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    Royal Rovers Special Olympics Club was founded in 2009 due to a lack of ladies 5 a side football teams in Co. Meath... 
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    Cyclist Stephen Roche, will lead a group of charity cyclists over the finish line at Nice, France as part of the Paris2Nice Charity Challenge....  
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    Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of Special Olympics, to be remembered by athletes, their families and volunteers throughout Ireland 
By Special Olympics Connaught on 9/20/2012 6:15 PM
Special Olympics Connaught sent a team of six athletes to compete at the 2012 Triple Crown Golf Event on September 10th & 11th in Hollystown Golf Club, Dublin
By Eastern Admin on 9/19/2012 3:49 PM
Eastern Region Annual Polar Plunge takes place on Saturday, December 1st at the 40 foot in Sandycove @ 11:15am
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Special Olympics Eastern Region Fundraiser: OPEN SEA SWIM SAN FRANCISCO

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By Special Olympics Munster on 19/09/2012 13:36

The Special Olympics Munster sports events are back in full swing and if any of our volunteers would like to help out for the day please click here for the list of event volunteering opportunities 

By leinsterAdmin on 18/09/2012 13:59
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    Royal Rovers Special Olympics Club was founded in 2009 due to a lack of ladies 5 a side football teams in Co. Meath... 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 21/09/2012 13:34
    Cyclist Stephen Roche, will lead a group of charity cyclists over the finish line at Nice, France as part of the Paris2Nice Charity Challenge....  
By Special Olympics Ireland on 21/09/2012 11:57
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of Special Olympics, to be remembered by athletes, their families and volunteers throughout Ireland 
By Special Olympics Connaught on 9/20/2012 6:15 PM
Special Olympics Connaught sent a team of six athletes to compete at the 2012 Triple Crown Golf Event on September 10th & 11th in Hollystown Golf Club, Dublin
By Eastern Admin on 9/19/2012 3:49 PM
Eastern Region Annual Polar Plunge takes place on Saturday, December 1st at the 40 foot in Sandycove @ 11:15am
By Eastern Admin on 9/19/2012 3:44 PM

Special Olympics Eastern Region Fundraiser: OPEN SEA SWIM SAN FRANCISCO

By Eastern Admin on 9/19/2012 3:28 PM
Upcoming Courses
By Special Olympics Munster on 19/09/2012 13:36

The Special Olympics Munster sports events are back in full swing and if any of our volunteers would like to help out for the day please click here for the list of event volunteering opportunities 

By leinsterAdmin on 18/09/2012 13:59
Local Areas Meetings in the Leinster Region in October and November
By Special Olympics Ireland on 13/09/2012 16:20
    The 2012 Special Olympics Triple Crown Golf Event took place in Hollystown Golf Club on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th September.
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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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@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.