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Irish Sign Language

Irish Sign Language (ISL) is the sign language used in the Republic of Ireland. The language makes use of space and involves movement of the hands, body, face and head.

A sign language interpreter interprets what a person says or signs simultaneously, or immediately afterwards.

Sign language interpreters can be booked through the Sign Language Interpreting Service at

Suitable for live performance, talks, meetings and conferences.

If you would like to find out more about ISL, contact:
Amie Lawless
Artist and Audience Manager or +353 1 8509002

ISL interpreter at If These Spasms Could Speak by Robert Softley Gale, Dublin Theatre Festival 2014

Ali Stewart ISL Interpreting at If These Spasms Could Speak by Robert Softley Gale at Dublin Theatre Festival 2014

Jess Thom aka Touretteshero speaks to Niamh Ní Chonchubhair, Programme Manager at axis:Ballymun while Caroline O'Leary ISL interprets the panel at Creative Connections Conference Galway 2016. Photo: Reg Gordon

Caroline O’Leary ISL interpreting at Creative Connections Galway 2016

Photo credit Reg Gordon

Amanda Coogan ISL interpreting at A Nations Voice on Easter Sunday 2016

Amanda Coogan ISL interpreting for A Nations Voice at Collins Barracks on Easter Sunday 2016

Photo credit Barry Cronin

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