Branch (Local News)
Down Syndrome Ireland Members at GAA Inclusion Day in Croke Park
18 Jul 2019
Down Syndrome Ireland has been asked to invite some of our young adults to take part in the Croke Park Inclusion Day on Sunday the 21st of July, it is a huge opportunity and a once in a lifetime experience to work at the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Finals between Mayo V Meath (2PM) and Kerry V Donegal (4PM).
Field of Dreams Cork Graduation
15 Jul 2019
Congratulations to the first graduates from the Field of Dreams, Cork programme - they are Paul, Alan, Tadgh, John, Jenny, Lisa, Maeve and Maria.
Thank you to our former President Mary Doherty
04 Jul 2019
As a mother, since her son Aaron was born 11 years ago with Down syndrome, Mary has fought hard every minute of the day to ensure that Aaron reaches his full potential. As a young mum with a newborn baby with disabilities she experienced first hand the lack of services and facilities from medical-card issues, provision of language therapists and special needs assistants to help children get the best start in life.
Liam Ahern – New President of Down Syndrome Ireland
02 Jul 2019
Down Syndrome Ireland welcomes new President Liam Ahern form our Cork Branch.
Kildare DSI branch Latch-On Adult Education Graduation Ceremony 2019
01 Jul 2019
Congratulations to the graduates of our Kildare Latch-On programme, the graduation took place in Piper's Hill, Naas on Thursday the 27th of June. Six amazing students graduated after two years of study in the adult education Literacy & Technology Hands-On programme.
Tour de Munster charity cycle 2019
28 Jun 2019
Celebrating its 19th year this August, the annual Tour de Munster charity cycle will once again take to the roads of Munster from August 8th to 11th, raising vital funds and awareness for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland. Details of the 2019 Tour de Munster including the 600km route were officially announced at the recent launch which took place on Thursday, June 27th at our Cork branch’s Field of Dreams.