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Perseus, Enda, Hugh and Jill O'Brien Kerry Branch DSI with Gary O’Donovan Skibbereen and  Cycling legend  Sean Kelly  at the official cheque presentation of the 22nd annual Tour de Munster charity cycle on Friday, 16th November. This year’s Tour de Munster charity cycle from August 4th - 7th raised over €398,000 for the Munster Branches of Down Syndrome Ireland. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com
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Down Syndrome Kerry Benefits From Tour De Munster Charity Cycle

December 19, 2022 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE 2022 Tour de Munster charity cycle has enjoyed another hugely successful year, raising €389,214.99 in aid of the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI). The grand total was revealed at a cheque presentation on December 16th which saw cyclists, supporters and DSI Munster branches come together to celebrate […]

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Down Syndrome Kerry Shop To Host Fundraiser For Ukraine Aid

Down Syndrome Kerry Shop To Host Fundraiser For Ukraine Aid

March 4, 2022 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Kerry are hosting a fundraiser in town tomorrow to raise funds for aid to Ukraine. As a show of solidarity, the Team at 321 Down Syndrome Shop on High Street in Tralee are having a Coffee Day from 10am-4pm on Saturday. All monies will be donated to the Irish Red […]

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Members of Down Syndrome Kerry with Kerry's David Moran, Paul Murphy and Ogie Moran at the launch of the Charity Partnership Launch at Austin Stack Park on Saturday night.

Kerry GAA Announce Down Syndrome Kerry As New Charity Partner

November 22, 2021 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA and Down Syndrome Kerry have unveiled a new charity partnership which will see Kerry GAA donate a percentage of proceeds from ticket sales for the Win A House in Killarney draw to the Kerry charity. On Saturday night, a small number of children were invited to the outdoor […]

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Tour De Munster To Roll Into Tralee Next Month

Tour De Munster To Roll Into Tralee Next Month

July 14, 2020 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS August, the Tour de Munster charity cycle is celebrating the 20th running of the event and will set out on its most important tour yet in order to raise vital funds for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries. The cyclists will pay their annual visit […]

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Rachel To Swim ‘Across The Bay’ For Down Syndrome Kerry

June 17, 2020 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL woman is taking on a swimming challenge this summer with the aim of raising €5,000 for Down Syndrome Kerry. Rachel Fitzgerald aims to swim from Derrymore Strand to Fenit beach — a distance of about 5k — sometime between August 1st and 15th, depending on weather. Rachel has […]

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Pictured with cyclist Sean Kelly is the Kerry Branch at the Tour de Munster 2019 cheque presentation at Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork on Saturday, November 30th. This yearÕs Tour de Munster charity cycle from August 8th Ð 11th raised Û316,254.86 for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland.
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Down Syndrome Kerry To Share In €316,000 Raised In Tour De Munster Cycle

December 3, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Down Syndrome Kerry joined others in Cork on Saturday to celebrate Tour de Munster’s incredibly successful year, with the 2019 charity cycle raising a phenomenal €316,254.86 for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) and individual beneficiaries. Since the tour began in 2001, over €3.1 Million has […]

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Phil McCarthy, Thomas McCarthy, Sean Kelly, Aidan Cronin and Tom Fitzgerald with, in front, Lelia and John McCarthy at the Tour de Munster Stage end in Tralee on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tour De Munster Cyclists Arrive In Manor West Retail Park

August 10, 2019 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather actually stayed dry and the was a good crowd of well-wishers at Manor West Retail Park on Friday evening to welcome cycling legend Seán Kelly and over 100 amateur cyclists to Tralee on the second day of the 600km Tour de Munster charity cycle. This was the third […]

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Tour De Munster Set For A Warm Welcome At Manor West

Tour De Munster Set For A Warm Welcome At Manor West

August 3, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

MANOR West Shopping Centre and Retail Park will welcome cycling legend Seán Kelly and over 100 amateur cyclists to Tralee on the second day of the 600km Tour de Munster charity cycle tomorrow, (Friday August 9). This will be the third year that Manor West has hosted the tour in […]

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Group Sales and Marketing Manager, Leonie Flaherty, (left) and Jane Boyle Of The Ashe Hotel (third from left) present a cheque to Enda O'Brien, Gerard O'Carroll, Christobel Quirke, Sandra Burke and Evelyn Burke of Down Syndrome Kerry at the hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Easter Party At The Ashe Raises Funds For Down Syndrome Kerry

June 5, 2019 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Down Syndrome Kerry were on hand on Wednesday to accept a cheque from The Ashe Hotel after an event was held in aid of the organisation in Easter. The annual Easter Tea Party was another huge success with tickets snapped up well in advance, eventually raising €1,170. Hosted […]

