By Special Olympics Connaught on 6/27/2013 2:53 PM
The Special Olympics Connaught Regional Bocce
By Special Olympics Ireland on 22/06/2013 21:49
    A host of well-known sports and media personalities took on Special Olympic Athletes in a range of sports 
By Eastern Admin on 6/21/2013 9:57 AM
The Special Olympics Eastern Region Badminton Advancement Event took place on May 19th in Baldoyle Badminton Centre.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 6/19/2013 3:39 PM

Special Olympics Connaught Regional Kayaking Event

By Special Olympics Munster on 19/06/2013 10:45
Haven Partnership and Marymount Hospice, Cork cordially invite you to Faces of Cork, a photographic exhibition featuring photography by David Cantwell, John Daly, Eddie O'Hare, John Roche and Michael Sheehan. The event will feature Special Olympic athlete Roy Saville. Roy was part of the Team Ireland Floorball Team that won bronze medals in the Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea in January 2013. Faces of Cork evokes a unique sense of the City and County through the faces of its people, young and old, famous and not so well known. The event marks the year of The Gathering.www.facesofcork.com

Matt English, CEO of Special Olympics Ireland and Roy Saville

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By Ulster Admin on 6/19/2013 10:25 AM

Special Olympics Ulster Regional Kayaking Event took place in Gartan Outdoor Education Centre on Saturday 15th June 2013.

By Ulster Admin on 6/13/2013 7:24 AM
  Omagh Spires Special Olympics Club was officially renamed at a recent re-launching ceremony by chairperson of Omagh District Council Errol Thompson on the 11th April in South West College.
By Ulster Admin on 6/12/2013 2:48 PM

 

Neptune’s Special Olympics Swimming Club, Belfast’s newest Special Olympics Club, is nearing the end of their very successful first year. The club is based at Whiterock Leisure Centre where it held the official club launch in March.
By leinsterAdmin on 12/06/2013 10:43
  Over 200 athletes from counties Louth, Meath, Offaly, Laois, Kilkenny, Wexford, Kildare, Wicklow and Westmeath competed at the recent Special Olympics Leinster Regional Pitch and Putt, and Athletics competitions 
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By Special Olympics Connaught on 6/27/2013 2:53 PM
The Special Olympics Connaught Regional Bocce
By Special Olympics Ireland on 22/06/2013 21:49
    A host of well-known sports and media personalities took on Special Olympic Athletes in a range of sports 
By Eastern Admin on 6/21/2013 9:57 AM
The Special Olympics Eastern Region Badminton Advancement Event took place on May 19th in Baldoyle Badminton Centre.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 6/19/2013 3:39 PM

Special Olympics Connaught Regional Kayaking Event

By Special Olympics Munster on 19/06/2013 10:45
Haven Partnership and Marymount Hospice, Cork cordially invite you to Faces of Cork, a photographic exhibition featuring photography by David Cantwell, John Daly, Eddie O'Hare, John Roche and Michael Sheehan. The event will feature Special Olympic athlete Roy Saville. Roy was part of the Team Ireland Floorball Team that won bronze medals in the Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea in January 2013. Faces of Cork evokes a unique sense of the City and County through the faces of its people, young and old, famous and not so well known. The event marks the year of The Gathering.www.facesofcork.com

Matt English, CEO of Special Olympics Ireland and Roy Saville

...
By Ulster Admin on 6/19/2013 10:25 AM

Special Olympics Ulster Regional Kayaking Event took place in Gartan Outdoor Education Centre on Saturday 15th June 2013.

By Ulster Admin on 6/13/2013 7:24 AM
  Omagh Spires Special Olympics Club was officially renamed at a recent re-launching ceremony by chairperson of Omagh District Council Errol Thompson on the 11th April in South West College.
By Ulster Admin on 6/12/2013 2:48 PM

 

Neptune’s Special Olympics Swimming Club, Belfast’s newest Special Olympics Club, is nearing the end of their very successful first year. The club is based at Whiterock Leisure Centre where it held the official club launch in March.
By leinsterAdmin on 12/06/2013 10:43
  Over 200 athletes from counties Louth, Meath, Offaly, Laois, Kilkenny, Wexford, Kildare, Wicklow and Westmeath competed at the recent Special Olympics Leinster Regional Pitch and Putt, and Athletics competitions 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 10/06/2013 18:10
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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

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. The Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club

The Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.

Golf volunteering takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar. Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Coaching Practices Course

On Saturday 6th April, 11 volunteers took part in our Introduction Coaching Course held in the Sligo Grammar school. This course is run in conjunction with Coaching Ireland and is the 1st step on the coaching ladder for volunteers involved in our clubs. Participants took part in a variety of theory and practical sessions throughout the day. Thanks to the Grammar school for their continued support and the use of their excellent facilities. 

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

Floorball Regional Advancement
May 25th 
Kingfisher Galway

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Pitch and Putt
6th June
Athenry
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Kayaking
22nd June
Lough Rynn
 

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Roscommon Athletes set for World Summer Games' 




World Games Athletes
Chelsea Philips & Hugh Naughton pictured 
recently at fundraising event 
at Casey's Circle K Roscommon town