Tour de Munster 2023 – a triumph!

12 Jul 2024

Munster Rugby partners with Down Syndrome Ireland and Tour de Munster

04 May 2023

Save the date, 2022 DSI AGM set for Saturday, 26th of November

12 Jul 2024

Seán Kelly launches the 22nd edition of Tour de Munster

12 Jul 2024

The 22nd annual edition of the Tour de Munster charity cycle was officially launched by cycling legend Seán Kelly at DSI Cork’s Field of Dreams on Sunday, 12th June.

Tour de Munster 2022 announces Charity Partnership with Down Syndrome Ireland

12 Jul 2024

Details of the charity partnership, that sees the annual 600km Tour de Munster charity cycle once again share the journey with Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster branches have been officially announced.

Education Support for Branches

04 Aug 2021

A number of branches have been in contact over recent months requesting talks and in-person support for members, but due to ongoing restrictions, it will not be possible to offer any in-person support to branches for the foreseeable future.

MOTE & Work Skills Programme Information Evening Limerick

02 Nov 2020

Our Limerick branch intends to offer the DSI MOTE and Work Skills Adult Education course to adults with Down syndrome who are over 18 years of age from September 2020.

Pilot Parent Link Training Workshop

12 Jul 2024

The pilot Parent Link training workshop took place over two days (7th and 21st of September) in the Field of Dreams, Cork.  Olive Buckeridge - Early Years Specialist and Eileen English – Parent Link Facilitator were warmly welcomed by Down Syndrome Ireland President, Liam Ahern and Jason Pierce - Early Intervention Coordinator at our Cork Branch.

Team Ireland Win Big

12 Jul 2024

Team Ireland returns jubilant and full of success following their fantastic results in Sardinia at the week-long European Down Syndrome Swimming Championships.

Cuts to Rehabilitative Training Allowance of €31.80 per week an ‘attack on the most vulnerable in society’

12 Jul 2024

Down Syndrome Ireland strongly opposes the decision to scrap the rehabilitative training (RT) allowance, worth €31.80 a week per student, for new entrants which was announced earlier this month by the Health Service Executive (HSE). We call for a full reinstatement of this allowance which is an essential financial support that contributes to increasing participation in lifelong learning for students with disabilities.