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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IDS Summer Raffle 2016 (results)

26th July 2016

Eddie Redmond, CEO along with staff members Stephen, Fiona, Brian, Marina and Kate pick out the 3 lucky winners. 1st Prize – Seamus Orford – Dublin – €1000 2nd Prize…

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FF Bill will give recognition to ISL

26th July 2016

FF Bill will give recognition to Irish Sign Language – Daly 25th July 2016 Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly says legislation introduced by Fianna Fáil in the Seanad and published…

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Job Vacancy

23rd June 2016

Storage Facilities Manager (part-time) for the Irish Deaf Society (IDS) The Irish Deaf Society seeks to achieve and promote the Equality and Rights of Deaf people in Ireland. As Store…

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