Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 02.04.12
YOUTH CAMP IN TRALEE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CDA.
We are delighted to announce a 5-day (4 night) Youth camp, which will be
held in Tralee from the 23rd- 27th of July. This is being organised in
conjunction with Cork Deaf Association. This follows on from a very
successful camp in Kenmare last summer.
The camp is open to Deaf, hard of hearing, kids of Deaf adults from the age
of 10-18. Consideration will also be given to Deaf adults with disabilities
(i.e intellectual disability, autism etc).
The camp will include a 5 full day programme with a range of activities e.g.
team challenges, swimming, bowling, visit to Tralee Wetlands, hill walking,
sightseeing in Killarney and rock climbing & high rope climbing in Dingle.
Four apartments that sleep 6 people have been provisionally booked. This
limits the number of participants to 20 youth and 4 adult volunteers. The
total cost will be 200euro per person approx. This includes accommodation,
activities, food and transport. A deposit of 50euro (of which 30euro is
non-refundable) is required to secure the apartments.
KDRC BOOK CLUB.
Our Book and Gift Club had a new delivery of items this week. These items
are provided by Bullseye Book Club and are available to view this week.
Payment is by cash or by cheque to Bullsyeye Book Club. This week we have
the following products:
Cake Tins (10 euro).
Cereal on the Go (6 euro).
5 IN 1 car charger (6 euro).
4 book set Goldilocks (8 euro).
Torch in a case (8 euro).
Giant book of stencils (7 euro)
Fashion make up book (8 euro).
Dream Angel Suncatcher (9 euro).
Barnyard Buddies (13 euro).
Hand Puppet (8 euro).
Box of handcrafted cards (15 euro).
Grandma special recipes (9 euro).
Draw really cool stuff (8 euro).
Pop up food covers (7 euro).
EASTER INTER-PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED.
Deaf Sports Ireland (DSI) would like to inform you of the cancellation of
the Easter Inter-Provincial Championships which was due to take place in
Westport on the 7th of April. Accordingly, the evening meal function will
not take place on Saturday 7th April. The DSI AGM and the launch of new DSI
logo are expected to be postponed as well. A new date and venue will be
announced in due course.
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SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER ACCESS AT TITANIC REMEMBERANCE.
Cork Deaf Club have informed us that a sign language interpreter will be
provided at the Titanic Remembrance Service which will be held in Cobh on
Sunday 15th April 2012. It will be held at 2pm in St. Coleman’s Cathedral. A
wreath laying ceremony on the Promenade will follow this at 3.30pm.
Due to the volume of traffic expected on the day, the organisers are
advising people to park in Cork city or in Kent Station and get the train to
REMINDER OF CDS BALL and CLOSING DATE.
The Centre for Deaf Studies in Trinity College would like to remind you of
their Gala Ball which will be held on the Friday the 25th of May. This event
is open to all. It will also be of interest to past and current students and
staff. A deposit of 20 euro needs to be paid by the 30th of April.
Send postal order or cheque to: Teresa Lynch, Assistant Professor, Centre
for Deaf Studies, School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences,
Trinity College, First Floor, 7 – 9 South Leinster Street. Dublin 2
IRELAND/UK (IUK) DEAF YOUTH CAMP.
The IUK camp will be held from the 4th to 11th August in Shropshire,
England. Eight youth and 2 leaders will be chosen from Ireland to attend the
camp. The following countries will also participate England, Wales, Scotland
& Northern Ireland.
To participate in the camp, you must be aged 13 – 17. To be eligible to be a
leader, you must be over 21 on the first day of the camp. To apply for an
application form to be a leader or a youth, please email;
For more information on the camp, go to
IUK CAMP LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER MALE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER.
The Irish organisers of the IUK camp, the IDYA are looking for a male
interpreter to work during the camp, alongside a female interpreter.
Although the role will be voluntary, travel expenses, accommodation and
foods will be covered. If you are interested in being a voluntary ISL
interpreter for the camp, please contact Maeve; email@example.com
OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre
4 Gas Tce, Tralee
Mobile (text): 087 633 4687
Fax: 066 712 0386
Tel: 066 712 0399