The Irish Deaf Sports Association believes that through recreational
opportunities, sports training, and competition, deaf and hard
of hearing people can benefit physically, mentally, socially,
and spiritually in an environment of equality, mutual respect,
Aims and Objectives
To be the main voice of Deaf sport in Ireland
To show that sport is for everyone and is a right not a privilege, for Deaf people.
To influence providers to include sport in all Deaf grassroots to excellence sports development plans.
To campaign for increased sporting choices and opportunities for Deaf people.
To expand sporting opportunities for Deaf people and actively increase the number of Deaf people involved in sport.
To increase the effectiveness of Deaf sport structures
To provide professional service in sport for Deaf people