about-img-2The Cork Deaf Association (CDA), which is a charity part-funded by the Health Service Executive, aims to support and empower the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities in Cork city and county. The CDA is located on 5 MacCurtain Street, Cork City; less than ten minutes walk from both the main Cork train station and bus station. Some history on how we got here….

We are a company limited by guarantee (registration number 90914) and a registered charity (CHY8119). Our Registered Charity Number is 20019501.

We are fully compliant with the Charities Regulator Governance Code.

Our Mission Statement

The Cork Deaf Association is committed to the empowerment of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Cork city and county through the provision of information, advocacy and support services. We aim to achieve a more inclusive society, where Deaf and Hard of Hearing people enjoy equality of opportunity, independence and full citizenship.

Our Vision

An inclusive society where Deaf and Hard of Hearing people have equality of opportunity and full citizenship.

Our Values

Cork Deaf Association aims to be:

Empowering  –  Person and Family Centred –  Non judgmental –  Transparent

Accountable  –  Supportive –  Confidential  –  Respectful –  Inclusive  –  Professional

Our Strategic Plan 2023 -2028

Includes 6 core aims:

  • Advocacy & Communications
  • Financial Sustainability
  • Governance
  • Collaboration, Support & Education
  • Advice & Support Services
  • Innovation

Strategic Plan ISL Summary – Plain English              Strategic Plan 2023-2028 PDF Version

Board Of Directors

Our Board Of Directors is as follows:

Marian Healy (Chairperson)
Tom O’ Brien (Vice Chairperson)
Triona Fitzgerald (Company Secretary)
Tadgh Quill-Manley (Treasurer)
Lucas Farr
Deirdre Tobin


Audited Financial Statements 2018

Audited Financial Statements 2019

Audited Financial Statements 2020

Audited Financial Statements 2021

Audited Financial Statements 2022



The Cork Deaf Association is located only ten minutes walk from Cork City’s central train and bus stations. See map.

If you would like to get in touch with us please email us at mail@corkdeaf.ie, visit our Facebook page or call now on (021) 450 6190. Alternatively you can use our Contact Form.