Down Syndrome Ireland helps adults with Down syndrome find jobs.

Aoife Gaffney is Employment Officer. She works with employers so people with Down syndrome can get jobs.

When training or jobs are available Aoife sends an email to members.


She runs an Open Day in Dublin that adults can attend.

Here is a video of an employment day Down Syndrome Ireland ran recently.

Adults who are ready for work can then do pre employment training with Aoife.


We talk about the type of jobs you might like.

Here are examples of some jobs:

– Offices





-Some people enjoy working outdoors – and much more!

Here is a video of adults training in our Beauty in All its Forms Programme.


We run this programme with a company called ALFAPARF Milano.


Adults are trained to be hairdressing assistants.

Here is a video of Kerry Branch member Carmel, she has a lot of fun working and meeting new people. 

Aoife will contact our adult members when training or employment is available.

If you are interested in getting a job you can fill out an application form.


You can send it to aoife@downsyndrome.ie


You can send your CV too.

If you have any questions you can email Aoife: aoife@downsyndrome.ie