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Our work continues on the Taskforce of Personalised Budgets Advisory Group

07 Mar 2018

Helena Walsh tells us why her role representing the voice of people with Down syndrome on the Taskforce is so important.

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…