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Special Olympics Ulster
Polar Plunge takes place
on Friday, 5th December
at Belfast International Airport



Colder weather brings colder challenges! 
Join us for the Special Olympics Polar Plunge Fundraising Challenge.

On Friday 5th December, members of the PSNI Law Enforcement Torch Run will be teaming up with the management and staff at Belfast International Airport to take an icy plunge into freezing cold water in a bid to raise funds for Special Olympics Ulster. The Mayor of Antrim, Councillor Brian Graham will be there to launch the first Plunge at 10.00am. The Polar Plunge will be happening right outside the front of the Airport Terminal so you won't miss us! 
 Want to join in? We want you to! 
This event is open to everyone, you can check out more details on this event, how to register and view photos of how much fun we had at previous Polar Plunges by following this link.

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European Games2014
Ulster athletes take home sixteen medals at 
the Special Olympics European Summer Games

Special Olympics Ulster athlete Adam Smyth (18) from Lisburn, Co Antrim 

Paul Gordon (37) from Omagh, Co. Tyrone won gold in 100m sprint; Michael Lafferty (20) from Drumalee, Co. Cavan picked up a gold medal in mini javelin and a bronze in athletics 200m run;  Darren McClatchey (31) from Banbridge, Co. Down was awarded a gold and bronze medal for individual bocce events and a further bronze as part of the bocce men’s doubles team;  Adam Smyth (18) from Lisburn took home a silver medal in badminton; swimmer, Dale Moore (18) from Dungannon Co. Tyrone won two silver medals (50m freestyle and 50m breaststroke) and a bronze in relay; Philomena Doherty (45) from Stranorlar, Co. Donegal won a gold in 3kg shotput event and a silver medal in the 100m walk; and Tony Lunny (29) from Banbridge, Co. Down clinched four bronze medals in gymnastics.

You can also view our full gallery of photos from before, during and after the Games on Flickr here.

A huge 'well done' to everyone involved!

Team Ulster Athletics Athlete Thomas McKnight
Team Ulster Athletics Athlete Thomas McKnight
Huge Congrats to Team Ulster at 2014 Ireland Games!!
Huge Congrats to Team Ulster at 2014 Ireland Games!!
Team Ulster Aquatics Squad
Team Ulster Aquatics Squad
Team Ulster Badminton athlete, Carole Catling
Team Ulster Badminton athlete, Carole Catling
Team Ulster Male Basketball Team
Team Ulster Male Basketball Team
Team Ulster Bocce Squad
Team Ulster Bocce Squad
2014 Ireland Games, Equestrian
2014 Ireland Games, Equestrian
Team Ulster, Kayaking Team
Team Ulster, Kayaking Team
Team Ulster Female Football Team
Team Ulster Female Football Team
Team Ulster Athletics Twins,Francis and Daniel McCrory
Team Ulster Athletics Twins,Francis and Daniel McCrory
Disability Pride 2014, Shimna Stars SOC athletes
Disability Pride 2014, Shimna Stars SOC athletes
Disability Pride 2014, Salto SOC athlete Jennifer Bennett
Disability Pride 2014, Salto SOC athlete Jennifer Bennett
Disability Pride 2014, North Down SOC athletes Stephen & Gemma
Disability Pride 2014, North Down SOC athletes Stephen & Gemma
Disability Pride 2014, Saddlle & Reins SOC
Disability Pride 2014, Saddlle & Reins SOC
 
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Charity Partner 2015

 

Special Olympics Ulster are delighted to have been selected as CastleCourt Shopping Centre, Belfast Charity Partner for 2015! Throughout the year we will be hosting a variety of events in CastleCourt Shopping Centre. Please contact the regional office for further information.



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