Leitrim woman filling suitcases to help Dublin’s homeless and Down Syndrome Ireland

A Leitrim woman with Down’s Syndrome is filling suitcases full of clothes to help the homeless population in Dublin.

Lauren Greene from Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim, travelled up to the capital last week to join volunteers at the Homeless Street Café.

She bought the clothing with proceeds from her recently established business, Lauren’s Crepe Wagon, which is a food van kitted out by her father, Frankie.

According to her mother, Maura Williamson, she travels to events in the region with the wagon and profits go towards helping the homeless as well as Down Syndrome Ireland.

Speaking about the initiative, Maura says Lauren’s efforts are making a difference to people in need: