Welcome to Dublin Deaf Association


Deaf Village Ireland

Welcome to the Dublin Deaf Association (D.D.A.) website. The D.D.A. was established in 1945. The DDA is an entirely voluntary organisation, funded by membership contributions and other fundraising events and initiatives. A council group made up of elected and proposed members from different clubs and groups co-ordinate specific activities.

The Dublin Deaf Association (D.D.A.) is a leading cultural and social group within the Deaf Community here in Dublin. It is an umbrella organisation for various cultural, social, sporting groups and clubs that use the facilities in Deaf Village Ireland, Cabra.

The DDA tries to ensure diversity and cultural richness within each of these groups. The DDA helps provide a vibrant Social and Cultural life within the Deaf Community in Dublin.

We hope this website will give you a sense of the part the D.D.A. plays within in the Deaf Community, the services and activities it offers to meet the needs of the Deaf Community. You will find out about the History of the Association, the clubs involved, their details and schedules within the site.

The following are some of the groups the DDA are involved with:-

  1. Folk Dancing group
  2. Indoor Bowling
  3. Day Centre
  4. Ladies Basketball
  5. Men Football
  6. Senior Folks
  7. Social Activities
  8. Dublin Theatre of the Deaf