2016 Tour de Munster Raises €285k For Down Syndrome Ireland

Since its inception 16 years ago, Tour de Munster has gone from strength to strength. This year alone the charity cycle has raised €285,655.37 for its beneficiary, the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI). This is the 7th successive year that DSI has benefited from the popular charity cycle.   This incredible sum was presented […]

Christmas Vintage Craft & Food Fair At The Anner Hotel

Thurles Arts & Craft Group are organising a Christmas Vintage, Craft & Food Fair on November 13th from noon – 6pm in the Anner Hotel, Thurles. On the day, the Craft, Vintage and Food will be located in the Ballroom, Children’s Craft workshops (€5 for each craft) will be held in the Conference Centre and […]

Ombudsman for Children welcomes additional allocation of resource teacher support to children with Down Syndrome

The Ombudsman for Children, Dr. Niall Muldoon, has welcomed the recent announcement by Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan that additional resources will be allocated to schools as an interim measure to support children with Down syndrome. “I am delighted that the Minister for Education has introduced additional resources, as an interim measure, to […]