Calum celebrates historic day for Ireland’s Deaf Community

FLASHBACK TO 2012: Parents Andrew and Helen were delighted to bring twins Donnacha and Calum home to their big brothers Barry (8) and Matthew (6). (MM-d)

There were emotional scenes in Leinster House on Thursday, December 14 when an Irish Sign Language (ISL) Recognition Bill was passed in the Daíl.

One hundred people involved with the Deaf Community from all over Ireland were there to witness this important step towards equal rights for deaf citizens of Ireland.

Calum Geary from Ballyhooly was one of the many people gathered outside the Dáil on the day.

He featured on RTE news last Thursday night accompanied by his parents, Andrew and Helen Geary. 

Calum was born with Cochlear Nerve Aplasia … 

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