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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
You Are What You Eat!
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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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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.