Posts Tagged ‘news’


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, […]


Irish Deaf News 98

Eddie Redmond signs the news for this week: 1. Irish girl from Leitrim received liver transplant in London 2. Presidential Election – Sinn Fein to nominate this weekend and David Norris may return 3. Swansea Valley miners trapped – one dead 4. Travellers in UK used slaves at their sites 5. David Cameron and Nicolas […]

IUK Deaf Camp 2011 – Day 3

At day three already! Another morning with wet weather. We had planned to have a morning full of exercise for the Deaf Youth participants. However we decided to use the dining room instead. The IOC moved all the tables to make space. They played games before having breakfast at 8.45am. After breakfast the activities started […]


Everybody got up at 8am but the leaders got up earlier! What a beautiful morning with beautiful views of the Killary ( Galway) landscape. So many mountains but fantastic views! We settled down for breakfast and a little free time before the day starts. We had a pretty exciting workshop given by Dr. John Bosco. […]

IUK Deaf Camp – Day One (Sign Language videos)

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IUK Deaf Camp 2011 – Day 1

Finally it’s here now! The IOC have been working since 7am this morning to ensure that everything is in order for the IUK Camp 2011. Many thanks to the IOC! Robert and Vincent left Dublin at 7am to get things ready for the camp in Killary , County Galway – see site for more details. […]

IUK Deaf Camp 2011 – Who we are?

Just a quick blogger for the IUK Deaf Camp 2011. Here’s a picture of our Irish Organising Committee, IDYA’s Representatives, BDA’s Representatives and BDA’s Youth Manager. If you would like to ask us any questions regarding IUK Deaf Camp, please do e-mail us at Also you can see the structure of the roles for the IUK […]

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3 New WAM Opportunities with Covidien & Abbott Ireland

Hi Everyone, I hope you are enjoying the summer break! Here at WAM, we currently have 3 work placements available for graduates with disabilities. I’m attaching two flyers, one outlining the opportunity available with Covidien and based in Dublin and the other which outlines the opportunities available with Abbott Ireland in Clonmel, Tipperary. I would […]

The “Very Proud” Board Members of IDYA

The “Very Proud” Board Members of Irish Deaf Youth Association | IDYA. From left to right: Ronan Dunne (Board Member), Paul Ryder (Treasurer), Carmel Duggan (Board Member), Robert Archer (Vice-Chairperson), Ronan Lowry (Secretary), Caroline McGrotty (Chairperson) and Sally Byrne (Member). The Irish Deaf Youth Association has finally launched its brand new website ( The launch […]