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  • Is Hearing Loss Affecting Your Relationship?

    By Connect Hearing - 20th Feb 2024

    Good communication has often been called the cornerstone of any romantic relationship. It’s important for not only helping us meet our needs, but also keeping us stay connected to our loved ones. As much as we try to maintain our connection to our partner, just one companion’s untreated hearing loss can inadvertently break down communication in the relationship. In fact, a recent study documented some of the most distinct communication

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  • Free ear wax removal in Letterkenny

    Free Earwax Removal in Letterkenny For Over 65s During February

    For February, we are offering free ear wax removal for those over 65s in our Letterkenny hearing aid centre which is located in the Courtyard Shopping Centre on Lower Main Street. So if you think you have an earwax problem, or if you are looking for a hearing test or the very latest hearing aids, call 074 911 3296 to make your appointment now. The offer is just for February and only available in the Letterkenny store, so don't hang around, give

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  • Christmas Closing 2023

    We will close on Friday 22nd December and reopen on Tuesday 2nd January. However, if you need assistance, call us on 1800 848 888 or email us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can find some helpful videos on our website by clicking here. Finally, we want to wish you and your loved ones all the best for the festive season and we look forward to seeing you again in 2024.

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  • A Fantastic Offer on Hearing Aids in July

    The Summer is just starting, and soon enough, we will all be in full swing of barbecue season, the arguing over the readiness of the coals, trying not to burn your eyebrows off, the wondrous smells of good food and the laughter of friends and family.  There is nothing quite like a good back garden barbecue on a lazy, sunny, Irish afternoon, good food, good beer and great craic. At Connect Hearing, we understand that the enjoyment of life is

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  • Widex Sound Assist

    Join Us at our Letterkenny hearing aid technology open event on the 11th of May

    Why should you consider getting accessories alongside hearing aids? Hearing aids are incredible tools which can help you hear the world around you better. Unfortunately, they do not always provide optimal sound in the most challenging situations – but did you know there are a whole host of accessories available with Widex Moment™ hearing aids which can help you better connect with the world around you, so you can hear more of what is important

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  • Widex Sound Assist

    Join Us at our Fairview hearing aid technology open event on the 5th of May

    We would love you to join us at our special OPEN DAY where we will be showcasing the latest hearing aids and accessories which can improve your life. This includes the new must-have accessory for Widex Moment™ Hearing Aids, the Widex Sound Assist™ Why should you consider getting accessories alongside hearing aids? Hearing aids are incredible tools which can help you hear the world around you better. Unfortunately, they do not always provide

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  • Widex Sound Assist

    Join Us at our Rathfarnham hearing aid technology open event on the 4th of May

    We would love you to join us at our special OPEN DAY where we will be showcasing the latest hearing aids and accessories which can improve your life. This includes the new must-have accessory for Widex Moment™ Hearing Aids, the Widex Sound Assist™ Why should you consider getting accessories alongside hearing aids? Hearing aids are incredible tools which can help you hear the world around you better. Unfortunately, they do not always provide

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  • Hearing Well & Ideal Homes 2023

    We will be running a hearing well event at the Ideal Homes Exhibition on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of April. It will be three days packed with information, education and great offers centred around hearing, more importantly hearing well. So while you are wandering around getting ideas for your Ideal Home, why don't you drop by our stand and find out what you need to know about your hearing. We will be offering quick scan hearing tests at the

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  • Oticon Real Hearing Aids with Chargers

    Meet The Brand New Oticon Real Hearing Aid Range

    Oticon has announced the launch of its latest flagship hearing aid, Oticon Real™, which runs on its new Polaris R™ chip platform. They say that it features its RealSound™ technology building upon its predecessor Oticon More™. It is designed to give users a full spectrum of sounds in different environments. It also has completely new technology designed to guard against sudden disruptive signals, such as wind noise and many of the other real

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  • Tinnitus - What Can I Do ?

    Have you ever noticed that ringing or hissing noise in your ears or just thought that there was an engine running outside your house?  Or do you have trouble getting to sleep with the noise in your ears or just your head?  If so read on…… This condition is called “Tinnitus”.  In years gone by it was called “The Death Bell”.  In both the Welsh & Irish language, Tinnitus was translated as “The Death Bell”.  This gave rise to allot of superstition

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  • Phonak Introduces Virto Paradise Hearing Aids

    Phonak has introduced their custom Paradise aids which complete the Paradise range of devices. It means that for the first time, people interested in the Paradise platform can now avail of custom hearing aids. There are five models available, but only two will offer the full Bluetooth connectivity that Paradise has become famous for. The Titanium model which is their most discreet aid will only be available on the top two technology ranges,

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  • Oticon Introduces Two New BTEs To More Hearing Aid Range

    Oticon announced the expansion of the More device range at the end of February with two new Behind The Ear (BTE) hearing aid models. The addition of two new miniBTE solutions gives us the ability to meet the diverse needs and preferences of more people with the superior sound quality of Oticon More. It means that there is now a solution on the More platform for people who just weren't suitable for the receiver in the ear hearing aids.

