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Information from the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea, where 14 athletes will represent Ireland in Alpine Skiing and Floorball
By KoreaGames on 06/02/2013 19:03
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance...
By KoreaGames on 05/02/2013 14:22
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
By KoreaGames on 04/02/2013 15:07
    Incredible sportsmanship from our Floorball Team .. 
By KoreaGames on 03/02/2013 16:36
    Team Ireland's winning ways continued today with the Alpine Skiing athletes clocking up 2 gold medals,1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal between them. 
By KoreaGames on 02/02/2013 14:36
    Team Ireland wins 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze medal on day 1 of Alpine ski competition in South Korea 
By KoreaGames on 31/01/2013 17:03
    Team Ireland put in a brave performance to take bronze at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games 
By KoreaGames on 30/01/2013 15:43
    Clare Man scores 6 out 11 goals for Ireland on day one of action in South Korea 
By KoreaGames on 29/01/2013 00:13
    We have just experienced a very emotional few days
By KoreaGames on 28/01/2013 23:56
  After 25 hours travelling and 12 hours in the air, we arrived in our host town of Nowon-gu... 
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Re: Team Ireland's Winning Ways Continue in South Korea!
Congratulations to all the athletes, coaches and team. You are an inspiration to your country!
Re: Team Ireland's Winning Ways Continue in South Korea!
Well done Gary Burton you done Sallynoggin,Ireland, and your family very proud
Re: TEAM IRELAND WIN BRONZE IN FLOORBALL AT THE 2013 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD WINTER GAMES
Wow! Well team, players and coaches.
Every one in Lisnagry Special Olympics have been following you adventure.
WOW !
What more can be said.... enjoy the rest of the games and we look forward to seeing every one soon.
Re: Mayfield Gardai Supporting Cork Athletes
Fantastic support from all at Mayfield Garda station
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Author:Created:18/01/2013 10:26RssIcon
Information from the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea, where 14 athletes will represent Ireland in Alpine Skiing and Floorball
By KoreaGames on 06/02/2013 19:03
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance...
By KoreaGames on 05/02/2013 14:22
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
By KoreaGames on 04/02/2013 15:07
    Incredible sportsmanship from our Floorball Team .. 
By KoreaGames on 03/02/2013 16:36
    Team Ireland's winning ways continued today with the Alpine Skiing athletes clocking up 2 gold medals,1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal between them. 
By KoreaGames on 02/02/2013 14:36
    Team Ireland wins 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze medal on day 1 of Alpine ski competition in South Korea 
By KoreaGames on 31/01/2013 17:03
    Team Ireland put in a brave performance to take bronze at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games 
By KoreaGames on 30/01/2013 15:43
    Clare Man scores 6 out 11 goals for Ireland on day one of action in South Korea 
By KoreaGames on 29/01/2013 00:13
    We have just experienced a very emotional few days
By KoreaGames on 28/01/2013 23:56
  After 25 hours travelling and 12 hours in the air, we arrived in our host town of Nowon-gu... 
You must be logged in and have permission to create or edit a blog.
Re: Team Ireland's Winning Ways Continue in South Korea!
Congratulations to all the athletes, coaches and team. You are an inspiration to your country!
Re: Team Ireland's Winning Ways Continue in South Korea!
Well done Gary Burton you done Sallynoggin,Ireland, and your family very proud
Re: TEAM IRELAND WIN BRONZE IN FLOORBALL AT THE 2013 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD WINTER GAMES
Wow! Well team, players and coaches.
Every one in Lisnagry Special Olympics have been following you adventure.
WOW !
What more can be said.... enjoy the rest of the games and we look forward to seeing every one soon.
Re: Mayfield Gardai Supporting Cork Athletes
Fantastic support from all at Mayfield Garda station
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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

Annual Regional Meeting

The 2018 Annual Regional Meeting of Special Olympics Connaught will be held on Thursday 11th April 2019 in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon at 7.00pm.  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

Athletics Development Day


We held a very successful development day on Monday 4th March 2019 in the AIT Indoor arena. Just under 100 athletes were in attendance and took part in a variety of Run, Jump, & Throw stations with the emphasis on fun and getting everyone active. Thanks to all the local volunteers and the students from Athlone Community College who helped on the day to ensure all ran smoothly.



The highlight of the day was a team relay activity which all athletes participated in after lunch. A coaches pack with a variety of drills and activities will be forwarded to all after the event. 


Special Olympics Ireland Coaching Conference

The Special Olympics Ireland, All Ireland Coaching Conference will take place in Dublin City University (DCU) on Saturday 30th March. The theme for the conference is 'Coaching the Future' and is open to all volunteers. For further information or to book a place click here




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

Intro to Bocce Course
27th April, Bocce Sports Complex
Intro to Bocce Course
Contact John for further details
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Intro to Coaching Practices Course
6th April, Sligo Grammar School
Intro to Coaching Practices Course Form.pdf
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Roscommon Athletes set for World Summer Games' 




World Games Athletes
Chelsea Philips & Hugh Naughton pictured 
recently at fundraising event 
at Casey's Circle K Roscommon town