NEWS 2004:


We'd like to wish all our readers and members a very happy Christmas and a peaceful new year. More »


We've Christmas party on the 19th in Meadowlands Hotel in Tralee, Co.Kerry with Santa, spot prizes, our monthly mass and a four-course meal. More »


Our office will be closed for this week and our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Our condolences to the White family on the death of their mother Mary Anne. Willie, Catherine and Veronica work full time for the Deaf in Kerry. More »


Anyone who expressed an interest in going to Peru for the Irish Deaf Society. The new dates for departure is 23rd April to 3rd May 2005. Contact Kevin Stanley. More »


"Supporting Families with Additional Needs Children" Conference in Killarney on the 27th of November. Sign language Interpreters have been booked for this event. More »


Christmas party is on 19th of December in Meadowlands Hotel in Tralee, Co. Kerry. Along with Santa, spot prizes and face painting. More »


Scholarship in Deaf Studies invites applications for the Deaf Studies Scholarship at Gallaudet University in Washington. Deaf students are eligible to apply for all Fulbright awards to any US college. Closing date: 12 November 2004. More »


Irish Deaf Youth Association is organising its FIRST teenage disco on on Sunday 31st October (Halloween night) in Dublin Deaf Club. More »


Lots and lots activities happening around the country again this month. We are definitely interested in getting more local information, so anyone is out there, let us know what is happening. More »


Woman's conference is on 19 October in Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin. There's no charge, all is welcome & registration deadline is 5 October. More »


A trained and accredited Irish Sign Language tutor & Deaf Awareness Trainer course for Deaf people is available. All our training will be provided in ISL. More »


Are you interested in training to become a sign language tutor? Are you interested in becoming trained as a Deaf Awareness trainer? More »


As we are now going into the Autumn, our night classes in sign language are starting up again in conjunction with the Kerry Education Service. More »


As it is a busy time locally for us, the office will be closed all this week. We will open again next Monday. More »


Model School for the Deaf Project are organising a Family Day out, an ISL trip to Dublin Zoo on Saturday 28th August. More »


We are finally delighted to announce the establishment of the Kerry Deaf Adult Learning Programme based at the Kerry Deaf Resource Centre. More »


Model School for the Deaf Project (MSDP) have a vacancy for a pre-school Teacher. Irish Sign Language is required. More »


Lorraine Leeson is looking for deaf women to paricipate in Women's Studies research. The questionnaire will look at the area of Politics, Power and Women. More »


KDRC's mobile phone is back in action. The number is the same 087 6334687. You can contact this number during office hours or leave a message and we will get back to you. More »


Our Information Handbook on providing information to Deaf and hard of hearing people is now available. More »


Due to our office being so busy lately, can we ask our members to make appointments in advance if you would like to meet with our staff members in Kerry Deaf Resource Centre. More »


We are looking for Deaf and hard of hearing members and non-members who would be interested in representing our Centre at various meetings and conferences. More »


On behalf of our service, we'd like to apologise to our members for not having our weekly notes in The Kerryman, this was due to a computer problem in our office. More »


A new exciting job in Kerry, for the following post Co-ordinator of the Deaf Adult Learning Programme. Application to be made by forwarding your CV not later than 5.00pm on Friday 4th June 2004. More »


Huge hearty congratulations to Michelle Ward, the only Deaf Irish sign language student in a mainstream school in Tralee for winning two awards at Mounthawk Secondary School. More »


We'd like to congratulate Shane Hamilton and Deirdre Moloney on their recent wedding - a great time was had by all. Best wishes for your married life. More »


Applications are invited for the positions of trainee upholsterers at Cork Deaf Enterprises. A vacancy also exists for a general operative/delivery assistant. More »


It is not too late to make enquiries regarding our Community Employment Scheme we have in conjunction with Partnership Trá Lí. More »


The Board of Irish Signlink has set up a complaints procedure. For now, you can send complaints about Signlink, or even ideas and suggestions for the committee. All correspondance will be kept strictly confidential, unless otherwise requested. More »


Paul Murphy, Northern Ireland Secretary of State officially recognised British Sign Language and Irish Sign Language in Northern Ireland at Hillsborough Castle. More »


The Resource Co-ordinator mobile phone 086 831 7981 is now back in action. Please note this number can be used from Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm. More »


Deaf Action Group is planning a Parachute Jump towards the summer months. There will be a minimum of six people taking part in the jump. More »


The Irish Deaf Youth Association have organised an activity weekend in Killarney from 1st to 4th April. Deposits are needed before 7th March so book as soon as possible. More »


Bank of Ireland is providing Scholarship for people with talent and ability but faced barriers because of who they are such as Deaf or disability and social disadvantage. More »


Equipment Grant scheme called TAGS - this is no longer available. The new grant scheme is called RAG (Resource Allocation Group). If you want to apply for equipment through RAG, you must be a medical cardholder - RAG will meet once a month to assess applications. More »


Job Vacancy in Kerry. There is one last chance to apply for the Job Coach position with the Supported Employment Consortia. You will need to have experience in the Disability and Employment sector. Check out for further information on Kerryman newsletter link (January issue).

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