Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 20.10.14
FUNDRAISER FOR CORK/KERRY ELDERLY DEAF GROUP
A fundraiser is to be held in aid of the Cork and Kerry Elderly Deaf Group
on Saturday 8th November at 7 pm in the Cork Deaf Association at 5 Mac
Curtain Street, Cork City. The film, Psychopath, which stars Deaf actors,
will be screened on the evening. Tickets cost 10euro and include light
IRISH DEAF LADIES FUTSAL TEAM IN EUROPEAN COMPETITION
Deaf Sports Ireland will be sending a Ladies Futsal Team to the European
Deaf Futsal Championship, which will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria from the
19th to 29th November 2014. Michelle Ward from Tralee has also been
selected for the Irish team.
The team are looking for financial sponsorship to cover travel,
accommodation and other necessities. As the competition is only weeks away,
they are now seeking donations from individuals & companies. Any assistance
will be of immense help. If you would like to make a donation, you can
We would like to extend our best wishes to Michelle and to the Irish team.
Fingers crossed they will do well and return home with a medal.
ITV SIGNPOST FREELANCE ON-SCREEN PRESENTERS
ITV SignPost are looking for freelance on-screen presenters to work with
their award-winning and highly skilled team based in Gateshead,
Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Presenters of all ages are required to be either
fluent in Irish Sign Language (ISL) as their first language or have a
recognised university interpreting and translating degree qualification.
You should also have skills in telling children’s stories in sign language,
experience in translating information for TV, websites or DVDs, a background
in acting or drama, enthusiasm and commitment to produce high quality sign
language translations and are able to work under pressure to tight delivery
If you are interested and want to work with a professional bi-lingual team
please send your CV to Joseph Sheridan, Deaf Team Manager and Eileen Young,
Controller of Operations. Their email addresses are:
Joseph.Sheridan@itv.com and Eileen.Young@itv.com. You can also contact
Joseph for an informal chat on FaceTime Joseph at Joseph.Sheridan@itv.com /
07825 960503. Or send a text on +448725 960503.
ISL EVERYWHERE – APP NOW AVAILABLE ON ANDROID AND IPHONE
Sharing the Journey, whose aim is to support families of deaf and hard of
hearing children learning ISL, developed ISL Everywhere. They are very
happy to announce that it is now available to download on your android or
iPhone/ iPad for free.
The app features ‘Getting Started’ – a key to understanding Irish Sign
Language, ISL- alphabet and numbers, and an extensive glossary of the most
commonly used words and phrases in a young child’s life.
You can access the app by going to the android Play Store or Apple store and
searching for ISL Everywhere by David Matthews.
For apple products, go to
For android phones, go to
ISL Everywhere has also launched a Facebook page at:
BULLSEYE BOOK & GIFT CLUB
Our Book & Gift Club is back again this month. The following items are
available for purchase in our office this week. If you would like to view
the items, drop in to our Centre. Items will be delivered this week.
The items on sale are: Aspire Chunky Pad 6euro; Girls Funky Pens 6euro;
Granny Squares Crochet 9euro; Lemons Book 7 euro; White Heart Frame 10 euro;
Collapsible Lunch Box 8 euro; Preschool – Learn Alots Book 8 euro; Cake Tins
10 euro; Squeeze Paints 9 euro; Loom Bands 7euro; Christmas Chair Covers 10
euro; Kids Storage Seat 12”Tall – Pink 13euro; Kids Storage Seat 12” Tall –
Red 13 euro.
50th BIRTHDAY WISHES
We would like to extend a very happy 50th birthday to Catherine White &
Therese Gallant- hope you both enjoy your celebrations.
OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre.
4 Gas Tce, Tralee, Co. Kerry, IRELAND
Charity Number CHY20854
Text (+353) 87 633 4687
Fax (+353) 66 712 0386
Tel (+353) 66 712 0399
KDRC provides services to Deaf and hard of hearing people at county level
and contributes to national issues of equality, access and rights.