Post Tagged with: "Down Syndrome Kerry"

Pictured are Selena and Lisa Finn serving goodies to Fia and Abbey Murphy, Aoibheann Brick, Ben Murphy and Mary Scanlon all from Tralee at Tour de Munster’s Official Charity Partnership Announcement event at Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre, Tralee on Saturday, April 22nd.
Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster Branches are again the main beneficiary of this year's charity cycle which takes place from August 10th – 13th. A new addition to this year’s Tour de Munster is the option for cyclists to select their own beneficiary and raise awareness for it. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. NO FEE FOR REPRO

PHOTOS: More From The Down Syndrome Kerry Fun Day At Ballyseedy

April 25, 2017 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

  A GREAT Family Fun Day was held at Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre in association with the Kerry Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland on Saturday. Details of the charity partnership, that sees the 17th annual Tour De Munster Charity Cycle once again “share the journey” with Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster […]

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Katie, Aisling, Debbie, and Lucy Dillon at the Family Fun Day at Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre on Saturday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Family Fun At Ballyseedy In Aid Of Down Syndrome Ireland

April 23, 2017 at 11:19 am 0 comments

FAMILIES finished off the Easter Holidays with a bang at the annual family fun day at Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre on Saturday to mark the Tour de Munster Partnership Spin. The event saw cyclists depart Ballyseedy at 10am and return later in the afternoon when the entertainment was in full […]

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Nathan McDonnell on BBQ duties at the Family Fun at Ballyseedy Garden Centre in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballyseedy Comes Alive For Fun-Filled Family Weekend

April 21, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

THIS weekend sees the annual family fun weekend to mark the Tour de Munster Partnership Spin at Ballyseedy Home & Garden Centre. The event will see cyclists depart Ballyseedy at 10am and return later that afternoon when the entertainment will be in full swing with bouncy castles, giant games, a face […]

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WATCH: Tralee Down Syndrome Kerry Shop Features On RTE News

WATCH: Tralee Down Syndrome Kerry Shop Features On RTE News

April 13, 2017 at 10:53 am 2 comments

THE Down Syndrome Kerry (DSK) organisation received some great publicity last night when a report was aired on the RTE News. The 3-2-1 shop on High Street received a visit recently from Sean Mac an tSíthigh and crew and he discovered what goes on there. Continued below… Adults with Down […]

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Cian Heaslip and Noreen O'Halloran at the official launch of 'Full Stop'. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: ‘Full Stop’ Coffee Dock and Book Shop Opens Its Doors

February 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

‘FULL Stop’ opened its doors today for the official launch of the bookshop and coffee dock, above the 321 Down Syndrome Charity Shop on High Street. It’s part of the expansion of Down Syndrome Kerry’s services and there’s a team of about 18 volunteers who are excited about the opening […]

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Ted Moynihan, Rachel Fitzgerald, Peggy Fitzmaurice, Dan Galvin, Anthony Lynch, Kathleen McCarthy, Sharon Leane, Aoibín Leane and Oisín Leane promoting the Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Easter Sunday Fun At Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day

February 9, 2017 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE  10th annual Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day will take place on Easter Sunday, April 16, on the lands of Gerard McCarthy, Banna West Ardfert. This year, the nominated charities are the Palliative Care, University Hospital Kerry, and Down Syndrome Kerry. It promises to be an action-packed event, kicking off with […]

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PHOTOS: Minister Opens New Down Syndrome Kerry Premises

PHOTOS: Minister Opens New Down Syndrome Kerry Premises

January 12, 2017 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Disability Issues, Finian McGrath, was in town on Wednesday afternoon to perform the official opening of the new Down Syndrome offices at Balloonagh Estate. Located adjacent to Burns Pharmacy at the entrance to the estate, the new centre will provide vital and beneficial services to all their members […]

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Strictly Come Dancing presented by Down Syndrome Kerry, INEC Kilarney, Friday 2nd December 2016.

PHOTOS: Down Syndrome Kerry ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Event Raises €20,000

December 6, 2016 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE Down Syndrome Kerry ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ fundraising event took place last Friday in the INEC and it was a fantastic night of entertainment from start to finish, raising €20,000. The 24 dancers included six adult members with Down Syndrome – Amy Taaffe, Cathal Griffin, Conor Griffin, Jessica Power, Mary Claire McCarthy […]

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Launch night for Strictly Come Dancing hosted by Kerry Down Syndrome, held in The Brehon Hotel, Killarney, Saturday 14th October 2016.

