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: https://www.idonate.ie/event/woodiesheroes23 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?
Tour de Mace gets Rolling
28 Jun 2023
Down Syndrome Ireland and MACE are delighted to announce the launch of Tour de MACE 2023. MACE retailers across Ireland will be inviting customers and staff to donate between 15 minutes and 1 hour of their time to cycle on static bikes and raise much needed funds for Down Syndrome Ireland, MACE’s official charity partner, this summer. MACE Sales Director Keith Crawford and Down Syndrome Ireland CEO, Barry Sheridan, were recently joined by DSI members, Newbridge native Conor O’Donnell, star of Apple+ show ‘Bad Sisters’ and Mary-Clare Shaughnessy (Laois Branch), on a recent visit to MACE Mountrath in Co Laois to officially launch the Tour de MACE static cycling initiative, which will see MACE stores throughout Ireland host an event during the summer months.
Listen to Amy and Fintan on The Last Word
03 Mar 2020
We are delighted to share this wonderful interview from Today FM's The Last Word with Matt Cooper - featuring two of our fantastic branch members.
Welcome to our 5th Cycle of Beauty in all its Forms Students
19 Feb 2020
Congratulations and a huge welcome to our 5th cycle of Beauty in all its Forms students, they have just started their training in the Alfaparf Milano Academy in Kilmainham with Aoife Gaffney & Mary Frances Dwyer.
DSI Members Take Chocolate Factory Tour
26 Aug 2019
Thank you to the wonderful management team from Mondelez for an insightful and fantastic tour of their chocolate-making factory facilities in Dublin 5, taking the tour where Down Syndrome Ireland Dublin Branch members Conor Byrne and Alice Mc Grath with her sister Gail accompanying them was Corporate Fundraising Manager Kathleen Fitzsimons and Corporate Fundraising Executive Aidan McAuliffe.
Tour De MACE
17 Jul 2019
Ahead of this year’s Tour de Munster cycle event in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland, MACE Ireland recently handed over an incredible €100,000 donation raised over the term of its official charity partnership with DSI for 2018/19.