participate in a wide range of activities, and we will also run a
parallel information session for parents in the morning.

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Subtitled cinema! Ireland North & South

A Royal Night Out subtitled (12a) 1 hour 37 mins

On V.E. Day, the end of the Second World War, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are given a rare opportunity to leave Buckingham Palace for ‘A Royal Night Out’. After being cooped up inside for the last six years, they decide to disguise themselves and celebrate the victory as ordinary people. For Elizabeth, it may be the only chance for a normal night in London – and she’ll definitely be staying out late. Starring Sarah Gadon as Elizabeth and Bel Powley as Margaret, ‘A Royal Night Out’ is based on a true story and features Queen Elizabeth as she’s never been seen before.

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Keep the Sound Campaign

Keep the Sound CampaignDeaf Hear.ie: Want to know more about listening to music at safe sound levels?

Find out more about our Keep the Sound campaign here: http://www.keepthesound.ie/News-008.html

18th-21st Aug – Adventure 2015

Adventure 2015DeafHear.ie is hosting a 4 Day Adventure Trip for Deaf or Hard of Hearing teenagers and young people (Age 14 to 20 years) to Tramore in Co. Waterford from 18th to 21st August 2015

Further details at: https://www.deafhear.ie/DeafHear/newsFeature.html?who=927®ionId=2

10th June – Deaf Ladies Cuppa BBQ Party

Deaf Ladies Cuppa BBQ Party

27th May – Talk on Deaf School History of Cabragh

Talk on Deaf School History of CabraghDeaf Heritage Centre Ireland: Talk on Deaf School History of Cabragh – 27th May 6pm – Cabra Library, Navan Road

Check poster for more details

Row erupts after deaf sisters refused sign language interpreter for One Direction concert at Odyssey Arena Belfast

Aiken Promotions said “the provision of a signing facility is not appropriate for this kind of performance”

Two deaf sisters have told of their disappointment that the promoter of a One Direction concert in Belfast will not provide them with a sign language interpreter for the Odyssey Arena event.

Further read at: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/row-erupts-after-deaf-sisters-refused-sign-language-interpreter-for-one-direction-concert-at-odyssey-arena-belfast-31231200.html