Beauty in all its Forms 2019 Trainees
17 May 2019
Introducing our new national 'Beauty in all its Forms' trainee hairdressing assistants in partnership with ALFAPARF Milano Ireland.
Easy To Read Guide on Referendum
16 May 2019
There is a Referendum on May 24th. We encourage you to find out about what is in the Referendum and to use your vote.
Claire’s work experience at Down Syndrome Ireland Finglas Shop
09 May 2019
Work experience can be a huge benefit to adults with Down syndrome and the people they work with. Our charity shops offer work experience to anyone with Down syndrome that is looking to see what working in a retail environment is like.
Access to Justice for People with Disabilities
30 Apr 2019
The Irish Criminal Justice and Disability Network (ICJDN) provides a national platform where disability organisations and criminal justice agencies can be facilitated to improve the experience of those with an intellectual, learning or physical disability who engage with the Criminal Justice System either as an adult or a child or as a victim, witness, suspect or offender.
Ability Programme – Eoin Mc Hugh
03 Apr 2019
This is Eoin Mc Hugh, currently working as part of the bar staff at House Dublin, 27 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2. Eoin secured his job through our Ability Programme which aims to secure meaningful paid employment for adults with Down syndrome.
UCC Down Syndrome Research Forum
01 Apr 2019
Down Syndrome Ireland Cork branch presented at the UCC Down Syndrome Research Forum on Friday, 29th March - the theme of the day was ‘Exploring best practice in speech, language and communication for people with Down syndrome and their families.’
Ability Programme – Fintan Bray
27 Feb 2019
This is Fintan Bray, he is currently working in Clonabreany House Hotel in Kells, Co. Meath. Fintan secured his job through our Ability Programme which aims to secure meaningful paid employment for adults with Down syndrome.
DSI in Leinster House to discuss inclusion in Government’s Personalised Budgets Pilot
20 Feb 2019
Representatives from Down Syndrome Ireland were delighted to meet with the Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath, Fianna Fáil Deputy John Brassil and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin in Leinster House this week to discuss the inclusion of our Kerry Branch as one of the Government’s Personalised Budgets pilot projects.