Opportunity to Learn in Poland

The IDYA working with Deafhear have an exciting new opportunity to learn in Poland for a week for two young people over 18, one hearing person and one Deaf person who has International Sign. What is the project about? From the 3rd – 11th November, there is a training event which will happen over the week […]

Sencity Local Team Flyer

Call for 16 young people to join Sencity organising team!

Hello everyone! The Irish Deaf Youth Association are proud to be working in partnership with ‘five.’ in organising the first ever Sencity in Ireland! To organise Sencity, we need a team of 16 young volunteers aged 18-25. Sencity will be on the 1st December in Dublin! What is Sencity? Sencity is an event where all […]

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT – Deaf Young People miss out on IUK Camp in 2012

The IUK Camp 2012 was due to be held in England this year, but we are very sorry to say that it will not be going ahead due to lack of funding.   Official Statement by BDA  Staff working at the British Deaf Association and Irish Deaf Youth Association today were upset at the news that […]

Remarks at launch of Being Young & Irish – President of Ireland

The Chairperson of the Irish Deaf Youth Association, Caroline McGrotty and the Secretary of Irish Deaf Youth Association, Ronan Lowry attended the launch of Being Young and Irish by President of Ireland, President Michael D Higgins. We were invited to attend to launch of Being Young and Irish. During the Presidents election in November 2011, […]


Deafhood Workshop

Deafhood Ireland have teamed up with the IDYA to provide Deafhood workshops only for those 18 – 35 and at once off special reduced rate. Deafhood Ireland have been very successful in running these workshops and there is currently a waiting list with over 100 people on the waiting list but you as an IDYA […]

IUK Camp 2012 Applications for Leaders & Particpants NOW OPEN!

It’s that time of year again, getting ready for the summer holidays and searching for leaders and youths to participate in the IUK Camp 2012 which will be held in England during the 4th – 11th August! INTERESTED??? Read on…   The Irish Deaf Youth Association needs representatives from Ireland to attend the camp. We […]


IDYA – Job Vacancy

The IDYA are pleased to announce a new position in our organisation.   You can find a detailed job description by downloading a PDF here. An ISL version of the job advert is available here     Employment Opportunity Administrator – 3 Months Part Time The Irish Deaf Youth Association is a long standing organisation […]


AGM Nominations

Hello everyone! Not long now til our XXV Anniversary and our AGM on the 13th November. At this AGM, the board will increase from a committee of 7 to a committee of 8 with an extra board member. This motion was passed at the AGM last year. The following positions are eligable for nomination this […]


Deadline Extended!

GREAT NEWS! The hotel has extended the deadline to the 3rd November to buy tickets for the XXV Anniversary Ball on the 12th November! This means if you have not got your tickets yet, now is the time to do so!   Tickets Information: The cost of the ticket is €55, however, if you like, […]


Important Announcement – IDYA XXV Anniversary

Hello everyone,The Irish Deaf Youth Association will be having their 25 Years Anniversary in the Radisson Hotel, Athlone this November 12th. Tickets cost €55 which must be paid in full by 21st October. Ticket can be paid in installments by placing a non-refundable deposit of €20. **PLEASE NOTE:** This event is not just for 18-35, […]