By Eastern Admin on 4/29/2010 4:35 PM

Almost 200 young people, able and disabled were present in St Benildus College for the 7th annual Integration Tournament on April 25th.

By Eastern Admin on 4/29/2010 4:00 PM

Students from the I.A.D.T College in Dun Laoghaire organised two football events in February as part of their social enterprise project, raising €450 for Special Olympics Ireland Eastern Region.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 29/04/2010 09:09

The Cranberries to top the bill in a long awaited return to the Irish stage

By Special Olympics Ireland on 27/04/2010 10:21

The ball will be held on Saturday 26th June and will be in aid of Special Olympics Leinster. The glitzy black tie ball will be hosted by Kathryn Thomas and will be held at The K Club.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 23/04/2010 12:45

Special Olympics Ireland hopes to raise €1 million on April 23rd . 
 
Thousands of people will take to the roads and streets of Ireland on Friday, April 23rd to shake their buckets and raise essential funding for Special Olympics Ireland. This is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics and the aim is to raise €1 million in one day. No matter where you are or what mode of transport you use – train, ferry or automobile, you can contribute towards the life changing work of Special Olympics Ireland. You can donate online or make your donation by texting DONATE to 57252
 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 16/04/2010 11:04

Special Olympics Collection Day takes place Friday 23rd April. We will  have thousands of volunteers on the roads of Ireland shaking a bucket to help us raise €1 million in one day. If you cant make it out on the day but still want to give money you can text DONATE to 57252 to donate €2 or 85122 (NI) to donate £1.50.  Thank you for the support.

By Ulster Admin on 4/14/2010 7:16 PM

 RTE All Ireland Talent Show winner Chloe Coyle was a very welcome guest when she took time out of her very busy schedule to drop in on the Starbreakers Special Olympics Club in Carrickmore, County Tyrone on Sat 27th March.

By Special Olympics Munster on 14/04/2010 19:01

There was great excitement today as the Munster team to participate in the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games was announced at an event held in the Kilmurray Lodge Hotel, Limerick

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By Eastern Admin on 4/29/2010 4:35 PM

Almost 200 young people, able and disabled were present in St Benildus College for the 7th annual Integration Tournament on April 25th.

By Eastern Admin on 4/29/2010 4:00 PM

Students from the I.A.D.T College in Dun Laoghaire organised two football events in February as part of their social enterprise project, raising €450 for Special Olympics Ireland Eastern Region.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 29/04/2010 09:09

The Cranberries to top the bill in a long awaited return to the Irish stage

By Special Olympics Ireland on 27/04/2010 10:21

The ball will be held on Saturday 26th June and will be in aid of Special Olympics Leinster. The glitzy black tie ball will be hosted by Kathryn Thomas and will be held at The K Club.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 23/04/2010 12:45

Special Olympics Ireland hopes to raise €1 million on April 23rd . 
 
Thousands of people will take to the roads and streets of Ireland on Friday, April 23rd to shake their buckets and raise essential funding for Special Olympics Ireland. This is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics and the aim is to raise €1 million in one day. No matter where you are or what mode of transport you use – train, ferry or automobile, you can contribute towards the life changing work of Special Olympics Ireland. You can donate online or make your donation by texting DONATE to 57252
 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 16/04/2010 11:04

Special Olympics Collection Day takes place Friday 23rd April. We will  have thousands of volunteers on the roads of Ireland shaking a bucket to help us raise €1 million in one day. If you cant make it out on the day but still want to give money you can text DONATE to 57252 to donate €2 or 85122 (NI) to donate £1.50.  Thank you for the support.

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 RTE All Ireland Talent Show winner Chloe Coyle was a very welcome guest when she took time out of her very busy schedule to drop in on the Starbreakers Special Olympics Club in Carrickmore, County Tyrone on Sat 27th March.

By Special Olympics Munster on 14/04/2010 19:01

There was great excitement today as the Munster team to participate in the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games was announced at an event held in the Kilmurray Lodge Hotel, Limerick

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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

Current Volunteer Opportunities Available In Our Clubs RIGHT NOW!

 

 

**Please note that a general volunteer role will cover a number of tasks including: equipment set up and tear down; registration of athletes and volunteers; inducting new volunteers; supervision of athletes between activities; serving refreshments; supervising the tuck shop**


Galaxy Club Mullingar are looking for volunteers in Badminton, Swimming and Golf. The Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club

The Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.

Golf volunteering takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar. Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Coaching Practices Course

On Saturday 6th April, 11 volunteers took part in our Introduction Coaching Course held in the Sligo Grammar school. This course is run in conjunction with Coaching Ireland and is the 1st step on the coaching ladder for volunteers involved in our clubs. Participants took part in a variety of theory and practical sessions throughout the day. Thanks to the Grammar school for their continued support and the use of their excellent facilities. 

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”. 

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Floorball Regional Advancement
May 25th 
Kingfisher Galway

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Pitch and Putt
6th June
Athenry
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Kayaking
22nd June
Lough Rynn
 

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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