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  • Clodagh Kelly, MSc Audiology & BSc Neuroscience

    An Audiologist's Guide to Protecting Your Hearing

    We often don’t think about our hearing and how our surroundings could damage our hearing. Sometimes, hearing protection can be overlooked, leading to irreparable damage resulting in noise-induced hearing loss.  Why do we need hearing protection? We must protect our ears and hearing in environments exposed to loud noises. If you work in an environment […]

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  • Claire Bolger, BAgSc, MAgSc, HDip- HAA (Hearing Aid Audiology)

    What To Expect When You Visit An...

    If you have concerns about your hearing, it is always a good idea to get it checked. This may include struggling to hear in one-to-one conversations, finding it difficult in group instances a friend or family may have noticed a change in your hearing. Step 1: When you visit our clinic, you will meet one […]

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  • John Ryan, Co-Founder

    Blackberry opens third experience store

    It has been a busy year for Blackberry Hearing as we open our third experience store. We are delighted to be growing across Ireland and opening our experience stores in Mallow, Naas and Ballincollig. Our journey started in January 2023 when we proudly opened our very first experience store in Mallow. This July, we celebrated […]

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  • Claire Bolger, BAgSc, MAgSc, HDip- HAA (Hearing Aid Audiology)

    Should I get my hearing tested?

    Should I get my hearing tested? Often, people are on the fence about whether they should get their hearing tested. Sometimes, people may feel embarrassed or unsure about what to expect. Hearing loss is a common condition affecting more than 1.5 billion people worldwide. Hearing loss can also be diagnosed at any stage, from early […]

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  • John Vereker, FdSc HAA and MBSHAA Audiology

    The Role of An Audiologist

    The role of the Audiologist is to clinically treat persons who may be experiencing difficulties or have concerns with their hearing. An Audiologist can provide expert advice regarding Auditory disorders. When people express concerns about their hearing, the first step is to book a consultation with a hearing care professional. We will always recommend booking […]

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  • Claire Bolger, BAgSc, MAgSc, HDip- HAA (Hearing Aid Audiology)

    5 Benefits of Wearing Hearing Aids

    1: Enhance your current hearing Unfortunately, hearing loss, largely, can not be reversed, Hearing aids will not restore the hearing you have lost but will maximise your current hearing. Unlike prescription eyewear which restores your vision to 20/20, hearing aids are programmed to enhance your current hearing to improve a person’s quality of life. A […]

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