By Special Olympics Munster on 28/05/2010 11:28

University of Limerick staff recently held a Fundraising Coffee Morning for  Special Olympics hosted in the President’s House, University of Limerick.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 28/05/2010 11:00

Special Olympics Ireland is pleased to announce a partnership with Unicarepharmacy which will see the company become an official supporter of the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games.

By AthleteStories on 5/27/2010 8:57 AM

Ann Brennan from Ballymurray in Co. Roscommon is looking forward to taking part in the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games which are due to take place in Limerick from 9th – 13th June.

By Eastern Admin on 5/26/2010 9:38 AM

North City Striders Special Olympics club recently took part in the area 2 athletics event at Morton Stadium

By Eastern Admin on 5/25/2010 6:02 PM

Fingal Swifts Special Olympics club was officially launched on the 14th May 2010 at a club party in the Clarion Hotel, Swords.

By soeditor on 5/24/2010 1:58 PM

I am looking forward to representing Connaught in Limerick, having fun and making new friends.

By AthleteStories on 5/21/2010 11:30 AM

Oliver Hanratty from Dundalk in Co. Louth is very much looking forward to making the long journey to Limerick to participate in the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games which are due to take place from 9th to 13th June.

By AthleteStories on 5/20/2010 4:52 PM

2010 promises to be a fantastic year for William O’Brien as he prepares to participate in the Special Olympics Ireland Games which will be held in Limerick from 9th to 13th June.

 

 

By soeditor on 5/17/2010 2:29 PM

We made a mosaic at work out of broken tiles. Everyone had ideas about what to do on the mosaic.
 

By soeditor on 5/17/2010 2:16 PM

Every day in work I am on a Fetac Training Programme and I like it because we get a €30 training allowance. My favourite bands are Westlife and Boyzone and Abba.

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By Special Olympics Munster on 28/05/2010 11:28

University of Limerick staff recently held a Fundraising Coffee Morning for  Special Olympics hosted in the President’s House, University of Limerick.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 28/05/2010 11:00

Special Olympics Ireland is pleased to announce a partnership with Unicarepharmacy which will see the company become an official supporter of the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games.

By AthleteStories on 5/27/2010 8:57 AM

Ann Brennan from Ballymurray in Co. Roscommon is looking forward to taking part in the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games which are due to take place in Limerick from 9th – 13th June.

By Eastern Admin on 5/26/2010 9:38 AM

North City Striders Special Olympics club recently took part in the area 2 athletics event at Morton Stadium

By Eastern Admin on 5/25/2010 6:02 PM

Fingal Swifts Special Olympics club was officially launched on the 14th May 2010 at a club party in the Clarion Hotel, Swords.

By soeditor on 5/24/2010 1:58 PM

I am looking forward to representing Connaught in Limerick, having fun and making new friends.

By AthleteStories on 5/21/2010 11:30 AM

Oliver Hanratty from Dundalk in Co. Louth is very much looking forward to making the long journey to Limerick to participate in the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games which are due to take place from 9th to 13th June.

By AthleteStories on 5/20/2010 4:52 PM

2010 promises to be a fantastic year for William O’Brien as he prepares to participate in the Special Olympics Ireland Games which will be held in Limerick from 9th to 13th June.

 

 

By soeditor on 5/17/2010 2:29 PM

We made a mosaic at work out of broken tiles. Everyone had ideas about what to do on the mosaic.
 

By soeditor on 5/17/2010 2:16 PM

Every day in work I am on a Fetac Training Programme and I like it because we get a €30 training allowance. My favourite bands are Westlife and Boyzone and Abba.

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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

2020 Special Olympics Winter Games-
Management Team Application

Special Olympics Connaught are now accepting applications for the 2020 Ireland Winter Games, Management Team. Deadline for the receipt of applications is 12pm on Wednesday 14th August. Please click on the following link for the application pack.




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. Details are as follow; 
  • Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club
  • Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.
  • Golf takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar.
Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer
.
 
The Galway Kayaking Special Olympics host friendly get together

The Galway Kayaking Special Olympics Club held an inter club activity last Sunday and invited clubs from Castlebar, Tullamore, and Mallow to join them for a morning of activities on the river followed by refreshments in the clubhouse.

Great fun was had and many friendships formed. The clubs are planning to travel to Mallow next Sept/Oct for another day of water activities.

A big thank you to the Galway Kayaking  Special Olympics Club for organising such a wonderful event. 



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

Young Athlete Festival
Sligo Regional Sports Complex
Saturday 21st September
Contact: Kitty Tierney
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Athlete Leadership Workshop
Athlone
Saturday 28th September
Contact: Mary Ann McBrien 
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Coaching Children Course
Sligo Grammar School
Saturday 5th October
Contact: Kitty Tierney
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Keep in touch

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@ConnaughtSO 
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'Volunteers are priceless' 



Some of the local volunteers who assisted at 
the recent Kayaking event in Lough Rynn, Mohill

Many thanks to all the regional volunteers
who assisted at our events in 2019. As 
always without your assistance we could not 
deliver our sports programme.