By Special Olympics Ireland on 29/09/2010 11:54

Mark Shriver visited the Cabra Lions Special Olympics Club on his recent visit to Dublin

By soeditor on 9/27/2010 5:59 PM

My friend Pat was on Winning Streak - did you see me on it?

By SportsAdmin on 9/27/2010 4:57 PM

Special Olympics Men's 11-a-side football league kicked off last weekend. Teams from all over the island of Ireland will compete in this league which runs from now until May

By Eastern Admin on 9/27/2010 11:50 AM

Dublin City Council, the Irish Sports Council and Sport Northern Ireland will be jointly hosting the All Island Sports Conference: Active Participantion 'Be Part of the Debate' on Thursday 21st October 2010 from 6.00-7.30pm at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin 4 and Friday 22nd October 2010 from 9.00am- 5.30pm at the National Convention Centre, Dublin.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 27/09/2010 10:11

Datapac, Ireland’s largest indigenous ICT solutions provider,recently announced that is has renewed its sponsorship of Special Olympics Ireland in a €400K five year commitment.

By CoachAdmin on Monday, September 27, 2010

My name is Aoife Drumm and I am a swimming coach. I have been involved with Special Olympics for over eight years. Wow, it’s nearly nine years now!

By Special Olympics Ireland on 24/09/2010 18:46

Minister Mary Hanafin T.D. meets and congratulates athletes following their great achievements at the Special Olympics European Summer Games in Warsaw, Poland.

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Riobard Lankford wins a silver medal for Team Ireland in badminton

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

An early start for most athletes on Divisioning Day

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Ruth Geerah reads the athletes oath on behalf of all 1600 athletes competing in the Games

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By Special Olympics Ireland on 29/09/2010 11:54

Mark Shriver visited the Cabra Lions Special Olympics Club on his recent visit to Dublin

By soeditor on 9/27/2010 5:59 PM

My friend Pat was on Winning Streak - did you see me on it?

By SportsAdmin on 9/27/2010 4:57 PM

Special Olympics Men's 11-a-side football league kicked off last weekend. Teams from all over the island of Ireland will compete in this league which runs from now until May

By Eastern Admin on 9/27/2010 11:50 AM

Dublin City Council, the Irish Sports Council and Sport Northern Ireland will be jointly hosting the All Island Sports Conference: Active Participantion 'Be Part of the Debate' on Thursday 21st October 2010 from 6.00-7.30pm at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin 4 and Friday 22nd October 2010 from 9.00am- 5.30pm at the National Convention Centre, Dublin.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 27/09/2010 10:11

Datapac, Ireland’s largest indigenous ICT solutions provider,recently announced that is has renewed its sponsorship of Special Olympics Ireland in a €400K five year commitment.

By CoachAdmin on Monday, September 27, 2010

My name is Aoife Drumm and I am a swimming coach. I have been involved with Special Olympics for over eight years. Wow, it’s nearly nine years now!

By Special Olympics Ireland on 24/09/2010 18:46

Minister Mary Hanafin T.D. meets and congratulates athletes following their great achievements at the Special Olympics European Summer Games in Warsaw, Poland.

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Riobard Lankford wins a silver medal for Team Ireland in badminton

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

An early start for most athletes on Divisioning Day

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Ruth Geerah reads the athletes oath on behalf of all 1600 athletes competing in the Games

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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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'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.