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News from the Health Team at Special Olympics Ireland
By HealthAdmin on 09/10/2013 15:02
Social Media and Texting Guidelines have been developed following the growth of the use in the area by clubs, athletes and the organisation as a whole. There is a need to be aware of the risks involved and also how Clubs can work with athletes and volunteers to ensure they reduce any risks to themselves.

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These easy to read guidelines were developed to ensure both athletes and volunteers can be included in understanding of best practice in the area. Using pictures to tell the story of the Social Media and Texting Guidelines supports as many athletes as possible to understand their role in this area and also shows them that they are included in helping a club in maintaining best practice.

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By HealthAdmin on 30/05/2013 17:27
    20 news clubs have participated in the Health Promotion Programme since January 2013 
By HealthAdmin on 05/10/2012 13:52
Bullying Guidelines launched as addendum to Code of Ethics and Good Practice Handbook
By HealthAdmin on 24/05/2012 08:23
New number to call if you have a concern
By HealthAdmin on 23/05/2012 10:46
Asparagus, the king of vegetables is in season at the moment. This delicous vegetable is packed full of nutrients to keep your body working well. Why not try this easy recipe yourself! All it needs is a nice piece of baked fish (salmon, cod etc) for the perfect summer meal.
By HealthAdmin on 08/11/2011 14:09
A few foods to help prevent colds and flu
By HealthAdmin on 09/06/2011 11:25
By HealthAdmin on 18/05/2011 08:51

This article discuuses healthy eating and the importance of a balanced diet.

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Author:Created:15/03/2011 10:28RssIcon
News from the Health Team at Special Olympics Ireland
By HealthAdmin on 09/10/2013 15:02
Social Media and Texting Guidelines have been developed following the growth of the use in the area by clubs, athletes and the organisation as a whole. There is a need to be aware of the risks involved and also how Clubs can work with athletes and volunteers to ensure they reduce any risks to themselves.

  Click on the above link to view document

These easy to read guidelines were developed to ensure both athletes and volunteers can be included in understanding of best practice in the area. Using pictures to tell the story of the Social Media and Texting Guidelines supports as many athletes as possible to understand their role in this area and also shows them that they are included in helping a club in maintaining best practice.

...
By HealthAdmin on 30/05/2013 17:27
    20 news clubs have participated in the Health Promotion Programme since January 2013 
By HealthAdmin on 05/10/2012 13:52
Bullying Guidelines launched as addendum to Code of Ethics and Good Practice Handbook
By HealthAdmin on 24/05/2012 08:23
New number to call if you have a concern
By HealthAdmin on 23/05/2012 10:46
Asparagus, the king of vegetables is in season at the moment. This delicous vegetable is packed full of nutrients to keep your body working well. Why not try this easy recipe yourself! All it needs is a nice piece of baked fish (salmon, cod etc) for the perfect summer meal.
By HealthAdmin on 08/11/2011 14:09
A few foods to help prevent colds and flu
By HealthAdmin on 09/06/2011 11:25
By HealthAdmin on 18/05/2011 08:51

This article discuuses healthy eating and the importance of a balanced diet.

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Good Practice News
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Asparagus Season
Medicinal Foods
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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

2020 Special Olympics Winter Games-
Management Team Application

Special Olympics Connaught are now accepting applications for the 2020 Ireland Winter Games, Management Team. Deadline for the receipt of applications is 12pm on Wednesday 14th August. Please click on the following link for the application pack.




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. Details are as follow; 
  • Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club
  • Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.
  • Golf takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar.
Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer
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The Galway Kayaking Special Olympics host friendly get together

The Galway Kayaking Special Olympics Club held an inter club activity last Sunday and invited clubs from Castlebar, Tullamore, and Mallow to join them for a morning of activities on the river followed by refreshments in the clubhouse.

Great fun was had and many friendships formed. The clubs are planning to travel to Mallow next Sept/Oct for another day of water activities.

A big thank you to the Galway Kayaking  Special Olympics Club for organising such a wonderful event. 



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

Young Athlete Festival
Sligo Regional Sports Complex
Saturday 21st September
Contact: Kitty Tierney
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Athlete Leadership Workshop
Athlone
Saturday 28th September
Contact: Mary Ann McBrien 
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Coaching Children Course
Sligo Grammar School
Saturday 5th October
Contact: Kitty Tierney
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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.