By Eastern Admin on 25/02/2013 13:03
The Eastern Region's first 2013 Regional Event took place on Tuesday, 19th February in Clondalkin Sports and Leisure Centre.  Have a look at some of the pictures below!          ...
By leinsterAdmin on 11/02/2013 10:28
Intellectual Disability Education Modules

Rehabcare Navan, 9th & 23rd of March 2013

 

 

On Saturday the 9th and Saturday the 23rd of March, Special Olympics Leinster are organising the delivery of the Intellectual Disability Education modules in the Rehabcare Navan.

 

Course content includes the following:

 

Saturday 9th March – 10am – 2pm

·         Introduction to Intellectual Disability

·         Communicating with the Athletes

·         Vulnerability, Conduct, Behaviour and Managing Risk

Saturday 23rd March – 10am – 2pm

·         Athlete Health

·         Relationships and Sexuality

·         Special Olympics Ireland Professional Ethics in Volunteering

Please note that places are limited (maximum 20 participants) and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

 

The objective of...
By Special Olympics Munster on 08/02/2013 14:14
 70 athletes took part in the non-advancement bowling in Ennis Leisure World, a great days bowling was had by all. The volunteers were terrific on the day, led by event manager Larry Parkes and the volunteers from Ennis Golf Club, Limerick and Cork. The competition manager Allan Pickwick travelled from Tipperary to oversee the competition. Thanks to everyone for a really enjoyable day.
By Special Olympics Munster on 07/02/2013 10:18
Cork Special Olympics Swimming Club urgently need volunteers who can assist them with an extra hour of their programme of swimming. This is an expansion to their club times as they needed to provide more places for new athletes into the club.
By KoreaGames on 06/02/2013 19:03
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 06/02/2013 18:46
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance... 
By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 16:21

Special Olympics Munster held their indoor games event in Lisnagry on Sat 2nd Feb 2013. Over 50 athletes attended the day of fun and skill building activities. The volunteer team enjoy themselves as much as the athletes on the day. The event manager for the day was Orla Hogan and the Skills leader was Padraig Aherne. Thanks to Lisanagry staff for the hall and equipment and the great welcome.

By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 15:58

The Munster Regional Bocce event was held on Sunday 3rd March in the Delta Sports Dome Limerick. The athletes attending had all qualified from the area competitions last season and competition was excellent on the day. Well done to Eileen O’Connell the competition manager supported by Roy and Noirina Savage and all the officials who also have been training very hard for the event in recent months. The volunteer team were excellent as always lead by Elaine O’Mahony.

By KoreaGames on 05/02/2013 14:22
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 05/02/2013 12:53
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
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By Eastern Admin on 25/02/2013 13:03
The Eastern Region's first 2013 Regional Event took place on Tuesday, 19th February in Clondalkin Sports and Leisure Centre.  Have a look at some of the pictures below!          ...
By leinsterAdmin on 11/02/2013 10:28
Intellectual Disability Education Modules

Rehabcare Navan, 9th & 23rd of March 2013

 

 

On Saturday the 9th and Saturday the 23rd of March, Special Olympics Leinster are organising the delivery of the Intellectual Disability Education modules in the Rehabcare Navan.

 

Course content includes the following:

 

Saturday 9th March – 10am – 2pm

·         Introduction to Intellectual Disability

·         Communicating with the Athletes

·         Vulnerability, Conduct, Behaviour and Managing Risk

Saturday 23rd March – 10am – 2pm

·         Athlete Health

·         Relationships and Sexuality

·         Special Olympics Ireland Professional Ethics in Volunteering

Please note that places are limited (maximum 20 participants) and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

 

The objective of...
By Special Olympics Munster on 08/02/2013 14:14
 70 athletes took part in the non-advancement bowling in Ennis Leisure World, a great days bowling was had by all. The volunteers were terrific on the day, led by event manager Larry Parkes and the volunteers from Ennis Golf Club, Limerick and Cork. The competition manager Allan Pickwick travelled from Tipperary to oversee the competition. Thanks to everyone for a really enjoyable day.
By Special Olympics Munster on 07/02/2013 10:18
Cork Special Olympics Swimming Club urgently need volunteers who can assist them with an extra hour of their programme of swimming. This is an expansion to their club times as they needed to provide more places for new athletes into the club.
By KoreaGames on 06/02/2013 19:03
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 06/02/2013 18:46
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance... 
By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 16:21

Special Olympics Munster held their indoor games event in Lisnagry on Sat 2nd Feb 2013. Over 50 athletes attended the day of fun and skill building activities. The volunteer team enjoy themselves as much as the athletes on the day. The event manager for the day was Orla Hogan and the Skills leader was Padraig Aherne. Thanks to Lisanagry staff for the hall and equipment and the great welcome.

By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 15:58

The Munster Regional Bocce event was held on Sunday 3rd March in the Delta Sports Dome Limerick. The athletes attending had all qualified from the area competitions last season and competition was excellent on the day. Well done to Eileen O’Connell the competition manager supported by Roy and Noirina Savage and all the officials who also have been training very hard for the event in recent months. The volunteer team were excellent as always lead by Elaine O’Mahony.

By KoreaGames on 05/02/2013 14:22
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 05/02/2013 12:53
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
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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

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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.