Local Branches

Down Syndrome Ireland has twenty-five branches nationwide. These branches are run almost exclusively by volunteer parents working in committees and providing their members with a wide range of services and social opportunities.

The services and opportunities offered to members vary with each branch, but among them are:

    • Parent Link
    • Early Development Programmes
    • Mother & Child Groups
    • Pre-school Home Teaching Service
    • Speech & Language Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • The Latch-On (Adult Literacy) Programme
    • Employment Opportunities

    • Arts & Crafts Classes
    • Speech & Drama Classes
    • Dance Classes
    • Social Occasions including:
      • Christmas Parties
      • Summer Outings
      • Theatre & Concert visits


Click on your County for your local branch details


All the services provided at branch level are funded through donations and fundraising by the members of those branches and their families and friends.

Please click here for information about membership to your local branch.