By Special Olympics Munster on 15/12/2015 11:12
11th December 2015



  WATERFORD’S gold medal-winning Special Olympic athlete John Deavy will be in the city on Tuesday December 22nd to lend a hand to the quirky fundraiser, Cops on Donuts.

Cops on Donuts will take place at the Winterval Festival in Sir John Roberts Square from 10am to 5pm where Waterford Gardaí will erect a custom-made stand where more than 3,000 delicious donuts will be sold to the public by local Gardaí, Special Olympics athletes and volunteers. The donuts cost €2 for two donuts or €5 for a box of six. All Proceeds will go to Special Olympics.

Two Waterford athletes represented Team Ireland at the World Special Olympics Games in Los Angeles this summer. John Deavy from Kilmeaden won a gold and two bronze medals in in equestrian while Damien Kirwan from Waterford city received a fifth placement ribbon in football.

In total, the 88 athletes who travelled to the US brought home 82 medals, amassing 26 gold, 28 silver and 28 bronze medals. The World Games was the largest sporting and humanitarian event anywhere in the world this year.

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By Special Olympics Munster on 15/12/2015 11:12
11th December 2015



  WATERFORD’S gold medal-winning Special Olympic athlete John Deavy will be in the city on Tuesday December 22nd to lend a hand to the quirky fundraiser, Cops on Donuts.

Cops on Donuts will take place at the Winterval Festival in Sir John Roberts Square from 10am to 5pm where Waterford Gardaí will erect a custom-made stand where more than 3,000 delicious donuts will be sold to the public by local Gardaí, Special Olympics athletes and volunteers. The donuts cost €2 for two donuts or €5 for a box of six. All Proceeds will go to Special Olympics.

Two Waterford athletes represented Team Ireland at the World Special Olympics Games in Los Angeles this summer. John Deavy from Kilmeaden won a gold and two bronze medals in in equestrian while Damien Kirwan from Waterford city received a fifth placement ribbon in football.

In total, the 88 athletes who travelled to the US brought home 82 medals, amassing 26 gold, 28 silver and 28 bronze medals. The World Games was the largest sporting and humanitarian event anywhere in the world this year.

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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