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News from the Ulster Region
By Ulster Admin on 7/4/2013 2:14 PM
  Over 150 athletes from across Ulster descended upon the Antrim Forum on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June, each competing for the chance to represent Ulster at the Special Olympics Ireland Games next year. 
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 Ulster Admin on 05/06/2013 14:26
    Over 130 athletes from across Ulster competed at the recent Special Olympics Ulster Aquatics Event 
By Ulster Admin on 30/05/2013 09:05
LOCAL ATHLETES COMPETE FOR PLACE IN SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND GAMES
By Ulster Admin on 27/05/2013 16:58
    Over 60 athletes from across Ulster descended upon Killymoon Golf course to compete in Special Olympics Ulster’s Regional Golf Event 
By Ulster Admin on 4/30/2013 1:19 PM
    The re-launch of Omagh Spires Special Olympics Club brought together members from within our community who had in one way or another helped form the club which was founded in 2004  
By Ulster Admin on 4/29/2013 2:27 PM
    26 athletes from across counties Antrim and Down competed at the Ulster Regional Badminton Event at the National Badminton Centre 
By Ulster Admin on 4/29/2013 2:17 PM
    Over 80 athletes from across Ulster took part in the Ulster Regional Advancement Bocce Event which took place in the Jim Baker Stadium 
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Author:Created:4/14/2010 7:16 PMRssIcon
News from the Ulster Region
By Ulster Admin on 7/4/2013 2:14 PM
  Over 150 athletes from across Ulster descended upon the Antrim Forum on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June, each competing for the chance to represent Ulster at the Special Olympics Ireland Games next year. 
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 Ulster Admin on 05/06/2013 14:26
    Over 130 athletes from across Ulster competed at the recent Special Olympics Ulster Aquatics Event 
By Ulster Admin on 30/05/2013 09:05
LOCAL ATHLETES COMPETE FOR PLACE IN SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND GAMES
By Ulster Admin on 27/05/2013 16:58
    Over 60 athletes from across Ulster descended upon Killymoon Golf course to compete in Special Olympics Ulster’s Regional Golf Event 
By Ulster Admin on 4/30/2013 1:19 PM
    The re-launch of Omagh Spires Special Olympics Club brought together members from within our community who had in one way or another helped form the club which was founded in 2004  
By Ulster Admin on 4/29/2013 2:27 PM
    26 athletes from across counties Antrim and Down competed at the Ulster Regional Badminton Event at the National Badminton Centre 
By Ulster Admin on 4/29/2013 2:17 PM
    Over 80 athletes from across Ulster took part in the Ulster Regional Advancement Bocce Event which took place in the Jim Baker Stadium 
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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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Keep in touch

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.