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Siobhan Walsh of Down Syndrome Kerry with The Mias Eimear Gallivan and Lauren Glennon and Joe Burkett of Down syndrome Kerry looking forward to the event on July 26. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Night Out For Abba Fans At Benners In Aid Of Down Syndrome Kerry

July 9, 2024 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Kerry is excited to announce their summer fundraiser The Mia’s: Abba Tribute Concert, taking place on Friday, July 26, at Benners Hotel, Tralee. This sensational musical event inspired by the movie Mamma Mia promises an unforgettable evening of music, food, and fun, all in support of a great […]

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Gearing up for this years 3 Peak Challenge, Kevin Murphy Chairperson Killarney Cycling Club - centre, Niamh Cronin and James Doyle Down Syndrome Kerry Denis Cronin, committee member Down Syndrome KerryFiona O'Donoghue, Anne Marie Houlihan and Lisa Barton, members of Killarney Cycling Club

Cyclists Encouraged To Take Part In Event For Down Syndrome Kerry

May 14, 2024 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

CYCLING enthusiasts are encouraged to saddle up for Down Syndrome Kerry in partnership with Killarney Cycling Club on Saturday, 15th June, 2024 for this year’s Three Peaks Challenge. The event, the only one day cycle event Down Syndrome Kerry is associated with this year, promises to be a fabulous day […]

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Looking forward to World Down syndrome Day on March 21 were Joe Burkett, Carmel Roche, Siobhan Walsh, Yann O'Carroll and Gerard O'Carroll. Photo by Dermot Crean

Give It ‘Lots Of Socks’ For Down Syndrome Kerry This Thursday

March 19, 2024 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Kerry (DSK) has announced the launch of its ‘Lots Of Socks’ campaign in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, taking place on Thursday, March 21st. This campaign aims to raise awareness, promote inclusivity, and celebrate the unique talents and abilities of their members. “Renowned comedian Bernard Casey has […]

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On the catwalk at the Down Syndrome Kerry Re-New Fashion Show at The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fun And Fashion At Down Syndrome Kerry Event In The Rose Hotel

March 16, 2024 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

WITH tickets sold out well in advance, the Down Syndrome Kerry ‘Re-New Fashion Show’ was an enormous success and a fantastic night of fun at The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Attended by around 250 people, it provided a showcase of the amazing fashion on offer from the 321 Shop. After […]

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Presenting €8,150 to Down Syndrome Kerry resulting a recent event at the Europe Hotel were L-R Hotel Manager Michael Brennan, Adrian Stehr, Siobhan Looney, Joe Burkett Down Syndrome Kerry, Anthony O'Connor, Fionn Van Bladel, Sarah Kelleher & Siobhan Walsh, Operations Manager for Down Syndrome Kerry.  Picture Marie Carroll-O'Sullivan

Hotel Raises Over €8,000 For Down Syndrome Kerry

February 20, 2024 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE Europe Hotel & Resort recently presented a cheque of €8,150 to Down Syndrome Kerry raised from their Christmas Fundraiser. “We are most grateful to The Europe Hotel & Resort for this wonderful fundraising initiative – Bertie and Charlie Bear,” said John O’Connor, Chairperson of Down Syndrome Kerry. “The funds raised […]

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Joe Burkett with the Employment Programme members.

Down Syndrome Kerry Hosts Christmas Party To Celebrate Employment Programme

December 21, 2023 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Ireland Kerry Branch marked the success of its national employment programme — celebrating the meaningful employment of over 20 members and seven securing jobs in 2023 alone — with a Christmas party. Since April 2023, Joe Burkett, the Employment Support Specialist with Down Syndrome Ireland, Kerry Branch, has […]

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Front Row: Siobhan Looney, Down Syndrome Kerry Member, Anthony O Connor, Down Syndrome Kerry Member, Joe Burkett, Employment Support Specialist Down Syndrome Kerry 
Back Row: Michael Brennan, Managing Director of Killarney Hotels Collection, Siobhan Walsh, Operations Manager of Down Syndrome Kerry, Michelle Diggins, Sales & Marketing Executive & Adrian Stehr, Managing Director of Killarney Hotels Collection.

Share A Smile This Christmas For Down Syndrome Kerry 

November 21, 2023 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE Europe Hotel & Resort has teamed up with Down Syndrome Kerry this Christmas as the hotel welcomes back Bertie Bear and his cousin, Charlie Bear who always come to stay at the five-star hotel for the festive season. As well as the families getting together, the two cousins like […]

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Hugh and Enda O'Brien from Tralee pictured at the official launch of the 23rd annual Tour de Munster, in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster branches. The launch was heldin DSI Cork’s Field of Dreams on Sunday 11th of June. The four-day charity cycle is set to take place from August 10th-13th and will see amateur cyclists travel 600km across Munster, in efforts to raise vital
funds for the Munster branches of DSI. For more information see www.tourdemunster.com
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Tour de Munster To Help Out DSI Kerry Branch Again This August

June 14, 2023 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

CYCLING legend Sean Kelly officially launched this year’s Tour de Munster charity cycle in Cork this week. The 2023 Tour de Munster will take to the road from Thursday, August 10th to Sunday, August 13th and will see over 100 cyclists venture 600km across the six counties of Munster — […]

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Staff of McCauley Tralee presenting a cheque for €1320 to Yann & Gerard O'Carroll on behalf of Down Syndrome Kerry. 
Funds raised through gift wrapping service. Much appreciation to all who donated to this worthy cause.

McCauley’s Helps Out Down Syndrome Kerry

March 17, 2023 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE good folks at Sam McCauley’s at Manor West showed their generous side by fundraising recently for Down Syndrome Kerry. Funds were raised through a gift wrapping service during Christmas and the cheque for €1,320 was presented recently to the organistion. “The team at McCauley Tralee were delighted to help […]

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All at Down Syndrome Kerry are looking forward to 'Stars In Their Eyes' next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Stars In Their Eyes’ Fundraiser For Down Syndrome Kerry

February 4, 2023 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

DOWN Syndrome Kerry is hosting a huge celebration and representation of the entire county of Kerry and their members in one location for the first time. Stars In Their Eyes will see young adults with Down syndrome, their families and friends take to the stage to showcase their wonderful talents […]

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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

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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Down Syndrome Kerry To Share In €316,000 Raised In Tour De Munster Cycle

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

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

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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Rotary Club And Down Syndrome Kerry Team Up For Collection Day

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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