19th Sept – Employment Information Event

Action on Hearing Loss Northern Ireland: We are holding an information session for people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus about getting jobs, work placements and/or training.

Our Specialist Employment Programme offers expert help for people with hearing loss in job searching, CV writing and mock interviews.

Our experienced staff will be available to chat to you about the support we can offer to people with hearing loss who are in employment but who may be having some problems.

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Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema! IRELAND North & South

Please note! Omniplex Sat/Sun morning subititled shows are for people with hearing loss AS WELL as people with autism. The lights will be left ON.


Stephen Kings IT subtitled (15) 134 mins

Scary horror. Maine, USA. Local kids are disappearing one by one, leaving behind bloody remains. A group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their determination to kill It. ★★★★ Telegraph

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Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema! IRELAND North & South

Please note! Omniplex Sat/Sun morning subititled shows are for people with hearing loss AS WELL as people with autism. The lights will be left ON.


Stephen Kings IT subtitled (15) 134 mins

Scary horror. Maine, USA. Local kids are disappearing one by one, leaving behind bloody remains. A group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their determination to kill It. ★★★★ Telegraph

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Tinnitus Awareness Events

Action on Hearing Loss are running Tinnitus Awareness Events throughout Northern Ireland.

If you have tinnitus or know someone who does, please come along and find out more about understanding tinnitus, how it affects you and learn techniques to help minimise the distressing effect of tinnitus. Reflexology and relaxation techniques will be available on the night.

Tinnitus Awareness Events dates and venues

  • Tuesday 5/9/17 from 6pm to 7.30 Lurgan Library, 1 Carnegie Street, Lurgan
  • Monday 11/9/17 from 6pm to 7.30 Ballymena Library, 5 Pats Brae Ballymena
  • Wednesday 20/9/17 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm Downshire Hospital,
  • Wednesday 11/10/17 from 2pm to 4pm WHSCT Old Bridge House, Derry/LDerry

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UN committee paves the way for a BSL Act

British Deaf Association: PRESS RELEASE: UK Government needs to grant deaf people “the right to educated high-quality sign language interpretation”: leading UN committee paves the way for a British Sign Language Act

In a landmark moment for deaf people in the UK, the UK government has been told by a leading UN committee that it must “ensure that legislation provides for the right to educated high-quality sign language interpretation…in all spheres of life”, highlighting a key loophole in current UK law.

The announcement came as part of the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) whose chairperson, Theresia Degener, was unfaltering in her clear criticism of the UK Government’s ‘grave and systematic violations’ of deaf and disabled people’s human rights.

Read the full Press Release on our site at:

UN committee paves the way for a BSL Act