NEWS 2005:


Our Deaf and Hearing Supporter of the Year Awards were announced: all nominations came from our staff and members. More »


A range of materials in Irish Sign Language (ISL) has been developed by Hands That Talk is on sale. From ISL Picture Dictionary to Teaching Pack / Tutor Manual. More »


Solicitor/Barrister needed to adapt the legal section of CACDP's Deaf Awareness Equality Training Handbook. Theoretical and working knowledge is required of the different equality legislation in use in Ireland. If you know anyone willing to assist? Would the Solicitor/Barrister be willing to work pro bono? More »


Cork Deaf Association have invited us to bring ten children to meet Santa in Fota House on the 8th of December. More »


KDRC is updating its equipment page on our website: if there a particular piece of equipment that you would like us to display on the site. More »


Gallaudet University is accepting applications for arts undergraduate or post-graduate level. Closing date for receipt of applications for awards for the 2006/2007 academic year is Friday 18th November at 5.00pm. More »


International Literacy Day is a celebration for all involved in adult literacy. It takes place on Saturday 26th November, in the Gresham Metropole Hotel, Cork. More »


Our Christmas party is being planned for December in Tralee. We need volunteers to collect spot prizes from local businesses. More »


Hands On is back on our screens for the autumn. They had a very informative show last Sunday with items on dieting, testicular cancer and a photography exhibition. If you have any stories you would like to see on Hands On. More »


Access All Areas is a new course in Deaf Studies set up in Tralee. This is the first time this course has been held in Ireland & it has created a lot of interest among deaf people. The project is funded by the Department of Education & Science with Leargas. You can download a newspaper clipping here (pdf size 400KB). If you don't have Acrobat® Reader software. You can view & print Adobe PDF files here.


Our Church collections will be held through-out Kerry in November and we are appealing for volunteers. More »


Hands That Talk in Northern Ireland will hold its Halloween Party on the 28th of October. More »


Irish Deaf Sports Association are holding a Buffet Dance and Presentation in the Royal Dublin Hotel, O'Connell Street, Dublin on Saturday 29th October. More »


This Thursday afternoon (22nd Sept), we will have a presentation from the Marie Keating Foundation about Cancer Awareness from 11am to 1pm in our office. More »


Dublin Deaf Association is celebrating their 60th Anniversary with a Dinner Dance in the Regency Hotel in Dublin. More »


If you are interested in learning sign language, the Kerry Education Service are advertising their schedule for night classes in the Kerryman this week. More »


The Marie Keating Foundation mobile unit will be at Kerrydeaf centre on 22nd September from 11am to 1pm. They provide information & awareness on Breast Cancer. More »


Dublin Deaf Association are celebrating their 60th Anniversary with a dinner dance in the Regency Hotel, Whitehall, Dublin 9 on Saturday, 24th September. More »


A month's mind mass will be held for our late Chairperson, Mr. Laurence White on the 20th of September in Kilflynn Parish Church at 8.30pm. More »


Eleni Solomou is conducting research on IT Sign Language Browser with the main objective to model Irish Deaf people's knowledge about the "right" and "preferred" IT words expressed in ISL. More »


Job vacancy: is looking for a new administrator. More »


The first ever "All Deaf Cruise" is being planned for October 28th, 2007. For more information »


We have also got some new types of equipment for listening to the tv and conversations. More »


Building work in our office will re-commence this week. As health and safety is a priority, please make an appointment to see us. More »


Job vacancy: Secretary/Information Worker in Cork. Knowledge of Deaf issues & Irish Sign Language would be an advantage; however a willingness to learn is essential. Apply before 5pm on 7th July 2005. More »


Kerry Deaf Resource Centre will close on 24th June as a mark of respect on the death of its Honorary Chairperson and long time supporter, Laurence White Snr. More »


A new DVD was also launched to raise awareness of Breast Cancer. The DVD can be viewed with subtitles or with sign language. More »


Dublin Theatre of the Deaf will present "Mrs. Potty's House" (a comedy, mystery, murder play) on the 17th and 18th of June. More »


Cork University Hospital Children's Club will be organising a table quiz, including disco. All proceeds in the aids of Sick Children's trip of a Lifetime. More »


Deaforward are organising Health Seminar: 'Access for All: Ensuring Access to Health for the ISL Community' on Thursday 16th June. More »


Deaf Action Group is looking for people to take part in the Dublin Women's Mini Marathon on the 6th of June. More »


Applications are invited for the temporary post of Acting Director of the Centre for Deaf Studies. More »


Mid-West Deaf Association will be organising a Kart competition at Kilcornan Karting, Co Limerick on Saturday 25th June 2005 at 7pm. More »


The Irish Deaf Society will hold their AGM in Limerick this Saturday. For more information contact them directly by email: More »


The National Chaplaincy for Deaf People have set up a new website: More »


Are you interested in taking part in the mini marathon in Dublin on the 6th of June to fundraise for Deaf Action Group? More »


A new "Childline Text 50101" aims to offer an additional support system for children and young people contacting Childline. More »


Irish Sign Language Awareness week starts on the 10th & runs until the 16th of April. More »


Pope John Paul II has died at 8.37pm in Rome aged 84.


There will be a table quiz on the 5th of April in in Castlegregory, Co. Kerry. It will cost €20 for a table of four. More »


Irish Deaf Society's trek to Peru is now going to be from Thursday 8th Sept to Sunday 18th Sept 2005. More »


If you are interested in going to the following pilgrimages to Medjugorie in June and Lourdres in September. More »


Cork is the Captial of Culture this year. Cork Deaf Association will be having a guided tour of UCC and the new art gallery on the 22nd of March. More »


Four Star

Our website was selected as Site of the Day by Eircom was given 4 star rating. This is the second award for our site which we are delighted to receive. More »


Deaf Awareness week: The week will include a Sign Language Recognition Parade on the 10th of April in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin. More »


Thank you Hands On for being able to spread Mary Anne's message. Please pass on her important message - A smear test may save your life. More »


Hands On, RTE 1 on Sunday 12 February at 10.15am will feature the late Mary Anne White who gave an interview about her experience of cancer. More »


Link-up is looking for Deaf people who would like to pass on their English skills to other Deaf people. Training is FREE and FUN. More »


Kerry Supported Employment LTD has a vacancy for a full-time Job Coach. Prior experience of working with people with disabilities. More »


Our Certificate of Appreciate event will take place sometime in February. The lucky receipients will be informed over the next few weeks. More »


New year started with celebrations for two of our members Shane and Deirdre Hamilton. They just had a new baby girl. More »

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