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Kinsale Hearing

Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Management

Kinsale Hearing

Meniere’s Disease & Vestibular Migraine Support

Kinsale Hearing

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.

At Kinsale Hearing, Ruth Hadley offers Adult Hearing Assessments, 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 (IAA).

Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Assessment & Management

Hearing Aid Fittings (Adults Only)

Hearing Therapy

Minor Hearing Aid Repairs

Balance Rehabilitation

Kinsale Hearing

To Book an Appointment, Please Phone or Email

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

Kinsale Hearing

To Book an Appointment, Please Phone or Email

  • How do I know if I need hearing aids?
    If you are experiencing difficulties with your hearing which is affecting your day-to-day life, you may need a hearing aid. Kinsale Hearing offers full diagnostic hearing assessments to determine the need for any kind of intervention. It may not be a hearing aid fitting. But the very first step is the recognition of the fact that you have a hearing problem and have the desire to do something about it.
  • How much does it cost to get a hearing aid?
    The cost of hearing aids varies depending on the type you opt for. Kinsale Hearing provides a wide range of different digital Hearing Aids options to suit the individual hearing loss, cosmetic and financial preferences.
  • How long do hearing aids last?
    When properly maintained, hearing aids should last about 5-6 years, with many lasting even longer than this.
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