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#Sign Language

# sign-language - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Sign language version of Amhrán na bhFiann to be performed at today's All-Ireland hurling final

The performance will take place in tandem with the Artane Band.

# sign-language - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

First Dates to feature couple using Irish Sign Language in Irish TV first

Irish sign language was enshrined in law at the end of last year.

# sign-language - 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.

# sign-language - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Orangutan who learned to communicate in sign language dies aged 39

Chantek was the subject of the 2014 documentary The Ape Who Went to College.

# sign-language - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Cork comedian managed to take the piss out of Enda Kenny's speech right in front of him last night Ross Browne

A Cork comedian managed to take the piss out of Enda Kenny's speech right in front of him last night

His fake “sign language” lasted over a minute before somebody asked him to stop.

# sign-language - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'A great day for Ireland': Irish sign language one step closer to official recognition

The bill would see sign language recognised as a native and independent language.

# sign-language - Monday 1 June, 2015

Woman's sign language version of Eminem's Lose Yourself is incredible

The video is going viral on YouTube.

# sign-language - Friday 29 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This passionate sign language rendition of Lose Yourself is a thing of beauty Mom's Spaghetti

# sign-language - Friday 22 May, 2015

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

The broadcaster has defended its approach.

# sign-language - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong Sign Like You Mean It

This sign language interpreter completely stole the show at the Swedish Eurosong

Can he represent Sweden at the Eurovision? Can he?

# sign-language - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge An entire town learned sign language to give their deaf neighbour a heartwarming surprise Community

# sign-language - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Is this the greatest TV moment of all time? Cocks

Is this the greatest TV moment of all time?

Thank you, late night BBC3.

# sign-language - Friday 28 November, 2014

Remember this inspiring little boy? He'll be on the Toy Show tonight

We first told you about Quaid Cleland and his campaign to get Ireland using sign language back in August.

# sign-language - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Nine-year-old who's lobbying RTÉ to use sign language in Toy Show wins award

Quaid Cleland is on a mission to get the whole country using sign language so we can all communicate with one another.

# sign-language - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence

Women’s Aid said it can be more difficult for deaf women to seek support.

# sign-language - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple perform Grease hit in their car... using sign language You Complete Me

# sign-language - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Opinion: The rights of the Deaf community have just been spectacularly undermined

Recent claims by the Government that it would support the development of key services through Irish Sign Language have been seriously undermined by the news that one national Deaf advocacy organisation has been forced to closed down.

# sign-language - 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”.

# sign-language - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 gestures that every Irish person understands Salutes You Sir

8 gestures that every Irish person understands

It’s like Irish sign language. Well, sort of.

# sign-language - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital

Thamsanqa Jantjie had sparked outrage over his sign language work at Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

# sign-language - 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.

# sign-language - Friday 21 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge What happens if you put a sign language interpreter at a Wu Tang gig? Hear Hear

# sign-language - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 perfect alterations to once-boring signs Sign Language

15 perfect alterations to once-boring signs

Thank you for improving our world, sign alterers.

# sign-language - Monday 14 May, 2012

New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI Bai

New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI

The BAI Access Rules aim to make television more accessible and enjoyable for people who are hard-of-hearing, partially-sighted or blind.

# sign-language - Thursday 22 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Obama surprises student with sign language Obama Signs This post contains videos

Obama surprises student with sign language

Obama shows he doesn’t just talk the talk, he can also sign the sign…

# sign-language - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Disability, carers

Kathleen Lynch is in charge of ensuring that the disabled and minorities are given a fair deal. How has she done so far?