Committee Meeting

Our next Committee Meeting is on Monday 31st January 2022 @ 8PM on Zoom

50th Anniversary National Raffle

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebrations, we are holding a national raffle through our local branch network throughout Ireland.
We have 25 branches across Ireland that offer a range of services and supports to children and adults with Down syndrome and their families.
The raffle will support the DSI community at a local level as well as helping further develop supports at a national level ensuring continued support to people with Down syndrome across the lifecycle.
Your support will help make a real difference to the lives of children and adults with Down syndrome.
Prizes
1st Prize – A Hyundai i10 Classic
2nd Prize – A week stay in one of the iNua hotels
3rd Prize – €500 Dunnes Stores gift card
Seller’s prizes – Weekend break for 2 adults & 2 children in Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa in Wexford!
Tickets €10
To support your local branch, purchase your ticket by contacting the Branch on 0838972044 or secretarydslm@gmail.com or any Committee member.
If you would like to sell tickets on behalf of the Branch please contact Brendan on 0838972044 or secretarydslm@gmail.com.
If you wish to buy online, we have a dedicated iDonate page for you to do so.
Please note that proceeds from Tickets bought on the iDonate link do not come to the Branches but to DSI Head office to support national projects. If you wish to support the Branches please buy the tickets from the Branches.
The draw will take place on November 19th, 2021.

Numicon Talk in Slane Saturday 6th November 2021

Numicon Talk in Slane Saturday 6th November 2021 for Professional & Parents/Carers.
This talk will suit Children whose Maths level is from infants up to the end of Second Class (early multiplication).
The Professional talk will take place in the morning and the Parents/Carers talk will come in the afternoon on Saturday 5th Oct .
Professionals
There is a numicon talk for professionals on Saturday 6th November 2021, 10-12:30pm in Conyngham  Arms Hotel, Slane.
This talk is aimed at teachers/SNAs who are working with children with Down Syndrome.
Due to the limited spaces, the talk is offered to teachers/SNA’s of paid members on a first come first served basis.
Please email secretarydslm@gmail.com or text 083 8972044 as soon as possible to reserve a space.
Parents/Carers
There is a Numicon talk for parents on Saturday 6th November 2021, 1.30pm- 3.30pm.
Please email secretarydslm@gmail.com or text 083 8972044 as soon as possible to reserve a place. This course is available to paid up members of the Louth/Meath branch.

“Room on The Broom”

“Room on The Broom”
Invitation to our younger members and those who are young at heart.
Down Syndrome Ireland Louth Meath Branch
Presents
“Room on The Broom”
Performed by Rainbow Phil
Live on Zoom 11am 31st October 2021
A big Thank you to the Kelly Family who organised this event and Workrate who sponsored the event.

Committee Meeting

Our next Committee Meeting is on Monday 11th October 2021 at 8pm on Zoom

2021 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Louth/Meath Branch AGM on Monday, September 20th, 2021 at 8.00pm in the D Hotel, Drogheda, Co Louth.
In accordance with Branch Rules the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Louth Meath Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland will be held on Monday, September 20th, 2021 at 8.00pm in the D Hotel, Drogheda, Co Louth.
Eligible members (Full members who have renewed their membership for the year 2021) are entitled to attend the meeting but must first register by email (secretarydslm@gmail.com) with the Branch, their intention to attend so that we have an idea of numbers. 
All relevant Covid-19 regulations will be followed on the night.
If you have not yet renewed your Membership for 2021, you can still renew it. Details on renewing your membership can be found on our website https://dsilmb.ie/becomeamember/. It’s very important for all members to pay their membership as they will not be covered by insurance for any branch activities that they are involved in. All parents of children availing of the Early Intervention (Home Teacher) Programme, the Funding Scheme or any other activity or event organised by the branch must pay their membership each year.
Please note that the meeting is being organised as per Government Covid-19 “Guidelines for Reopening” and details may change if the Guidelines change including moving the meeting to an online meeti
 
Regards
Rebecca Smyth
Branch Secretary
Down Syndrome Ireland
Louth/Meath Branch

INVITATION: Family Fun Day & BBQ

Invitation

Family Fun Day & BBQ

Newgrange Farm

 Sunday 5th September 2021

DownSyndrome Louth/Meath Branch is holding a Family Fun Day & BBQ in Newgrange Farm, Slane, on Sunday the 5th Sept.

BBQ from 2pm-4pm approx. BBQ is free and is paid for by the Louth/Meath Branch.

Cost of entry for adults & children (who identify themselves as being with DSILMB) is €6 each.

Book online newgrangefarm.com – in the special needs section on the bookings portal for the 2 o’clock slot.

All Members Welcome

Committee Meeting

Our next Committee Meeting will be held on Monday 14th of June 2021 at 8pm on Zoom