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cocobelle

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School for the Deaf and Blind
« on: April 19, 2017, 03:55:11 PM »
Hi, Anyone got any info / pictures on a school for the deaf and blind in Belfast. I think it was located on the Lisburn Road. Thanks

McCusker

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Re: School for the Deaf and Blind
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 05:04:07 PM »
Hi, Anyone got any info / pictures on a school for the deaf and blind in Belfast. I think it was located on the Lisburn Road. Thanks
look at francisfirth.com
Was the institute for tne deaf,dumband blind
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Re: School for the Deaf and Blind
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 10:59:05 AM »
I remember that building on the Lisburn road and was amazed as I passed one day and seen a football game being played on the green in front of it and all the players and white hankies and it took me a few minutes to figure out why  ? They used the hankies to wave to their team mates to pass the ball to them as obviously they couldn't shout. In those days we weren't as politically correct as to-day and the hill up the Lisburn Road where it was situated was locally known as Dummy's Hill. 

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Re: School for the Deaf and Blind
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2020, 09:43:09 PM »
My Mum and Dad went to this school in the early 1920s.  They were both deaf.
I have a photo of the whole school including teachers.  I could send you a copy.
Padi