Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Management

Meniere’s Disease & Vestibular Migraine Support

Clinical Hearing Assessments & Hearing Aid Fittings

Kinsale Hearing

Ruth Hadley is a highly experienced Clinical Audiologist with advanced audio and vestibular diagnostic and rehabilitative skills. She worked for over 15yrs in the NHS as a Chief Audiologist and Hearing Therapist in Bristol, UK before relocating to Kinsale with her family in 2017. West Cork is familiar to Ruth as her family is from Cork City.

At Kinsale Hearing, Ruth Hadley offers Adult and Paediatric Hearing Assessments (+4yrs), Hearing Aid Fittings, Tinnitus Management, Balance Rehabilitation and Hearing Therapy. She is available for domiciliary and hospital visits within the Kinsale district.

Ruth is a registered clinician with RCCP (The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologist UK), a member of the British Academy of Audiology (BAA), the British Society of Audiology (BSA) and a member of the Irish Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (ISHAA) and Irish Academy of Audiology (IAOA).

  • Adult and Paediatric (4yrs+) Hearing Tests

  • Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Assessment & Management

  • Balance Rehabilitation

  • Hearing Aid Fittings

  • Custom Swim Plugs and Noise Protection

  • Hearing Therapy

  • Meniere’s Disease & Vestibular Migraine Support

  • Minor Hearing Aid Repairs

To Book an Appointment, Please Phone or Email

To Book an Appointment, Please Phone or Email

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Tax Relief & PRSI

  • Non-Medical Card Holders
    The Treatment Benefit Scheme is provided under the Department of Social Protection. The scheme is available to insured workers, retired people, and their dependent spouses who have the required number of PRSI Contributions. Kinsale Hearing has a contract with the Department of Social Protection. The Department pays a maximum contribution of €500 towards each hearing aid, every 4 years. Read more about the Treatment Benefit Scheme on the Department of Social Protections Website.
  • Medical Card Holders
    Medical Card Holders are entitled to free hearing aid services from the HSE. If you wish to obtain a hearing aid on your medical card you must first consult with your G.P.
  • Private Health Insurance Cover
    Hearing aid prescriptions are generally not covered by private health insurance companies in Ireland. Depending however, on your level of cover, the cost of a hearing test may be reimbursable. Contact your Health Insurance Company for further information.
  • Tax Relief
    You may claim tax relief in respect of the cost of certain medical expenses paid by you. This includes the cost of hearing aids.

Click here for the Revenue website for further information on MED1 Tax Relief Scheme 


Read more about the Treatment Benefit Scheme on the Department of Social Protections Website

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