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Karen Sinnott. Photos: Mary Browne

Karen Sinnott. Photos: Mary Browne

Karen Sinnott from Mount Carmel with her parents Sonny and Eileen

Karen Sinnott from Mount Carmel with her parents Sonny and Eileen

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Karen Sinnott. Photos: Mary Browne

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For as long as she can remember New Ross woman Karen Sinnott felt she was a problem State authorities weren't interested in solving.

Born profoundly Deaf, it took three years for Karen to access supports as a child. Her mother Eileen knew her third daughter was Deaf from when she was six months old.


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