A person actively seeking employment who has a hearing or speech impairment can apply for funding to have an interpreter present at job interviews
Job Interview Interpreters Grant
If you are a jobseeker who is deaf, hard of hearing or has a speech
impairment and are attending job interviews, you may apply for funding to have a
sign language interpreter or other interpreter to attend the interview with you.
Funding can also be provided to cover the costs of an interpreter during an
induction period when you start work.
The Department will pay a fee as per the standard rate for a 3-hour period
using a professionally qualified interpreter. Travel costs for the interpreter
are paid at a set rate. Rates will be differentiated between professionally
qualified interpreters and others.
For further information visit the Department of Social Protection website at: http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Job-Interview-Interpreter-Grant.aspx