By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By so editor on 5/29/2012 11:25 AM
    During this time I have been studying Event Management in Stillorgan College of Further Education. By the next blog post I will have got my results and graduated. Our class has planned and organised the graduation ourselves. 
By leinsterAdmin on 28/05/2012 13:57

Friday 15th June 2012

Benefit Race Night in Newbridge Greyhound Stadium to help raise funds for Post 27 IUNVA and Special Olympic
Track opens at 19.00, first Race at 20.00.
Admission €10.00. 
Tickets on sale from:
Fred O'Reilly, Roseberry, Newbridge.
Telephone: 045 433 953
Mobile: 086 812 2497
All Welcome

By SOClubs on 28/05/2012 11:21
    Owenabue Special Olympics Gymnastics Club. 
By Eastern Admin on 5/28/2012 11:12 AM
Stewarts Dance Group to perform at this years European Song Competition for people with disabilities
By Special Olympics Ireland on 25/05/2012 15:52
    Visit to Government Buildings and eircom HSQ 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 24/05/2012 12:06
    The inaugural Special Olympics Ireland National Floorball event took place in the University Limerick.... 
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By Eastern Admin on 5/24/2012 11:31 AM
The first Open Water Swimming (OWS) training session was held in Belvedere College on Saturday May 19th.
By Eastern Admin on 5/24/2012 11:03 AM
The Ladies and Mens football finals took place on Sunday, May 20th in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin.
By Eastern Admin on 5/24/2012 9:57 AM
The Basketball awards evening was held on May 8th in The Red Cow Moran Hotel.
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By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By so editor on 5/29/2012 11:25 AM
    During this time I have been studying Event Management in Stillorgan College of Further Education. By the next blog post I will have got my results and graduated. Our class has planned and organised the graduation ourselves. 
By leinsterAdmin on 28/05/2012 13:57

Friday 15th June 2012

Benefit Race Night in Newbridge Greyhound Stadium to help raise funds for Post 27 IUNVA and Special Olympic
Track opens at 19.00, first Race at 20.00.
Admission €10.00. 
Tickets on sale from:
Fred O'Reilly, Roseberry, Newbridge.
Telephone: 045 433 953
Mobile: 086 812 2497
All Welcome

By SOClubs on 28/05/2012 11:21
    Owenabue Special Olympics Gymnastics Club. 
By Eastern Admin on 5/28/2012 11:12 AM
Stewarts Dance Group to perform at this years European Song Competition for people with disabilities
By Special Olympics Ireland on 25/05/2012 15:52
    Visit to Government Buildings and eircom HSQ 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 24/05/2012 12:06
    The inaugural Special Olympics Ireland National Floorball event took place in the University Limerick.... 
.
By Eastern Admin on 5/24/2012 11:31 AM
The first Open Water Swimming (OWS) training session was held in Belvedere College on Saturday May 19th.
By Eastern Admin on 5/24/2012 11:03 AM
The Ladies and Mens football finals took place on Sunday, May 20th in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin.
By Eastern Admin on 5/24/2012 9:57 AM
The Basketball awards evening was held on May 8th in The Red Cow Moran Hotel.
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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
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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.