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Follow our coaches as they fill you in on their experience with Special Olympics
By CoachAdmin on 09 February 2011

Today’s blog will cover how a soccer pitch is marked out and what is the best layout for your team and offences.

By CoachAdmin on Wednesday, February 09, 2011

I can't believe it's February already! Where did that month go? Xin Nian Kuai Le! Happy Chinese New Year! 

By CoachAdmin on 18 November 2010

The effective player doesn’t believe the myth that “practice makes perfect”, but knows that practice makes you better.

By CoachAdmin on Monday, November 15, 2010

Training's back into the swing of things and I don't know about the swimmers but I'm wiped already! That break at midterm was just what the doctor ordered. Don't ask me to tell you what I did over midterm because I can't remember, I just know I slept a lot! And now it's over the work really begins... 

By CoachAdmin on 29 October 2010

Hi, My name is Terence Flynn and welcome to my blog with Special Olympics

By CoachAdmin on Monday, September 27, 2010

My name is Aoife Drumm and I am a swimming coach. I have been involved with Special Olympics for over eight years. Wow, it’s nearly nine years now!

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Author:Created:Monday, September 27, 2010RssIcon
Follow our coaches as they fill you in on their experience with Special Olympics
By CoachAdmin on 09 February 2011

Today’s blog will cover how a soccer pitch is marked out and what is the best layout for your team and offences.

By CoachAdmin on Wednesday, February 09, 2011

I can't believe it's February already! Where did that month go? Xin Nian Kuai Le! Happy Chinese New Year! 

By CoachAdmin on 18 November 2010

The effective player doesn’t believe the myth that “practice makes perfect”, but knows that practice makes you better.

By CoachAdmin on Monday, November 15, 2010

Training's back into the swing of things and I don't know about the swimmers but I'm wiped already! That break at midterm was just what the doctor ordered. Don't ask me to tell you what I did over midterm because I can't remember, I just know I slept a lot! And now it's over the work really begins... 

By CoachAdmin on 29 October 2010

Hi, My name is Terence Flynn and welcome to my blog with Special Olympics

By CoachAdmin on Monday, September 27, 2010

My name is Aoife Drumm and I am a swimming coach. I have been involved with Special Olympics for over eight years. Wow, it’s nearly nine years now!

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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. 


Notice Board

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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.