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  • Widex Moment

    Time to finally get that hearing test

    It's the time of year when we all start thinking about ways to better ourselves or improve our lives.  Some people promise to be more active, change their eating habits, or stop doing something they feel is not good for them.  If you suspect or have been told that you may have an undiagnosed or untreated hearing loss, there is no better time to do this. 1 in 6 of the population suffer from hearing impairment (World Health Organisation) and very

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  • Oticon More Rechargeable aids

    New Year, New Hearing Aids?

    New Year, New You, we hear it every year, but it is the time of year when we all start thinking about ways to better ourselves or improve our lives. We promise to be more active, change our eating habits, or stop doing something bad for us. Sometimes, we even keep some of those promises. For people with hearing aids, their thoughts may turn to their devices and perhaps if it is time to get new ones.

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  • Connect Hearing welcome a Hearing Revolution

    By Angela Doherty

    Connect Hearing, a leading independent hearing practice, is excited to introduce Livio Edge AI, the world’s first Healthable hearing aid. Healthable hearing technology uses artificial intelligence and embedded sensors to provide both superior sound quality and deliver smart health and wellness benefits. Livio Edge AI is a revolutionary, multi-purpose device that redefines what a hearing aid can do.

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  • Signia Silk

    Meet The Signia Silk

    Silk X is the most discreet instant-fit hearing experience and the ideal hearing solution for those who value discretion above all. Small and discreet, the Silk fits perfectly in the ear, and for many people is an invisible hearing aid option. The only ready-to-wear CIC available on the Signia Xperience platform delivers clear speech understanding in an ultra-discreet size with instant-fit. Silk X is fitted with a highly adaptable hearing aid

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  • Oticon More at a glance

    Oticon Introduces Brand New Hearing Aid Platform For 2021

    Oticon has launched a brand new hearing aid platform they are calling More, the new platform is powered by a brand new computer brain called Polaris. Oticon makes some powerful claims about the chipset in comparison to the Velox S platform such as: That jump in processor power allows us Oticon to provide more in-depth analysis and processing that adds up to a better experience for you. It has also allowed them to expand upon their Brain Hearing

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  • Meet The New Phonak Audeo Paradise Hearing Aid Range

    Phonak announced the introduction of a brand new hearing aid range on August 19th, they quickly launched it during a virtual global launch event on August the 20th. Their new platform, which they are calling Paradise, is completely new both outside and inside. The first hearing aids on this new platform to be launched will be the Audeo (Receiver In Canal) Paradise range. While the exterior changes are cosmetic in nature and are difficult to see

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    COVID-19 Statement

    It is of the utmost importance to all of us to ensure that we are all in a position to help and support the maintenance of good health in our clinics.  With the spread of Corona Virus, please be assured that we are taking all recommended procedures and protocols necessary to remain Covid-19 free. We will remain open to take your calls and appointments as you need help.  To give all our patients and service users all the confidence in calling to

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  • Marvel 2.0

    Phonak Introduces Marvel 2.0

    Phonak announced the introduction of Marvel 2.0, the next generation of their Marvel technology in August. The latest update gives Marvel hearing aid wearers even more hearing performance, more connectivity and more choice. Marvel 2.0 represents an upgrade to the functionality of existing Audeo Marvel hearing aids, the introduction of RogerDirect™, and the expansion of Marvel technology to more hearing aid types.

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  • Flexible hearing aid financing

    Hearing Aid Financing Available at Connect Hearing

    We have become a registered partner with Flexi-Fi so you can now spread the cost of your hearing devices; an easy alternative to paying with cash or credit card. We understand that while the hearing aids that are right for you are exceptionally important, sometimes budget constraints can make it difficult. We believe that simple and easy hearing aid financing offers everyone the opportunity to get the very best hearing aids while still remaining

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  • Oticon Opn S Range

    The New Oticon Opn S Range in Dublin

    The new Opn S Made For iPhone hearing aid range has proven very popular with our customers. They are really excellent hearing aids that offer outstanding results. The new lithium-ion rechargeable hearing aid model has proven both reliable and popular. They offer outstanding sound quality and users are reporting that they perform really well in complex sound situations. Let's take a quick look at the highlights of the new Opn S platform:

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  • Audeo Marvel Range

    Phonak Extends The Marvel Range With Two New Devices

    Phonak has extended the Audeo Marvel range with two new model types, a 312 with a telecoil and a size 13 with a telecoil. Up to now, the Marvel range has been quite a success, but the choice of models has been limited. The new additions make the Audeo Marvel range a better choice for users who are used to having a telecoil on their hearing aids.  They have released both the Audeo M-312T, which offers a telecoil and is powered by a size 312

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  • Oticon Introduces Rechargeable Hearing Aid on The Opn Range

    Rechargeable hearing aids have proved exceptionally popular since they were introduced to much fanfare last year. Most of the hearing aid brands have now introduced them and Oticon, one of the trusted brands we deal with have caught up. They have now introduced among other things, a rechargeable hearing aid model called the MiniRITE Rechargeable.  Oticon introduced the Opn range last year and they have been exceptionally well received. They are

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  • A Happy User of Hearing Aids in Sligo

