By Special Olympics Ireland on 20/02/2014 17:31
This Friday, 11th April marks Special Olympics Ireland's Annual Charity Collection Day. We have 3,000 volunteers across 200 towns in Ireland helping us to raise essential funds. 
It's not too late to get involved! You can visit our web page here: http://www.specialolympics.ie/WAYSTOGIVE/2014COLLECTIONDAY.aspx to Volunteer in your local town.

If you would like to organise a coffee morning in your place of work, home or community centre, please email collectionday@specialolympics.ie for a support pack.

We'd like to say a HUGE thank you to the army of volunteers who have already answered the call and signed up and we welcome any new supporters.

Don't forget, you'll also go into a draw to win 2 tickets to see Garth Brooks this July in Croke Park! - Terms and Conditions apply. 

Folllow us on Twitter @SOIreland using #CollectionDay or on Facebook at ww.Facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsIreland

Thank You
By Special Olympics Munster on 17/02/2014 14:13

The 2014 Special Olympics Ireland Games will be held in Limerick from 12th to 15th June 2014. Special Olympics Munster wishes to appoint a Volunteer Basketball Head Coach to prepare and manage the team before and during the Games. Invitations are invited from interested registered volunteers to apply to be part of the team.

If you are interested in filling this role please download the resource pack which contains the role description and application form. Completed application forms should be returned by Monday, February 24th. These can be returned by email to Elaine.williams@specialolympics.ie or by post to Special Olympics Munster, Unit 3 Cleve Business Park, Monahan Road, Cork.

By Special Olympics Connaught on 2/17/2014 11:59 AM
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By Special Olympics Ireland on 20/02/2014 17:31
This Friday, 11th April marks Special Olympics Ireland's Annual Charity Collection Day. We have 3,000 volunteers across 200 towns in Ireland helping us to raise essential funds. 
It's not too late to get involved! You can visit our web page here: http://www.specialolympics.ie/WAYSTOGIVE/2014COLLECTIONDAY.aspx to Volunteer in your local town.

If you would like to organise a coffee morning in your place of work, home or community centre, please email collectionday@specialolympics.ie for a support pack.

We'd like to say a HUGE thank you to the army of volunteers who have already answered the call and signed up and we welcome any new supporters.

Don't forget, you'll also go into a draw to win 2 tickets to see Garth Brooks this July in Croke Park! - Terms and Conditions apply. 

Folllow us on Twitter @SOIreland using #CollectionDay or on Facebook at ww.Facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsIreland

Thank You
By Special Olympics Munster on 17/02/2014 14:13

The 2014 Special Olympics Ireland Games will be held in Limerick from 12th to 15th June 2014. Special Olympics Munster wishes to appoint a Volunteer Basketball Head Coach to prepare and manage the team before and during the Games. Invitations are invited from interested registered volunteers to apply to be part of the team.

If you are interested in filling this role please download the resource pack which contains the role description and application form. Completed application forms should be returned by Monday, February 24th. These can be returned by email to Elaine.williams@specialolympics.ie or by post to Special Olympics Munster, Unit 3 Cleve Business Park, Monahan Road, Cork.

By Special Olympics Connaught on 2/17/2014 11:59 AM
Over one hundred people representing all sectors of the community were in attendance at the recent launch of the An Post Tour of Sligo 2014 by John Treacy Chief Executive of the Irish Sports Council.
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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

 Annual Regional Meeting

The 2019 Annual Regional Meeting of Special Olympics Connaught will be held on Thursday 26th March 2020 in Lough Rea Hotel, Loughrea, Co. Galway at 7.30pm.
All registered athletes, volunteers and family members are invited to attend.
We look forward to seeing you on the night and should you require further information please contact the regional office.

Telephone: 071-9118320



About the Connaught region

Special Olympics Connaught provides year round sports training and competition for over 1,082 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”. 

Chelsea Philps and Hugh Naughton - 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games

A Civic Reception was held by Roscommon County Council in the Arts Centre in Roscommon Town on 4th December to recognise and honour the people of Roscommon for their recent success on the National and International stage. 

The awards were presented by the Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council Cllr. Pascal Fitzmaurice and Chief Executive Mr. Eugene Cummins. Photos courtesy of Glynns Photography, Castlerea






Signing with Lamh

Special Olympics coaches and volunteers teamed up with coaches and volunteers from Sligo Sport & Recreation Partnership and attended a Lamh communication introductory workshop led by experienced Lamh tutor Anita Loftus,  the workshop was a great introduction to using lamh sign language. 


Notice Board

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Volunteering Opportunities

Area 1 Bowling 
8th February Castlebar Bowling
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Area 2 Bowling

29th February Castlebar Bowling 
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Area 1 Equestrian 

4th March Mc Garrys Sligo
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with Connaught on Twitter
@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.