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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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Special Olympics Connaught
The Gateway Building
North West Business Park Collooney
Sligo
T: 071-9118320
F: 071-9133335
E: connaught@specialolympics.ie

 

 

Connaught News

Current Volunteer Opportunities Available In Our Clubs RIGHT NOW!

 

 

**Please note that a general volunteer role will cover a number of tasks including: equipment set up and tear down; registration of athletes and volunteers; inducting new volunteers; supervision of athletes between activities; serving refreshments; supervising the tuck shop**


Galaxy Club Mullingar are looking for volunteers in Badminton, Swimming and Golf. The Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club

The Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.

Golf volunteering takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar. Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Coaching Practices Course

On Saturday 6th April, 11 volunteers took part in our Introduction Coaching Course held in the Sligo Grammar school. This course is run in conjunction with Coaching Ireland and is the 1st step on the coaching ladder for volunteers involved in our clubs. Participants took part in a variety of theory and practical sessions throughout the day. Thanks to the Grammar school for their continued support and the use of their excellent facilities. 

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

Floorball Regional Advancement
May 25th 
Kingfisher Galway

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Pitch and Putt
6th June
Athenry
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Kayaking
22nd June
Lough Rynn
 

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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