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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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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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