    It is nice for us to get positive feedback from our customers, we see it as a validation of the service and care that we offer. Sometimes, like recently, it is also a reminder of the difference that well-fitted hearing aids make to someone's life. One of our customers from Sligo recently sent us a letter of thanks, he is a long-term user and he has been one of our customers since mid-2014. Here is what he said:

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  • The Latest & Best Rechargeable Hearing Aids in Ireland

    Rechargeable hearing aids have certainly caught the imagination of hearing aid users and the Big Six hearing aid manufacturers have responded. Phonak’s Audéo B-R hearing aids were the first to be released quickly to be followed by Sivantos Signia Cellion Primax hearing aids. They were the first and they used an integrated lithium-ion rechargeable battery in the hearing aid’s sealed body. They are still the only hearing aid brands offering

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  • Rechargeable hearing aids

    Rechargeable Hearing Aids, What Are The Pros and Cons?

    The modern type of rechargeable hearing aids have been really popular since they were launched last year.  With the introduction of new battery technology, we have become more confident in offering them. While some people have warned people off rechargeable hearing aids for different reasons, we think there are pros and cons to the devices like everything else. Let me explain. Rechargeable hearing aids have in fact been around for a very

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  • Hearing Aids

    The Hearing aid grant is now available to the self employed

    Recent changes made by the Minister For The Department of Social Protection mean that for the first time ever, people who are self employed will now be entitled to the hearing aid grant when purchasing hearing aids. Some 500,000 self-employed people will now be able to access the hearing aid grant, free dental and optical benefits for the first time this week, as the Department of Social Protection introduces a measure signalled in last

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  • Ear Wax Removal Stillorgan

    Free Ear Wax Removal in Stillorgan During April

    We are running another of our free ear wax removal campaigns for over sixties during April in our Stillorgan hearing aid store. So if you think that you may have a problem with ear wax build up, why don't you give us a call and book an appointment? Earwax removal is a far easier process when the person uses an oil to soften the earwax and condition the skin of the ear canal. Some people just use warmed olive oil, some people use ear drops from

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  • Tinnitus Relief

    Tinnitus Relief, The Experience of a Patient

    Tinnitus is a difficult problem and the standard line from many in the medical profession is get on with it. While Tinnitus can't be cured, it can be treated and that treatment can be successful. More often than not in our experience Tinnitus is caused by an underlying hearing loss which when treated relieves the Tinnitus a huge way. When there isn't a hearing loss, sound therapy can be exceptionally effective. One of our Patients from Derry was

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  • World Hearing Day Starts Week of Events at Connect Hearing

    World Hearing Day is an annual advocacy event, celebrated every year by the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for this year’s World Hearing Day, “Action for hearing loss—Make a sound investment,” is a reminder of the impact that hearing loss can have on the individual and on society as a whole, says the organization. While that impact can be on general health and well being, there can also be a dramatic impact on the economic outlook of

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  • Virto B-Titanium hearing aids

    Phonak Introduces New Invisible Hearing Aid

    Invisible hearing aids are a very popular chice, in particular for people who are new to the idea of hearing aids. Many people are looking for something discreet to help them hear. The often want a solution that doesn't let everyone know they have a problem. So invisible hearing aids sound like a good option. However, up to the very recent past, they have not been suitable for many of the people who wanted them. Phonak have now introduced a new

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  • Phonak Launches Rechargeable Behind The Ear Hearing Aid

    Phonak have just announced the launch of their latest Bolero range which will be based on the Belong platform. They announced on the 22nd that part of the new range would be a Lithium-ion powered rechargeable Behind The Ear Device. It will be the first of its kind and the first time that Phonak will have a rechargeable BTE. So, what is there to know? Bolero is the name that Phonak assigns to their behind the ear hearing aids. As we said,

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  • iriigation ear wax removal

    Making Ear Wax Removal Easy For You

    Earwax removal is a large part of our daily routine now, we seem to see at least one or two people a day for the procedure. Just last week I had one customer laughing at how excited I got when I saw that her earwax plug was very wet and gooey. Let me explain, I don't have a secret fetish. it just makes it easier to remove and more pleasant for the customer. So what will bring about this earwax nirvana? The answer is oil, specifically oil to

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  • Trekz Titanium wireless bone conduction headphones

    AfterShokz Trekz wireless headphones available at Connect Hearing Across Ireland

    We have now begun to sell the AfterShokz Trekz wired and wireless bone conduction headphones at Connect Hearing. The systems are outstanding, offering quality audio while still allowing situational awareness. It means they are ideal for runners, cyclists, for anyone who wants to listen to their music on the go and needs to be aware of their surroundings.  The lightweight and comfortable Trekz Titanium wireless stereo headphones are the safest

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  • The Widex Beyond

    Widex Beyond Hearing Aids, Their First Made For iPhone Hearing Aids

    Widex has introduced a new device called the Beyond which is their first ever Made For iPhone hearing device. For the first time they have added direct smart phone connectivity on top of their own famous wireless connectivity platform, Widex Link. Widex has based the new digital hearing aid on their very popular Fusion model, although it is a little longer and thinner than the Fusion with a new button. The device was launched to EUHA

