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.

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Final Week of IDS Deaforward Roadshows

22nd April 2015

Upcoming Roadshows this week include Kildare, 24th April (Friday) at 7.30pm – McAuleys Place Community Centre Galway Deaf Club, 24th April (Friday) 7.30pm, Galway Deaf Club South Tipp/Carlow/Kilkenny, 24th April…

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Vacancy for a Full Time Receptionist

21st April 2015

The Irish Deaf Society Seeks a Full Time Receptionist Position summary: The IDS is seeking a full-time receptionist for our head office in Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Dublin 7. As the receptionist…

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Upcoming Deaforward Roadshows

14th April 2015

Sharing Knowledge Roadshow Improve your life with new Information on Health, Education, Community and Social Issues – all through Irish Sign Language Cork Deaf Club – 14th April – 7.30pm…

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