Dublin

About Us

Down Syndrome Dublin is the Dublin branch of Down Syndrome Ireland and is the founding and oldest branch of the organisation. We are an organisation of parents and families, striving to enhance the lives of our children through Inclusion, Independence and Choice.

There are approximately 380 members in our branch, ranging in age from babies to adults. The branch is run by a committee of parent volunteers who meet once a month to discuss the running and organising of our branch. We provide a range of services, classes, therapies and activities for all age groups. All of these are organised by parent volunteers.

Become a member and sign up to our newsletter - margaret.carroll6@gmail.com


Education and Therapy

  • New Parent Support
  • Parent Link
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Information Talks / Expert Speakers
  • Music Therapy
  • Numicon
  • Latch On Adult Literacy
  • MOTE


Life Skills and Social Groups

  • Parent & Toddler / Toddler Play Sessions
  • Social Outings
  • Music
  • Disco
  • Drama
  • Art
  • Summer Camps

Ages 0-4: Baby & Toddler Group, Baldoyle Family Resource Centre, D13, Tuesdays @10am during term (spaces available), contact Ciara at contactus@dsdublin.ie or secretary@dsdublin.ie

Ages 6-12: Mini Jymmers Music group, Scouts Hall Donaghmede, D13. Fridays @3.45pm During Term (spaces available), Text Bernie on 086 3375734

Ages 8-15: Morning Art and Activity Club, Carmelite Centre, D 2. Saturdays @11am during term (spaces available), text Sarah Jane on 087 9317078

Ages 8-99+: Afternoon Art and Activity Club, Carmelite Centre, D2. Saturdays @1.30pm during term (spaces available), text Sarah Jane on 087 9317078 (there are 3 groups in the afternoon session, children from 8, teens and adults)

Ages 16-99+: Musical Theatre Group, Carmelite Centre, D2. Saturdays @ 4.30pm, text Margaret on 086 1540652 (spaces available)


Sports and Fitness

  • Sport / Fitness
  • Dance / Hip Hop
  • Play Ball
  • Basket Ball
  • Cycling

Ages 5-8: Sports Group, National Sport Campus, Tuesdays during term time 5pm (space available) contact Susan at susan.dixon2@gmail.com

Ages 5-8: Playball, Castleknock Community Centre, D15.  Thursdays 3.45pm during term (space available), contact Susan at susan.dixon2@gmail.com

Ages 8-11: Playball, Castleknock Community Centre, D15 on Thursdays 4.30 - 5.15pm, during school term (space available) contact Christine at chriskea15@icloud.com

Ages 11-13: Playball, Castleknock Community Centre, D15 on Thursdays 5.15 - 6pm, during school term (waiting list in place) contact Christine at chriskea15@icloud.com

Ages 5-10: Dance Class, Ballyroan Community Centre, D16. Fridays @ 5pm during Term (waiting list in place), text Sylvaine on 086 8839063

Ages 11-18: Dance Class, Ballyroan Community Centre, D16. Fridays @ 4pm during Term (waiting list in place), text Eithne on 087 6206957

Ages 16-20: The Tigers Basket Ball Club, St. Michael’s Community Centre, Inchicore, D8. Wednesdays @7pm, text Trish on 086 3927709 (spaces available)


Contact

General Enquiries - 01-9022989 (please note that this number is manned by a volunteer. If you do not get an answer, please try again at a different time of the day.)

Bernie Dixon, Chairperson - 0863375734

About Us

Down Syndrome Dublin is the Dublin branch of Down Syndrome Ireland and is the founding and oldest branch of the organisation. We are an organisation of parents and families, striving to enhance the lives of our children through Inclusion, Independence and Choice.

There are approximately 380 members in our branch, ranging in age from babies to adults. The branch is run by a committee of parent volunteers who meet once a month to discuss the running and organising of our branch. We provide a range of services, classes, therapies and activities for all age groups. All of these are organised by parent volunteers.

Become a member and sign up to our newsletter - margaret.carroll6@gmail.com


Education and Therapy

  • New Parent Support
  • Parent Link
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Information Talks / Expert Speakers
  • Music Therapy
  • Numicon
  • Latch On Adult Literacy
  • MOTE


Life Skills and Social Groups

  • Parent & Toddler / Toddler Play Sessions
  • Social Outings
  • Music
  • Disco
  • Drama
  • Art
  • Summer Camps

Ages 0-4: Baby & Toddler Group, Baldoyle Family Resource Centre, D13, Tuesdays @10am during term (spaces available), contact Ciara at contactus@dsdublin.ie or secretary@dsdublin.ie

Ages 6-12: Mini Jymmers Music group, Scouts Hall Donaghmede, D13. Fridays @3.45pm During Term (spaces available), Text Bernie on 086 3375734

Ages 8-15: Morning Art and Activity Club, Carmelite Centre, D 2. Saturdays @11am during term (spaces available), text Sarah Jane on 087 9317078

Ages 8-99+: Afternoon Art and Activity Club, Carmelite Centre, D2. Saturdays @1.30pm during term (spaces available), text Sarah Jane on 087 9317078 (there are 3 groups in the afternoon session, children from 8, teens and adults)

Ages 16-99+: Musical Theatre Group, Carmelite Centre, D2. Saturdays @ 4.30pm, text Margaret on 086 1540652 (spaces available)


Sports and Fitness

  • Sport / Fitness
  • Dance / Hip Hop
  • Play Ball
  • Basket Ball
  • Cycling

Ages 5-8: Sports Group, National Sport Campus, Tuesdays during term time 5pm (space available) contact Susan at susan.dixon2@gmail.com

Ages 5-8: Playball, Castleknock Community Centre, D15.  Thursdays 3.45pm during term (space available), contact Susan at susan.dixon2@gmail.com

Ages 8-11: Playball, Castleknock Community Centre, D15 on Thursdays 4.30 - 5.15pm, during school term (space available) contact Christine at chriskea15@icloud.com

Ages 11-13: Playball, Castleknock Community Centre, D15 on Thursdays 5.15 - 6pm, during school term (waiting list in place) contact Christine at chriskea15@icloud.com

Ages 5-10: Dance Class, Ballyroan Community Centre, D16. Fridays @ 5pm during Term (waiting list in place), text Sylvaine on 086 8839063

Ages 11-18: Dance Class, Ballyroan Community Centre, D16. Fridays @ 4pm during Term (waiting list in place), text Eithne on 087 6206957

Ages 16-20: The Tigers Basket Ball Club, St. Michael’s Community Centre, Inchicore, D8. Wednesdays @7pm, text Trish on 086 3927709 (spaces available)


Contact

General Enquiries - 01-9022989 (please note that this number is manned by a volunteer. If you do not get an answer, please try again at a different time of the day.)

Bernie Dixon, Chairperson - 0863375734

Local Services

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