Special Olympics Ireland provides year-round sporting opportunities for more than 9,361 adults & children in 395 clubs throughout the island of Ireland.

For people with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics is often the only place where they have an opportunity to participate in their communities and develop belief in themselves.It provides a gateway to friendship, fitness, acceptance and joy.

Donate now - together we can change lives


Donate by Text 

Rep. Ireland
Text 'SPECIAL' to 50300 to donate €2
Text costs €2. Special Olympics Ireland will receive a minimum of €1.63.
Service Provider: LIKECHARITY.
Helpline: 076 6805278


Donate Online

Join Special Olympics in changing lives. Its easy and fast to give a secure, tax-deductible gift online.

One off Donation


Check / Bank Draft / Money Order / Bank Lodgement

The easiest way to ensure that your money gets to our account is to lodge it with a branch of Bank of Ireland, giving them our account details. If there is no Bank of Ireland near you, simply call into any other bank and explain that you want to lodge the money into the Special Olympics Ireland account.



Donate By Direct Debit

On any given day, Special Olympics athletes participate in any of the 385 Clubs. Your recurring gift provides a steady support for these competitions, training and coaching. Set up a direct debit today and continue helping us to change lives  Downloadable Form
Email fundraising@specialolympics.ie for  more information


Leave a Legacy

Continue to change lives by considering Special Olympics Ireland in your Will. By doing so your legacy will ensure people with an Intellectual Disability are given the opportunity to partake in sport and development in their local community long in to the future.

Contact Caroline at caroline.omahony@specialolympics.ie for  more information


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