Placement available in Dell, Limerick

Work Placement Opportunity for Graduates with Disabilities/Specific Learning Difficulties in Dell, Limerick. If you are a graduate with a disability/specific learning difficulty seeking valuable work experience, the AHEAD WAM (Willing Able Mentoring) Programme, which offers a six month, paid, mentored work placement, may be the opportunity you have been waiting for. Applications are currently being […]

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, […]

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AHEAD Workshop – Polish Your CV & Interview Skills are offering another workshop for graduates with disabilities. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable inside information from top employers! Building the Future, May 29th Citi building, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 Main Event 11:00-15:00: Pre-booked talks 10:00-11:00 & 15:00-16:00 This event aims to help graduates with disabilities polish their job seeking […]


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 […]


Irish Deaf News 107

This week Eddie Redmonds gives us the news from around the world -Ireland is doing well in target review -Fishermen in Cork still missing -Baby deaths in Belfast Hospital -Cruise ship sinks in Italy -Hollywood Scandal

Remote Interpreting Service (RSI)

The Remote Interpreting Service (RIS) is looking for a logo!

The Remote Interpreting Service (RIS) is looking for a logo!  RIS is a new service from DeafHear, IDS and SLIS- it’s being rolled out throughout the country in the public services. We’re looking for a logo that can be put up in the offices to show Deaf people that RIS is available there without them […]


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, […]