Tag Archive: citizens

May
06

Staying in touch with Facebook and Skype

To celebrate Digitise the Nation Week Age Action Ireland will host a free talk for older IT users about Staying In Touch with Facebook and Skype. The talk will be given by Enda Flynn of Microsoft. Places are limited. This event is perfect for older people who would like to learn more about social media. …

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May
06

Read live radio! Radio subtitles to be made available for the 1st time in Ireland

For the first time in Ireland, live radio will be captioned to allow access for the 17% of the Irish population with a hearing impairment. On Wednesday 11th May, 8-9am on RTE Radio 1 will be captioned and can be viewed on www.seewritenow.ie This event is of particular interest to the 17% of the Irish …

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May
05

Access Wicklow County Council meetings via live captions

Here’s an unusual and inclusive use of technology and the internet. We’d love to hear about other county councils with innovative approaches to accessibility issues that they experience. Premier Captioning & Realtime will be providing live captions to the internet of Wicklow County Council meeting on Monday 9th May from 2pm. The captions can be …

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