Our Mission Statement

We aim to provide information, support and friendship to people with Down syndrome and their families in Galway City and County, working towards an improved quality of life with respect and acceptance of people with Down syndrome as valued members of their community.

We recognise the importance of early intervention and developing communication ability.

We aim to create opportunities for social and personal inclusion and integration across the age spectrum

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Monster Cake Sale – June 10th/11th

Creative Arts Summer Camps

Summer Ceili – May 26th

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Well done to the boys, girls and staff of Kilcoona NS, Headford, who fundraised €400 in support of VFDSG in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day.
Pictured is Caitriona Duggan, Principal Mrs Melvin and pupils from the school presenting cheque to Aedin Collins from VFDSG
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DSI GALWAY ANNUAL BAG PACK THIS WEEKEND

Dear Branch members,

Thank you so much to everyone that has come back to us to help out with our Annual Bag Pack this coming weekend to raise funds to run and improve your Branch.
This is a really important Link with Dunnes Stores every year and is one that we want to keep.

We REALLY need a lot more members to come onboard.

At the moment our Organisers are having to man a checkout for 4 to 5 hours themselves to always have someone present and bringing their families in in the afternoons to take over.

This is a huge burden on 3 people who are doing this for all of Us so please if you can spare an hour at all and have a teenager (and a couple of their friends even better) to help out, Please do.

We are really short of people from 2 - 6 on Friday afternoon and 2 - 4 (which is peak busy time) on Saturday afternoon in the Knocknacarra store but we could do with people for every slot in every shop.

Please find all the Contact details below.

Briarhill Dunnes Stores is available on Thursday 17th from 11.00 until 8.00 with 8 available checkouts ..
If you can help out please contact:
Avril Cogavin on avrilmjc@gmail.com

Westside Dunnes Stores available on Saturday 19th from 11.00 until 6.00 with 4 checkouts available
If you can help out please contact:
Nicolette Higgins on mtierney57@hotmail.com

Knocknacarra Dunnes Stores available Friday 18th from 12.00 until 8.00
Saturday 19th from 10.00 until 8.00
6 to 8 checkouts available
If you can help out please contact:
Eileen Nic Dhonncha on eileennicdhonncha@yahoo.ie

Hope that you can join us there.

Kind regard
Down Syndrome Galway Branch
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Some more photos from the Inishbofin Half Marathon/10k..... ... See MoreSee Less

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Congrats and well done to all who participated in the Inishbofin Half Marathon/10k on Saturday.....
Your support to Down Syndrome Galway and VFDSG project is much appreciatedInishbofin half Marathon 2018!
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