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Regularly updated profiles of the 412 Special Olympics clubs throughout Ireland
By SOClubs on 14/01/2013 11:47
    Abbots Cross Special Olympics Club was started in 2005 for adults with Learning Disabilities living in Newtownabbey and Belfast.. 
By SOClubs on 10/12/2012 19:04
    Ballinamere Special Olympics Club is attached to the mainstream primary school in Ballinamere, and provides athletics and swimming training for 16 athletes.. 
By SOClubs on 12/10/2012 15:36
    Down Special Olympics Club has grown into a very busy and enthusiastic club since its launch in 2005.... 
By SOClubs on 26/09/2012 11:55
    Royal Rovers Special Olympics Club was founded in 2009 due to a lack of ladies 5 a side football teams in Co. Meath... 
By SOClubs on 07/09/2012 14:42
     Celbridge Condors Special Olympics Club is one of the newest Special Olympics clubs in Ireland..
By SOClubs on 28/08/2012 19:12
     Roscommon Special Olympics Club began in 2003 after the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Dublin
By SOClubs on 08/08/2012 09:57
     Ards Special Olympics Club provides weekly sports training to 22 athletes in Basketball. 
By SOClubs on 16/07/2012 15:26
     S.O.C.G.A are located in Gorey in north Co. Wexford but we have athletes from south of the county joining us as well...
By SOClubs on 27/06/2012 09:09
    Leixlip Special Olympics Club provides weekly sports training to 26 athletes in basketball and bocce...
By SOClubs on 11/06/2012 11:29
    Salthill Devon Special Olympics FC provides training for 37 athletes each Saturday in 5 a-side football. 
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Abbots Cross Special Olympics Club
Ballinamere Special Olympics Club
Down Special Olympics Club
Royal Rovers Special Olympics Club - Navan
Celbridge Condors Special Olympics Club
Roscommon Special Olympics Club
Ards Special Olympics Club (Wizards)
Leixlip Special Olympics Club
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Author:Created:19/10/2011 18:23RssIcon
Regularly updated profiles of the 412 Special Olympics clubs throughout Ireland
By SOClubs on 14/01/2013 11:47
    Abbots Cross Special Olympics Club was started in 2005 for adults with Learning Disabilities living in Newtownabbey and Belfast.. 
By SOClubs on 10/12/2012 19:04
    Ballinamere Special Olympics Club is attached to the mainstream primary school in Ballinamere, and provides athletics and swimming training for 16 athletes.. 
By SOClubs on 12/10/2012 15:36
    Down Special Olympics Club has grown into a very busy and enthusiastic club since its launch in 2005.... 
By SOClubs on 26/09/2012 11:55
    Royal Rovers Special Olympics Club was founded in 2009 due to a lack of ladies 5 a side football teams in Co. Meath... 
By SOClubs on 07/09/2012 14:42
     Celbridge Condors Special Olympics Club is one of the newest Special Olympics clubs in Ireland..
By SOClubs on 28/08/2012 19:12
     Roscommon Special Olympics Club began in 2003 after the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Dublin
By SOClubs on 08/08/2012 09:57
     Ards Special Olympics Club provides weekly sports training to 22 athletes in Basketball. 
By SOClubs on 16/07/2012 15:26
     S.O.C.G.A are located in Gorey in north Co. Wexford but we have athletes from south of the county joining us as well...
By SOClubs on 27/06/2012 09:09
    Leixlip Special Olympics Club provides weekly sports training to 26 athletes in basketball and bocce...
By SOClubs on 11/06/2012 11:29
    Salthill Devon Special Olympics FC provides training for 37 athletes each Saturday in 5 a-side football. 
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Abbots Cross Special Olympics Club
Ballinamere Special Olympics Club
Down Special Olympics Club
Royal Rovers Special Olympics Club - Navan
Celbridge Condors Special Olympics Club
Roscommon Special Olympics Club
Ards Special Olympics Club (Wizards)
Leixlip Special Olympics Club
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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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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.