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Blog following Team Ireland at the 2010 Special Olympics European Games in Warsaw, Poland
By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Ruth Geerah reads the athletes oath on behalf of all 1600 athletes competing in the Games

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

An early start for most athletes on Divisioning Day

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Riobard Lankford wins a silver medal for Team Ireland in badminton

By EuropeanGames on Saturday, September 18, 2010

Tour of the beautiful city of Olsztyn followed by serious training for all athletes. Our last night in Olsztyn

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 17, 2010

An early start from Dublin Airport and a long trek to our Host Town of Olsztyn, Poland

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 17, 2010

All the athletes went training to acclimatise and then to a reception hosted by the President of Olsztyn

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Blog following Team Ireland at the 2010 Special Olympics European Games in Warsaw, Poland
By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Ruth Geerah reads the athletes oath on behalf of all 1600 athletes competing in the Games

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

An early start for most athletes on Divisioning Day

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 24, 2010

Riobard Lankford wins a silver medal for Team Ireland in badminton

By EuropeanGames on Saturday, September 18, 2010

Tour of the beautiful city of Olsztyn followed by serious training for all athletes. Our last night in Olsztyn

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 17, 2010

An early start from Dublin Airport and a long trek to our Host Town of Olsztyn, Poland

By EuropeanGames on Friday, September 17, 2010

All the athletes went training to acclimatise and then to a reception hosted by the President of Olsztyn

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Day 5 - Divisioning Day
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Day 1 - The Long Trek to Olsztyn
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Splashin' Penguins Special Olympics Club Celebrate's 20th Anniversary 
  
   
The Splasin' Penguins Special Olympics Club celebrated their 20th anniversary at Lola Montez. The event was marked with the presentation of the Tony Rennick Cup for the Most Improved Swimmer, which was awarded to athlete John Gordon by Cathaoirleach Cllr Seamus Kilgannon. In recognition of the clubs mile stone achievement, presentations were also made to the club by Myra Merrick, the Regional Director for Special Olympics Connaught and Pat O'Malley for her work with the club. In it's two decade history, Splashin' Penguins have gone from strength to strength and have confirmed that four of their athletes have been selected to represent Connaught at the National Games being held in Dublin next year. Among the clubs talented athletes is Strandhill native Joseph Cullen who won a gold medal at the World Summer Games in Athens in 2011 for the 100 Individual Medley. 

  

Annual Affiliation 2017 – 2018 

Annual Affiliation documents have been issued to all clubs and completed documentation is due back in the office no later than September 28th.  The following supporting documents may assist with your clubs Annual Affiliation:

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How to edit your Annual Affiliation Forms (click here)

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- Insurance Cover Overview (click here)

If you have any questions about Annual affiliation or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mary Ann on 0719118323 or
maryann.mcbrien@specialolympics.ie 

 Connaught

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.

Over 30 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”.
                                                   

                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


    

 

 



 

                                                                              

 

 

 

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Splashin' Penguins 20th Anniversary

Pat O'Malley, Cathairrleach Cllr Seamus Kilgannon Joseph Cullen and Philipp Huel


Fergal Quinn, Cathairrleach Cllr Seamus Kilgannon, Philipp Huel and Joan Milmoe