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.


Peer Advocacy Training

23rd October 2015

Treacy introduces the Peer Advocate Trainers who are preparing for the upcoming Roadshow over the next few weeks All of our trainers work voluntarily and have given up their time…

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Want to become as an Irish Sign Language Interpreter

IDS Roadshow 2016

19th October 2015

The Irish Deaf Society Roadshows will take place this October and November and will include a variety of information for the Deaf Community. You can enquire with your local Deaf…

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