Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 22.06.15
Our website is back up and running after a temporary issue. Our website hosting company had a malware virus issue and had to close off the webpages temporarily. We are examining all the pages to ensure there are no errors on them. If you come across any, please let us know and we will do our best to rectify them ASAP.
THANK YOU FOR TRALEE STREET COLLECTION
We would like to extend a big thank you to all the volunteers and to those
who donated to our Street Collection in Tralee last Friday 12th June. All
money raised is very much appreciated and goes towards the overhead costs
here in our Centre in Tralee.
STREET COLLECTION IN LISTOWEL – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
We are looking for volunteers for our next Street Collection which will be
held on Friday, 26th June in Listowel. If you are available to help collect
on the day for a couple of hours it would be greatly appreciated. Would you
please contact us here in the Centre via text: 087 6334687 or phone: 066 712
0399 to let us know.
OIREACHTAS LEADERS QUESTIONS – SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING ACCESS
If you are interested in watching the business of our national parliament
you can now view Dáil Éireann Leaders’ Questions in Irish Sign Language
(ISL) on Cormac Leonard’s YouTube Channel. Search “Uploads” for the ISL
videos of the Leaders’ Questions on his YouTube channel:
Oireachtas TV is currently available on UPC Channel 207, Sky Channel 574 and
eVision (Eircom) Channel 504. You can also receive Twitter updates on
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SERVICE- MANAGER VACANCY
The Board of the Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) are looking to
recruit a Manager for the service. This is a permanent, full-time position.
You can view the job description in Irish Sign Language by going to their
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SLISireland
The Manager will work with the Board and staff of SLIS to manage and develop
the service. Prior experience of managing and developing a service; staff
management skills; financial management; strategic planning, customer
service along with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
are required. The ability to communicate through Irish Sign Language would
be an advantage.
If you are interested in applying for the SLIS Manager position you can view
the job description and details & download an application form on the news
section of CIB’s website: www.ciboard.ie/news
Applications for the position must be made on the application form provided
(CVs will not be accepted). Applications should be made by post (4 copies)
marked PRIVATE and CONFIDENTIAL to:
Ms Anne Coogan, Chairperson, Sign Language Interpreting Service, Deaf
Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7. Closing date for receipt of
applications is no later than 5pm on Monday 29th June 2015
DEAF COMMUNITY CENTRE LIMERICK FUN DAY
The Deaf Community Centre (DCC) in Limerick in conjunction with the “Hands
in Harmony” Deaf Community Choir have organised a Family Fun Day in order to
raise funds for the DCC. The event will be held at the Hunt Museum on
Saturday 18th July from 11 am to 4 pm.
There will be three 45 minute performances by Limerick’s only Deaf Community
Choir “Hands in Harmony” at 12 pm, 1.30 pm and 3 pm. Guided tours of the
Hunt Museum will be available at 11.30 am, 1 pm and 2.30 pm and a Sign
Language Interpreter will be provided.
They will also have a raffle, cake stalls, bouncy castle, ice-cream van,
homemade crafts, face painting, nail arts, clothing/toys and much more.
Irish Sign Language awareness information will be provided on the day too.
If you would like more information about the event please email Karol at:
You can find out more about “Hands in Harmony” Deaf Community Choir on their
For more information on DCC- Deaf Community Centre’s, go to their Facebook
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.