Our HB Funday’s campaign ambassadors feature on RTÉ’s Today with Maura and Daithí
News / 01 May 2019
Watch Deidre and her amazing son Eoin and our HB Fundays ambassador Rachel Allen talk about our 2019 HB Fundays campaign on the RTÉ’s Today…
‘Please don’t leave us behind’ education campaign
News / 31 Jan 2019
Down Syndrome Ireland says children with Down syndrome being actively discriminated against during Leinster House briefing.
Secure Employment Grants for employers who will employ adults with Down syndrome
07 Mar 2018
We are calling on the Government to incentivise employers to employ people with Down syndrome.
Funding for additional nurse specialists in Down syndrome across the lifespan
06 Mar 2018
Down Syndrome Ireland is calling for additional resources to fund clinical nurse specialist-led clinics across Ireland for children and adults with Down syndrome.
Dáil approves ratification of the UNCRPD
16 Feb 2018
Great news! Last night, the Dáil approved ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, UN CRPD. The Government will…
Government to ratify the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
30 Jan 2018
The Government will ratify the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CPRD), Minister of State for disability, Finian McGrath, has this week...
Waterford Social Farming Initiative enhancing lives
16 Jan 2018
Last Thursday, January 11th, Minister Finian McGrath TD visited the fantastic Ballinamona Social Farm to meet three members of our Waterford and South Kilkenny branch, who have…