THERE was a large turnout in Kilmacrennan for the Tawney Tractor Run in aid of Donegal Down Syndrome. Ninety-nine tractors got involved in the fantastic event organised by Orla and Mark Neely. Orla’s brother, Ryan Higgins, who has Down Syndrome, moved in with her following their mother’s passing last August. Donegal Down Syndrome’s services have […]
Donegal Libraries celebrating World Down Syndrome Day
Donegal Libraries are proudly celebrating World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st with a special ‘See Me’ window display in Twin Towns Library featuring Finn Valley native, Aoibhe McConnell. Aoibhe can be seen in the photos using the See & Learn and Numicon resources that are available for free throughout all Donegal libraries. The window […]
Donegal Down Syndrome community celebrated in beautiful new book
‘See Me’ is a book created to celebrate the beautiful faces and stories of children and adults in Donegal with Down Syndrome. Speaking to the Donegal News, Sandra Devenney, General Manager of McElhinneys Department Store in Ballybofey said she came up with the idea as she wanted to do more for Donegal Down Syndrome. Sandra’s […]
‘Rallying’ together for Down Syndrome children
TOMORROW (Saturday), Letterkenny businessman and Donegal Motor Club member, Danny McMenamin, will compete in the Cambrian Rally in North Wales.
Horseback rider Clodagh raises over €3,000 for Down Syndrome
FOLLOWING A gruelling 24-hour horse trek across Donegal, a young Newtowncunningham leaving cert student has raised over €3,000 for the Donegal Down Syndrome Association.