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  • The Pros and Cons of Micro Suction Ear Wax Removal

    Ears feeling blocked up, hearing a ringing sound, having some problems hearing conversation? The solution may be simple, the problem may be simply ear wax Modern ear wax removal is far easier than the ear syringing of old, it is safer and far more comfortable. One of the most popular methods of ear cleaning is micro suction. Let's talk about what it is and the pros and cons.  Microsuction earwax removal is performed using a microscope to see

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  • The Pros and Cons of Irrigation Ear Wax removal

    There are now two popular methods of ear wax removal undertaken in Ireland, micro suction ear wax removal and irrigation earwax removal. Ear wax removal by irrigation has completely replaced ear syringing. Ear syringing as a method of ear cleaning is pretty much discredited, it could cause more problems than it cured and often it didn't remove the ear wax. Irrigation is safer and more effective because it uses a controlled flow of water. The

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  • Living in a closed world

    Open Your World With The New Oticon Hearing Aid Range

    Oticon believe that hearing solutions up to now have been narrow in their focus, delivering tunnel vision. The focus has always been on the speaker to the front, ignoring and shutting out all other speakers. They thought that there had to be a better way than this narrow and artifical listening experience.  They also feel that limiting sounds under-stimulates the brain and deprives it of the context needed for understanding. This stresses the

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  • Microsuction ear wax removal machine

    Micro suction Ear Wax Removal Pump

    Ear Wax Removal and Olive Oil

    Ear wax removal is quite a large part of our day to day practice now, it seems that every couple of days someone comes in looking for the service. We offer both micro suction ear wax removal and irrigation removal, most of us have no preference but one or two of the Audiologists like irrigation better. Generally, most people who come in don't necessarily have a preference, they just want their ears cleaned. 

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  • Resound Unite hearing aid accessories

    Hearing aids Dublin? No Hearing Solutions

    There have been many changes to our practice and our profession over the years I have been qualified. Hearing aids have dramatically improved in their abilities and have little in common with the ones I first worked with. Our own understanding of what we do and the best solutions for the people we treat has evolved almost as much. While hearing aids have become dramatically better than they were even five years ago, our concepts about what we do

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  • What Can You Do With a Squealing Hearing Aid?

    Many hearing aid users talk about the embarrassment caused when their hearing aid makes a high-pitched screeching noise. In fact we had someone in recently to one of our hearing aid Centres in Dublin with the problem. Professionals call the sound Feedback and manufacturers have dedicated a lot of resources to try and eliminate it. Not only is it embarrassing and annoying, but it also interferes with the benefit that the hearing aids should

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  • Otosclerosis & Hearing Loss

    Otosclerosis is something that we don't come across very often, it is a middle ear condition that causes a hearing loss which in fact can be medically reversible. Quite often though people who suffer with it choose to have the procedure undertaken on one ear and not the other. We had a recent customer in our Stillorgan Hearing Aid Centre with the problem and we thought we would write about this little known issue, its treatment and what hearing

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  • A New Solution For Severe To Profound Hearing Loss

    We spoke about the launch of the new Naida range last week, we were at the event and we were exceptionally impressed with the devices and the new strategies. One of the things that struck us though was that for severe to profound hearing loss, you need an integrated solution. Hearing aids are certainly not enough to deliver to all of the needs of people with severe to profound loss. We want to look at this idea further later on, because we

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  • Phonak Launch Their Latest Naida Hearing Aid Range

    Phonak is a hearing aid manufacturer that is renowned for solutions for severe and profound hearing loss. They have just launched their latest addition, the Naida Venture range which continues and builds on that historical legacy. We attended the launch event in Dublin to learn about the new hearing devices.  As we said, Phonak have just launched the latest addition to their now famous Naida range at a launch event held in Dublin. The new

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  • A Hearing Aid Guide in Plain English

    We understand that when you are trying to make decisions about hearing aids that it can be a very difficult process. Initially it can be just coming to terms with the loss. However, when that has been managed and you decide to move forward, it can be very difficult. Hearing aids are very technical devices, in fact the different technologies that have become available are exactly why hearing aids are a better option than ever. How are you to get

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  • hearing tests Dublin, Heart & Stroke Conference

    Hearing Exhibiton at Heart & Stroke Conference Dublin

    We attended the Irish Heart Foundation Heart & Stroke Conference recently, it might seem like a strange thing to do. However, there is a strong link between the conditions that cause heart disease and stroke and the conditions that cause hearing loss. It seems that any cardio vascular problems has a knock on effect on hearing.  It makes sense, the inner ear needs a good supply of oxygenated blood to maintain health, just as our other bodily

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  • Hearing Tests & Advice on Tinnitus in Stillorgan

    We will be at Stillorgan Village Centre in Dublin on Thursday the 7th of April  with our mobile hearing healthcare unit. We will be happy to discuss hearing loss, hearing aids and the latest advances in treatment for tinnitus. The mobile unit allows us to get out and about to raise hearing awareness in communities all over Ireland. We will also be offering free hearing scan tests at the Stillorgan event ao you can check exactly what is going on

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  • Phonak Audeo Hearing Aids

    The Latest RIC Devices From Phonak, The Audeo V 90

    Phonak hearing aids are renowned in our profession for quality and reliability. They are constantly introducing new hearing aid features and technology to deliver a better experience to people with hearing loss. The introduced their new Venture chipset and platform in 2015 and it was a strong update of their hearing device range. The Audéo V (for Venture), is a Receiver-In-Canal (RIC) hearing aid, which makes it a versatile but discreet device.

