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Tinnitus Awareness…  1 in 10 Irish people experience tinnitus
Tinnitus Awareness…  1 in 10 Irish people experience tinnitus

Events and information days are being held across the country as part of Tinnitus Awareness in February, supported by Chime and Irish Tinnitus Association.

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Non-Profits Coming Together To Facilitate Positive Change
Non-Profits Coming Together To Facilitate Positive Change

It’s not every day that two non-profit organisations collaborate, yet that’s exactly what happened when Chime and the ISPCC worked together.

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Are you Deaf and would like to become a school teacher?
Are you Deaf and would like to become a school teacher?

For the first time in the history of Third Level Education in Ireland there will be a teacher-training course available specifically to Deaf students.

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Registrations now open for Newly Diagnosed Weekend
Registrations now open for Newly Diagnosed Weekend

An innovative, residential information event that brings together a team of experts to answer questions you may have. Limited spaces, bookings essential.

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Chime Profile…Meet Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick
Chime Profile…Meet Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick

A Fundraising professional and keynote speaker, with expertise in business development, communications and inclusive business.

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Deaf Community Celebrates One Year Anniversary of ISL Act
Deaf Community Celebrates One Year Anniversary of ISL Act

Since the introduction of the Irish Sign Language Act, there have been improvements in some areas however, much work remains to fully implement it.

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Media Covers Rebrand and Information Line Launch
Media Covers Rebrand and Information Line Launch

Time certainly flies. It’s been weeks since our official Chime launch and both print and radio media continue to share our exciting news with the wider community.

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Report launched following first study of its kind in 30 years
Report launched following first study of its kind in 30 years

Dr. Elizabeth S. Mathews and Dr. Margaret O’Donnell launched a research report that examines reading among deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) pupils in Ireland.

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The Story of Chime - Why have we changed our name?
The Story of Chime - Why have we changed our name?

We recently changed our name from DeafHear to Chime and here we explain some of the reasons why we changed our name and the story of Chime.

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Ireland’s First Information Line for Hearing Loss
Ireland’s First Information Line for Hearing Loss

Chime has recently launched Ireland’s first information line dedicated to issues about hearing loss.

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Children with reading issues may have hearing loss
Children with reading issues may have hearing loss

Researchers at Coventry University have said that children with reading difficulties should be more thoroughly screened for hearing problems.

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New Text Relay Service now Live!
New Text Relay Service now Live!

At the end of 2015 ComReg, the communications regulator, announced that all major telecom providers must provide their customers with access to a modern text relay service.

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