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News stories from the Connaught region
By Special Olympics Connaught on 5/15/2014 1:42 PM
Congratulations to all our Connaught Athletes who represented Ireland at the 2015 World Summer Games in Los Angeles
By Special Olympics Connaught on 5/8/2014 11:16 AM
 Rod Stewart Tribute Night Friday May 16th at Athlone Springs Hotel.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 4/10/2014 11:09 AM
Official Opening of Claremorris Running Track.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 3/6/2014 1:21 PM
Artistic and Rhythmic gymnastics development day held at Renmore Gymnastics Club Galway.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 3/6/2014 11:46 AM

CMD Pancake Day Coffee Morning raises a fantastic €770.00

By Special Olympics Connaught on 3/4/2014 5:10 PM
Loughrea Community will attempt to break three Guinness World Records
By Special Olympics Connaught on 2/28/2014 4:30 PM
Bressie, the popular musician, TV personality and a keen cyclist/triathlete
By Special Olympics Connaught on 2/17/2014 11:59 AM
Over one hundred people representing all sectors of the community were in attendance at the recent launch of the An Post Tour of Sligo 2014 by John Treacy Chief Executive of the Irish Sports Council.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 1/30/2014 11:53 AM
The annual basketball competition took place in the Kingfisher Club
By Special Olympics Connaught on 1/23/2014 2:39 PM
5 Peaks, 10,500 feet, 36 hours. Are you up for a Challenge?
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CMD Pancake Day Coffee Morning
Three Guinness World Records
Bressie targets An Post Tour of Sligo
Launch of An Post Tour of Sligo 2014
Basketball Finals Day
5 Peaks Challenge
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Author:Created:4/14/2010 2:06 PMRssIcon
News stories from the Connaught region
By Special Olympics Connaught on 5/15/2014 1:42 PM
Congratulations to all our Connaught Athletes who represented Ireland at the 2015 World Summer Games in Los Angeles
By Special Olympics Connaught on 5/8/2014 11:16 AM
 Rod Stewart Tribute Night Friday May 16th at Athlone Springs Hotel.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 4/10/2014 11:09 AM
Official Opening of Claremorris Running Track.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 3/6/2014 1:21 PM
Artistic and Rhythmic gymnastics development day held at Renmore Gymnastics Club Galway.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 3/6/2014 11:46 AM

CMD Pancake Day Coffee Morning raises a fantastic €770.00

By Special Olympics Connaught on 3/4/2014 5:10 PM
Loughrea Community will attempt to break three Guinness World Records
By Special Olympics Connaught on 2/28/2014 4:30 PM
Bressie, the popular musician, TV personality and a keen cyclist/triathlete
By Special Olympics Connaught on 2/17/2014 11:59 AM
Over one hundred people representing all sectors of the community were in attendance at the recent launch of the An Post Tour of Sligo 2014 by John Treacy Chief Executive of the Irish Sports Council.
By Special Olympics Connaught on 1/30/2014 11:53 AM
The annual basketball competition took place in the Kingfisher Club
By Special Olympics Connaught on 1/23/2014 2:39 PM
5 Peaks, 10,500 feet, 36 hours. Are you up for a Challenge?
You must be logged in and have permission to create or edit a blog.
CMD Pancake Day Coffee Morning
Three Guinness World Records
Bressie targets An Post Tour of Sligo
Launch of An Post Tour of Sligo 2014
Basketball Finals Day
5 Peaks Challenge
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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

Annual Regional Meeting

The 2018 Annual Regional Meeting of Special Olympics Connaught will be held on Thursday 11th April 2019 in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon at 7.00pm.  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

Athletics Development Day


We held a very successful development day on Monday 4th March 2019 in the AIT Indoor arena. Just under 100 athletes were in attendance and took part in a variety of Run, Jump, & Throw stations with the emphasis on fun and getting everyone active. Thanks to all the local volunteers and the students from Athlone Community College who helped on the day to ensure all ran smoothly.



The highlight of the day was a team relay activity which all athletes participated in after lunch. A coaches pack with a variety of drills and activities will be forwarded to all after the event. 


Special Olympics Ireland Coaching Conference

The Special Olympics Ireland, All Ireland Coaching Conference will take place in Dublin City University (DCU) on Saturday 30th March. The theme for the conference is 'Coaching the Future' and is open to all volunteers. For further information or to book a place click here




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

Intro to Bocce Course
27th April, Bocce Sports Complex
Intro to Bocce Course
Contact John for further details
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Intro to Coaching Practices Course
6th April, Sligo Grammar School
Intro to Coaching Practices Course Form.pdf
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Roscommon Athletes set for World Summer Games' 




World Games Athletes
Chelsea Philips & Hugh Naughton pictured 
recently at fundraising event 
at Casey's Circle K Roscommon town