By Eastern Admin on 10/30/2012 12:35 PM
Eastern Regional Committee would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend a meeting of the Eastern Regional Council Tuesday 20th November, 7pm, Plaza Hotel, Tallaght
By Special Olympics Connaught on 10/25/2012 4:01 PM
19 athletes took part in the MATP event in Swinford on 23rd of October.
By Eastern Admin on 10/23/2012 5:40 PM
With the support of An Garda Siochana and Dolly’s Donuts, Special Olympics Eastern Region has hosted two unique fundraising events in Dublin over the past 5 weeks, selling delicious Dolly’s Donuts to members of the public.



The first of the two Cops on Donut Shops events took place on Henry Street on Saturday 15th September when members of Store Street Garda Station joined forces with Special Olympics Eastern Region athletes and volunteers and successfully sold 7,000 donuts throughout the day.



The second event took place at The Square, Tallaght on Saturday 20th October when again members of the Gardai, this time from Tallaght Station, along with Special Olympics Eastern Region athletes and volunteers took The Square by storm.  The generous customers of The Square fully supported our joint efforts and...
By Special Olympics Munster on 20/10/2012 09:49
On Saturday 20th October a great day was had by all participants at our recent Basketball League divisioning day in Little Island Sports Hall. Athletes from the teams intending to compete in this season’s league got together for their team to be assessed for each division. This was followed by a lovely lunch in the Silversprings Hotel Cork where the awards were given out for last season’s league fixtures.
By Special Olympics Munster on 19/10/2012 08:11
The Munster Equestrian Competition for the assisted riders and CS levels were held in Castlewhite Riding School on Thursday 4th Oct. 30 riders were entered in the various competitions from all over the Munster region. The judges on the day were Shirley McDermott and Brid Keegan.
By Special Olympics Ireland on 16/10/2012 17:17
    Special Olympics Leinster is delighted to announce that Shane Lowry has become an ambassador 
By Special Olympics Munster on 13/10/2012 09:33

Football Divisioning and Awards Lunch 170 athletes attended the 5 a side soccer divisioning day in Cork Institute of Technology on Saturday 13th Oct. There were 5 female teams and 16 male teams playing on the day. 

By SOClubs on 12/10/2012 15:36
    Down Special Olympics Club has grown into a very busy and enthusiastic club since its launch in 2005.... 
By Special Olympics Connaught on 10/10/2012 8:44 AM
The Annual Families Social Event will take place on Sunday, 21th October.
By Special Olympics Ireland on 08/10/2012 14:12
    Special Olympics Ireland has teamed up with Rotary International in Ireland for a novel fundraising drive.....
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By Eastern Admin on 10/30/2012 12:35 PM
Eastern Regional Committee would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend a meeting of the Eastern Regional Council Tuesday 20th November, 7pm, Plaza Hotel, Tallaght
By Special Olympics Connaught on 10/25/2012 4:01 PM
19 athletes took part in the MATP event in Swinford on 23rd of October.
By Eastern Admin on 10/23/2012 5:40 PM
With the support of An Garda Siochana and Dolly’s Donuts, Special Olympics Eastern Region has hosted two unique fundraising events in Dublin over the past 5 weeks, selling delicious Dolly’s Donuts to members of the public.



The first of the two Cops on Donut Shops events took place on Henry Street on Saturday 15th September when members of Store Street Garda Station joined forces with Special Olympics Eastern Region athletes and volunteers and successfully sold 7,000 donuts throughout the day.



The second event took place at The Square, Tallaght on Saturday 20th October when again members of the Gardai, this time from Tallaght Station, along with Special Olympics Eastern Region athletes and volunteers took The Square by storm.  The generous customers of The Square fully supported our joint efforts and...
By Special Olympics Munster on 20/10/2012 09:49
On Saturday 20th October a great day was had by all participants at our recent Basketball League divisioning day in Little Island Sports Hall. Athletes from the teams intending to compete in this season’s league got together for their team to be assessed for each division. This was followed by a lovely lunch in the Silversprings Hotel Cork where the awards were given out for last season’s league fixtures.
By Special Olympics Munster on 19/10/2012 08:11
The Munster Equestrian Competition for the assisted riders and CS levels were held in Castlewhite Riding School on Thursday 4th Oct. 30 riders were entered in the various competitions from all over the Munster region. The judges on the day were Shirley McDermott and Brid Keegan.
By Special Olympics Ireland on 16/10/2012 17:17
    Special Olympics Leinster is delighted to announce that Shane Lowry has become an ambassador 
By Special Olympics Munster on 13/10/2012 09:33

Football Divisioning and Awards Lunch 170 athletes attended the 5 a side soccer divisioning day in Cork Institute of Technology on Saturday 13th Oct. There were 5 female teams and 16 male teams playing on the day. 

By SOClubs on 12/10/2012 15:36
    Down Special Olympics Club has grown into a very busy and enthusiastic club since its launch in 2005.... 
By Special Olympics Connaught on 10/10/2012 8:44 AM
The Annual Families Social Event will take place on Sunday, 21th October.
By Special Olympics Ireland on 08/10/2012 14:12
    Special Olympics Ireland has teamed up with Rotary International in Ireland for a novel fundraising drive.....
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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.