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# irish-deaf-society - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Irish schoolkids should have 'national anthem celebration' on eve of St Patrick's Day

A new report on the future of the national anthem was launched today.

# irish-deaf-society - Monday 16 October, 2017

Deaf groups say their members haven't been able to get the Ophelia news they need

The Irish Deaf Society and the Council of Irish Sign Language Interpreters have expressed their disappointment at the lack of sign language interpreters present during briefings regarding Storm Ophelia.

# irish-deaf-society - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'Elderly deaf people need to be looked after' - The Deaf community reacts to the death of two men in Bluebell

There are approximately 92,000 Deaf people living in Ireland – 5,000 who use Irish Sign Language.

# irish-deaf-society - Friday 22 May, 2015

Deaf people are unhappy with RTE's coverage of the Eurovision

The broadcaster has defended its approach.

# irish-deaf-society - 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.

# irish-deaf-society - Friday 4 July, 2014

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped

Funding cuts announced this week resulted in the immediate closure of the The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people.

# irish-deaf-society - 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.

# irish-deaf-society - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Advocacy service for deaf people closes after funding cut, leaves '5,000 at risk'

The Irish Deaf Society said its members now face “further social exclusion”.

# irish-deaf-society - Sunday 22 September, 2013

VIDEOS: Learn how to order a pint using Irish Sign Language

Do you know how to say ‘hello’ or ‘thank you’ using ISL? We’re feeling generous today so we’ll teach you those as well.

# irish-deaf-society - 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?

# irish-deaf-society - Monday 26 March, 2012

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