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2019 Purple run for Down Syndrome Ireland

2019 Purple run for Down Syndrome Ireland

Fundraising For Down Syndrome Ireland
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Our daughter Síofra has Down Syndrome and so we're going to do the Purple Run to support Down Syndrome Ireland again.

Down Syndrome Ireland

Established in 1971, Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) is the voice of people with Down syndrome and the...

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When Síofra was born we found out that she had an extra chromosome. Trisomy 21. That means she has Down Syndrome and faces some extra challenges that a typical child may not have to deal with. She also has our genes so she loves music and a good laugh :)

The 21st March is World Down Syndrome day - see what they did there... 3/21 (Well I guess it must have been launched in the States?)

So on the 24th of March DSI is running their annual purple fun run. 

Now may I say that for full transparency and disclosure I will be walking and jogging ... maybe fast?! I also will be hoping that it doesn't rain or s...

RT @Enchanted_yoga: I still have four spaces available for my class next week. #yoga #Dublin #WomeninBusiness #summerholidays #plsRT https:…

Sun Jul 21 08:58:21 - 0 Favorite

Sorry for your loss. I still miss my Dad nearly 9 years gone. Also from cancer. It takes such strength to create a… https://t.co/cT3J7c8uVU

Sun Jun 23 20:10:27 - 4 Favorite

@talktoBOI can you please help me? I have rung the Business Banking team three times over the past month to sort ou… https://t.co/tlhMcxgb9G

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@IanDempsey thank you for the unexpected chuckle. Every time I hear Carly Rae Jepsen's song it reminds me of this s… https://t.co/aQlyHkNNs5

Wed May 22 07:54:55 - 0 Favorite

Please voters if you open the door to politicians ask them why this happens? Why do parents of children with additi… https://t.co/Pl4GIPYR3D

Tue May 21 07:54:38 - 2 Favorite

I am starting my #yoga classes with @Enchanted_yoga tomorrow at #JohnBoscoYouthCentre for 9 to 13 year olds at 3.45… https://t.co/mG5f6Eczel

Tue May 14 11:01:52 - 1 Favorite

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Wed May 08 13:49:36 - 0 Favorite

RT @AlisonSpittle: Need a Toyota starlet for a photo shoot in Dublin asap. The scaldier the car the better. Needs to be a starlet. 😍😍😍😍😍

Sun May 05 20:31:14 - 0 Favorite

RT @evelyn_byrne: APRAXIA AWARENESS MONTH @Apraxia_KIDS @SimonHarrisTD @dyspraxiaIRL @FinianMcGrathTD @FitzgeraldFrncs @KZapponeTD @iaslt V…

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@rbcakn @EmerTheScreamer Agreed was just about to suggest same.

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Recent Updates

  • 10 Mar 2019
    Granny has knit Síofra a fabulous purple cardigan to wear. I hope her purple tutu still fits after last year!

Supporters

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20-03-2019

Campbell Orr

Love you ❤️❤️

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20-03-2019

Anonymous

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18-03-2019

David

All the best Elaine. Dave and Kate x

Thanks a million you guys xxx
20-03-2019
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11-03-2019

Christine Lydon

Elaine, what a fabulous cause. Go you and baby Siofra!

Thanks Christine
20-03-2019
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11-03-2019

Claire Percy

Very best of luck. Great cause.

Thanks Claire
20-03-2019
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10-03-2019

Pearl

Best of Luck and Enjoy xx

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10-03-2019

Martina Stenson

Best of luck with the run xx

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24-04-2018

Grainne O'D

Well done Elaine!!

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24-04-2018

Anonymous

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10-04-2018

Anonymous

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About the Cause

Down Syndrome Ireland
Established in 1971, Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) is the voice of people with Down syndrome and their families throughout Ireland. The charity has over 3,500 members with 25 branches nationwide. Down Syndrome Ireland provides ‘all-through-life’ support services to people with Down syndrome with specialists in the areas of new parents, health, early development, speech and language, education, employment and independence that enhance the lives of thousands of childre...