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Families enjoy rewarding weekend.
Families enjoy rewarding weekend.

Our information weekends for families with children who are newly diagnosed with hearing loss is an important opportunity for parents to get in depth information on hearing loss and share their experiences with other families.

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Two Charities Collaborate
Two Charities Collaborate

When Chime launched its Information Line – Ireland’s only dedicated advice resource for hearing loss and deafness – Amie Hynes-Fitzpatrick recognised an opportunity to build strategic partnerships with other national charities.

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World Hearing Day March 3rd 2019
World Hearing Day March 3rd 2019

‘Check Your Hearing’ was the theme for World Hearing Day 2019. To mark the day the World Health Organisation launched a new hearing screening app hearWHO

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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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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. Anyone can contact the service by calling 1800 256 257 or emailing rejoin@chime.ie.

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Chime Long-Term Volunteer, Noel Retires
Chime Long-Term Volunteer, Noel Retires

February 28th was a sad and emotional day for Chime and our service users as Noel O’Neill retired as a volunteer after 10 years of fantastic service. He was a much loved member of our Chime family.

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Chime shocked by new audiology failings.
Chime shocked by new audiology failings.

Chime was shocked to learn of new failings in paediatric audiology services in the West affecting almost 60 children and families. These new revelations were reported by RTE...

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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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World Hearing Day 2019
World Hearing Day 2019

World Hearing Day 2019 is held every year on March 3rd. This year's theme is 'Check Your Hearing', and WHO will launch a new hearing screening app available for iphones and android called 'hearWHO'.

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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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