Welcome to Irish Sign Language Awareness Week 2017.
For every primary school child in Ireland.

The Irish Deaf Society and DeafHear have joined forces again so that every primary school child in Ireland has the opportunity to learn some simple words and phrases in ISL.

Join in the fun, and support the campaign to officially recognise Irish Sign language. Say ‘Yes to ISL!’

Sign for today Friday: I Love You

Sign for today

Monday Sign of the day - MotherTuesday Sign of the day - FatherWednesday Sign of the day - Yes / NoThursday Sign of the day - My FriendFriday Sign of the day - I Love You

FingerSpell Your Name

FingerSpell Your Name

Take the ‘fingerspell your name’ challenge. All you need to do is watch Batman sign the Irish Sign Language alphabet! You can also download the Irish Sign Language (ISL) alphabet to help you!


Irish Sign LAnguage (ISL) Poster

Irish Sign LAnguage (ISL) Poster

Need help with fingerspelling your name?
To download our ISL alphabet poster click here.


es to Irish Sign Language (ISL)

Yes to Irish Sign Language (ISL)

The Deaf Community are campaigning for official recognition of Irish Sign Language. This will be an important step in ending discrimination towards Deaf citizens and ensuring that their Rights as citizens are upheld.
The Dail and Seanad will vote on the ISL Bill in the coming months.

Support the campaign! Send your ‘Yes ISL’ videos to us here here...View some ‘Yes ISL’ videos here...

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  • Gallery

    See some of the videos, photos and messages sent in to us during ISL Awareness Week 2017. Click here.