By Special Olympics Munster on 16/03/2016 11:38
Special Olympics Munster is hosting the golf classic at the award-winning Deerpark Course at Fota Island on Monday May 30 to raise funds for the organisation. The exceptional course has, on three occasions, been the venue for the Irish Open. Prizes include a driver club signed by famed Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia as well as green fees for exceptional clubs throughout the province.

There are a number of ways in which people can support the golf classic – enter a team, sponsor a hole or donate a prize for the raffle which will take place in the clubhouse that evening.

A team of four costs €400 which includes golf and a meal in the clubhouse afterwards.

Companies can sponsor a hole for €100 and a sponsorship plaque containing the business details will be erected at the teebox.

Special Olympics is first and foremost a sports organisation for people with an intellectual disability, but it provides athletes with far more than the physical benefits of sport.

It’s about fun, friendships...
By Special Olympics Munster on 14/03/2016 09:49
MORE than 40 people, including army, Gardaí and members of the Cork business community took part in the Special Olympics Polar Plunge event at Reardens Bar which raised more than €8,500 for Special Olympics Munster.

The brave participants took the plunge into ice-cold water in a custom-made dunk tank on Friday February 26th as part of the charity’s Polar Plunge campaign.

Special Olympics is a sports organisation for people with an intellectual disability. Special Olympics Munster provides a sports programme for over 2,200 athletes throughout 63 clubs across the province.

In 2015, 88 athletes, including six from Cork, represented Team Ireland at the World Special Olympics Games in Los Angeles.  Officiated by US President Barrack Obama, it was the largest sporting and humanitarian anywhere in the world last year. Team Ireland brought home at total of 86 medals. The World Winter Games will take place in Austria in 2017.

Sergeant John O’Connor from Angelsea Street Garda Station...
By Special Olympics Munster on 09/03/2016 16:02
More than 70 people attended the Munster Special Olympics ARM in the Hibernian Hotel in Mallow last night.  Frank Fitzgerald was elected as new Chairman. Outgoing Chairman John Spillane who had held the position for six years was presented with three Special Olympics medals by Director of Sport Francis Kavanagh in recognition of his contribution. A minutes silence was observed to remember the athletes and coaches who had passed during the year and a board of remembrance was erected in their honour. Guest speakers including Cork Special Olympics athlete Wayne O’Callaghan and Waterford cancer specialist Miriam O’Connor. Wayne spoke about how he guided the Irish football team to a gold medal at the 2014 European Games. In an interview with volunteer Charlotte Donnelly, Miriam told how she will run six marathons in six days though the Sahara Desert this April in what has been described as the toughest footrace on earth to raise funds for Special Olympics Munster.

Five Munster LA Games attended to ARM and...
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By Special Olympics Munster on 16/03/2016 11:38
Special Olympics Munster is hosting the golf classic at the award-winning Deerpark Course at Fota Island on Monday May 30 to raise funds for the organisation. The exceptional course has, on three occasions, been the venue for the Irish Open. Prizes include a driver club signed by famed Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia as well as green fees for exceptional clubs throughout the province.

There are a number of ways in which people can support the golf classic – enter a team, sponsor a hole or donate a prize for the raffle which will take place in the clubhouse that evening.

A team of four costs €400 which includes golf and a meal in the clubhouse afterwards.

Companies can sponsor a hole for €100 and a sponsorship plaque containing the business details will be erected at the teebox.

Special Olympics is first and foremost a sports organisation for people with an intellectual disability, but it provides athletes with far more than the physical benefits of sport.

It’s about fun, friendships...
By Special Olympics Munster on 14/03/2016 09:49
MORE than 40 people, including army, Gardaí and members of the Cork business community took part in the Special Olympics Polar Plunge event at Reardens Bar which raised more than €8,500 for Special Olympics Munster.

The brave participants took the plunge into ice-cold water in a custom-made dunk tank on Friday February 26th as part of the charity’s Polar Plunge campaign.

Special Olympics is a sports organisation for people with an intellectual disability. Special Olympics Munster provides a sports programme for over 2,200 athletes throughout 63 clubs across the province.

In 2015, 88 athletes, including six from Cork, represented Team Ireland at the World Special Olympics Games in Los Angeles.  Officiated by US President Barrack Obama, it was the largest sporting and humanitarian anywhere in the world last year. Team Ireland brought home at total of 86 medals. The World Winter Games will take place in Austria in 2017.

Sergeant John O’Connor from Angelsea Street Garda Station...
By Special Olympics Munster on 09/03/2016 16:02
More than 70 people attended the Munster Special Olympics ARM in the Hibernian Hotel in Mallow last night.  Frank Fitzgerald was elected as new Chairman. Outgoing Chairman John Spillane who had held the position for six years was presented with three Special Olympics medals by Director of Sport Francis Kavanagh in recognition of his contribution. A minutes silence was observed to remember the athletes and coaches who had passed during the year and a board of remembrance was erected in their honour. Guest speakers including Cork Special Olympics athlete Wayne O’Callaghan and Waterford cancer specialist Miriam O’Connor. Wayne spoke about how he guided the Irish football team to a gold medal at the 2014 European Games. In an interview with volunteer Charlotte Donnelly, Miriam told how she will run six marathons in six days though the Sahara Desert this April in what has been described as the toughest footrace on earth to raise funds for Special Olympics Munster.

Five Munster LA Games attended to ARM and...
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Special Olympics Connaught
The Gateway Building
North West Business Park Collooney
Sligo
T: 071-9118320
F: 071-9133335
E: connaught@specialolympics.ie

Connaught News


Floorball Development Day

Are you or you're club interested in trying a new and exciting team sport. If so then then the above day may be of interest to you.

When: 17th November 2018
Where: Kingfisher Gym, NUIG, Galway
Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Come along and try the sport and get some expert advice on what it is all about.
Spaces are limited so please contact John or Annette in the office for further information. 
For more information on the sports please click here



Athlete Forum

Athlete Leadership encourages athletes to develop skills which will empower them to be advocates for all athletes and act as a Leader for Special Olympics. Becoming involved in Athlete Leadership provides athletes with many new and different opportunities in areas of public speaking, volunteering and governance. Athletes over the age of 16 years, working with a mentor are welcome to attend the upcoming Ireland Athlete Forum.

When: 13th October 2018
Where: Red Cow Hotel, Dublin
Spaces are limited for this day, so please contact Mary Ann in the Connaught office on 071-9118320 for further details.

Galway West Special Olympics Club 

Galway West Special Olympics Club Open Day took place on Sunday, 5th August at Ower Equestrian Centre, Roscahill. Club athletes and volunteers were in attendance to give a display of their equestrian skills on the day. A fun day was had by all. 

 Photos are available to see on our Flickr Page Photos


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.

Over 30 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”.
                                                   

                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


    

 

 



 

                                                                              

 

 

 

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Intro to Bowling Course
Saturday 20th Oct 2018 
Course Details 
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Intro to Coaching Practices
Saturday 24th November
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Galway West Special Olympics Club Open Day 
5th August at Ower Equestrian Centre, Roscahill