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About Us

Welcome to Down Syndrome Cork, a branch of the national charity Down Syndrome Ireland. At DS Cork we are dedicated to improving the quality of life of all our members and their families helping them to lead happy, healthy, and productive lives. We are a volunteer parent led organisation that aims to support people with Down Syndrome and their families. 

Our services include education, therapies, employment preparation, social clubs, dance, fitness and sports

DS Cork has 3 sites

  1. Our office in Ballincollig offers educational programmes and Therapies as well as a place for members to meet socially. 
  2. Our shop offers employment opportunities for young adults.
  3. Our Field of Dreams (FOD) offers educational programmes from our wonderful horticultural site in Curraheen.  The FOD specialises in further education, and preparation for entering the workplace. 

Baby laughing with dad

Our Mission

Our Mission is to ensure that our members, from birth throughout their whole life are given every opportunity possible to fulfil their potential and live a happy and productive life.

Smiling baby

Our Values

  1. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life of all our members.

  2. We are a parent led organisation.

  3. We want to help all our members, young and old to achieve their full potential.

  4. We value the opinions of all our members and their loved ones.

  5. We aim to be open and transparent in all we do.

  6. We are dedicated to making our wider community a safer and more inclusive place for children and adults with disabilities.


Unit 1A Ballincollig Enterprise Park, 
Innishmore, Ballincollig, Co. Cork P31 E822​


Clash Rd, Curraheen, Cork, T12 XH4C

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