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  • Phonak Hearing Aids

    Hearing Aids, The Phonak Bolero V90 Hearing Device Range

    Phonak released the new Bolero Venture platform of digital hearing aids last year. They feature Phonak's latest high-performance features & technology and are designed to provide you a seamless listening experience across all of the situations you find yourself in. Phonak hearing aids are a stalwart of the hearing aids we provide. We have always found great success with their devices and the customers who use them are always very happy. The

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  • The new Inium range

    Hearing Aids, Oticon Nera2 Pro Hearing Systems Range

    Oticon is one of the primary hearing aid manufacturers that we use for our customers, they offer a full range of hearing aid models that deliver high technology and power to treat most hearing losses. Last year they updated their BrainHearing technology and delivered a whole new range of technology levels. We have discussed the Alta2 Pro already and this time we want to focus on the Nera2 Pro.  The Nera2 Pro digital hearing aid range is simply

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  • Phonak Virto V90 hearing aids

    Phonak Virto V90 Hearing Aids 

    Phonak is a world leading hearing aid manufacturer who have delivered some outstanding hearing aid technology over the last few years. Phonak hearing aids are a stalwart of our hearing aid armoury and we use their hearing aids with our customers a lot. We have always had outstanding results from them and many happy customers. Phonak split their ranges a little differently than the other manufacturers. They split their ranges into technology

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  • Oticon hearing aids Dublin

    Alta2 Pro Hearing Aids Dublin

    Another one of the fantastic hearing aid brands we use in our hearing aid centres is Oticon. They are a Danish manufacturer who produce some outstanding hearing aids. Last year they introduced their latest hearing aid range based on their brand new Inium Sense processor. We have some great results from Oticon hearing aids and we know many people are interested in them. So we thought we would talk about the Alta2 Pro in this post, explain where

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  • Widex Unique hearing aids Dublin

    The Latest Mid Range Hearing Aids From Widex

    The Widex Unique 330 is the upper mid range hearing aid family in the new "Unique" range from Widex. Widex have delivered a very strong range at this price point as they always do, they have retained some of the better features from the more expensive 440. We tend to provide Widex to many of our customers because they are really fantastic hearing aids and we have been using the Unique since its launch last year. We have found it to be an

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  • Hearing aid Dublin - Widex Unique

    Let's take a deeper look at the Widex Unique 440 Hearing aid Range

    The Unique 440 is the top of the range hearing devices in Widex's new "Unique" range. We have been impressed with the results that we have seen with this hearing aid so far. We have been fitting it since late October and our customers have nothing but praise for the hearing devices. As you would expect, Widex have produced an excellent range of hearing aids, with a number of features not available in any other hearing aid. Widex hearing aids are

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  • find out about the latest hearing aid technology

    Hearing Technology Event Dublin

    We will be running a hearing aid technology event at Connect hearing in both our Dublin hearing aid centre at the end of January. It will be three days packed with information, education and great offers. So what exactly will be happening? You can come along to either our hearing aid centre in Stillorgan or Fairview to meet our experienced Audiologists, where you can avail of  You can avail of a free hearing consultation, worried about your

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  • Dry-Go Station from Widex

    Your Hearing Aid Maintenance Routine

    A good clean and care routine for your hearing aids is important to keep them in tip top shape. A regular maintenance routine will pay off for you in real money terms by reducing the amount of breakdowns you face as your hearing aids age. As a part of that regualr clean and care schedule it’s important to include the drying of your hearing devices. During the day as you use them, moisture can build up on the inside of the hearing aids,

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  • Best hearing aids in the world?

    What's the best hearing aid in the world

    Those are two questions we get asked quite a lot at our hearing aid centres in Dublin and across Ireland, when people are making a decision, they like to be able to make the best decision. We understand this quite well, decisions about treating your hearing loss with hearing aids are always big ones. Initially for most it is a jump in the dark, while they do some research, some of the information can be hard to difest. Most of our customers are

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  • Microsuction ear wax removal Dublin

    Microsuction Earwax Removal Dublin, Now Available

    As part of our commitment to offering cutting edge service to our customers, we have have now introduced micro suction ear wax removal services in Dublin. We consider micro suction to be the safest and easiest method of earwax removal and that is why we decided to ensure it was available at our hearing aid centres in Dublin.   Micro suction earwax removal is undertaken using a specialist medical pump with attachments which uses gentle suction to

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  • Hearing test

    Hearing Loss Forecast To Rise by 40%

    The number of people in Britain suffering hearing problems is expected to rise by 40 per cent by 2035 amid a rapidly ageing population, a UK charity has forecast. The charity, Action on Hearing Loss said the number of people suffering hearing loss will rise from the one in six who suffer currently, to one in five. They have called for more investment in treatment and research into hearing loss to be undertaken in the UK. The charity went onto

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  • Unique Hearing aids

    Hearing Aids & Windy Days, No Problem!

