Deaf Community

St. Mary’s School for Deaf Girls Heritage Conference

St Mary’s Heritage group was formed to preserve the history of Irish Deaf women who attended St Mary’s school in Cabra. This group continues to grow and is gathering material all the time. However on the 22nd of June 2013, it was such an amazing...

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ISL (Irish Sign Language) Everywhere App launched!

The Irish Deaf Society and Sharing the Journey have launched the beta application. This application will allow parents and children to access Irish Sign Language resources such as 50 signs, the alphabet and numbers 1-10. The application is now available on their website and can...

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Deaf Village Ireland’s Official Opening Launch

On Monday the 4th of March 2013, Deaf Village Ireland was officially opened by Minister Leo Varadkar, from the Department of Tourism, Sport and Transport. We had been planning an official opening since August 2012. It was absolutely worth the wait! There was an unbelievable...

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First Wedding in Deaf Village Ireland

Michael Dunne and Angela Brennan were the first couple to get married in the Emmaus Chapel in Deaf Village Ireland on Saturday 23rd February 2013. Fr. Gerard Tyrrell made this Mass special for the happy couple who later had their reception in Moran’s hotel at...

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Christmas in Deaf Village Ireland

Con Lynch was elected to put on the Christmas tree lights on in the Village for the First time on the 11th December. Some came in their Christmas costumes, while others wore their Christmas hats. A huge crowd gathered to see and listen to the...

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