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Research Projects

The Cork Deaf Association is delighted to support ongoing research into the are of deafness and hearing loss. These are two great research projects from students at UCC and are well worth reading. What are the effects of acquired hearing loss in older people? AMY WALSH https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/research/carl/AmyWalshCARLReportforCorkDeafAssociation2018.pdf the Barriers Towards the Uptake & Retention of […]

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Irish Sign Language Vacancy

IRISH SIGN LANGUAGE JOB VACANCY WITH ST. COLUMBA’S SCHOOL IN CORK POST DETAILS Temporary full time position available in the Deaf Facility of St Columba’s GNS with Facility for Deaf Children. The role description pertaining to this position is unique to this appointment. The main role of the person appointed will be to support communication […]

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Request For Parent Participation

Dr. Elizabeth Mathews is looking for parents to participate in a research study called ‘Accessing The Curriculum Through Irish Sign Language: Parental Experiences Of Accessing and Education for their Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Children’.  The purpose of the study is to understand the experiences of parents who are obtaining an education for their […]

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GDPR – Please Read Before Subscribing To Us!

STAY FRIENDS WITH US.  AWARENESS IS EVERYTHING! Hello friends, Cork Deaf Association takes your data protection seriously.  Consequently, we are making every effort to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is coming into effect on May 25th. As part of our strategy to comply with GDPR, we have added a new […]

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Irish Sign Language Act Signed Into Law

HISTORIC DAY FOR IRELAND’S DEAF COMMUNITY WITH PASSING OF NEW IRISH SIGN LANGUAGE LEGISLATION There were emotional scenes in Leinster House on Thursday 14th December when an Irish Sign Language (ISL) Recognition Bill was passed in the Daíl. One hundred people involved with the Deaf Community from all over Ireland were there to witness this […]

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Christmas Raffle

FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS RAFFLE IN AID OF THE CORK DEAF ASSOCIATION Please buy a line for the Cork Deaf Association. There are fantastic prizes to be won!!! €75 voucher for Isaacs €50 voucher for Debenhams Dinner for two plus bottle of wine for The Pembroke, Imperial Hotel Afternoon Tea for Two for The Fota Collection (Fota […]

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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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