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#deaf community

# deaf-community - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'We're asking for state agencies and bodies to engage with us now': Concerns about commitments to the Irish Sign Language Act ISL This post contains videos

'We're asking for state agencies and bodies to engage with us now': Concerns about commitments to the Irish Sign Language Act

We spoke to Deaf Communtiy representatives at an event at Leinster House about their concerns for the 2020 deadline.

# deaf-community - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners Deaf Community

# deaf-community - Monday 26 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two-thirds of Deaf community face difficulty finding out about their rights Deaf Community

Two-thirds of Deaf community face difficulty finding out about their rights

A new report has been published detailing the experiences of Deaf people in accessing public and social services.

# deaf-community - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We decided not to remove the Deaf gene, and let nature take its course' Deafening

'We decided not to remove the Deaf gene, and let nature take its course'

Presenter Sarah-Jane Moloney is proud to be Deaf, but she was relieved her two babies would not face the same barriers she did.

# deaf-community - Sunday 2 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Talk of the deaf': 80% of this Bali village can use their own sign language Dance Of The Deaf

'Talk of the deaf': 80% of this Bali village can use their own sign language

It was not until the 1960s that Bengkala village began to make efforts to better integrate its deaf residents and nowadays everyone is treated equally.

# deaf-community - Sunday 29 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Former pupils of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls eat like it's 1851 Seven Day Challenge

Former pupils of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls eat like it's 1851

It’s for a very good cause….

# deaf-community - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Senator claims 'discrimination' as row erupts over sign language interpreter in the Dáil Dispute

Senator claims 'discrimination' as row erupts over sign language interpreter in the Dáil

A spokesperson for the Oireachtas has denied the claim.

# deaf-community - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil Frustration

Calls for interpreters to be present when Deaf people attend the Dáil

The Irish Deaf Society has asked the Government to ensure that Irish Sign Language interpreters are present in the Dáil and Seanad this week.

# deaf-community - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'Left high and dry': TDs call for Deaf advocacy service to be re-opened Funding Cuts

'Left high and dry': TDs call for Deaf advocacy service to be re-opened

Some 5,000 people have been affected by the closure of the Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service.

# deaf-community - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Teacher, footballer and Olympic torchbearer honoured by Deaf community Heroes

Teacher, footballer and Olympic torchbearer honoured by Deaf community

Singer Daniel O’Donnell was on hand to present the 2013 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards yesterday.

# deaf-community - Saturday 9 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Free seminar aims to support deaf teens and their parents who feel isolated Isolation

Free seminar aims to support deaf teens and their parents who feel isolated

Irish Deaf Kids said students with hearing difficulties are now benefiting from modern technologies, which should be used more in schools.

# deaf-community - Sunday 6 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media Deaf Community

Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media

With over 92,000 people in Ireland who are Deaf or have a hearing disability, are we ignoring an large proportion of our society?