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PHOTOS: Tour de Munster Announces Partnership With DSI Branches At Cycling Event In Tralee

PHOTOS: Tour de Munster Announces Partnership With DSI Branches At Cycling Event In Tralee

April 23, 2019 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

TOUR de Munster, the 600km annual charity cycle which is set to take place from August 8th to 11th, announced their official charity partnership with the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) at the weekend. Entering into its 19th year this August, Tour de Munster has raised a significant […]

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A Great Weekend Of Family Fun And Cycling At Ballyseedy Garden Centre

A Great Weekend Of Family Fun And Cycling At Ballyseedy Garden Centre

April 19, 2019 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle and family fun weekend, in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry, is back again at Ballyseedy Home & Garden, Tralee. Last year was the first year of the event when over 250 cyclists took to the road raising much needed funds for Down Syndrome Kerry. […]

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Ballyseedy To Host Fantastic Family Fun Weekend In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

Ballyseedy To Host Fantastic Family Fun Weekend In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

March 9, 2019 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tom Crean Unsung Hero Cycle and family fun weekend, in aid of Down Syndrome Kerry,  takes place this year on Saturday/Sunday, April 20/21, at Ballyseedy Home & Garden, Tralee. Last year was the first year of the event when over 250 cyclists took to the road raising much needed […]

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Launching the dual collection day were, in front; President of Tralee Rotary Club Pierse Wall; Rachel Fitzgerald and Risteárd Pierse of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Grace O'Donnell, Tralee Rotary; Fr Padraig Walsh, Michal Slattery, Ken Wainwright and Trevor Giles of Tralee Rotary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Rid Of Unwanted Bicycles And Help African Children At Event On Saturday

February 22, 2019 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club and Down syndrome Kerry have got together to promote a day for dropping off unwanted bicycles and clothing at two different venues this Saturday. If you have an old bike that you want to get rid of, then a trip to Tralee Rugby Club is in order […]

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Launching the dual collection day were, in front; President of Tralee Rotary Club Pierse Wall; Rachel Fitzgerald and Risteárd Pierse of Down Syndrome Kerry. At back; Grace O'Donnell, Tralee Rotary; Fr Padraig Walsh, Michal Slattery, Ken Wainwright and Trevor Giles of Tralee Rotary. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rotary Club And Down Syndrome Kerry Team Up For Collection Day

February 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rotary Club and Down syndrome Kerry have got together to promote a day for dropping off unwanted bicycles and clothing at two different venues. If you have an old bike that you want to get rid of, then a trip to Tralee Rugby Club is in order later this […]

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PHOTOS: Down Syndrome Kerry Members Attend Tour De Munster Cheque Presentation

PHOTOS: Down Syndrome Kerry Members Attend Tour De Munster Cheque Presentation

December 4, 2018 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tour de Munster charity cycle raised a phenomenal €256,404 in total for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries. Members of Down Syndrome Kerry were at a special celebratory event attended by cyclists, branch members, and their families at Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork on Saturday, December […]

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Students from St Ita's and St Joseph's School in Tralee with Principal Grave Sheahan, Tom Leslie of Killarney Vintage Club, Risteard Pierse of Down Syndrome Kerry, Maureen O'Brien of Recovery Haven at the school on Friday with the restored Land Rover to be raffled next weekend. Photo by Dermot Crean

Win A Land Rover And Support Two Great Local Causes

November 10, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

A VINTAGE car club has restored an old Land Rover to raffle off in aid of Recovery Haven and Down Syndrome Kerry next weekend…and it could be yours for a tenner! The vehicle was at St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Tralee so that students could have a look […]

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DSI Kerry members pictured at the recent launch of the Unsung Hero charity cycle 2018. The 75km cycle will kick off at 10am from Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre, Tralee. The cycle will pay homage to renowned explorer Tom Crean and will also remember DSI Kerry member Emily Keohane who sadly passed away last year. The cycle is free to partake in, but donations to DSI Kerry are gratefully accepted at registration which begins at 9.15am. For further information visit www.facebook.comunsungherocycle2018

Emily To Be Remembered At Cycle And Family Day At Ballyseedy

April 13, 2018 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre is the place to be on Saturday, April 21, as the Kerry Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) are set to host the inaugural Unsung Hero charity cycle. The cycle will pay homage to renowned explorer Tom Crean and will also remember DSI Kerry member Emily Keohane […]

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

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

April 25, 2017 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

  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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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

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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Easter Sunday Fun At Maurice Collins Memorial Vintage Day

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

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

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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Public Urged Give Big Tralee Welcome To Tour de Munster

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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