Useful Information


Personal & Careers Development Workshops

The IDYA are happy to announce that they will be running a series of Personal and Career Development workshops around Ireland. The workshops will be carried out in 3 counties, Kerry, Cork and Donegal and will run over 2 days. The first day will be focused on Personal Development and the second day will be about […]


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 […]


Citizen’s Information – Live Advisor Online

The Citizen’s Information Centre is a great source of information about almost anything and everything you want to know. Be it for grants, Social Welfare Benefits, looking for jobs, unsure about your tax, absolutely anything! So now there’s an easy way to contact the CIC without having to go into their office or trying to […]

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IDYA’s E-Newsletter – January 2011

  You can view our newsletter by clicking the viewer below or you can download the newsletter by clicking on the link below.   Download IDYA Newsletter – January 2011 Issue 003  

IDYA's E-Newsletter - December 2010

IDYA’s E-Newsletter – December 2010

  You can view our December Newsletter through the viewer below or else you can download the newsletter by clicking on the download link below.   Download IDYA Newsletter – December 2010 Issue 002.      

IDYA's E-Newsletter - November 2010

IDYA’s E-Newsletter – November 2010

  You can view our very first newsletter through the viewer below or else you can download it by clicking here.