PHOTOS: Down Syndrome Kerry Launches ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Night

October 17, 2016 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Kerry will be dancing its way onto the INEC stage for what’s going to be a great night of craic at ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ on Friday, December 2 Over the next two months, 24 dancers – including Kerry footballer Aidan O’Mahony, Kerry Rose Danielle O’Sullivan journalist Aidan O’Connor, Sean Taaffe […]

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Lucy, Debbie and Katie Dillon at the Tour de Munster. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Crowds Cheer On Tour De Munster As It Pulls Into Tralee

August 6, 2016 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE participants in a major fundraiser for Down Syndrome Ireland rolled into town on Friday afternoon with a legendary cyclist leading the way. The Tour de Munster Charity Cycle is taking place until Sunday and over 100 amateur cyclists, led by Sean Kelly, came through Tarbert and Listowel to make their way to the […]

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Sean Kelly and Paul Sheridan Tour de Munster with Brian Sheehan Glenbeigh, Rachel Fitzgerald Ardfert and Kevin Donovan, Killorglin  and Kerry  Branch of DSI  pictured at the official launch of the 16th Annual Tour de Munster cycle in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) hosted, by kind invitation of Lord and Lady Burlington, at Lismore Castle Gardens, Co. Waterford on Monday, 20th June. Photo by Gerard McCarthy

Public Urged Give Big Tralee Welcome To Tour de Munster

July 31, 2016 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

A MAJOR fundraiser for Down Syndrome Ireland is less than a week away and their shop in Tralee will welcome legendary cyclist Sean Kelly next Friday. The Tour de Munster Charity Cycle takes place from Thursday, August 4 to Sunday, August 7, and will see over 100 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km […]

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Ballyseedy Event Raises Thousands For Down Syndrome Kerry

Ballyseedy Event Raises Thousands For Down Syndrome Kerry

May 3, 2016 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

A TERRIFIC two days of family fun last month at Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre has raised a whopping €6,500 for Down Syndrome Kerry. On Friday, Rachel Fitzgerald, Chairperson of Down Syndrome Kerry, visited the business to pick up the cheque from Nathan McDonnell of Ballyseedy Home and Garden. Continued below… The money was raised […]

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Jessica Reen, Jack Buckley, Barbara Buckley, Clodagh Buckley, Soars Reen and Emer Reen at the Family Fun at Ballyseedy Garden Centre in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Family Fun At Ballyseedy Garden Centre For Down Syndrome Kerry

April 17, 2016 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great family fun out in Ballyseedy Garden Centre on Saturday for the annual Tour De Munster Family Fun Weekend in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry. And the good news is the fun continues on Sunday afternoon from 12.30pm to 5.30pm with  more great entertainment for all the family. There’s […]

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Ballyseedy Centre Gets Set For Family Fun Weekend For Down Syndrome Kerry

Ballyseedy Centre Gets Set For Family Fun Weekend For Down Syndrome Kerry

April 5, 2016 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Home and Gardens has been very busy lately as they get set to hold their annual Family Fun Weekend in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry, taking place on April 16 and 17. The weekend will kick start on Saturday as cyclists from the Tour de Munster will head off […]

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House Restaurant To Host Coffee Morning In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

House Restaurant To Host Coffee Morning In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

July 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE ‘House’ restaurant is getting all set to hold its coffee morning on Tuesday July 28 from which all takings from those hours will be going towards helping out the newly opened ‘321 Down Syndrome Kerry Shop’. The event is sure to be a relaxed one and will be […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Footballer Officially Opens New Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

PHOTOS: Kerry Footballer Officially Opens New Down Syndrome Kerry Shop

July 18, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE gained another new shop today after the official launch of the ‘321 Down Syndrome Kerry Shop’ by a Kerry footballer went down a treat for all those that attended. The shop which is located on 11 High Street, just opposite the Kerry School of Music has been open just three […]

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New Down Syndrome Kerry Centre In Tralee To Be ‘More Than Just A Shop’

New Down Syndrome Kerry Centre In Tralee To Be ‘More Than Just A Shop’

June 5, 2015 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Down Syndrome Kerry (DSK) organisation are currently in the middle of preparations for opening their new charity centre here in town, with hopes that the new set-up will prove to be much more than just a shop. The centre will be located on 11 High Street, just opposite the Kerry School […]

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