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Special Olympics Leinster
National Sports Campus
Snugborough Road
Dublin 15

T: 01 8691660
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About Special Olympics Leinster

Special Olympics Leinster provides year round sports training and competition to over 1,500 athletes with an intellectual disability.

The Region is divided into 2 areas - North and South Leinster covering counties Louth, Meath, Offaly, Laois, Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford, Mid and South Kildare, South Wicklow and East Westmeath. 

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2018 Volunteer Training Weekend

On the 20th & 21st of October, in IT Carlow, Special Olympics Leinster will be hosting a number of training courses for volunteers. Details of the courses on offer and how to sign up can be found in our Coaching Corner.

Achievement Award

Special Olympics would like to congratulate one of our esteemed volunteers Eileen Brophy on receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Carlow Business Awards on Thursday 27th September. The Lifetime achievement award is presented to a person who is described as a pillar of the community, someone who has inspired others and made continued contributions to business and the community over the years.

Eileen is inspirational to us all and is an immense support and advocate for people with an Intellectual Disability and also to Special Olympics. Within Special Olympics she has volunteered at numerous events over the years, has sat on numerous committees most recently as a Special Olympics Ireland Board member. Locally in Carlow Eileen is the founder and Director of Services of Delta Centre Ltd., which provides a range of services to people with intellectual disabilities in Carlow.  She is also a founder member of Tinteán, the Carlow Voluntary Housing Association where she is currently Chairperson of the Board.  We would like to extend our Congratulations to Eileen


Carlow County Council hosts Civic Reception for 2018 Special Olympics Ireland Games Athletes

Forty three Carlow Athletes were guests of honour at a Civic Reception hosted by Carlow County Council on Monday October 8th in recognition of their performance and achievements at the Special Olympics Ireland Games 2018. Cathaoirleach Brian O'Donoghue welcomed the athletes, their families and Dáil members Senator Jennifer Murnane O’Connor, TD Pat Deering and fellow county councillors. He outlined the pride that the County had for all LOCAL Special Olympics athletes and particularly this local group of athletes who represented their county, local communities and families so proudly at the recent Ireland Games. Barry Olwill spoke on behalf of the athletes and thanked the Council for hosting the evening. He commended the coaches, chaperones and local clubs that support the athletes both in their preparation for the Games but on a week in week out basis throughout the county. Subsequently the Cathaoirleach presented each athlete with a scroll from the Council in recognition of their achievement.