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Special Olympics Ireland News
By Special Olympics Ireland on 29/04/2010 09:09

The Cranberries to top the bill in a long awaited return to the Irish stage

By Special Olympics Ireland on 27/04/2010 10:21

The ball will be held on Saturday 26th June and will be in aid of Special Olympics Leinster. The glitzy black tie ball will be hosted by Kathryn Thomas and will be held at The K Club.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 23/04/2010 12:45

Special Olympics Ireland hopes to raise €1 million on April 23rd . 
Thousands of people will take to the roads and streets of Ireland on Friday, April 23rd to shake their buckets and raise essential funding for Special Olympics Ireland. This is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics and the aim is to raise €1 million in one day. No matter where you are or what mode of transport you use – train, ferry or automobile, you can contribute towards the life changing work of Special Olympics Ireland. You can donate online or make your donation by texting DONATE to 57252

By Special Olympics Ireland on 16/04/2010 11:04

Special Olympics Collection Day takes place Friday 23rd April. We will  have thousands of volunteers on the roads of Ireland shaking a bucket to help us raise €1 million in one day. If you cant make it out on the day but still want to give money you can text DONATE to 57252 to donate €2 or 85122 (NI) to donate £1.50.  Thank you for the support.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:14

Martin Cullen TD, Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism today (24 February 2010) recognised the contribution that over 400,000 people give to Irish sport through voluntary involvement with sports clubs and organisations all over Ireland. “Without this generous commitment the contribution that sport makes in our local communities would not happen,” said Minister Cullen.  Twelve such volunteers were honoured today at a special ceremony – the 2009 National Awards to Volunteers in Irish Sport - in Farmleigh.


By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:13

Sporting Heroes Line out to Support Special Olympics Ulster Collection Day

Thursday 18th February 2010: Sports stars Mickey Harte, David Humphreys, Simon Best and broadcasting legend Gerry Kelly today attended the launch of the 2010 Collection Day in aid of Special Olympics, which hopes to raise £250,000 on April  23rd. The purpose of the launch, which took place in The Hilton Hotel in Belfast, was to  ask the people of Northern Ireland to get involved in the collection day on April 23rd, either by volunteering or donating on the day.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:12

2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland

The 2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland will be held at 1pm on Saturday, 22nd May 2010 at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin 22.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:11

Prince Albert II of Monaco joins European business leaders in promoting inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities.  

Forum Maps out Strategy for Special Olympics to Reach More Children & Adults with Intellectual Disabilities across Europe and Central Asia

 Friday, February 5th, 2010: How can Special Olympics overcome financial hurdles to reach more children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Europe and Central Asia, was the main topic for discussion at a business leaders forum in Monaco today (Friday, February 5th) hosted by Special Olympics Monaco under the honouree Presidency and presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, and which brought together some of Europe’s leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists all actively involved in the Special Olympics movement.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/01/2010 11:07

Bringing together Athletes, Volunteers and Fans of the Movement from around Europe/Eurasia

Tuesday January 26th, 2010 – Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia (SOEE) has recently redesigned its website,, to bring together an online community of athletes, volunteers and fans of the movement; promoting respect, acceptance and inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/01/2010 11:04

Volunteer Vacancies

If you are a registered volunteer with a current volunteer ID card, please contact your regional volunteer support centre or the Central Office Volunteer Support Centre for further details on any of the jobs featured.

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