A quick reminder about our Parent’s Forum Talk taking place in the CDA on Thursday evening 22 May 2014 at 7.30pm. Willie White, Manager of the Kerry Deaf Resource Centre and our very own Susan O’Callaghan will be talking. You don’t want to miss this talk! Willie and Susan have a huge amount of expertise […]
Please keep the 14 June 2014 free!!!! The Cork Deaf Association is having a FAMILY FUN DISCO in The Elm Tree, Glounthaune, Cork on 14 June 2014 from 6-9 pm. Tickets: Single – €5 Family Ticket – €20 Tickets can be purchased from the Cork Deaf Association, MacCurtain Street. FINGER FOOD IS INCLUDED!! There will […]
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The final meeting of the Cork Tinnitus Support Group was held in December 2013 at the CDA, 5 MacCurtain Street, Cork. While the support group will no longer be meeting, we want assure anyone who needs support with their tinnitus that services other than the support group will continue to be provided at the Cork […]
The people of Clonakilty, Co. Cork are determined to make their town as accessible as possible for members of the Deaf Community. Read more by clicking here to read an article from the Irish Examiner.
The 2011 Census revealed that a total of 595,335 persons, accounting for 13% of the population, had a disability in April 2011. Limerick city had the highest rate of disability with 18.2% of persons disabled, followed by Cork at 17.7%. A total of 92,060 people -(2%) of the Irish population – were Deaf or had, […]
Those who live with tinnitus and those who suffer with it are always interested to hear of any progress being made through research worldwide that seeks a cure for the noise. The British Tinnitus Association’s regular magazine QUIET provides updates on significant developments in tinnitus research. Updates also appear on the website of the organisation […]
An exciting new developement for the Deaf Community is being launched on Wednesday 27th March. ISL Everywhere is a website that can be accessed on smartphones and other internet enabled devices to help people learn Irish Sign Language. The online resource was developed by the Digital Skill Academy for Sharing the Journey (voluntary organisation for […]
The Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) have two vacancies for part time, in house ISL/English interpreting posts. The closing date for applications is April 1st. For further information and to apply for one of these posts, go to the SLIS website by clicking here.
A list of ten useful and helpful points that GPs can make to patients presenting with tinnitus has been published recently by the British Tinnitus Association. The list can be downloaded at http://www.tinnitus.org.uk/ten-top-tinnitus-tips-for-gps-1