Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance...

    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 

    Simply the BEST feeling in the World 


From 29th January to 5th February, 14 athletes represented Team Ireland at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea
Team Ireland returned home victorious from the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games with a haul of 12 medals (three gold, six silver, three bronze) and six Place Ribbons.  11 of these medals were secured in the Alpine Skiing Competition, with our floorball team securing the other Team medal.

Congratulations to our 14 fantastic athletes on their magnificent achievement, and to their dedicated coaches and management team, families and clubs who supported them at every step along this incredible journey!

2013 Games Highlights

Message of Support

Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring TD has sent us the following letter of support for the 14 Team Ireland athletes at the 2013 World Winter Games. You can leave your message of support for the Team on our Facebook page here