• 2020:
  • To all who donated
  • Thanks to the UL Students & people of Limerick who volunteered with our Dunnes Stores bag pack day in November for Down syndrome Ireland. To Dunnes Stores in the Jetland SC & on Childers Road for allowing us fundraise.
  • To the Crescent Shopping Centre & the Jetland Shopping Centre for facilitating our Carol Singing in December & again thank you to the people of Limerick for supporting us.
  • Special thanks to the choir from Scoil Mhathair De Abbeyfeale & Jackie & Eddie Carey who joined in with our Carol Singing
  • To all those who sold and bought our Fab 2020 DSL Calendar & Christmas cards – Thank You (Delish Café Castletroy, Castletroy Park Hotel, Talking Leaves Bookshop Castletroy, Radisson Hotel Limerick, Urban Co-Op Limerick, our own members and supporters).
  • To Dublin Coach for their donation of €500.
  • To NanoDiamond Products DAC in Shannon who raised €700 doing “Operation BiRow”.

DSL Newsletter October 2019

Hi all

An Update for some exciting events that take place over the coming weeks Please feel free to share the information and invite family, friends, work colleagues and neighbours to events

 

October 14 – Youth Club returns finally and we are looking forward to this first session.  We are so lucky to have 3 volunteers already!  They hope to come on the night and we have LYS’s Mary Duhig to show us how a evening might run.  We hope to have some fun and games and set out all the things we hope to do for the coming months so that we all know what is happening and what we have to look forward to.  Hope to see Parents and Teens tomorrow night from 8-9pm in DSL.

 

 

October 17 – reminder to branch officers that the Munster Branch Officers is taking place in DSL from 7.30pm.  All officers for this year are welcome to attend.

 

October 23 – We are delighted to announce that DSL Art classes created a 2020 Calendar this year – it is complete and ready to launch!  We are proud and grateful to Sharon Le Gear for all the work she has done to help us put this calendar together.  She has also organized for DSL to show the wonderful public of Limerick our children’s Art Work – the original large works will be on display from 6-7pm on Wednesday October 23 in the Church of the Limerick Art College on Clare Street in Limerick.  Please feel free to share this event on FACEBOOK, Instagram and LinkedIN – all of the members of the public are welcome to attend and the Dean of the Limerick Art College will be saying a few words.  Our children have put so much work in and they are very proud of their achievement.  Please come and support our youngest members.  2020 Calendars will available to purchase on the night for €5, they will make great stocking fillers and gifts for Grans and Granddads and godparents and teachers/SNAs.

 

November 6 DSL will host a Beginners Numicon training evening – places are limited and cost €10pp.  To book a place please email your name and the number of places you wish to book to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

 

November 8 – Reminder any of you that have booked Handwriting without Tears via Sensational Kids – this training day is on in Castletroy Park Hotel.

 

November 8 & 9 is our annual Down syndrome Ireland bag pack event.  We need all hands on deck to cover the Dunnes Stores outlets; The Jetland, The Parkway Shopping Centre and Dunnes on Childers’ Road.  Please volunteer an hour or 2 of your time.  We are happy to have family, friends, neighbours and students to help us.  Please email us the volunteers names and the store and time which can be covered by the volunteers (our email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> ).

 

Reminder:

Fiona Young has re-commenced the Monday Drop In Clinics at DSL on Monday nights 7-8pm.  Parents and teachers and SNAs are welcome to drop in for advice regarding literacy, numeracy and /or behavior etc.  We at DSL owe a huge debt of gratitude to Fiona for continuing to give of her time to support members of DSL

 

 

 

Down syndrome Limerick

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Phone: 061-334023

Hi all

An Update for some exciting events that take place over the coming weeks Please feel free to share the information and invite family, friends, work colleagues and neighbours to events

October 14 – Youth Club returns finally and we are looking forward to this first session.  We are so lucky to have 3 volunteers already!  They hope to come on the night and we have LYS’s Mary Duhig to show us how a evening might run.  We hope to have some fun and games and set out all the things we hope to do for the coming months so that we all know what is happening and what we have to look forward to.  Hope to see Parents and Teens tomorrow night from 8-9pm in DSL.

October 17 – reminder to branch officers that the Munster Branch Officers is taking place in DSL from 7.30pm.  All officers for this year are welcome to attend.

October 23 – We are delighted to announce that DSL Art classes created a 2020 Calendar this year – it is complete and ready to launch!  We are proud and grateful to Sharon Le Gear for all the work she has done to help us put this calendar together.  She has also organized for DSL to show the wonderful public of Limerick our children’s Art Work – the original large works will be on display from 6-7pm on Wednesday October 23 in the Church of the Limerick Art College on Clare Street in Limerick.  Please feel free to share this event on FACEBOOK, Instagram and LinkedIN – all of the members of the public are welcome to attend and the Dean of the Limerick Art College will be saying a few words.  Our children have put so much work in and they are very proud of their achievement.  Please come and support our youngest members.  2020 Calendars will available to purchase on the night for €5, they will make great stocking fillers and gifts for Grans and Granddads and godparents and teachers/SNAs.

November 6 DSL will host a Beginners Numicon training evening – places are limited and cost €10pp.  To book a place please email your name and the number of places you wish to book to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

November 8 – Reminder any of you that have booked Handwriting without Tears via Sensational Kids – this training day is on in Castletroy Park Hotel.

November 8 & 9 is our annual Down syndrome Ireland bag pack event.  We need all hands on deck to cover the Dunnes Stores outlets; The Jetland, The Parkway Shopping Centre and Dunnes on Childers’ Road.  Please volunteer an hour or 2 of your time.  We are happy to have family, friends, neighbours and students to help us.  Please email us the volunteers names and the store and time which can be covered by the volunteers (our email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> ).

Reminder:

Fiona Young has re-commenced the Monday Drop In Clinics at DSL on Monday nights 7-8pm.  Parents and teachers and SNAs are welcome to drop in for advice regarding literacy, numeracy and /or behavior etc.  We at DSL owe a huge debt of gratitude to Fiona for continuing to give of her time to support members of DSL

 

Down syndrome Limerick

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Phone: 061-334023

Speech and Language Tips

Involve your child in food preparation, such as making a sandwich, to encourage recall and sequence. Ask your child to get some of the items needed and talk through the steps. You could take a few photos to recall the sequence and review what happened.

Our Address

Unit 2 Castletroy Park Business Centre, Castletroy, Limerick.

Our Eircode is V94 D998

How to find us – We are opposite Castletroy Park Hotel & beside Castletroy Medical Centre, on the same Campus.

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