Karol McGuirk

Sign Language

Karol McGuirk – Irish Sign Language Karol is a highly experienced Irish Sign Language tutor. Having qualified with a Diploma in Deaf Studies – Irish Sign Language teaching from Trinity College Dublin, Karol has worked in this area for the last 12 years. Not only has he experience in classroom tutoring, he is also skilled in teaching families of newly diagnosed Deaf child / children in their own homes.

He is well received by his students and his classes boast of fun yet informative learning. Not only does Karol teach ISL, he is an examiner up to QQI level 4 in ISL. He also provides Deaf Awareness training for private schools and companies when requested. Karol is also heavily and passionately involved in the Mid-West Deaf Community and has worked for many years as manager of the Mid West Deaf Association and Deaf Community Centre in Limerick.

He was actively involved in the recent campaign to recognise ISL as an official language of Ireland which was signed into law on Christmas Eve 2017 by President Michael D. Higgins. Karol is a well-received tutor, acknowledged by his students and their parents