By so editor on 29/04/2011 14:58
  Our local ALPs group are fundraising for The Burren Chernobyl Project and there's a new member in my family! 

 

By so editor on 28/04/2011 16:48

Joe shows us his medals and explains the advancement process in Special Olympics

 

By so editor on 28/04/2011 16:43

 Joe tells us about all the activities that he does in a normal week

By so editor on 28/04/2011 16:36

Introducing Special Olympics Athlete Joe Feehily who will contribute a regular video blog on www.specialolympics.ie

By soeditor on 4/27/2011 3:26 PM

I've been very busy recently with a Fashion Show in Galway, my Grandad's 90th Birthday and a Sale of Work at the Apple Tree Centre

By Eastern Admin on 4/26/2011 11:57 AM

UCD FC gave some tips to the coaches and players in the Eastern Region Ladies Football League

By Eastern Admin on 4/26/2011 11:31 AM

click on link to see how the league table currently stands

By Eastern Admin on 4/26/2011 11:14 AM

SO Unlimited is a radio show on Dublin City 103.2 FM which is totally dedicated to Special Olympics Ireland.

By Special Olympics Munster on 21/04/2011 09:02

Volunteers are needed for the athletics event in CIT on Sat 28th May 2011.

A small number of volunteers are needed to support the Golf event in Fota Island Golf Club on Monday 30th May 2011.
 

By Special Olympics Munster on 21/04/2011 08:50

The basketball Cup competition was held in the University of Limerick Arena and was a great success. Ten teams competed on the day from all over Munster. The event was supported by Vistakon Limerick.The volunteers made the day very pleasant for everyone involved, well done volunteers and well done all the athletes and their coaches.

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By so editor on 29/04/2011 14:58
  Our local ALPs group are fundraising for The Burren Chernobyl Project and there's a new member in my family! 

 

By so editor on 28/04/2011 16:48

Joe shows us his medals and explains the advancement process in Special Olympics

 

By so editor on 28/04/2011 16:43

 Joe tells us about all the activities that he does in a normal week

By so editor on 28/04/2011 16:36

Introducing Special Olympics Athlete Joe Feehily who will contribute a regular video blog on www.specialolympics.ie

By soeditor on 4/27/2011 3:26 PM

I've been very busy recently with a Fashion Show in Galway, my Grandad's 90th Birthday and a Sale of Work at the Apple Tree Centre

By Eastern Admin on 4/26/2011 11:57 AM

UCD FC gave some tips to the coaches and players in the Eastern Region Ladies Football League

By Eastern Admin on 4/26/2011 11:31 AM

click on link to see how the league table currently stands

By Eastern Admin on 4/26/2011 11:14 AM

SO Unlimited is a radio show on Dublin City 103.2 FM which is totally dedicated to Special Olympics Ireland.

By Special Olympics Munster on 21/04/2011 09:02

Volunteers are needed for the athletics event in CIT on Sat 28th May 2011.

A small number of volunteers are needed to support the Golf event in Fota Island Golf Club on Monday 30th May 2011.
 

By Special Olympics Munster on 21/04/2011 08:50

The basketball Cup competition was held in the University of Limerick Arena and was a great success. Ten teams competed on the day from all over Munster. The event was supported by Vistakon Limerick.The volunteers made the day very pleasant for everyone involved, well done volunteers and well done all the athletes and their coaches.

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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

with Connaught on Twitter
@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.