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Irish Sign Language

Like other languages from the British Isles, such as British Sign Language (BSL), Gaelic, Manx and Welsh, Irish Sign Language has its own set of signs and grammatical rules. Although it isn’t officially recognised as a language in itself, it is spoken by around 5,000 deaf people in Ireland, and an estimated 40,000 people in total, such as family members and colleagues.

If you are interested in learning Irish Sign Language, the video below is a good place to start.

Irish Sign Language ABCs

 Learn more about Irish Sign Language by visiting www.learnirishsignlanguage.ie