Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 20.04.15
EQUIPMENT DELIVERY FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING CLIENTS
For all our clients who have submitted applications to us for conversational listening devices, doorbells and TV- we have just received a large number of equipment deliveries. Staff members have been in touch with approved clients to inform them of this. If you would like to collect your orders, please contact us.
THANK YOU TO LISTOWEL CHURCH COLLECTION
We would like to extend a huge thank you to the parishioners of Listowel Church for supporting our Church Collection there over the weekend. Our sincere thanks also to Therese Gallant and Noreen Cronin for organising the collection.
MASS FOR THE DEAF
The next monthly Mass in sign language will be held on Sunday the 26th of
April. It will be held in St. John’s Pastoral Centre in Tralee at 3pm. Tea
and coffee will be served afterwards.
For more information, contact John Patrick Doherty from the National
Chaplaincy for Deaf People (NCDP).
KERRY DEAF WOMEN’S GROUP (KDWG) SOCIAL LUNCH
The next get-together of The Kerry Deaf Women’s Group will be on Wednesday,
the 29th of April at 12.30pm. The event will be a lunch at Kirby’s Brogue
Inn, Rock Street, Tralee. All Deaf women are very welcome to join them.
KDWG’s also have a Facebook page- just type Kerry Deaf Women’s Group into
Facebook. You can request to join the group and get updates on future
CORK DEAF VISIT TO CO. KERRY
The Cork Deaf Folks Group will be making a visit to Killarney on the 12th of
May. The group should be arriving into Killarney around 11am. They will also
be stopping off at Hannigan’s Restaurant for lunch.
If you would like to meet with the group, you are welcome, as they would
love to meet up with Deaf people from Co. Kerry while they are here.
FUNDRAISER CYCLE FOR ETHIOPIA DEAF PROJECT
The Ambo Ramble Fundraiser Cycle for the Ethiopia Deaf Project will take
place on Sunday, the 28th of June. It will take place in Ballinhassig in
The Ethiopia Deaf Project is a 100% voluntary charity that has built and is
supporting a school for deaf children in Ambo Ethiopia. All money raised
from this year cycle will go towards building a classroom for deaf children
aged 4-7. Our own Willie, Veronica and Steven White have visited the school
in Ethiopia and worked with the local Deaf community there.
Registration takes place in Marion Hall, Ballinhassig at 8.30am. Cyclists
will start at 9am for the 130km route/ 9.30am for the 40km route.
This year the 130Km is taking the back road to Kinsale, out to the Old Head,
into Garretstown, taking the coastal road to Clonakilty. This is where the
organisers have a pit stop with plenty of food and delicious cakes. Cyclists
can stop to eat and chat before heading off cross country toward Ballineen/
Enniskeane, Bandon, Crossbarry and back to Ballinhassig from where the cycle
The 40Km takes the back road to Bandon via Halfway and Crossbarry, then down
the steep hill into Bandon. A water and fruit stop will be just on the
outskirts of Bandon. Cyclists will then head back the main Bandon–Cork road
Once again there will be lovely food from O’Cruoloai’s, more cakes and
plenty of fun. Cyclists will also be able to avail of hot showers & parking.
This is one of the last big cycles before the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle
and would be an ideal training opportunity for those cycling in that event
Registration is now open and only costs 30euro & includes a free t-shirt.
IRELAND UK (IUK) YOUTH SUMMER CAMP
The IUK Summer Camp is back and will be held this July!! The aim of the camp
is to inspire and empower young deaf in the Irish and British Deaf
communities to fulfil their full potential.
OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre.
4 Gas Tce, Tralee, Co. Kerry, IRELAND
KDRC provides services to Deaf and hard of hearing people at county level
and contributes to national issues of equality, access and rights.
Charity Number CHY20854
Text (+353) 87 633 4687
Fax (+353) 66 712 0386
Tel (+353) 66 712 0399
Can also be contacted via Facetime, Skype & Glide Video Messaging.