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PHD Vacancy 2024 – ‘CODA: A hidden minority amongst the majority’

Deadline extended PhD Position in Applied Social Studies “CODA: A hidden minority amongst the majority: An ethnographic study of hearing Children of Deaf Adults and the negotiation of threatened social identities” The School of Applied Social Studies and Institute of Social Science in the 21st Century (ISS21) at University College Cork in association with Institute […]

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Job Vacancy – Executive Officer role – part time

About Cork Deaf Association: Cork Deaf Association provides specialist services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and advocates for an inclusive society with equality of opportunity and full participation for all. Role: Executive Officer Location: Cork Deaf Association, 5 MacCurtain Street Cork. Contract: Permanent Hours per week: 14 hours a week Salary: Commensurate with experience in […]

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COVID 19 – CORONAVIRUS

WE ARE OPEN!! October 2nd 2020 Service user and staff safety is a priority for us in Cork Deaf Association.  We have made some changes to our building and staff rotas as part of creating a safer environment. Our current opening hours are as follows: Monday 9-3 (closed for lunch 1-2) Tuesday 9-5 (closed for […]

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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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