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Interpreter Training: “Building Resilience In Interpreters” hosted by Janet Beck, 25th January 2020


All spaces for our upcoming training on January 25th are now FULL! If you’ve got a place well lucky you we’ll see you there! If you have any questions or are no longer able to attend but can offer up a coveted space at the training please email


Put the Saturday the 25th January 10am-4.30pm in your diary and pack those bags because we are heading west to The Galmont Hotel, Galway

This training is open to 2020 CISLI Members for €50 which includes the full day training, lunch AND dinner what a deal!!! That sounds like the perfect self gift to me

If you want to make a weekend of it there will be special rates on rooms available. €140 for a single and €145 for a double/twin both with B&B. Rooms can be booked directly with the hotel but make sure to book before January 10th to avail of this offer!

The fun doesn’t end there! Sunday 26th January we will be up bright and early for a CISLI General Meeting from 11.30am- 1pm also held in the Galmont Hotel, Galway.

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CISLI Interpreter Fees Survey Report 2019

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CISLI Interpreter Fees Survey Report December 2019

CISLI has completed the Interpreter Fees Survey Report that was completed by members in August 2019. Please take the time to read this document, if you have any questions or comments on this report make sure to get in touch.

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EGM Notice

Council of Irish Sign Language Interpreters
Thursday 25th July 2019
Boardroom, SLIS Office, Deaf Village Ireland, Cabra, Dublin 7
Please confirm your attendance to as soon as possible.
Committee Motions, Annual Reports, etc. will be forwarded to members before Tuesday 2nd July. 
Currently there are 3 Committee positions available:
  • Vice Chairperson
  • Member Care Liaison
  • Ordinary Member

Nominations for these positions should be made to before Monday 22nd, July.

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Deafblind Interpreter Training

CISLI are very excited to announce that we have partnered up with Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) to host a Deafblind Interpreter Training Event.

It is taking place Saturday 25th May 10.30am – 4.30pm and Sunday 26th May 10.30am – 1.30pm in Cabragh Hall, Deaf Village Ireland.

There are some wonderful presenters including Deirdre Leech and Heather Colson from the Anne Sullivan Centre as well as Outi Makela from HUMAK University of Applied Sciences, Finland.

It is set to be a great event and best of all it’s free! Book your spot now by emailing

Poster for Deafblind Training with programme

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Interpreting for Deaf Children, 2 February 2019: Pay here via PayPal


Interpreting with Deaf children: CISLI training, 2nd February 2019, Portlaoise (10-4pm)

Presenters: Audrey Conama, Senan Dunne, Liz McClafferty Address: Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise, Co Laoise Price includes fee for training, tea / coffee, lunch provided, dinner provided. Book below and please also contact the training committee at



  • The final few places have been made available.
  • The event may be sold-out before this page can be updated, however we will endeavour to update this form as soon as is possible. A request should not be seen as confirmation of a place. The Training Committee will make direct contact to confirm your place or to advise if your application arrived after the event had filed.
  • Please also contact the Training Committee at once you complete the relevant forms.
  • Attendance limited to paid 2019 CISLI Members (of all kinds).

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2020 CISLI Associate Membership

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2020 CISLI Student Membership

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CISLI AGM – Welcome our new Chairperson and Treasurer!

After a successful AGM, CISLI are very happy to announce that Darren Byrne has been voted the new Chairperson of CISLI (for a year)! He is joined by Romy O’Callaghan who will join the team as our new Acting Treasurer.

All the best for a successful 2018/19 for CISLI!

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2018 Member Questionnaire – Final Report now out!

Thank you so much to the 32 CISLI members and others who completed our 2018 CISLI Member Questionnaire. The results are in, the Report has been drawn up, and the findings are highly interesting! Read the full 2018 Member Questionnaire Report here.



Read the full 2018 Member Questionnaire Report here.


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