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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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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

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.




 

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

Young Athlete Sligo 
Meeting  for interested  families and  volunteers.
Venue: 
Northside Resource Center, Forthill, Sligo.
Monday November 4th at 7pm.

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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.