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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

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.