Joe McCarthy backs “Lots of Socks” for World Down Syndrome Day

01 Mar 2024

Woodie’s Heroes 2023

18 Jul 2023

Down Syndrome Ireland is delighted to be one of the featured charities in this year's Woodie's Heroes campaign. 100% of donations will be split between Down Syndrome Ireland, ISPCC Childline, Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland, and Make-A-Wish Ireland. Woodie's customers can donate in store, via QR code or by text. All funds raised for Down Syndrome Ireland will go towards our vital Early Years programmes. You can donate in-store at your local Woodie's, or online at this link: If you're a member or supporter of DSI, please let your local Woodie's staff know how much you appreciate their support - and why not take a picture for social media, and tag Down Syndrome Ireland?

Aligning Disability Services with the UNCRPD

06 Apr 2023

Down Syndrome Ireland members outline urgent issues with Progressing Disabilities

25 Feb 2022

There is nowhere in the country where children are getting ready access to all of the therapies they need to support them to reach their potential.

Don’t Talk Down to Me!

27 Jul 2021

60ft Mural Featuring Amanda Butler with Down syndrome is unveiled in Dublin City Centre

DSI and City of Dublin ETB announce partnership to offer further education courses

20 Jul 2021

We are delighted to announce a partnership with the City of Dublin ETB to offer further education courses for adults with Down syndrome.

Stay Home And Stay Safe

07 Apr 2020

Here is Dublin branch member Josh Garvey (15), sharing a wonderful message to all our members and their families at this most difficult time in all our lives.

Big Life Fix – Josh Garvey

25 Mar 2020

15-year-old Josh Garvey a member of our Dublin branch from Rathfarnham is non-verbal and uses a tablet to speak - but it's heavy, the volume is low, and it's full of distractions.

Covid-19 and Down syndrome

16 Mar 2020

Serving up Happiness

11 Mar 2020

This is Chloe Mc Evoy, she is one of our Ability Programme graduates working in the busy bar and restaurant trade.