Hearing loss Ireland is now a part of DeafHear – Ireland’s national charity for deaf people and people with a hearing loss. Visit www.deafhear.ie for information on all services available to people with a hearing loss.

Our Services

Hearing & Communication Skills Courses


Assistive Technology service


Hearing care and support programme


Hearing aid cleaning and maintenance service


Lip reading classes




About us

For almost 40 years, Hearing Loss Ireland has been providing support and advocacy services for Irish people suffering from hearing loss. Hearing Loss Ireland provides links to a range of supports and services for people with a hearing loss.

We can refer you to a wide selection of classes and courses to assist people adjust to life with a hearing loss provided by our partner organisation DeafHear.ie

The organisation also offers a range of peer support services including coffee mornings, social evenings and events and cinema and theatre visits, walks and outings.

Hearing & Communication Skills


Hearing care and support programme


Hearing aid cleaning and maintenance service


Lip reading classes


Hearing Loss Explained

As we get older, many of us can develop a hearing loss.
In fact research shows that more than 30% of 60 year olds in Ireland
have a significant hearing loss.

Symptoms of Hearing Loss

You may begin to feel that a lot of people are mumbling or speaking too quietly.

Noise-induced Hearing Loss

Prolonged and repeated exposure to loud noise – whether at work or when listening to loud music – can damage your hearing.

How to recognize a Hearing Loss in a partner or friend

Sometimes it is the partner of a person with hearing loss who may first become aware of the problem.

Hearing Loss in Children

Children learn to communicate by imitating the sounds they hear.

Myths and Facts of Hearing Loss

Only a few people are truly hearing impaired and chances are, neither I, nor those close to me are affected.

Worried about your Hearing?

As we get older, many of us can develop a hearing loss.

How to check your hearing

Do you think you have a Hearing Loss?

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People in Ireland are estimated to suffer from some form of Hearing impairment

10 Years

The average time after the onset of hearing loss before seeking help.

2.2 Billion

Hearing loss costs an estimated €2.2bn every year in Ireland.

1 in 3

People aged over 65 have a significant disabling hearing loss.

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