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Date posted:
September 2015

Loreto School scores a First in the Keep the Sound Campaign!Loreto School scores a First in the
Keep the Sound Campaign!

The Keep the Sound Campaign was invited to visit Loreto Secondary School for girls in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin on 16th September last.

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Date posted:
September 2015

Keep the Sound Campaign
Update Autumn 2015!

The Keep the Sound Campaign Team will soon be back on the road after the summer break. In September we will be visiting Loreto Secondary School in Balbriggan, County Dublin, on September 16th, and St Patrick’s College in Drumcondra, Dublin, on September 21st. In October the Keep the Sound campaign will be in the North West, visiting schools in Letterkenny and Sligo.

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Date posted:
September 2015

Do you listen to loud music?

Make Listening Safe

Check out this video from students at the University of Washington!

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Date posted:
May 2015

Keep the Sound Campaign
Update May 2015!

Noisy News! Keep the Sound's Free Monthly Newsletter.The Keep the Sound Campaign Team has been busy in recent months! Almost 350 students have participated in the campaign from schools in counties Dublin, Mayo, Roscommon, Galway, Kerry and Louth!

 

The Keep the Sound Campaign aims to raise awareness of the dangers to our hearing of exposure to loud music and environmental noise, and to encourage safer music listening habits.

 

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News

Date posted:
28 April 2015

Noisy News! Keep the Sound's Free Monthly Newsletter.Welcome to Noisy News!

This is our new free monthly Newsletter updating you on all stories, events and information on the Keep the Sound Campaign.

In our first edition read all about noise levels on Dublin's O'Connell Street. We recorded noise levels on Irelands main street...

Why not subscribe to our Free Newsletter, click here and we'll email you a copy!

 

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News

Date posted:
19 March 2015

Nearly Half of Teens Showing Potential Signs of Hearing LossNearly Half of Teens Showing Potential Signs of Hearing Loss

Teen hearing loss may be on the rise, according to a new study commissioned by Siemens Hearing Instruments. In a recent U.S. survey of 500 teenagers ages 13–19, 46 percent of teens reported experiencing ringing, roaring, buzzing or pain in their ears after engaging in risky hearing practices, including listening to excessively loud music and using lawn and power tools with no hearing protection.

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Date posted:
3 March 2015

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr. Christy Burke officially launched the Keep the Sound camapign in the Mansion House in Dublin, with the assistance of a group of students from Coláiste Iosagáin, Booterstown, Dublin.“Keep the Sound”
Campaign Launch
Today, March 3rd is the World Health Organisation’s International Ear Care Day. This year the WHO has selected the theme ‘Make Listening Safe’ which is precisely the aim of DeafHear’s Keep the Sound campaign.

Yesterday the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr. Christy Burke officially launched the Keep the Sound camapign

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Date posted:
28 February 2015

“Keep the Sound” Campaign Launch
March 2nd, 11.00am
In the Oak Room Mansion House, Dublin

Many teenagers and young adults are damaging their hearing by listening to music at dangerous sound levels.

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Date posted:
28 February 2015

You should only be listening to one hour of (quiet) music a day

MORE THAN ONE billion young people risk damaging their hearing through listening to loud music, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

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Date posted:
16 February 2015

“Keep the Sound” Day
Cabra Library March 10th 2015

As part of our nationwide “Keep the Sound” campaign we’re holding an Information Day in Cabra Library on Tuesday March 10th. The event is free and all are welcome!

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Date posted:
30 January 2015

“Sound Heads” & “Keep the Sound”
Roadshow heading for Dundalk 2015

DeafHear’s “Keep the Sound” campaign is a nationwide awareness campaign, aimed at 13–30 year olds, to highlight the potential damage to hearing caused by listening to music ‘too loud, too long’.

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Date posted:
9th December 2014

6 out of 10 young people risk permanent hearing loss

Parents urged to buy safer headphones for their children

Up to 60% of young people in Ireland are listening to music at dangerously loud levels according to preliminary findings from a national project being undertaken by DeafHear.ie

Keep the Sound is a project, currently being rolled out in schools around the country, to measure sound levels used by teenagers on their personal music devices (MP3s, mobile phones etc.). Early returns from the first group of schools visited indicate that six out of every ten students tested are using their devices at levels likely to cause long–term damage to their hearing.

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