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Profile of Clubs in Special Olympics Eastern Region
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 27/06/2012 09:09
    Leixlip Special Olympics Club provides weekly sports training to 26 athletes in basketball and bocce...
By SOClubs on 10/04/2012 18:36
    Dundrum Special Olympics Club was established in 2004 in UCD/Belfield and serves South County Dublin. 25 athletes compete in football on a weekly basis & complete in local monthly blitzes supported by 12 volunteers.
By SOClubs on 23/01/2012 15:41
   

Lucan Hedgehogs Special Olympics club formed following the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Some of the original Host Town committee remained on and formed the committee for Lucan Hedgehogs.  Hedgehogs came from the first letter of the housing estates in the Lucan Area. 

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Celbridge Condors Special Olympics Club
Leixlip Special Olympics Club
Re: Lucan Hedgehogs Special Olympics Club, Dublin
Well done to the Lucan Hedgehogs Special Olympics Club. You guys are a brilliant club and keep up the good work!!!
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Author:Created:19/10/2011 18:25RssIcon
Profile of Clubs in Special Olympics Eastern Region
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 27/06/2012 09:09
    Leixlip Special Olympics Club provides weekly sports training to 26 athletes in basketball and bocce...
By SOClubs on 10/04/2012 18:36
    Dundrum Special Olympics Club was established in 2004 in UCD/Belfield and serves South County Dublin. 25 athletes compete in football on a weekly basis & complete in local monthly blitzes supported by 12 volunteers.
By SOClubs on 23/01/2012 15:41
   

Lucan Hedgehogs Special Olympics club formed following the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Some of the original Host Town committee remained on and formed the committee for Lucan Hedgehogs.  Hedgehogs came from the first letter of the housing estates in the Lucan Area. 

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Celbridge Condors Special Olympics Club
Leixlip Special Olympics Club
Re: Lucan Hedgehogs Special Olympics Club, Dublin
Well done to the Lucan Hedgehogs Special Olympics Club. You guys are a brilliant club and keep up the good work!!!
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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. 


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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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@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.