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Accessible Subtitled Cinema! Northern & Southern Ireland

Avengers Endgame subtitled (12a) 180 mins
Superhero epic! Adrift in space with no food or water, IronMan Tony Stark’s oxygen supply starts to dwindle… Meanwhile, the Avengers must prepare for an epic showdown with Thanos, the evil demigod who decimated the universe. 3D where indicated. ★★★★★ Guardian

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Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 29.04.19

In this week’s update (click on PDF or JPEG attachment or view at www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf)

  • IRISH SIGN LANGUAGE (ISL) TOUR OF ÀRAS AN UACHTARÀIN.
  • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK- OPEN DAY FOR DEAF/HARD OF HEARING STUDENTS.
  • IRISH SIGN LANGUAGE ACT/ UNCRPD CONFERENCE.
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11th May – DDA Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Information notice for DDA members and non members. See the poster

24th May – St Vincent’s Indoor Bowling’s Bingo Night

22nd June – ISL conference

The Irish Deaf Society and the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin are co-hosting an ISL conference on 22nd of June 2019. The theme of the conference is:

Implementing the ISL Act and UNCRPD
Ensuring and sustaining the breakthrough

The conference was originally proposed by Andrew Geary and will be supported by the Department of Health and additional fundraising. It is an exciting opportunity to present and discuss opinions and thoughts related to the importance of the commencement of the ISL Act in 2020. We aim to attract a varied audience of stakeholders from the Deaf community including Deaf people, CODA, parents of Deaf Children, academics, teachers and service providers.

#ISLBreakthrough

Places are limited – Click here to register before 14th June 2019 – https://bit.ly/2VZkGdq

Irish Sign Language Interpreters provided. If you have any other specific requirements or any further enquiries, please contact the organisers at islconf@irishdeafsociety.ie

Accessible Subtitled Cinema! Northern & Southern Ireland

Avengers Endgame subtitled (12as) 180 mins
Superhero epic! Adrift in space with no food or water, IronMan Tony Stark’s oxygen supply starts to dwindle… Meanwhile, the Avengers must prepare for an epic showdown with Thanos, the evil demigod who decimated the universe. 3D where indicated. ★★★★★ Guardian

Read more ›

Accessible Subtitled Cinema! Northern & Southern Ireland

Avengers Endgame subtitled (12as) 180 mins
Superhero epic! Adrift in space with no food or water, IronMan Tony Stark’s oxygen supply starts to dwindle… Meanwhile, the Avengers must prepare for an epic showdown with Thanos, the evil demigod who decimated the universe. 3D where indicated.

Read more ›

Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 15.04.19

In this week’s update (click on PDF or JPEG file or view on www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf)

  • LITERACY & LINGUISTIC CLASSES IN OUR CENTRE.
  • SUPPORT THE IRISH DEAF SOCIETY (IDS) WOMEN’s MINI MARATHON.
  • EASTER CLOSING HOURS.
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Accessing Housing Advice & Homeless Prevention Services

Thanks to the generous support of public and corporate donations, Threshold, a national housing charity, is now able to provide its vital services to the Deaf Community via the Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS).  

Since its foundation 40 years ago, Threshold has helped in the region of half a million people with a diverse range of housing problems including discrimination in terms of access to rented accommodation, illegal evictions, illegal rent increases and poor living conditions. Threshold can make a difference by providing advocacy, advice, Residential Tenancy Board representation and a Tenancy Protection Service. Figures reveal that Threshold has helped an average of 364 households a month to remain in their homes last year. It must be remembered that these are not just statistics, these are real people – men, women and children with lives, and hopes, and dreams.

To avail of Threshold’s services simply email: advice@threshold.ie and one of their trained liaison officer can arrange an appointment.

Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 08.04.19

In this week’s update (click on PDF or JPEG file or view on www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf)

  • TEXT SERVICE TO REPORT CRIME IN TRALEE.
  • COCHLEAR IMPLANT SEMINAR.
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