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Special Olympics Ireland News
By Special Olympics Ireland on 25/11/2009 10:53

In June of this year Special Olympics Ireland teamed up with WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, and leading retail group MACE, in an exciting initiative to raise funds for its life changing work.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 23/11/2009 10:54

Special Olympics athletes from Blackrock Flyers Special Olympics Club in Dublin welcomed a surprise guest to their club this evening. Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers took the opportunity, while in Dublin, to visit the club and meet some of the athletes

By Special Olympics Ireland on 13/11/2009 11:00

The Rebecca Davis Boutique in the Westbury Mall launched a limited edition bracelet in association with Special Olympics Ireland with the help of TV presenter Kathryn Thomas today. The smart red bracelet with gold clasp will retail at €25 and all proceeds will go towards Special Olympics Ireland’s ongoing programme for people with an intellectual disability. The Savana bracelet is available at the Rebecca Davis boutique in the Westbury Mall or online at www.rebeccadavis.com or www.specialolympics.ie and available at this weekend’s Off the Rails Show at the RDS.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 04/11/2009 11:01

O'Neills Irish International Sports Co. have recently been announced as Official Uniform Supplier to Special Olympics Ireland for next years 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games to be held in Limerick. Speaking of the announcement, O'Neills Marketing Manager Cormac Farrell " O' Neills are delighted to have secured the kit supply contract for S.O.I. and look forward to working with the organisation. Our aim is to have all athletes kitted out with the best designed and quality apparel, which they truly deserve for their efforts. This contract is a timely boost to our 550 staff, in the current economic climate."

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/11/2009 10:55

All of Ireland’s Sports organisations join together to ensure that: -There are no further cuts in Irish Sports Council funding -Sport remains a separate Government Department -The Sport Capital Programme is reinstated -The National Sports Campus is developed All of Irish sport has joined together in a campaign to highlight the importance of continued government funding of Irish sport. Sport in Ireland spoke with one voice as it delivered its submission to Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Mr Martin Cullen, TD, earlier today, Wednesday, 21 October, 2009. Joining forces in the campaign are the Federation of Irish Sports, GAA, FAI, IRFU, the GUI, the Olympic Council of Ireland, the Paralympic Council and Special Olympics Ireland. The Federation represents the governing bodies of 65 sports.

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