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EXTRA DATES in Different LOCATIONS: Personal & Careers Development Workshops

The IDYA are happy to extra the dates in DIFFERENT LOCATIONS that they will be running a series of Personal and Career Development workshops around Ireland. The workshops will be carried out in 3 counties,Limerick, Waterford and Dundalk and will run over 2 days. The first day will be focused on Personal Development and the second […]


WAM – Paid Work Placements with ESB & Abbott Ireland

The AHEAD WAM Programme now has 10 work placement opportunities available for graduates with disabilities with ESB & Abbott Ireland. The placements are for a full time working week, are paid, mentored and for a period of 6 months. The placements are available across a variety of disciplines and in the following companies: ESB (Dublin) & […]

Guide for Parents of Deaf Children

On the 16th June 2011, the Irish Deaf Society had a launch of their published Guidebook for Parents of Deaf Children in Mansion House with Eamon Gilmore launching the book. The book was funded by St.Stephen’s Green Trust. If you would like to download a soft copy of the Guidebook in pdf format, click on; Guide […]

Remote Interpreting Service

Three organisations in the Deaf sector,, the Irish Deaf Society (IDS) and the Sign Language Interpreting Service SLIS, have come together to develop a remote Irish Sign Language (ISL) interpreting project called IRIS. Remote interpreting involves the delivery of sign language interpreting services through the use of a webcam and video software transmitted over […]