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COVID 19 – CORONAVIRUS

The Cork Deaf Association office is temporarily closed due to Covid 19 restrictions but we continue to provide advice and support by phone, text or email. Regular Information updates are available on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/corkdeaf/ If you require hearing aid batteries urgently, please contact us and we will arrange delivery. Our contact details are […]

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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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Busy Bees Club

Busy Bees Club for children aged 0-4 years Saturday 14th January 11 am-1 pm in the Cork Deaf Association The Busy Bees Club aims to provide a programme of activities which encourage the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, creative and language development of its members. All are welcome!      

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Busy Bees Club

BUSY BEES CLUB – for children aged 0-4 years   The Club runs from 11 am – 1 pm in the Cork Deaf Association, 5 MacCurtain Street.   Calendar: 22 October 2016 26 November 2016 3 December 2016 – Christmas Party (venue TBC) 14 January 2017 11 February 2016 11 March 2016 1 April 2017 […]

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