Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 30.03.15

SUBTITLED  FILM  IN  TRALEE  OMNIPLEX
The next subtitled film, Suite Française, is to be screened in the Tralee Omniplex on Wednesday 1st April at 8.40 pm.

During the early years of the German occupation of France, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier, a French villager and Bruno von Falk, a German soldier.  It stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Margot Robbie, Michelle Williams and Ruth Wilson.

EQUALITY  AND  HUMAN  RIGHTS  FOR  DEAF  PEOPLE
On Saturday 18th April the Irish Deaf Society (IDS) will host a workshop
from 10am–4pm in the Thomas Mahon Building, Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath
Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.

The workshop will be on “Equality and Human Rights for Deaf people”. It will
cover the following topics: Irish and International Law; supports,
provisions and protections; and areas for future progress.  All are welcome!
Contact deaforward@irishdeafsociety.ie to register.

DEAFHOOD  WORKSHOPS – DUBLIN
What is it like to be Deaf in today’s society? Why are Deaf peoples’
experiences important in understanding their struggles/presence in society?
What does being Deaf mean to you and what is Deaf Culture?  Can you explain
this to people who ask?  These are but a few of the questions that will be
covered by the Deafhood all day workshops in May 2015.

John Bosco Conama will be joined by Alvean Jones to facilitate the
workshops.

Choose from the following dates:
9th/10th May 2015 and 23rd/24th May 2015.

Admission: 120euro non-refundable for both weekends (lunch included)
Deadline: To pay 120euro before Wednesday 28th April at 5 pm.
To Book email: deafhoodireland@gmail.com
Payable to: Write, ISL Academy, on the cheque or postal order, or by
laser/visa.
Post to: Fiona Noone, Deafhood, ISL Academy, Irish Deaf Society, Deaf
Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.

DEAF  SPORTS  IRELAND  (DSI) – MEMBERSHIP
There is good news if you want to join or renew your membership to Deaf
Sports Ireland!  The annual DSI membership fee has been reduced to just
10euro.  It is their way of becoming a more inclusive organisation and
attracting more players to the Inter-Pro.

If you have not yet signed up to be a member or renewed your membership in
2015, go to www.deafsportsireland.com/get-involved/membership/

If you have already paid 20 euro for this year, contact DSI at
administrator@deafsportsireland.com to get 10 euro back, or just tell them
that you would like to apply the 10 euro towards next year’s membership.
All paid-up members will receive a copy of the beautiful 40th IDSA/DSI
Anniversary Book.

CATHERINE WHITE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT CODALAND CONFERENCE
CODA (Children of Deaf Adults) International have announced that Catherine
White originally from Co. Kerry will be this year’s Keynote presenter at the
upcoming CODALAND conference in July in the UK.

Catherine’s keynote is entitled “This is One Quintessential Journey. What is
Yours?”

If you are a CODA and would like to attend, more information on registration
is available http://www.codaland.co.uk/register.html

LIMERICK  COUNCIL – SUPPORT  IRISH  SIGN  LANGUAGE  CAMPAIGN
Limerick City Council has become the 40th local authority that has passed a
motion calling on the government to recognise ISL.  The motion was proposed
by Cllr. Maria Byrne (FG) and was assisted by Lorraine Creed, Board
Director, Irish Deaf Society.  Well done to them for bringing this motion to
the Council and highlighting this campaign!

CENTRE  CLOSING  FOR  EASTER  BREAK
We would like to advise everyone that the Centre will close at 5 pm on Holy
Thursday 2nd April and will re-open at 10 am on Tuesday 7th April.

On behalf of our staff and Board of Directors, we would like to take this
opportunity to wish everyone who celebrates Easter, a very Happy Easter.

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

E-mail:       kdrc@eircom.net
Website:    www.kerrydeaf.com
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf

Can also be contacted via Facetime, Skype & Glide Video Messaging.