An innovative European Union funded project which seeks to inspire deaf people to gain the skills
required to become the agents of their own social inclusion was launched today in Enniskillen at the
South West College Technology and Skills Centre. The Deaf Communications Infrastructure
Development (DCID) project has received £962,000 from the INTERREG IVA Programme and will
operate across Northern Ireland and the Border Counties of Ireland.
InteGreat Theatre (Formally Words, Signs & Vibes) is a community drama group for deaf & hearing people.
They have created a play about the boardgame ‘Monopoly’. Come along to see the Boot, Iron, Dog & Top Hat brought to life on stage right before your eyes, as they enter into a competition to win the game and not become bankrupt!
A deaf man who is about to go completely blind will use the last of his sight for a mammoth journey for charity.
Bob Nolan, 50, and his wife Louise, 44, will cycle 1,000 miles on a tandem from Land’s End to John O Groats this summer – with Louise, who is profoundly deaf, steering the way.
We are proud to announce the shortlists for the Regional Teacher of the Year and Regional Learner of the Year. You can view the shortlists here.
As you may have seen, Scotland has just held a general election. The SNP won the election with 69 seats out of 129. With 9 seats more than the combined opposition parties, the SNP have formed the first majority government since devolution. Labour have 37, the Conservatives 15, Liberal Democrats 5, the Greens 2 and one independent (Margo MacDonald).