National Groups

Chime Shop:

Chime Shop is a resource where you can buy various hearing related products for at home, work or college. Chime Shop

Irish Remote Interpreting Service:

WHAT IS REMOTE INTERPRETING (IRIS) The Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS) provides a live video-link to an Irish Sign Language interpreter. Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am-7:00pm (last appointment 6:30pm) Saturday 10.00am-4.00pm (last appointment 3:30pm) Sunday 12.00pm – 2.00pm (last appointment 1:30pm) IRIS was set up to reduce the inequalities Deaf

World Federation of the Deafblind:

WFDB was established in 2001 and consists today of 75 national and associated member organizations from 62 different countries from all corners of the world. Relationships have been established with The World Blind Union (WBU), The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), Deafblind International (DbI) and The World Association of

My Canine Companion:

My Canine Companion is an Irish national charity RCN 20079147 who provide accredited service dogs to people with disabilities, predominantly autism. In addition MCC provides a range of therapy dog services and autism awareness programmes. OUR MISSION: “To enhance the quality of life for people with difficulties predominately autism through

Medical Detection Dogs:

Medical Detection Dogs trains dogs to detect the odour of human disease with the aim of developing faster, more efficient and less invasive diagnostics that lead to better patient outcomes.  We are at the forefront of the research into the fight against cancer and other life-threatening diseases, including Parkinson’s disease and

Irish Therapy Dogs:

Irish Therapy Dogs was founded in 2008 by people with a dedicated interest in the use of pet therapy for the provision of comfort and companionship to people in long-term or daily residential care. It is a professional organisation aimed at providing a pet therapy service on a national basis.

Can Dogs Predict Epileptic Seizures?:

PROJECT TITLE: Can dogs predict epileptic seizures? INVESTIGATOR: Neil Powell, School of Psychology, Queens University Belfast. Supervised by Prof Peter Hepper. INVESTMENT: €2,500 for one year (2017), part supporting the study which will run until 2020. ABOUT THE PROJECT: The aim of the study is to examine whether untrained family

Fostering Dog for the Disabled:

Dogs for Disabled Ireland are on the hunt for people to care for puppies for the next 12 months. The dog charity, which trains assistance dogs, has put out a post on their social media looking for people to look after some of their pups for a year. Dogs for

Fostering Autism Assistance Dogs:

Volunteer puppy fosterers, boarders and our breeding dog holders play a very important role in helping us achieve our mission. Puppies and dogs thrive in a home enviroment so we do not have or use kennel facilities. This also means we can keep our overheads as low as possible allowing