Fintan Bray: I’m so proud to have made history in Irish politics
News / 17 Nov 2022
Fintan Bray last week became the first person with Down syndrome to be elected to a political position in Ireland. The Westmeath man was voted…
Zurich launches charity partnership with Down Syndrome Ireland
News / 13 Oct 2022
Down Syndrome Ireland are proud to announce the launch of their 3 year partnership with Zurich Ireland which was celebrated in Zurich’s new offices in…
President Michael D. Higgins attends launch of vibrant mural featuring people with Down syndrome
News / 02 Nov 2021
‘Embrace Diversity’ mural marks 50 years of Down Syndrome Ireland.
Schools will be allowed Bank Special Education Hours lost to Covid
14 Jan 2022
Education Update: We welcome the plan recently announced by the Department of Education to address staff shortages in schools due to the increasing number of…
Why is there a gap between research and practice in SLT for people with Down syndrome?
13 Jan 2022
People who have Down syndrome have complex speech, language and communication issues and need speech and language therapy (SLT) to support them to develop the…
New Data Survey on Covid Vaccine for People with Down syndrome
04 Jan 2022
Down Syndrome International has released data related to their ongoing survey of COVID-19 in people with Down syndrome aged 12 and older, the Trisomy 21…
Children Under 12 Vaccination Update
15 Dec 2021
Following yesterday's announcement that vaccination of children under 12 will begin soon starting with vulnerable cohorts
Vaccination Update – December 2021
13 Dec 2021
People with Down syndrome are part of the medically vulnerable group which is currently being vaccinated.