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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
Day 6 - First medal for Team Ireland
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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 4 - The Opening Ceremony
Day 5 - Divisioning Day
Day 6 - First medal for Team Ireland
Day 1 - The Long Trek to Olsztyn
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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.