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Seminar/workshop on Teresa Deevy, deaf Irish dramatist and writer (1894 - 1963)

16 August, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Deaf Heritage Centre

  • Deaf Heritage Centre, Cabra, Dublin 7
  • Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7
  • DO7 W94H
  • Co. Dublin – Dublin City

The Deaf Heritage Centre, in conjunction with the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf, are planning a day seminar/workshop on the life of Teresa Deevy (21 January 1894 - 19 January 1963) on Tuesday, 16th August as part of National Heritage Week. Teresa was an Irish dramatist and writer, who became deaf at the age 19. She is best known for her works for theatre. She was also a short story writer, and wrote productions for radio. The seminar/workshop will run from 9.30am to 16.30pm in the Thomas Mahon Hall. The day's events will be directed by Dr Úna Kealy and Dr Kate Mc Carthy from the Drama Department of the South East Technological University (formerly WIT), academic experts on the life and achievements of Teresa Deevy. Sign language interpreters will be available for the morning seminar and the afternoon's workshop.

Please register for this event by emailing deafheritagecentre@gmail.com.

Café refreshment service available adjacent to seminar/workshop location.

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