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My name is Lorraine Mahon and I am a Special Olympics Athlete. This is my blog where I will tell everyone out there about my life, what I do and what I care about. I will represent Team South Galway at the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games in Limerick
By soeditor on 4/9/2013 3:47 PM
    He was almost 92 years of age and very fond of me 
By soeditor on 10/31/2012 3:10 PM
    Swimming training has started again after the summer break 
By soeditor on 12/22/2011 9:41 PM
     I sang with our group The Commitments at our Christmas Party
By soeditor on 9/6/2011 5:46 PM
 

Myself and mam did a church gate collection for team south galway at the end of May. Everyone was very generous and we collected 1 thousand and 95 euro. 

 

By soeditor on 4/27/2011 3:26 PM

I've been very busy recently with a Fashion Show in Galway, my Grandad's 90th Birthday and a Sale of Work at the Apple Tree Centre

By soeditor on 2/28/2011 7:55 PM

Recently I went to the NUIG in Galway for the launch of a FETAC Level 3 course. I went with Mary O'Dea and Sabrina Silke. There were alot of people from different Brothers of Charity services there. 

By soeditor on 1/18/2011 6:31 PM

I really enjoyed Christmas and got lots of lovely presents

By soeditor on 12/6/2010 7:11 PM

I have passed all of my exams so I will graduate in the New Year

By soeditor on 10/14/2010 6:17 PM

I went to St Brigit's Garden and got some very exciting news this week

By soeditor on 10/7/2010 5:39 PM

Swimming has started back again but I can't go as I have been sick

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My Grandad has gone to Heaven
Swimming Training and Hospital Visits
Singing at our Christmas Party
Swimming Gala and Elenor's Wedding
Trip to NUIG
Happy New Year
Passed all of my Exams!
Back Swimming Again!
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Author:Created:5/17/2010 2:05 PMRssIcon
My name is Lorraine Mahon and I am a Special Olympics Athlete. This is my blog where I will tell everyone out there about my life, what I do and what I care about. I will represent Team South Galway at the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games in Limerick
By soeditor on 4/9/2013 3:47 PM
    He was almost 92 years of age and very fond of me 
By soeditor on 10/31/2012 3:10 PM
    Swimming training has started again after the summer break 
By soeditor on 12/22/2011 9:41 PM
     I sang with our group The Commitments at our Christmas Party
By soeditor on 9/6/2011 5:46 PM
 

Myself and mam did a church gate collection for team south galway at the end of May. Everyone was very generous and we collected 1 thousand and 95 euro. 

 

By soeditor on 4/27/2011 3:26 PM

I've been very busy recently with a Fashion Show in Galway, my Grandad's 90th Birthday and a Sale of Work at the Apple Tree Centre

By soeditor on 2/28/2011 7:55 PM

Recently I went to the NUIG in Galway for the launch of a FETAC Level 3 course. I went with Mary O'Dea and Sabrina Silke. There were alot of people from different Brothers of Charity services there. 

By soeditor on 1/18/2011 6:31 PM

I really enjoyed Christmas and got lots of lovely presents

By soeditor on 12/6/2010 7:11 PM

I have passed all of my exams so I will graduate in the New Year

By soeditor on 10/14/2010 6:17 PM

I went to St Brigit's Garden and got some very exciting news this week

By soeditor on 10/7/2010 5:39 PM

Swimming has started back again but I can't go as I have been sick

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My Grandad has gone to Heaven
Swimming Training and Hospital Visits
Singing at our Christmas Party
Swimming Gala and Elenor's Wedding
Trip to NUIG
Happy New Year
Passed all of my Exams!
Back Swimming Again!
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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.



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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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

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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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.