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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4 days ago

Voices for Down Syndrome Galway

Congrats to all who ran, jogged or walk the Streets of Galway 8k with "Team Voices".. Despite the rain, happy faces crossed the finish line...well done everyone.
Some photos from Saturday...
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7 days ago

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Best of luck to all participating in the Streets of Galway tomorrow. Special shout out to "Team Voices" supporters...running, jogging or walking the 8k.
Don't forget to collect your Streets race pack/race number from event HQ....details below.🔊 RACE PACK PICKUP

Please follow the link emailed to you to find your race number. Bring your race number with you when collecting your race-pack at Race HQ.
Race HQ is at The Claddagh Hall, South Park, Galway and is marked on the route map as 'Finish'.

🕑 Race-pack collection times:
Friday 10th Aug 2pm - 8pm
Saturday 11th Aug (race-day!) 9am - 4pm

- yes 4pm on raceday is latest u can pickup 😊
- yes someone else can pickup for u 😊
- no we do not have a bagdrop facility 😊
Please don't message us asking us those Qs 😉

You can find your Race Number, and lots of other useful pieces of information & FAQs at the Race Info page here : www.galwaycityharriers.com/content/streets-galway-8k-registration-and-number-collection

Have a fantastic race!
We can't wait to see you on Saturday!
Galway & Limerick Clinic
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1 week ago

Voices for Down Syndrome Galway

If you haven’t seen Sanctuary yet, here’s your chance!BIG NEWS > Sanctuary on RTE One Fri 17th Aug at 11.30pm.

Please spread the word and set to record or watch with friends.
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1 week ago

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We are delighted to launch the 6th year of this 90k charity cycle from Galway to Inishbofin, with option of a shorter 45k from Maam Cross. This event is open to cyclist of all levels and promises to be both challenging and fun filled with the option of an overnight stay on the island of Inishbofin

90k Route …Galway-Moycullen-Oughterard-Maam-Recess-Clifden-Cleggan-Inishbofin (ferry crossing from Cleggan to Inishbofin).

45k Route…Cycling group regroup at Maam Cross, where cyclists participating in the shorter route will join the group. Maam-Recess-Clifden-Cleggan-Inishbofin (ferry crossing from Cleggan to Inishbofin).

This cycle is in support of local charity “Voices for Down Syndrome Galway” (www.downsyndromegalway.ie). Since its inaugural in 2013, the event has raised €125k, a staggering achievement for all involved. This year a portion of the funds raised will be allocated to a new project being run by Down Syndrome Galway. This project is based in Moycullen and aims to provide activities, services and support to children and adults with Down Syndrome in the area.

Registration for Bike-2-Bofin 2018 is now open....Early Bird Special Registration Rate of €50 until 25th August, €60 thereafter.
Following the success of previous Bike-2-Bofin and the high level of interest in this year’s event, early registration is advisable. Event is capped at 150 participants, so register early to avoid disappointment…..


The primary purpose of Bike-2-Bofin is for all participants to approach the event in an enthusiastic manner and enjoy a worthwhile endeavour. We ask participants to raise (or donate) a minimum of €120 (excluding registration fee), via Sponsorship Card or iDonate Fundraising Page
100% of monies raised/donated by each participant will benefit and support the vital work by the charity.

The organising committee welcome you and thank you for your interest in participating in this memorable day.

Yours in cycling,
Bike-2-Bofin Organising Committee
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3 weeks ago

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The Bridge Bar, Tuam are holding their annual day out at the Galway Races today Monday 30th July, with auction taking place in the pub tonight in support of VFDSG......some great prizes up for grabs.....On Monday 30th July we have our annual day out at The Galway Races . Buses are filling up fast,places are limited this year so if your thinking of coming along with us on the day please get your name down soon .
This year in Association with Voices for Down Syndrome GALWAY we’ve decided to hold a auction to help raise some funds to help them in there great work . Some of the auction items include a signed 1998 O’Neills football , a Hurley & sliotar signed by Joe Canning & a signed Republic of Ireland Jersey + 4 tickets to Ireland verses Denmark . The auction will take place at 10pm on the night so if you know anyone who might be interested in the above items please spread the word .

VOICES FOR DOWN SYNDROME GALWAY is a charity working towards an improved quality of life with respect and acceptance of people with Down syndrome as valued members of their community. It’s a charity which is very close to my heart and all monies raised I can assure you will go to Galway.

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