    It is a complaint that we hear often, people saying that they just can't wear their hearing aids in windy conditions. In the past, a windy day meant a day without hearing aids for many people. However, new Widex technology means that wind doesn’t have to be a big issue for hearing aid users. It’s all thanks to the new Widex Wind Noise Manager feature in the Widex Unique hearing aids.  According to the Marketrak survey, a massive survey of

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  • Phonak hearing aids

    New Hearing Aids in Dublin From Phonak

    Phonak has just launched its newest custom hearing aid range. The Virto V range of hearing aids, the devices use their powerful Venture platform with the latest Autosense OS which was introduced with the Audeo V. They launched the new custom hearing devices at the EUHA congress 2015 in Nuremberg, Germany. The new custom digital hearing aid range is the latest addition to the Venture platform. We are pretty excited about introducing them to our

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  • Widex Unique Hearing Aids

    Widex Unique Hearing Aids Launched in Dublin

    Widex have just launched their newest and most technologically advanced hearing aids yet at a launch event in Dublin. The Widex Unique range of hearing aids was launched at an event held at Croke Park last week, we got a sneak peek just before the new range was launched internationally. Widex say that these are the best hearing aids that they have ever produced, judging on the past performance of their hearing aids, that is a big claim.

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  • Free Earwax Removal, Dublin

    As part of the clebrations around the opening of our new Dublin Hearing Aid Centre at 11 Fairview Strand, Dublin 3, we are having a free earwax removal event on the 19th of October in Fairview. Our Audiologists will be there on the day offering the service free of charge.  Although the service is free, places are limited and by appointment, so call us on 1800 848 888 to book yours now. Although we use water to remove the earwax, the method is

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  • Hearing in noise

    Hidden Hearing Loss! A Newly Emerging Problem

    We read a really interesting article a while ago that detailed the findings and ongoing research of David McAlpine, a professor of auditory neuroscience at the UCL Ear Institute in London. The article outlined the emerging understanding of a problem that has been named Hidden Hearing Loss. The name was first presented in 2011 and it pertains to a problem that according to some surveys up to 25% of us suffer with. Several surveys undertaken over

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  • Hearing aids and connecting to the TV audio

    Hearing aids & how they can stop the battle over the tv volume

    We often hear that being able to hear the TV is a big problem and that there are a lot of arguments over the TV volume. Generally when people get a set of hearing aids they expect this problem to be solved, in all honesty, sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Sometimes even with the best hearing aids available, the audio on tv can still be an issue.Widex (one of our hearing aid suppliers) commissioned  a study a few years ago in the UK on the

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  • Hearing aids Dublin

    Hearing Aids, How You Feel About Them Could Be Damaging Your Health

    Many people never spare a thought for their hearing health, generally it never registers on their mind until there is a problem. Then it is often something that is treated with denial. Hearing loss is inexorably entwined with getting old in the minds of many. That is not the case of course, in fact recent research has shown that with the explosion of personal music players hearing loss is becoming a problem at ever younger ages. 

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  • Audibility extender feature from Widex

    Hearing Aids With A Frequency Lowering Feature

    Most people with hearing loss have the bulk of it, or the worst of it in the high frequencies. This is probably the most common type of a hearing problem and it is mainly responsible for the difficulty that many have with the clarity of words in speech. The most important parts of speech for clarity are the consonants of speech which are all high frequency sounds. The consonants of speech are sounds like /s/, /k/, /th/, these sounds give the

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  • wireless hearing aids

    Wireless Hearing Aids, What Can They Do For You?

    In the modern world, we’ve come to rely on mobile phones, tablets and other wireless devices to keep us connected to our family, friends and workplace. These devices use signals that are transmitted through the air via receiving points, ultimately delivering messages to the recipient without wires. This technology has changed many things in our daily lives and hearing aids are no exception. In recent years more and more hearing aid manufacturers

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  • genetic treatment for hearing loss?

    Is Hearing Loss Still A Permanent Condition?

    When it comes to the actual search for a curative treatment for hearing loss, more and more gene therapies are beginning to show promise. Exciting things are happening in gene therapy for hearing loss and it’s not just mice and guinea pigs who are seeing the benefit. There is actually a clinical trial in Kansas, US, in humans for a gene-based drug that could help restore damaged inner ear hair cells.

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  • Hearing Loss & Health Concerns

    Hearing Loss & Associated Health Consequences

    Many people take hearing loss as a bit of a laugh. I blame the Two Ronnies & John Cleese for writing those sketches that always laughed at people with this problem. As a result I think that many people put themselves in the place of being laughed at if they were to wear a hearing instrument. This would be a dangerous error to make. I’ll explain why! An extension to a study started in 1958 in Baltimore, U.S.A., tracked various health factors in a

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  • The top six signs you should invest in a hearing aid

    Six Signs You Need To Think About Hearing Aids

    We saw a great article from Widex a while ago and it got us thinking about our Patients. The article deatailed six signs that you should consider hearing aids. Some background here, Widex is one of the hearing aid manufacturers that we use at Connect Hearing. They have some really innovative features and hearing aids that we use for certain Patients with certain problems. Great technology and a fantastic company to work with. 

