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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.

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.

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.

Mayo nominations sought for Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards 2013

Mayo entries are being sought for the 2013 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards. This is the third year of the awards, a joint initiative between Ireland’s premier hearing healthcare provider Hidden Hearing and the Irish Deaf Society. The awards honour those who are deaf or hard of hearing and who make a significant contribution to society, their community, workplace, or through sporting excellence.

Follow – exploring the world of the deaf

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DUBLIN’S WILLFREDD Theatre come to the Town Hall Theatre next week with their remarkable play, Follow, written and performed by Shane O’Reilly, which explores the world of the deaf.

Mayo nominations sought for Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards 2012

Mayo entries are now being sought for the 2012 Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards. A joint initiative between Ireland’s premier hearing healthcare provider Hidden Hearing and the Irish Deaf Society, the initiative honours those who are deaf or hard of hearing and have made a significant contribution to society, their community, workplace, family, or through sporting excellence.

Phelan calls for deaf school for the south east region

The children of Kilkenny and the south-east region need a second level school for deaf so that they can continue to live at home during their second level education.

Get to grips with sign language with the Centre for Sign Language Studies

The Centre for Sign Language Studies — formerly known as the Conroy School of ISL — was established in 2001 to develop a centre of excellence in the west of Ireland for the study of the deaf community and Irish Sign Language and to provide consultation and advice, interpreting, and translation services.

 

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