By Special Olympics Munster on 28/10/2011 13:29

Munster Special Olympics families day took place on October 23rd in the Kilmurry Lodge, Limerick. Over 150 people attended and the day was a great success. Activities ranged from a magician, disco, sit down meal, fire engine tour and face painting. A big thank you to the Munster Special Olympics Family Committee for organising the day!

By Eastern Admin on 10/27/2011 7:51 AM

The Special Olympics Eastern Region football league kicked off for our male and female teams on October 22nd in a blustery AUL.

By Eastern Admin on 10/27/2011 7:42 AM

Five players from the successful Killester Basketball Special Olympics team have taken the step up to play mainstream basketball in the Dublin Men’s Basketball League. 

By so editor on 24/10/2011 10:02
 

It's been a busy few weeks for me with all of my clubs back in action and I've started the course in Contemporary Living..

By so editor on 14/10/2011 17:51
  We just got back into training recently and it’s great after being out of football for a few weeks.

 

By SportsAdmin on 10/14/2011 2:38 PM

The National Basketball Cup will take place on 26th November this year at the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght

By Special Olympics Munster on 14/10/2011 08:56

The Soccer Divisioning day was held on Sat 8th October 2011 in Cork Institute of Technology. The weather was good for the morning and everyone had a great time meeting again after the long summer break.

By so editor on 13/10/2011 16:53
  We were invited to the Ireland vs Slovakia Game at the Avivia Stadium and introduced to the crowd at half-time 

 

By so editor on 13/10/2011 16:46

 

  Before I left to head off to the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens I promised myself that if I didn’t find a job in Donegal, I would go back into education because that’s what a lot of people were doing.

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By SportsAdmin on 10/12/2011 1:59 PM

10 Special Olympics coach tutors took part in their final weekend of training on 8th and 9th October 2011

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By Special Olympics Munster on 28/10/2011 13:29

Munster Special Olympics families day took place on October 23rd in the Kilmurry Lodge, Limerick. Over 150 people attended and the day was a great success. Activities ranged from a magician, disco, sit down meal, fire engine tour and face painting. A big thank you to the Munster Special Olympics Family Committee for organising the day!

By Eastern Admin on 10/27/2011 7:51 AM

The Special Olympics Eastern Region football league kicked off for our male and female teams on October 22nd in a blustery AUL.

By Eastern Admin on 10/27/2011 7:42 AM

Five players from the successful Killester Basketball Special Olympics team have taken the step up to play mainstream basketball in the Dublin Men’s Basketball League. 

By so editor on 24/10/2011 10:02
 

It's been a busy few weeks for me with all of my clubs back in action and I've started the course in Contemporary Living..

By so editor on 14/10/2011 17:51
  We just got back into training recently and it’s great after being out of football for a few weeks.

 

By SportsAdmin on 10/14/2011 2:38 PM

The National Basketball Cup will take place on 26th November this year at the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght

By Special Olympics Munster on 14/10/2011 08:56

The Soccer Divisioning day was held on Sat 8th October 2011 in Cork Institute of Technology. The weather was good for the morning and everyone had a great time meeting again after the long summer break.

By so editor on 13/10/2011 16:53
  We were invited to the Ireland vs Slovakia Game at the Avivia Stadium and introduced to the crowd at half-time 

 

By so editor on 13/10/2011 16:46

 

  Before I left to head off to the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens I promised myself that if I didn’t find a job in Donegal, I would go back into education because that’s what a lot of people were doing.

.

By SportsAdmin on 10/12/2011 1:59 PM

10 Special Olympics coach tutors took part in their final weekend of training on 8th and 9th October 2011

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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.