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GDPR – Please Read Before Subscribing To Us!

STAY FRIENDS WITH US.  AWARENESS IS EVERYTHING! Hello friends, Cork Deaf Association takes your data protection seriously.  Consequently, we are making every effort to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is coming into effect on May 25th. As part of our strategy to comply with GDPR, we have added a new […]

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Irish Sign Language Act Signed Into Law

HISTORIC DAY FOR IRELAND’S DEAF COMMUNITY WITH PASSING OF NEW IRISH SIGN LANGUAGE LEGISLATION There were emotional scenes in Leinster House on Thursday 14th December when an Irish Sign Language (ISL) Recognition Bill was passed in the Daíl. One hundred people involved with the Deaf Community from all over Ireland were there to witness this […]

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Christmas Raffle

FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS RAFFLE IN AID OF THE CORK DEAF ASSOCIATION Please buy a line for the Cork Deaf Association. There are fantastic prizes to be won!!! €75 voucher for Isaacs €50 voucher for Debenhams Dinner for two plus bottle of wine for The Pembroke, Imperial Hotel Afternoon Tea for Two for The Fota Collection (Fota […]

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Some Facts about the Deaf Community: Why ISL recognition is so important

A meeting was held in Leinster House on Thursday 11th May 2017 in relation to the ISL Recognition Bill.  In attendance was the Chair of the Joint Committee on Justice & Equality, Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and representatives from Irish Deaf Society, Cork Deaf Association, Cork Deaf enterprises, Cork Deaf Club, Centre for Deaf Studies, the […]

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Sign Language Interpreting Access within the Department of Social Protection and Citizens Information Board

Two new access policies have been developed which now means that a Deaf person is entitled to a sign language interpreter when accessing services through the department of social protection and the citizens information board. This includes: COMMUNITY WELFARE OFFICES (CWO) INTREO (FAS) EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICES (SW) CITIZEN’S INFORMATION MABS NATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE You can […]

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Yoga Classes

Time for some relaxation after the stresses and strains of Christmas! There will be a series (once a week for four weeks) of yoga classes  held in the Cork Deaf Association from Thursday 2 February to Thursday 23 February from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm for anyone who is hard of hearing or who suffers with tinnitus. All […]

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Ceramic Art Classes

Learn a new skill for the New Year! There will be a series of ceramic art classes held in the Cork Deaf Association from Wednesday 1 February to Wednesday 22 February from 11 am to 1 pm for anyone who is hard of hearing or who suffers with tinnitus. All are welcome and it’s free […]

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