We both begin our day’s work as Irish Sign Language (ISL) interpreters before we leave the house, with essential yoga stretches. Sign language interpreters find themselves repeating a lot of the same movements and that can lend itself to repetitive strain injury.
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Wednesday is the toughest day of the week for a parliamentary reporter, with numerous committee meetings in the morning, Seanad sittings and a Dáil session that stretches into the night.