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By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:26 PM

 

YES ! We made it through in style !

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:09 PM

Well the games are finally over..I must say that i have mixed emotions

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 11:09 PM

What an Event Services Team !!

Eugene was “up and at it” in the Car Park before 7.00 this morning, and at the same time Catriona, our Early Bird, was at the MOC desk.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 5:51 PM

Yesterday the weather was great and we had a good day in the Healthy Athlete Tent.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:45 PM

 And I would walk 5000 miles....

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:36 PM

An early start made easier by the sunshine!

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 8:09 PM

Hectic entertainment schedule but so far so good 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 11:02 PM

 

1,900 Athletes and 800 Coaches were transferred by 52 buses to Thomond Park with the assistance of the Gardai.

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:29 PM

Fantastic Day in the Healthy Athlete Tent

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:13 PM

Busy day visiting a number of different venues

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The Final Day
Sunny Saturday—Day 3
Event Services Friday
Event Services Day 1
Day 1 in Healthy Athlete
Day 1 in Family Services
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Author:Created:6/7/2010 7:34 PMRssIcon
The Special Olympics Ireland Volunteer Blog gives insight into volunteering with Special Olympics Ireland
By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:26 PM

 

YES ! We made it through in style !

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:09 PM

Well the games are finally over..I must say that i have mixed emotions

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 11:09 PM

What an Event Services Team !!

Eugene was “up and at it” in the Car Park before 7.00 this morning, and at the same time Catriona, our Early Bird, was at the MOC desk.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 5:51 PM

Yesterday the weather was great and we had a good day in the Healthy Athlete Tent.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:45 PM

 And I would walk 5000 miles....

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:36 PM

An early start made easier by the sunshine!

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 8:09 PM

Hectic entertainment schedule but so far so good 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 11:02 PM

 

1,900 Athletes and 800 Coaches were transferred by 52 buses to Thomond Park with the assistance of the Gardai.

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:29 PM

Fantastic Day in the Healthy Athlete Tent

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:13 PM

Busy day visiting a number of different venues

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The Final Day
Sunny Saturday—Day 3
Event Services Friday
Event Services Day 1
Day 1 in Healthy Athlete
Day 1 in Family Services
There are no recent comments on this blog.
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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. 


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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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@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.