• All our Volunteers!,
  • To members who held coffee mornings over the summer,
  • Askeaton Touring Club for their fantastic efforts and large donation to us,
  • All those who have helped (and are still helping) with Church Gate Collections,
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland),
  • Tour De Munster Cyclists,
  • Treaty City Brewing,
  • Patrickswell National School,
  • GECAS,
  • SD WORX,
  • Retro Ventures Adare,
  • Door Fix,
  • Rathkeale Ceile,
  • Castletroy College Pizza Day ,
  • Castletroy Transition Students Volunteers,
  • Askeaton Scouts,
  • Mayor of Limerick Ball,
  • Garda Recruits Templemore,
  • Wyeth ,
  • Askeaton Touring Club Cycle,
  • Our own Mike Bourke on his retirement,
  • All those who held a HB Ice Cream Day,
  • Carey’s Hardware Store Newport,
  • Northern Trust Volunteer Day,
  • To all those who participated in our Summer Camps & made them a great success.

Askeaton Touring Club Presentation

The presentation of a Large Cheque to Down syndrome Limerick from the Askeaton Touring Club will be held on Monday

24th of Sept at the D&M garden centre in Croagh.

It will start at 4.30 and finished by 7pm.

There is to be a Surprise there for any young people that attend!!!!?.

The Cyclists would love to meet members of Down syndrome Limerick

Please show our support and thanks by coming (bring members and siblings along).

All are welcome for an hour or whatever time you can manage (I know we are back to homework and dinner times etc).  If possible, let us know if you can attend.

Speech and Language Tips

Play a game such as 'Simon Says', taking turns to follow and give instructions. This is a way of promoting both listening and expressive language (at an appropriate level) while having some fun with action.

Chairperson Message

Hello, my name is Paudie Murray and I am husband to Aoife and father to Rachael, Ciara and Hannah. Hannah who has Down syndrome is approaching her fourth birthday and is currently attending pre-school. Hannah is a unique individual with her own personality, family background and preferences that make her who she is. She is our child, our daughter, our sister but ultimately she is herself. Previous to Hannah’s birth we had little knowledge of the difficulties for people with Down Syndrome and their families. However, neither did we realise how rewarding it would be to parent a child with Down Syndrome. Hannah brings more joy and happiness to our family than anyone could ever imagine and we have learned so much already from her.

At Down Syndrome Limerick we are dedicated to being a primary source of information and support to people with Down syndrome and their families working towards an improved quality of life for our members and a respect for and acceptance of people with Down syndrome as valued members of our society. We place the person with Down syndrome at the centre of our organization and we value the uniqueness and diverse needs of our members and their families which govern all our activities.

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