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NADP annual holiday notice

NADP Annual Holiday

20th Sept – Loug Derg

LoughDergPosterTallaght Deaf Club and National Chaplaincy for Deaf People are organising a ONE DAY RETREAT in Lough Derg, Donegal on Saturday 20th September 2014.

These guided days of prayer and reflection include Prayers of Intercession and Healing of Memories as well as the Sacrament of Reconciliation and celebration of Eucharist. During the afternoon there is time for quiet reflection.

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Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 21.07.14

We would like to extend our congratulations to our Manager Willie White for
winning a CALI Award for his work with the Deaf community & the Ethiopian
Deaf Project (EDP).  CALI stands for Community, Action, Leadership &
Inspiration and is awarded by a group called FivePointFive.

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Gallaudet University Press July 2014 E-newsletter

July 2014 E-newsletter

Valencia Simmons
Gallaudet University Press

National Deaf Advocacy Service restored


Friday, 18 July 2014

Press Release

The Irish Deaf Society (IDS) welcomes the decision made by the new Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Alan Kelly to restore funding to Health, Disability and other organisations including the IDS for a twelve month period until July 2015.

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9th Aug – BBQ & Fun Day

BBQ & Fun DayDublin Deaf Association + Irish Deaf Youth Association are coming together to organise a BBQ & Fun Day on Saturday 9th August in Deaf Village Ireland!

It will be an exciting event with inflatables and lots of games! All those over 18 welcome!

The bar in The Hub will be open so come along and join the fun! The event will start at 4pm!

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Subtitles on RTE Player

RTE Player Subtitles Irish Deaf Society: RTE PLAYER is now TESTING subtitles on the RTE PLAYER now.

The subtitles will only work on IOS players for now (iPad, iPhone and Apple)

PC and Android will be coming soon (hopefully before September)

The subtitles are only TESTING. RTE want your opinion

Do you like the subtitles?

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Sports Programme Assistant

There is a job vacancy coming up in DSI – The position of Sports Programme Assistant is currently being advertised. This is a CE scheme position that will commence at the end of August/beginning of September.

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Closure of the Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people

The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people closed its offices last week with full loss of staff following an announcement by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government that their funding will be discontinued with immediate effect. The announcement puts a halt to 11 years of services for the Deaf population of Ireland with an estimated 5,000 people affected.

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Subtitled cinema! Ireland North & South

Mrs Browns Boys DMovie subtitled (15) 1 hour 34 mins

Comedy. Feisty, foul-mouthed matriarch Agnes Brown finds her livelihood under threat when a greedy developer tries to close down her stall. Never one to back down easily, Mrs. Brown teams up with her family and a gang of inept professionals to help fight for the rights of the traders.

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