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  • Starkey Z Series Hearing Aids

    The Latest Starkey Hearing Aids

    The Z Series hearing aids are the latest hearing aid family from Starkey available in our hearing aid centres in Stillorgan and Fairview, Dublin, Ardee & Letterkenny and clinics across Ireland.Starkey, an American manufacturer that has been delivering quality hearing aids for many years. As Starkey’s newest full family of wireless products, Z Series features their next-generation 900 MHz wirless technology that leads the way in performance,

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  • Tinnitus advice and treatment

    Free Tinnitus Consultation In Donegal

    Have you ever noticed that ringing or hissing noise in your ears or just thought that there was an engine running outside your house? Or do you have trouble getting to sleep with the noise in your ears or just your head? If so read on…… This condition is called “Tinnitus”. In years gone by it was called “The Death Bell”. In both the Welsh & Irish language, Tinnitus was translated as “The Death Bell”. This gave rise to allot of superstition

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  • Midlands Home & Garden Exhibition Mullingar

    Free Hearing Tests & Tinnitus Advice in Mullingar

    Connect Hearing will be out in force offering free hearing tests and tinnitus advice in the mobile unit at the Midlands Home & Garden Exhibition in Mullingar between the 24th and the 26th of July. The event will be held at the Belvedere House & Gardens Mullingar. It is a beautiful setting for what promises to be a fantastic event.  We will be offering free hearing tests, tinnitus and hearing healthcare advice to all comers. So if you are

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  • Connect Hearing mobile unit in Artane

    Free hearing tests in Artane, Dublin

    We are in Artane Castle shopping centre in North Dublin today and tomorrow offering free hearing screenings to anyone who wishes one. We will also be offering advice on tinnitus and protecting your hearing. Don't worry if you can't make it today or tomorrow, as part of our celebrations we are offering free hearing tests in our new hearing aid centre in Fairview, Dublin. So you can always head over there and we will look after you. 

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  • Seven myths about Tinnitus

    Seven Myths About Tinnitus You Should ignore

    If you have ringing in your ears, it is a good bet that tinnitus is probably causing that ringing or buzzing in your ear that doesn’t seem to go away. It might be that your doctor told you that tinnitus can’t be helped – that you’ll just have to deal with it. That is not quite true. Tinnitus is a condition that’s annoying at best and debilitating at worse – but there are ways to make it better. Here are some of the misconceptions that we have

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  • Looking For digital Hearing Aids in Dublin?

    At Connect Hearing we are committed to providing the best hearing aids and hearing care service in Dublin & across Ireland. That is why we supply digital hearing aids from only the best hearing aid manufacturers in the world. We back up those hearing aids with strong custoner care & after care service. We use the best and offer the best because it is what you expect and it makes our life a whole lot easier. 

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  • Hearing Tests & Tinnitus Advice in Dublin

    We were at Stillorgan Village Centre in Dublin at the end of last week with our mobile hearing healthcare unit. Over two days we spoke to a lot of people in relation to hearing loss, hearing aids and the latest advances in treatment for tinnitus. The mobile unit allows us to go out to communities all over Ireland to help raise awareness and answer questions about hearing loss and modern hearing aids.

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  • Our Mobile Unit Offers Hearing Screening Local To You

    We were at Super Valu in Dungloe County Donegal recently with our mobile hearing healthcare unit. A great day was had and we spoke to a lot of people in relation to hearing loss, hearing aids and the latest advances in wireless assistive devices for hearing loss. The mobile unit allows us to go out to communities all over Ireland to help raise awareness and answer questions about hearing loss and modern hearing aids.

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  • Special Offer On Hearing Aids in Dublin

    In order to celebrate the opening of our new Clinic in Fairview, Dublin 3 and to promote better hearing healthcare , we are offering Free Hearing Health checks plus we have a €200 gift voucher for anyone who needs a new hearing system . This offer is valid in any of Connect Hearings Nationwide clinics from now to June 30th 2015 ! To avail of this offer message Connect Hearing here or just call 01 818 6850 to book your appointment !

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  • New Hearing Aid Centre in Dublin

    Our purpose built hearing aid centre in Fairview has just opened its doors. The practice is open Monday to Friday and Saturday by prior arrangment only.  We invite you to book in for a free hearing check and an opportunity to meet the team. Our Audiologist Angela and receptionist Cathy, are always happy to answer any questions and welcome new clients to the practice. The Practice is equipped with the most modern hearing test and hearing aid

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  • Looking For a Hearing Test in Dublin?

