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.

Pic of Linda McLoughlin sitting, wearing purple and glasses.

RIP Linda McLoughlin

27th February 2015

The Irish Deaf Society would like to pay its sympathy to the friends and family of Linda McLoughlin who passed away yesterday (26th February 2015). Linda is a former IDS…

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IDS Annual General Meeting 2014-2015

25th February 2015

The Irish Deaf Society hereby announces the 33rd Annual General Meeting for 2015 Date: Saturday 11th April Location: Boyne Valley Hotel, Drogheda, Co. Louth Time: 2pm Sharp Members and Non…

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