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# deaf-community - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Face masks and social distancing mean it's harder for deaf community to communicate during Covid-19 crisis

The charity Chime is encouraging the deaf community to request sign language interpretation if they need it to attend Covid-19 tests.

# deaf-community - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'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

# deaf-community - Monday 26 February, 2018

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

'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

'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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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?