She’s a familiar face from BBC NI where she signs the news for deaf people, but few know her own inspiring story

She has been a familiar face on BBC Northern Ireland News screens for 21 years, but Mary Kyle has managed to keep under the publicity radar throughout her career.

Indeed, the majority of viewers would be hard-pressed to name her. Yet, the Omagh-born presenter provides an invaluable service to the 3,500 sign language users who tune in for the daytime news at 1.40pm, a popular slot before Doctors.

Further read at: www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/shes-a-familiar-face-from-bbc-ni-where-she-signs-the-news-for-deaf-people-but-few-know-her-own-inspiring-story-36198015.html

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Blade Runner 2049 subtitled (15) 163 mins
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
★★★★★ Empire Also: Guardian, Telegraph, Independent, Evening Standard, Total Film and more!

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26th Oct – Action Deaf Youth’s AGM

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Announcement

Action Deaf Youth will be holding an AGM on Thursday 26th October, 6.30pm at the MAC, Cathedral Quarter in Belfast.

We will be presenting reports for Years ending 2015/16 & 2016/17. We will also have short presentations from our service users and we will welcome questions from the audience.

We are looking to elect board members to serve a term of three years. If you have an interest in being part of our board, please contact Michael Johnston, Manager for further information by email: michael.johnston@actiondeafyouth.org. The deadline for submitting nominations to Michael is on Friday 13th October at 5pm.

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New players wanted for Belfast Deaf United

Belfast Deaf United is looking to strengthen the squad. We currently play in the Belfast District Football League Premier Division and if you think you have the qualities and attributes to complete for a place in the first eleven, get in touch. You can send a private message on this Facebook page.

We train at Belvoir every Wednesday evening 7pm-9pm. You are welcome to train and see how it goes.

You do not need to have a hearing loss to join the club. We welcome individuals from different backgrounds.

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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