By Special Olympics Ireland on 19/12/2012 15:47
    Special Olympics Ireland was represented by three teams that participated in the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games at the recent 7th Annual FAI Football for All International Caps Awards
By AthleteStories on 12/19/2012 12:53 PM
    William McGrath from Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford will compete in the Floorball event at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games
By SOClubs on 10/12/2012 19:04
    Ballinamere Special Olympics Club is attached to the mainstream primary school in Ballinamere, and provides athletics and swimming training for 16 athletes.. 
By Special Olympics Munster on 07/12/2012 09:42
The Regional Badminton Competition took place on Sunday 25th Nov in Nagle College Mahon Cork.  47 athletes from Waterford Cork and Tipperary took part in the event and played singles doubles and mixed doubles matches.
By Special Olympics Munster on 05/12/2012 14:43
Special Olympics Munster Volunteer Joe Murtagh was selected from hundreds of volunteers to get to the final three in the Sports Volunteer category of the Volunteering Ireland awards held in the City Hall Dublin on Dec 5th 2012.
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By Special Olympics Ireland on 19/12/2012 15:47
    Special Olympics Ireland was represented by three teams that participated in the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games at the recent 7th Annual FAI Football for All International Caps Awards
By AthleteStories on 12/19/2012 12:53 PM
    William McGrath from Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford will compete in the Floorball event at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games
By SOClubs on 10/12/2012 19:04
    Ballinamere Special Olympics Club is attached to the mainstream primary school in Ballinamere, and provides athletics and swimming training for 16 athletes.. 
By Special Olympics Munster on 07/12/2012 09:42
The Regional Badminton Competition took place on Sunday 25th Nov in Nagle College Mahon Cork.  47 athletes from Waterford Cork and Tipperary took part in the event and played singles doubles and mixed doubles matches.
By Special Olympics Munster on 05/12/2012 14:43
Special Olympics Munster Volunteer Joe Murtagh was selected from hundreds of volunteers to get to the final three in the Sports Volunteer category of the Volunteering Ireland awards held in the City Hall Dublin on Dec 5th 2012.
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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.