By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:14

Martin Cullen TD, Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism today (24 February 2010) recognised the contribution that over 400,000 people give to Irish sport through voluntary involvement with sports clubs and organisations all over Ireland. “Without this generous commitment the contribution that sport makes in our local communities would not happen,” said Minister Cullen.  Twelve such volunteers were honoured today at a special ceremony – the 2009 National Awards to Volunteers in Irish Sport - in Farmleigh.

 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:13

Sporting Heroes Line out to Support Special Olympics Ulster Collection Day

Thursday 18th February 2010: Sports stars Mickey Harte, David Humphreys, Simon Best and broadcasting legend Gerry Kelly today attended the launch of the 2010 Collection Day in aid of Special Olympics, which hopes to raise £250,000 on April  23rd. The purpose of the launch, which took place in The Hilton Hotel in Belfast, was to  ask the people of Northern Ireland to get involved in the collection day on April 23rd, either by volunteering or donating on the day.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:12

2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland

The 2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland will be held at 1pm on Saturday, 22nd May 2010 at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin 22.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:11

Prince Albert II of Monaco joins European business leaders in promoting inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities.  

Forum Maps out Strategy for Special Olympics to Reach More Children & Adults with Intellectual Disabilities across Europe and Central Asia

 Friday, February 5th, 2010: How can Special Olympics overcome financial hurdles to reach more children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Europe and Central Asia, was the main topic for discussion at a business leaders forum in Monaco today (Friday, February 5th) hosted by Special Olympics Monaco under the honouree Presidency and presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, and which brought together some of Europe’s leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists all actively involved in the Special Olympics movement.

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By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:14

Martin Cullen TD, Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism today (24 February 2010) recognised the contribution that over 400,000 people give to Irish sport through voluntary involvement with sports clubs and organisations all over Ireland. “Without this generous commitment the contribution that sport makes in our local communities would not happen,” said Minister Cullen.  Twelve such volunteers were honoured today at a special ceremony – the 2009 National Awards to Volunteers in Irish Sport - in Farmleigh.

 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:13

Sporting Heroes Line out to Support Special Olympics Ulster Collection Day

Thursday 18th February 2010: Sports stars Mickey Harte, David Humphreys, Simon Best and broadcasting legend Gerry Kelly today attended the launch of the 2010 Collection Day in aid of Special Olympics, which hopes to raise £250,000 on April  23rd. The purpose of the launch, which took place in The Hilton Hotel in Belfast, was to  ask the people of Northern Ireland to get involved in the collection day on April 23rd, either by volunteering or donating on the day.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:12

2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland

The 2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland will be held at 1pm on Saturday, 22nd May 2010 at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin 22.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:11

Prince Albert II of Monaco joins European business leaders in promoting inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities.  

Forum Maps out Strategy for Special Olympics to Reach More Children & Adults with Intellectual Disabilities across Europe and Central Asia

 Friday, February 5th, 2010: How can Special Olympics overcome financial hurdles to reach more children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Europe and Central Asia, was the main topic for discussion at a business leaders forum in Monaco today (Friday, February 5th) hosted by Special Olympics Monaco under the honouree Presidency and presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, and which brought together some of Europe’s leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists all actively involved in the Special Olympics movement.

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Contact Us

Special Olympics Connaught
The Gateway Building
North West Business Park Collooney
Sligo
T: 071-9118320
F: 071-9133335
E: connaught@specialolympics.ie

Connaught News

Annual Regional Meeting

The 2018 Annual Regional Meeting of Special Olympics Connaught will be held on Thursday 11th April 2019 in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon at 7.00pm.  All registered athletes, volunteers and family members are invited to attend.We look forward to seeing you on the night and should you require further information please contact the regional office.

Telephone: 071-9118320

Athletics Development Day


We held a very successful development day on Monday 4th March 2019 in the AIT Indoor arena. Just under 100 athletes were in attendance and took part in a variety of Run, Jump, & Throw stations with the emphasis on fun and getting everyone active. Thanks to all the local volunteers and the students from Athlone Community College who helped on the day to ensure all ran smoothly.



The highlight of the day was a team relay activity which all athletes participated in after lunch. A coaches pack with a variety of drills and activities will be forwarded to all after the event. 


Special Olympics Ireland Coaching Conference

The Special Olympics Ireland, All Ireland Coaching Conference will take place in Dublin City University (DCU) on Saturday 30th March. The theme for the conference is 'Coaching the Future' and is open to all volunteers. For further information or to book a place click here




About the Connaught region

Special Olympics Connaught provides year round sports training and competition for over 1,300 adults and children with intellectual disabilities in Galway, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.

Numerous sports competitions and development days are held annually in 13 Olympic type sports. 

There are 73 Special Olympics clubs in the Connaught region.

The mission of Special Olympics is “to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community”. 

Notice Board

Intro to Bocce Course
27th April, Bocce Sports Complex
Intro to Bocce Course
Contact John for further details
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Intro to Coaching Practices Course
6th April, Sligo Grammar School
Intro to Coaching Practices Course Form.pdf
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Roscommon Athletes set for World Summer Games' 




World Games Athletes
Chelsea Philips & Hugh Naughton pictured 
recently at fundraising event 
at Casey's Circle K Roscommon town