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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

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. The Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club

The Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.

Golf volunteering takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar. Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Coaching Practices Course

On Saturday 6th April, 11 volunteers took part in our Introduction Coaching Course held in the Sligo Grammar school. This course is run in conjunction with Coaching Ireland and is the 1st step on the coaching ladder for volunteers involved in our clubs. Participants took part in a variety of theory and practical sessions throughout the day. Thanks to the Grammar school for their continued support and the use of their excellent facilities. 

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

Floorball Regional Advancement
May 25th 
Kingfisher Galway

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Pitch and Putt
6th June
Athenry
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Kayaking
22nd June
Lough Rynn
 

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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