Search Results for 'Deafness'

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‘Ireland Unaware of Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss’

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World Hearing Day, held on 3 March each year, aims to promote ear and hearing health and to raise awareness of how to prevent hearing loss.

Dealing with hearing loss over the festive season

Christmas is a great time for the entire family to come together and enjoy some fun moments.

Learn Irish Sign Language in class or online with Sign Language Courses

Sign Language Courses celebrates the deaf community and is pleased that Irish Sign Language or ISL is well on its way through the Seanad political stages (achieved three of five) toward achieving formal recognition. This will put the language on equal footing with Irish and English and will have legal and formal positive effects on how information is disseminated, circulated, and on how accessible formal and informal technologies such as television will be experienced, with increased number of programmes subtitled and interpreted by sign language. Services and social life in general will become more accessible. The organisation encourages the non-deaf community to participate with the deaf community so that they may experience its culture and appreciate ISL.

Learn Irish Sign Language in class or online with Sign Language Courses

Sign Language Courses celebrates the Deaf community and is pleased that Irish Sign Language or ISL is well on its way through the Seanad political stages (achieved three of five) toward achieving formal recognition. This will put the language on equal footing with Irish and English and will have legal and formal positive effects on how information is disseminated, circulated, and on how accessible formal and informal technologies such as television will be experienced, with increased number of programmes subtitled and interpreted by sign language. Services and social life in general will become more accessible. The organisation encourages the non-deaf community to participate with the Deaf community so that they may experience its culture and appreciate ISL.

Stolen Child explores Ireland’s secret history

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Hearing a story on the Gay Byrne radio show some years ago about an adopted woman meeting her birth mother for the first time after 40 years prompted two actors, Bairbre Ní Chaoimh and Yvonne Quinn, into writing a play about separation, loss, and family secrets. They called the play Stolen Child.

Council shows support to deaf community

Galway County Council has passed a motion calling on the Government to give official recognition status to Irish Sign Language.

The search is on for Galway’s ‘Hidden Hearing Heroes’

Galway entries are being sought for the ‘Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards 2014’ which honour those who make a significant, and often unheralded, contribution to society.

Sign language photographed

A HOST of prominent Irish people, making words in Irish Sign Language, is the essence of a new photographic exhibition which opens in Galway next week.

Irish sign language photography exhibition to open at Galway City Museum

Where would you be likely to find TV3 Ireland AM presenter Sinead Desmond, footballer Robbie Keane, novelist Roddy Doyle, cook Rachel Allen, UTV and Sky TV presenter Eamonn Holmes, and musician Andrea Corr in one room? A stunning photography exhibition featuring all these celebrities and many more will be showing in Galway at the city museum.

Galway based audiologist warns that illegal fireworks are a hearing hazard

A leading Galway based audiologist has warned parents of the danger of permanent hearing loss posed by illegal fireworks this Halloween, particularly by bangers which can reach the same dangerous decibel level as a gunshot.

 

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