    There are many steps that are part of a hearing test and hearing aid evaluation that we undertake at Connect Hearing.  If you think that you may have a hearing loss or might need a hearing aid, you will first need to have a hearing test. The hearing test is non intrusive and usually takes less than an hour to complete. At the time of the hearing test we will take a case history, this allows us to determine how much your hearing problem impacts

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  • Free Hearing test at the over 50s show in Letterkenny

    Connect Hearing are attending the over 50’s exhibition in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny this Saturday the 25th & Sunday the 26th. So if you are worried, or just interested about your hearing, why don't you drop by and get a free hearing test from us.  If You can't make it on the day, why don't you book a free, no obligation, hearing test with us in Letterkenny. just click on the button to the right and you can submit your details. we will

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  • World Tinnitus Day In Dublin

    As part of World Tinnitus Day we attended an event in Filmbase in Temple Bar. The event was to publicise Tinitus Awareness in Ireland and involved a host of guest speakers.  We offered free hearing tests as part of the event to anyone who wanted to check their hearing. Of course because of the area we were in and accompanying noise levels we gave scan tests that would indicate any problems that we could follow up on later.

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  • Invisible Hearing Aids 

    At Connect Hearing we use many different hearing aid manufacturers, this strategy allows us to fit what is best for you. each of the manufacturers has hearing aids that are labelled Invisible. we thought we would do a run down on what is available in our hearing aid centres in Stillorgan and Fairview, Dublin, Ardee & Letterkenny and clinics across Ireland. The IIC is small enough to be placed very deep inside the ear canal, making it virtually

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  • BTE Hearing Aids From Phonak

    The M or mini BTE style from Phonak is a discreet  traditional hearing aid configuration. It has a programme button on the case allowing you to change programmes with ease. It can be used with traditional tubing and a mould. Alternatively, It can be used with a thin tube and instant fit dome. With thin tube and dome it is an ultra discreet option. Small and discreet with a variety of colours there is one to suit anybody's style. 

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  • Leading Brand Digital Hearing Aids

    Designed and built by world-leading manufacturers, including Oticon, Phonak and Widex, they’re packed with high technology features and the newest innovations. So what Can they do for you? Some modern digital hearing aids are self-learning. The Resound Linx Made For iPhone hearing aids get to know your preferred settings for places you go to and adjust automatically. Our hearing aids don’t just turn up the volume, they identify the sounds you

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  • How to clean an in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid 

    Widex released a great post with video and images recently showing how best to clean your custom Widex in the ear hearing aid. We thought that we would show you the images and tips and add a few of our own for non Widex hearing aids. The video below shows the steps to care and clean for a Widex ITE hearing aid. Widex is one of the few manufacturers that has the microphone inlet in the battery door. Most manufacturers make their custom hearing

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  • Oticon Tinnitus SoundSupport Provides a Personalised Tinnitus Relief Approach

    Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, whistling, ticking or other sound that presents itself in the ear without any external source. It is still little understood, however, we are constantly finding out more and more about the condition because of on-going research. Tinnitus is not a disease, it is in fact a symptom of an underlying problem. It can be a very disruptive problem for some,interfering with their enjoyment of day to day activities. It can

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  • Widex Fashion Power Hearing Aids

    Hearing Aids For Profound Users

    If you have severe-to-profound hearing loss, it is essential that your hearing aids have a lot of power. That they deliver a lot of output, but power or output alone does not provide great sound. The new FASHION POWER hearing aid from Widex has enough power to help someone with even profound hearing loss hear in any listening situation while delivering the incredible sound quality you would expect from the most advanced technology available.

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    Brain Hearing from Oticon

    Brain Hearing From Oticon, What Does It Do?

    Our brain processes and interprets the sounds our ears detect. The fewer details of sound the brain receives, the harder it has to work to make sense of it. Oticon provides better hearing with less effort by giving the brain the clearest, purest, most normal signal to decode. Oticon calls this approach BrainHearing™. Speech understanding and comprehension are cognitive processes, processes that happen in the brain. When hearing is compromised,

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  • Oticon Introduces New Hearing Aids Platform

    New hearing aid range delivers up to 20% better soft speech understanding. Inium Sense brings improved processing power to BrainHearing™ technologies for better performance and improved personalization. Oticon, Inc. has introduced the Alta2, Nera2 and Ria2 hearing aids ranges, the latest hearing solutions in the Performance Line families and the first to be powered by Oticon’s new Inium Sense Platform.  The new even more sophisticated sound

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  • Connect Hearing Gift Cards

    €50 Gift Cards can be used to purchase Accessories, Batteries or can contribute towards a loved one’s Hearing System.. These can be bought online. Alternatively, Call 01 2073132 or Email

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  • Widex Zen and Tinnitus

    Suffering From Tinnitus, You Can Get Relief

    Well if you are, we think that we may have the solution for you, the Widex Zen feature is proven to give relief from tinnitus. Zen is available on Widex hearing aids and on a totally new concept device for tinnitus relief without hearing loss, The Widex Zen2Go. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a symptom resulting from a range of underlying causes. When you suffer from tinnitus, you perceive certain sounds that are generated by the nervous system

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  • Welcome to our new website

    Connect Hearing has been offering premium hearing care, comprehensive hearing tests and best value hearing aids in Ireland since 2009. During this time we have evolved as a company greatly, expanding to new locations with many new staff joining our team. We really believe that during this time we have established an audiology brand that has become renowned for professional service. To reflect that and the changes in our company structure and

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