Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 20.01.14
CRAFT CLASSES AND SOCIAL GET TOGETHER
Our craft classes and social get-together have restarted after our Christmas
break. Christina O’Donoghue will run the classes every Thursday from
2-4.30pm. This will be your opportunity to learn new arts and craft skills &
participate in game sessions such as jenga and cards. There will be plenty
of time too for chat and tea & coffee.
IRISH SIGN LANGUAGE (ISL) APPS
Are you interested in learning sign language? Do you have a smart phone? Is
so; information on ISL can be downloaded via Apple and Android apps.
The following are available on the Apple app store:
Irish Sign Language Mobile App Lite by Paddy O’Neill (free); Irish Sign
Language Mobile App Sign4Life by Paddy O’Neill (cost 0.99 cent); SignBasic
Mobile App by Ziggiapps (free), and ISL Alphabet by Incremental Systems
The following Android apps are available on the Google Play store:
Concise Irish Sign Language Dictionary (free); SignBasic Mobile App by
Ziggiapps (free); and Irish Sign Language (Freemium) by Sign4Life, (free).
IRISH SIGN LANGUAGE ON THE INTERNET
ISL is also available on the following websites:
Youtube – type in Irish Sign Language and you will see a range of clips in
ISL Everywhere http://sharingthejourney.ie/
Tizzie – Signing for Everyone http://www.handsthatalk.ie/
ABBEY THEATRE, DUBLIN – THE RISEN PEOPLE
The play, The Risen People, will have a sign language interpreter for their
performance on Thursday 23 January at 7.30 pm. The play is about the 1913
lockout in Dublin where employers tried to break the workers by not allowing
union members to work. The play is a sell out, but the Abbey Theatre hold
special seats for Deaf on that night, so if you are interested you need to
INFORMATION OFFICER VACANCY DEAF VILLAGE IRELAND CIS.
Dublin North West Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to
recruit a part-time (17.5 hours per week) Information Officer assigned to
Deaf Village Ireland. The candidate must have Irish Sign Language and be
able to communicate verbally in English.
Applications must be submitted by post, on the relevant application forms
(four typed copies) with covering letter to: Marianne Healy, Administrator,
Dublin North West CIS, Unit 1B Village Centre, Finglas Village, Dublin 11.
(Quoting reference: DV/DNW on envelope)
Closing date for receipt of applications: 4.00pm Friday 31st of January. It
is anticipated interviews will be held on 10th of February. Late or
incomplete applications will not be accepted.
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE FOR THE DEAF
Interpreters will be provided at a marriage preparation course, organised by
Accord, which will be held at the Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra,
Dublin 7. It will be held on Friday, 21 February from 8 – 10 pm and
Saturday, 22 February from 10 am – 4 pm. The cost per couple is 120 euro
and includes a light lunch and refreshments.
If you are interested in attending please contact either:
NCDP, Fax: 01 8600284, Email: [email protected]
Fr. Gerard Tyrrell, Mob: 087 2860704, Email: [email protected]
Frankie Berry, Mob: 087 9400333, Email: [email protected]
IRISH DEAF WOMEN’S GROUP – “LITTLE PARTY 2014”
Just a reminder that full payment is due by 22 February for the
International Women’s Day dinner to be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa,
Lough Atalia Road, Galway on Saturday, 8 March at 7 pm. This is a five
course meal, wine and spot prizes. Members 40 euro and Non Members 45 euro.
Post payment to: Gaye Regan / Bernadette Walsh, Irish Deaf Women’s Group,
Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7. To book accommodation,
please Email: [email protected]
SIGNS OF A DIVA
Signs of a Diva starring Caroline Parker is a performance, which includes
signed songs, audio description and captioned text.
The production is by Nona Shepphard and Directed by Jenny Sealey and can be
seen on Tue 18 Feb at 8 pm in Axis Ballymun, Thurs 20 Feb at 8 pm in An
Grianán Letterkenny, Sat 22 Feb at 8 pm in Ballina Arts Centre, and Tue 25
Feb at 8 pm in Mill Theatre Dundrum,
KDRC provides services to Deaf and hard of hearing people at county level
and contributes to national issues of equality, access and rights.
OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre
4 Gas Tce, Tralee
Mobile (text): 087 633 4687
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 066 712 0386
Tel: 066 712 0399