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5K Run - Jog - Walk. The Cavan Christmas Dash is a 5 Km road race in Cavan Town and its environs will take place on Tuesday - 26th December 2017.

This year we are asking the people of Cavan and beyond to come out and support Cavan Down Syndrome and Enable Ireland - Cavan.

Thank you very much for your support.
The race will start at 12pm (noon) so come early!
Register Online and avoid queuing on the day! This is a chip-timed event.

Results will be available online after the race.

Cavan Downs Syndrome
Enable Ireland

Cavan Down Syndrome is a branch of Down Syndrome Ireland run by parents of children with Down Syndrome, offering support and services to people with Down Syndrome and approximately 40 families in Cavan. All branch funds come through local fundraising, which in turn helps to provide the following: Pre-school service – where a teacher visits your child every fortnight from the age of one until they start school Speech Therapy Service Swimming Lessons Horse-riding Physio sessions Meet & Greet sessions in Kool Kids Varied Workshops Christmas / Halloween Parties / Valentines Ball Monthly branch meetings are held in the Cavan Crystal Hotel.

For more contact Joanne O’Hare 086 0811170 or visit / follow us on facebook @ Cavan Down Syndrome.


Enable Ireland is a national voluntary organisation that provides services to children and adults with a disability. In Cavan, Enable Ireland provide an early intervention service to over 370 children who have a physical, sensory, learning disability and/or developmental delay, and/or a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder or who present with features of autistic spectrum disorder. The centre in Cavan provides access speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, social work and child and family support. The team work closely with schools and pre-schools in facilitating children to access the curriculum with the relevant supports. Enable Ireland Cavan also run parent training workshops, produce helpful booklets for families and schools and run sibshops for siblings of children attending the service. A new hydrotherapy pool is also due to open in the centre in the coming months.

For more information, contact Jane Hand, Early Services Manager on 049 4326990 or or visit and










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Race Route

Start: 12Noon ► The Farnham Arms ► Up Main Street, James Connolly Street ► College Street ► Railway Road (350 meters then turn back) ► Farnham Street ► Cathedral RoadTurn at St. Pat's College go down minor road towards Drumalee Cross ► Cut through Athbara ► Up Church Street ► Main Street ► Finish: The Farnham Arms, Main Street.
► Join us for some refreshments in The Farnham Afterwards!!