Tour de Munster 2018 raises €256,404 for Munster Branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries

Since its inception in 2001, Tour de Munster has continued to raise much needed funds and awareness for a number of worthy charities, and 2018 was no exception. The charity cycle raised a phenomenal €256,404 in total for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries. This year brings the total raised for […]

Down Syndrome Ireland’s Tipperary Branch presents ‘outstanding’ nurse with award

A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) from Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin (OLCHC) described as ‘one in a million’ has been presented with an award by Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI)’s Tipperary branch.   Anthea Bryce Smith was presented with the ‘Helping Hands 2018 Award’ in front of her colleagues, friends and family at OLCHC by 9-year-old […]

Tour de Munster 2017 raises €294,637.65 and hits the €2.1 million mark for Munster Branches of Down Syndrome Ireland

This year’s Tour de Munster charity cycle has once again exceeded all expectations, and the phenomenal total of €294,637.65 raised this year brings the total raised for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland since the partnership began above the €2.1 million mark.   This is the eighth successive year that DSI has benefitted from […]

Sean Kelly Conquers 17th Annual Tour de Munster Charity Cycle

From August 10th to 13th, cycling legend Sean Kelly led over 100 amateur cyclists on the four day, 600 km Tour de Munster charity cycle around the six counties of Munster, culminating in Cork City on Sunday evening. The Tour de Munster cycle is now in its 17th year, with funds raised going to Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster […]

Rehab Group Urge Government To Ratify UN Convention On Rights Of Persons With Disabilities

EXPLORER Mark Pollock joined campaigners from Rehab Group and a number of prominent disability charities today, to urge the Government to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Ireland first signed the UN CRPD a decade ago, in March 2007, but have as yet not made it legally binding by […]

Sean Kelly and Roz Purcell Launch Down Syndrome Ireland Charity Cycle -Tour de Leinster September 2015-

Sean Kelly and Roz Purcell, launched this year’s charity cycle Tour de Leinster in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. The charity is calling on cyclists to saddle up for the Tour de Leinster charity challenge which begins on 24th September and continues over four days until 27th September. This year marks the second year of […]

Caroline Morahan calls on people in Tipperary to host an ice cream party to raise much needed funds for Down Syndrome Ireland

Actress and presenter Caroline Morahan took time out from preparing for her presenting gig at the Irish Film and Television Awards this Sunday to join in supporting the HB Hazelbrook Farm Fundays campaign in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. Caroline joined Lorna Dolan, 9 and Liam Tolan, 8 at the Botanic Gardens to host their […]

Tour de Munster Charity Cycle embarks on its’ 14th year In aid of Down Syndrome Ireland

On Thursday 7th August, cycling legend Seán Kelly will lead 120 amateur cyclists from the City Hall in Waterford on a 640km Charity Cycle around the six counties of Munster, which will take place over four days from Thursday August 7th – Sunday August 10th . The Tour de Munster cycle which is now in its 14th year, donates all proceeds to Down Syndrome Ireland (Munster branches). The […]

14th Official Annual Launch of the Tour de Munster Charity Cycle In aid of Down Syndrome Ireland

Cyclist Seán Kelly has officially launched the 14th Annual Tour de Munster, a four day charity cycle which takes place this year from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10thAugust. It will see over 120 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km around the six counties of Munster, in aid of beneficiary for the 5th year in a row – Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI Munster branches).   The […]

People of Tipperary Called on to Support Vital Services for Down Syndrome Ireland

Down Syndrome Ireland is calling on the people of Tipperary to spare some lolly for its annual Boyne Valley Honey Days Campaign this month. TV3 was a hive of activity today as Xpose presenter Karen Koster joined Cathy-May Foote and Sinead Heeney from Co Dublin to celebrate the launch of Down Syndrome Ireland’s 2013 Boyne Valley Honey Days campaign. The campaign, which […]

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