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Blog updated with news from the Sports Department in Special Olympics Ireland
By SportsAdmin on 11/15/2012 11:52 PM
     Special Olympics Ireland have recently published the "Regulations Governing Special Olymnpics Ireland Sport"
By SportsAdmin on 04/07/2012 15:18
    Readiness for Competition - A Guide for Coaches 
By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By SportsAdmin on 4/11/2012 11:07 AM

    Drinking water on a daily basis is an essential point to get across to athletes. Water has many functions in the body. 
            

By SportsAdmin on 4/2/2012 11:27 AM

Communication is vital

Communication is vital when coaching athletes. Athletes may have different ways of communicating. Coaches need to ensure they understand the many different ways athletes communicate. Communication can be verbal or non-verbal.

By SportsAdmin on 3/29/2012 8:32 AM

Athlete Health

As a coach athlete health is very important and coaches should encourage and highlight the importance of athlete health to all athletes.

Click here to access Athlete Health Resources

By SportsAdmin on 3/22/2012 8:32 AM

National Football Cup

Men's and Women's National Football Cup is taking place on the 12th of May in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin. Entry forms for the Women's National Football Cup should be returned no later than the 27th of March 2012.

By SportsAdmin on 3/14/2012 12:19 PM
There are many different styles/ techniques used when coaching. The following is a brief outline of the different styles that coaches can use when coaching athletes.
By SportsAdmin on 07/03/2012 14:09




TEAM   
T
ogether Everyone Achieves More
Team cohesion is developed by; forming, storming, norming and performing.

 

By SportsAdmin on 02/03/2012 15:40
When planning training sessions or preparing to compete in an activity coach’s should plan and give time for warming up.
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Author:Created:8/25/2010 6:08 PMRssIcon
Blog updated with news from the Sports Department in Special Olympics Ireland
By SportsAdmin on 11/15/2012 11:52 PM
     Special Olympics Ireland have recently published the "Regulations Governing Special Olymnpics Ireland Sport"
By SportsAdmin on 04/07/2012 15:18
    Readiness for Competition - A Guide for Coaches 
By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By SportsAdmin on 4/11/2012 11:07 AM

    Drinking water on a daily basis is an essential point to get across to athletes. Water has many functions in the body. 
            

By SportsAdmin on 4/2/2012 11:27 AM

Communication is vital

Communication is vital when coaching athletes. Athletes may have different ways of communicating. Coaches need to ensure they understand the many different ways athletes communicate. Communication can be verbal or non-verbal.

By SportsAdmin on 3/29/2012 8:32 AM

Athlete Health

As a coach athlete health is very important and coaches should encourage and highlight the importance of athlete health to all athletes.

Click here to access Athlete Health Resources

By SportsAdmin on 3/22/2012 8:32 AM

National Football Cup

Men's and Women's National Football Cup is taking place on the 12th of May in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin. Entry forms for the Women's National Football Cup should be returned no later than the 27th of March 2012.

By SportsAdmin on 3/14/2012 12:19 PM
There are many different styles/ techniques used when coaching. The following is a brief outline of the different styles that coaches can use when coaching athletes.
By SportsAdmin on 07/03/2012 14:09




TEAM   
T
ogether Everyone Achieves More
Team cohesion is developed by; forming, storming, norming and performing.

 

By SportsAdmin on 02/03/2012 15:40
When planning training sessions or preparing to compete in an activity coach’s should plan and give time for warming up.
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Ready, Set, Go!
National Tennis Day Launch
Hydration
Athlete Health
National Football Cup 2012
Different styles of coaching
Team Cohesion
Warm Up and Cool Down
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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
.
 
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.