The Irish Deaf Society is the largest Deaf-led organisation in Ireland working with both the Deaf and hard of hearing community. Our work focuses on issues such as achieving equality and access for Deaf people.

Irish Sign Language (ISL) is the language of the Deaf community in Ireland. ISL is a visual, spatial language with its own distinct grammar. It is not only a language of the hands but also of the face and body.

Summerfest 2014

Summerfest 2015

3rd July 2015

The Irish Deaf Society summerfest will be held Sunday 19th July 2015 on the grounds between St. Joseph’s school and Deaf Village Ireland The event is FREE Time: 12pm-6pm

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Poster stating "Vacancy at the Irish Deaf Society" (Blue background, white text)

Job Vacancy: Store Supervisor

25th June 2015

Store supervisor (part-time) for the Irish Deaf Society (IDS) Closing date: 10th July The Irish Deaf Society seeks to achieve and promote the Equality and Rights of Deaf people in…

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Text saying: Statement from the Irish Deaf Society

Deaforward Update

26th May 2015

Hello. This is a video to update you on Deaforward funding. You might remember that last year, we unexpectedly close due to an immediate cut in our funding which came…

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