Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 27.10.14

The Irish Deaf Society recently announced their Autumn Roadshow 2014 dates, which are to be held this November around the country. Geraldine Broderick and Patrick Doody will be giving the Roadshow presentation here in the Kerry Deaf Resource Centre at 2 pm on Saturday 8th November.

For more information email: [email protected] or you can text them on: 0864401443 or you can get more information on their website:

CAKE SALE- There will be a cake sale outside the Holy Trinity Church, Cork
on Sunday 9th November. If anyone would like to bake a cake for the sale &
donate to the project on the day, it would be very much appreciated.

2015 CALENDARS- Calendars will go on sale shortly. Our own service has
sponsored a page in the calendar and there is a photo of our most recent
trip to Ethiopia too. The project is also looking for volunteers to sell the
calendars throughout Ireland.

RONAN COLLINS GIG- After a successful gig last year, Ronan Collins will
perform again on Saturday 7th February next year at the Celtic Ross Hotel,
Rosscarbery, West Cork. A big band and singers featuring Joe Dolan’s
classics will be in full swing on the night. For those interested, there
are various ticket options available for the evening:

Option 1:Ticket and Wine reception only 22.50euro
Option 2:Ticket, Pre-show 2 course dinner and Wine reception 42.50euro
Option 3:Ticket, Pre-show 2 course dinner and Wine reception-B&B on the
Saturday night 77. 50euro pps
Option 4:Ticket, Pre-show 2 course dinner and Wine reception B&B on Friday
and Saturday night 112.50euro pp
Tickets are available through the Celtic Ross Hotel: (023) 884 8722

THE AMBO RAMBLE CYCLE- The fundraising cycle will be held on the 28th June
2015. More details will follow in the New Year.

The Irish Deaf Society launched their newly revamped website for the Deaf
and hard of hearing. Apart from news feeds, contact details and listings,
the new site aims to be the first fully accessible Irish Sign Language
website. The new website includes an updated parents section with extracts
from the IDS publication “Information for Parents” which is a useful guide
for any parent who recently finds out their child is deaf. The website also
includes information about their:

Irish Sign Language Classes
Day and evening classes for the Deaf
National Advocacy Service
Irish Sign Language Recognition Campaign

To find out more information and see what services that the IDS provide, to
their website:

CISLI are holding a workshop on Interpreting Ethics: Theory and Practice.
The workshop will run on Saturday, 1st November 2014, 10 am – 4 pm at the
CDS Trinity College Dublin, and will be facilitated by Dr. John Bosco Conama
and Lisa Harvey, who is currently studying an MA Ethics programme (Mater

The workshop will be free for current Active members, or you can join on the
day. Student, Associate and Affiliate members will be asked to renew their
membership until the end of 2015 in order to attend.

As part of the workshop there will be a discussion of actual ethical
dilemmas that interpreters face in their work. Lisa will contact
participants before the training to ask for examples that would be
beneficial to tease out during the course of the day. Examples given should
not include any names or identifying information. Also bear in mind that it
may not be possible to examine all the dilemmas due to time and other

If you are interested in attending, please contact CISLI or email Lisa at:
[email protected] or text: 087 2191842. On a lighter note, if you do wish to
take notes at the workshop please bring pen and paper – unless you have a
very good memory!

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

E-mail [email protected]

KDRC provides services to Deaf and hard of hearing people at county level
and contributes to national issues of equality, access and rights.