By leinsterAdmin on 28/02/2012 10:17
Volunteer Stephen Hynes shares his experience of volunteering at Aquatics Events in the Leinster Region
By Special Olympics Ireland on 27/02/2012 14:06
     Adrian Clarke honoured with ‘3’ FAI International Football For All Player of the Year 2011
By SportsAdmin on 27/02/2012 11:12
Some coaches and athletes ignore the importance of stretching. Regardless of the level or intensity of exercise, pre and post stretching should be a part of every individuals exercise session
By SOClubs on 22/02/2012 19:00
    Limerick City Special Olympics Club was formed in 2009 and provides sports training for 58 athletes in Athletics, Aquatics and Basketball 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 19/02/2012 22:28
     Special Olympics Ireland is delighted to be the chosen charity partner of Sportsprophet.ie in 2012
By Eastern Admin on 2/17/2012 12:05 PM
Great news for any potential players of badminton, football or golf.  The following clubs are now recruiting new athletes with some immediate places available.
By Special Olympics Munster on 16/02/2012 10:57
Our first Area Bocce Competition of the year took place in the Delta Sports Dome in Limerick on Saturday 5th February. It was a great day for everyone. Congratulation to the event team headed by Imelda O’Halloran whose great effort on the Saturday ensured the courts fit the available space.  Many thanks and well done also to all the officials headed by Eileen Liston who made it a good quality competition for our athletes.
By SOClubs on 07/02/2012 19:09
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By leinsterAdmin on 28/02/2012 10:17
Volunteer Stephen Hynes shares his experience of volunteering at Aquatics Events in the Leinster Region
By Special Olympics Ireland on 27/02/2012 14:06
     Adrian Clarke honoured with ‘3’ FAI International Football For All Player of the Year 2011
By SportsAdmin on 27/02/2012 11:12
Some coaches and athletes ignore the importance of stretching. Regardless of the level or intensity of exercise, pre and post stretching should be a part of every individuals exercise session
By SOClubs on 22/02/2012 19:00
    Limerick City Special Olympics Club was formed in 2009 and provides sports training for 58 athletes in Athletics, Aquatics and Basketball 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 19/02/2012 22:28
     Special Olympics Ireland is delighted to be the chosen charity partner of Sportsprophet.ie in 2012
By Eastern Admin on 2/17/2012 12:05 PM
Great news for any potential players of badminton, football or golf.  The following clubs are now recruiting new athletes with some immediate places available.
By Special Olympics Munster on 16/02/2012 10:57
Our first Area Bocce Competition of the year took place in the Delta Sports Dome in Limerick on Saturday 5th February. It was a great day for everyone. Congratulation to the event team headed by Imelda O’Halloran whose great effort on the Saturday ensured the courts fit the available space.  Many thanks and well done also to all the officials headed by Eileen Liston who made it a good quality competition for our athletes.
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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.