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The Athlete Blog will follow the lives of several Special Olympics Athletes from a range of backgrounds
By soeditor on 4/9/2013 3:47 PM
    He was almost 92 years of age and very fond of me 
By so editor on 4/9/2013 3:37 PM
    You only have one life, live it, dream big and work at it until you get there 
By soeditor on 10/31/2012 3:10 PM
    Swimming training has started again after the summer break 
By so editor on 10/31/2012 3:02 PM
    I got the results from my Event Management Class and I am delighted with them! 
By so editor on 11/06/2012 13:28
    I've had such a busy couple of months between ALPs, Special Olympics clubs and my final project for my college course at Mary I in Limerick...
By so editor on 5/29/2012 11:25 AM
    During this time I have been studying Event Management in Stillorgan College of Further Education. By the next blog post I will have got my results and graduated. Our class has planned and organised the graduation ourselves. 
By so editor on 14/03/2012 10:50
     For a recent assignment in my Contemporary Living Course, I learnt about the Impressionist Paul Gauguin...
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:57
     A new found love of reading and a great win over Bray Lakers
By soeditor on 12/22/2011 9:41 PM
     I sang with our group The Commitments at our Christmas Party
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:30
    Helping North West Club to win the Basketball National Cup 
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My Grandad has gone to Heaven
Believing in Yourself!
Swimming Training and Hospital Visits
I Passed my Exams!!!
A Busy Couple of Months
College Work and Gizmo
Learning about Paul Gauguin
Great Win over Bray Lakers
Singing at our Christmas Party
National Basketball Cup
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Author:Created:5/17/2010 10:30 AMRssIcon
The Athlete Blog will follow the lives of several Special Olympics Athletes from a range of backgrounds
By soeditor on 4/9/2013 3:47 PM
    He was almost 92 years of age and very fond of me 
By so editor on 4/9/2013 3:37 PM
    You only have one life, live it, dream big and work at it until you get there 
By soeditor on 10/31/2012 3:10 PM
    Swimming training has started again after the summer break 
By so editor on 10/31/2012 3:02 PM
    I got the results from my Event Management Class and I am delighted with them! 
By so editor on 11/06/2012 13:28
    I've had such a busy couple of months between ALPs, Special Olympics clubs and my final project for my college course at Mary I in Limerick...
By so editor on 5/29/2012 11:25 AM
    During this time I have been studying Event Management in Stillorgan College of Further Education. By the next blog post I will have got my results and graduated. Our class has planned and organised the graduation ourselves. 
By so editor on 14/03/2012 10:50
     For a recent assignment in my Contemporary Living Course, I learnt about the Impressionist Paul Gauguin...
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:57
     A new found love of reading and a great win over Bray Lakers
By soeditor on 12/22/2011 9:41 PM
     I sang with our group The Commitments at our Christmas Party
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:30
    Helping North West Club to win the Basketball National Cup 
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Believing in Yourself!
Swimming Training and Hospital Visits
I Passed my Exams!!!
A Busy Couple of Months
College Work and Gizmo
Learning about Paul Gauguin
Great Win over Bray Lakers
Singing at our Christmas Party
National Basketball Cup
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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

Are you interested in Coaching?
Introduction to Coaching Practices Course

Special Olympics Connaught are running an Intro to Coaching Practices course on Saturday 30th November in Galway. This is a 1-day course (09.00am-17.00pm) and is ideal for this interested in starting on their coaching journey with Special Olympics. For further information and to book a place on the course please click on the below link.




 

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”. 

Notice Board

Young Athlete Sligo 
Meeting  for interested  families and  volunteers.
Venue: 
Northside Resource Center, Forthill, Sligo.
Monday November 4th at 7pm.

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Athlete Leadership Forum
Connacht Hotel, Galway
Saturday 9th Nov

Contact: Mary Ann
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Intro to Coaching Practices
Ballinfoile/Castlegar Centre, Galway
Saturday 30th Nov

Contact: John or Annette 
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Swimming Cat 1 Event 
Sligo Regional Sports Complex
Wed 6th Nov

Contact: Annette

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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.