By CoachAdmin on 29 October 2010

Hi, My name is Terence Flynn and welcome to my blog with Special Olympics

By SportsAdmin on 10/26/2010 9:31 AM

Latest Results and League Table from the 11-a-side league

By Eastern Admin on 10/21/2010 8:25 AM

As part of our Athlete Leadership Programme (ALPs) programme and in keeping with the Healthy Athlete theme which Special Olympics has been promoting for the past two years. Special Olympics Eastern Region hosted our very first COOKERY course on Saturday 2nd October 2010 in Park House.

 

By Eastern Admin on 10/19/2010 10:45 AM

Eastern Region Group Cheeverstown House involved in the Special Olympics Golf Link Programme with Grange Golf Club in Rathfarnham took part in Grange’s Centenary Celebrations this year with an inter-club competition which took place in September involving athletes from three other Golf Link Programmes

By Eastern Admin on 10/19/2010 9:59 AM

Congratulations to the following teams who were randomly selected from a draw which took place on 13th October to take part in the Special Olympics Ireland National Basketball Cup in November.

By Eastern Admin on 10/15/2010 2:22 PM

A group of 28 swimmers departed Dublin Airport today to take part in the RCP Tiburon Mile Open Sea Race on Sunday 17th October

By soeditor on 10/14/2010 6:17 PM

I went to St Brigit's Garden and got some very exciting news this week

By Special Olympics Munster on 14/10/2010 15:34

On Thursday 4th November Special Olympics Munster Regional Event Support Team is hosting 

By Special Olympics Connaught on 10/12/2010 9:29 AM

Charity Music Night for Special Olympics Connaught

By soeditor on 10/7/2010 5:39 PM

Swimming has started back again but I can't go as I have been sick

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By CoachAdmin on 29 October 2010

Hi, My name is Terence Flynn and welcome to my blog with Special Olympics

By SportsAdmin on 10/26/2010 9:31 AM

Latest Results and League Table from the 11-a-side league

By Eastern Admin on 10/21/2010 8:25 AM

As part of our Athlete Leadership Programme (ALPs) programme and in keeping with the Healthy Athlete theme which Special Olympics has been promoting for the past two years. Special Olympics Eastern Region hosted our very first COOKERY course on Saturday 2nd October 2010 in Park House.

 

By Eastern Admin on 10/19/2010 10:45 AM

Eastern Region Group Cheeverstown House involved in the Special Olympics Golf Link Programme with Grange Golf Club in Rathfarnham took part in Grange’s Centenary Celebrations this year with an inter-club competition which took place in September involving athletes from three other Golf Link Programmes

By Eastern Admin on 10/19/2010 9:59 AM

Congratulations to the following teams who were randomly selected from a draw which took place on 13th October to take part in the Special Olympics Ireland National Basketball Cup in November.

By Eastern Admin on 10/15/2010 2:22 PM

A group of 28 swimmers departed Dublin Airport today to take part in the RCP Tiburon Mile Open Sea Race on Sunday 17th October

By soeditor on 10/14/2010 6:17 PM

I went to St Brigit's Garden and got some very exciting news this week

By Special Olympics Munster on 14/10/2010 15:34

On Thursday 4th November Special Olympics Munster Regional Event Support Team is hosting 

By Special Olympics Connaught on 10/12/2010 9:29 AM

Charity Music Night for Special Olympics Connaught

By soeditor on 10/7/2010 5:39 PM

Swimming has started back again but I can't go as I have been sick

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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.