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Job vacancy – Training & Development Officer

Training & Development Officer (Part time, Fixed term contract 2 yrs) Closing date for applications: 4th January 2024 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: Training & Development Officer Location: Cork […]

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The Two Norries Support Ireland’s Deaf Community On National Irish Sign Language Day

NOTE: INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT AT BOTTOM OF PAGE The Two Norries are linking up with the Cork Deaf Association for a very special podcast on Saturday 10th December in acknowledgement of National Irish Sign Language Day.  The Two Norries, who have emerged as one of Ireland’s premier sources of insightful information on a broad range of […]

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Cork Hard of Hearing Awareness Week

The Cork Deaf Association is offering free hearing tests on Monday 17th October as part of Cork Hard of Hearing Awareness Week, which takes place between 17th and 21st October.  Other activities taking place during the week include a lipreading taster class, an assistive technology demonstration evening and an outreach information stand at Wilton shopping […]

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STRATEGIC PLAN SERVICE USER FEEDBACK WANTED!

The Cork Deaf Association is currently developing a new Strategic Plan.  This will help us to set goals for the future and make sure we are providing the supports and services that are most needed.  We would very much welcome your input. Please fill out the survey before Friday 2nd Sept to give your comments and […]

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Irish Sign Language and Primary Curriculum Review

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is reviewing the Primary Curriculum at present.  It is vitally important that Irish Sign Language is included in a new curriculum.   Organisations, groups and individuals are invited to make written submissions as part of a consultation.  To give your input on the importance of ISL in a […]

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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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