Welcome to Deaf Heritage Centre…

The Deaf Heritage Centre, on the grounds of St Joseph’s School for Boys in Cabra, has been collecting and preserving important teaching materials, stories, film footage and photos of the school’s 150 years – from its establishment in 1856 to its closure in 2006.

We at the DHC welcome you to visit us in person or online. We would be delighted to give you an introduction and insight into our rich archive. Deaf people pride themselves on their unique history which is filled with art, tradition, folklore, humour, sport and language.

Browse our site for information on our Library and Archive services. Watch our new videos and peruse our Gallery. Catch up on our latest News and find Blog topics of interest from the rich fabric of our community. Become a member today and avail of all our resources at the Deaf Heritage Centre.

Meet the Team