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
     MIDWAY was established in 1982 by parents and friends of people with intellectual disabilities in Co. Meath. 119 athletes ranging in age from 18 to 74 years of age compete in a range of sports on a weekly basis at centres in Navan, Kells and Trim
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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.
By SOClubs on 07/02/2012 19:09
     MIDWAY was established in 1982 by parents and friends of people with intellectual disabilities in Co. Meath. 119 athletes ranging in age from 18 to 74 years of age compete in a range of sports on a weekly basis at centres in Navan, Kells and Trim
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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

Annual Regional Meeting

The 2018 Annual Regional Meeting of Special Olympics Connaught will be held on Thursday 11th April 2019 in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon at 7.00pm.  All registered athletes, volunteers and family members are invited to attend.We look forward to seeing you on the night and should you require further information please contact the regional office.

Telephone: 071-9118320

Athletics Development Day


We held a very successful development day on Monday 4th March 2019 in the AIT Indoor arena. Just under 100 athletes were in attendance and took part in a variety of Run, Jump, & Throw stations with the emphasis on fun and getting everyone active. Thanks to all the local volunteers and the students from Athlone Community College who helped on the day to ensure all ran smoothly.



The highlight of the day was a team relay activity which all athletes participated in after lunch. A coaches pack with a variety of drills and activities will be forwarded to all after the event. 


Special Olympics Ireland Coaching Conference

The Special Olympics Ireland, All Ireland Coaching Conference will take place in Dublin City University (DCU) on Saturday 30th March. The theme for the conference is 'Coaching the Future' and is open to all volunteers. For further information or to book a place click here




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

Intro to Bocce Course
27th April, Bocce Sports Complex
Intro to Bocce Course
Contact John for further details
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Intro to Coaching Practices Course
6th April, Sligo Grammar School
Intro to Coaching Practices Course Form.pdf
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Roscommon Athletes set for World Summer Games' 




World Games Athletes
Chelsea Philips & Hugh Naughton pictured 
recently at fundraising event 
at Casey's Circle K Roscommon town