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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

CONNAUGHT NEWS

2020 Special Olympics Winter Games-
Management Team Application

Special Olympics Connaught are now accepting applications for the 2020 Ireland Winter Games, Management Team. Deadline for the receipt of applications is 12pm on Wednesday 14th August. Please click on the following link for the application pack.




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. Details are as follow; 
  • Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club
  • Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.
  • Golf takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar.
Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer
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The Galway Kayaking Special Olympics host friendly get together

The Galway Kayaking Special Olympics Club held an inter club activity last Sunday and invited clubs from Castlebar, Tullamore, and Mallow to join them for a morning of activities on the river followed by refreshments in the clubhouse.

Great fun was had and many friendships formed. The clubs are planning to travel to Mallow next Sept/Oct for another day of water activities.

A big thank you to the Galway Kayaking  Special Olympics Club for organising such a wonderful event. 



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

Young Athlete Festival
Sligo Regional Sports Complex
Saturday 21st September
Contact: Kitty Tierney
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Athlete Leadership Workshop
Athlone
Saturday 28th September
Contact: Mary Ann McBrien 
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Coaching Children Course
Sligo Grammar School
Saturday 5th October
Contact: Kitty Tierney
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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.